The Lennox Shield (For Close up)

Maurice Lennox Shield

About The Lennox Shield

The Lennox Trophy was first awarded to Dennis Dillon in 1992, when the competition first started. 
The competition is for Close Up Magic and is held every year.
The Shield was named after Maurice Lennox who was a NMC President for 11 years.

The Current holder of the Lennox Shield is James Piatt.

The Lennox Shield Rules

1. The competition shall be held each year in the headquarters of the Newcastle upon Tyne Magic Circle unless otherwise decided by the Committee.
2. The Competition shall be open to all Members in good standing of the Newcastle upon Tyne Magic Circle.
3. The minimum number of competitors shall be there.
4. Each performance shall be between six and fifteen minutes. A verbal warning will be given after twelve minutes and another at fifteen minutes. Any competitor exceeding the time limit of fifteen minutes shall be disqualified.
5. A panel of three or more judges to be arranged.
6. The criteria for judging will be
7. Magical content
8. Entertainment
9. Appearance
10. The winner shall receive the trophy and retain it in safe keeping for a period of twelve month. A small trophy shall also be presented to be retained by the winner.
11. The Committee retains the right to withhold the trophy should they consider that no competitor has reached the required standard