This award recognizes the exceptional commitment to magic by the dedicated efforts of an individual over a lifetime, and it comes with a prize of $15,000 from the Slaight Family Foundation.
Allan Slaight Awards
This award recognizes an outstanding performance of magic by an exceptional artist and comes with a prize of $15,000 from the Slaight Family Foundation.
This award recognizes exceptionally creative and innovative work in the study of magic, and comes with a prize of $10,000 from the Slaight Family Foundation.
This award celebrates an emerging talent in magic on an international scale and comes with a prize of $5,000 from the Slaight Family Foundation.
This award acknowledges outstanding work by an emerging Canadian magician and comes with a prize of $5,000 from the Slaight Family Foundation.
The Allan Slaight Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the pursuit of the impossible. Find out who this year's recipients are!
Nominations are now being accepted for work completed in 2017 for the Allan Slaight Awards. Each year the ASA awards a total of $50,000 recognizing outstanding achievements in the pursuit of the impossible across five different categories:
Sharing Wonder ($15,000) recognizes exceptional magic performed for the public, whether in live performance, on television or online. Past recipients include Derek Delgaudio (2017), Darcy Oake (2016) and Penn & Teller (2015)
This year's Allan Slaight Awards were presented Saturday night at the Magic Collectors Weekend Gala show in Montreal.
For those finalizing their travel arrangements for the Magic Collectors Weekend in Montreal, we have provided additional information about the schedule for the conference.