Cecil Ackery Comedy Trophy

Donated by F.W. Benwell, the Cecil Ackery Comedy Trophy is awarded in recognition of excellence in comedy magic. At least one magical effect must be performed in the routine. The spirit of this competition is to encourage growth in the fields of comedy club and banquet style magic.

This competition is open to the Adult members of the club only.

For more information or to enter this competition, please contact our Awards and Competition Chairman, Yoosik Oum at 604-802-8909. Please note that you must register at least 24 hours in advance.

Please note: The Vancouver Magic Circle owns this trophy and it must be kept safe for its preservation. If you win this competition and can demonstrate a need for the physical possession of the trophy, please complete the Trophy Lending Agreement and submit it to the Executive Board. Qualification to borrow trophies ultimately lies at the discretion of the Executive Board and will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis at the following Executive Meeting or at the will of the Executive Board.

Previous winners include:

2010s

  • 2010: Jonathan Hamilton
  • 2011: Rod Chow
  • 2012: Bruce Meyers
  • 2013: Mike Norden
  • 2014: Kelvin Ng

2000s

  • 2000: Rick Honey
  • 2001: David Watters
  • 2002: Jeff McLeod
  • 2003: Reg Donnelly
  • 2004: Jeff McLeod
  • 2005: Trevor Watters
  • 2006: Dave Watters
  • 2007: Clinton W. Gray
  • 2008: Mike Norden
  • 2009: Henry Tom

1990s

  • 1990: Ray Roch
  • 1991: Juan Garcia
  • 1992: Simack Ashrafina
  • 1993: Rod Chow
  • 1994: Ray Wong
  • 1995: Gary Savard
  • 1996: Ray Medway
  • 1997: Keiko Muto
  • 1998: Gary Savard
  • 1999: Donovan Atreides

1980s

  • 1980: Not Contested
  • 1981: Not Contested
  • 1982: Not Contested
  • 1983: Not Contested
  • 1984: Not Contested
  • 1985: Not Contested
  • 1986: Not Contested
  • 1987: Not Contested
  • 1988: Not Contested
  • 1989: Ambrose Gardner

1970s

  • 1970: Syd Brockman
  • 1971: Tony Taylor
  • 1972: Not Contested
  • 1973: George Buyken
  • 1974: Steve Hocevar
  • 1975: Not Contested
  • 1976: Not Contested
  • 1977: Not Contested
  • 1978: Not Contested
  • 1979: Not Contested

1960s

  • 1963: Norris Verge
  • 1964: Al Weir
  • 1965: Not Contested
  • 1966: Alan Beech
  • 1967: Wilf Rutherford
  • 1968: Peter Rolston
  • 1969: George Buyken

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