Coming in December: Stage/Parlor Magic Competition

Join us on Wednesday, December 9, 2014, for the IBM Ring 216 Annual Stage/Parlor Magic Competition.

If you are interested in competing, please send an email to Cal Tong ( In addition to the standard division, we will also have our Masters Division if there are enough competitors. So if you have won first place in one of the competition events in previous years, then you qualify for the master's division and can sign up for this event!

Where: Yu-Ai Kai Community Center (see map at right)
When: December 9, 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Bring your friends or family with you to enjoy an evening of great magic. The more people we have, the better the magic.

Recap of our November Meeting

We had a great meeting night last Wednesday, Nov. 4. Ring officers brought wine, cheese, and crackers. And lots of magicians performed their routines.

Here's a recap:

Close-Up Competition Winners
John Jones announced the winners of the Close-up Competition from October.

Standard Division Winner: Luke Adams
Standard Division People's Choice: Luke Adams

Masters Division Winner: Cal Tong
Masters Division People's Choice: Fred Lee

Congratulations to the winners and to everyone who performed!

Preview of Ring 216 in 2016
Cal Tong gave us a preview of the upcoming year's Ring 216 planned events. Here are some highlights:
- January: Lecture and workshop by Daryl (more info to come)
- February: Mini lecture by Stan Sieler on "Writing an Intro Card"
- April: Lecture by Alex Pandrea
- June: Auction and Flea Market
- July: Lecture by Martin Lewis

Plus competitions, open performance nights, raffles, and other special events.

Please pay your membership dues at the next meeting to enjoy a full year of fun and magic.

Open Performance Night
We had a great turnout for the open performance night. At least 10 magicians performed their routines... mostly card effects but also some mentalism, coin, and silk magic.

Next Meeting: Stage Magic Competition
Get ready for our next meeting on Wednesday, December 9, when Ring magicians will compete in the annual Stage Magic Competition. Bring your friends and family for a fun night of magic.

Interested in competing? Contact Cal Tong at

See you then!