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Showing posts with label ~PCAM. Show all posts

30 November 2020

Congratulations on the first virtual PCAM!

Congratulations to Shawn Farquhar, Alex Zander, Billy Hsueh, and Kevin Cardona on what has been reported by others as a fabulous and memorable PCAM!

Congratulations also to the contest winners:

  • Gold Medal for Close-Up:  Jay Chun The Juggling Magician
  • Gold Medal for Stage Magic:  Ryan Wonder Brown
  • Children's Entertainer of the Year: Katrina Kroetch
  • One hand cut-a-thon:  Topher Gowen

26 October 2020

PCAM 87th edition is going virtual!

From PCAM:

Sunday, November 22, 2020

We asked all our PCAM family to be patient and standby until we know that it is safe to proceed. Looks like it will be a long time before we can all gather safely so we are going virtual for 2020. On behalf of the 2020 PCAM Convention planning committee, we thank you for your understanding on this matter.

We are all set up now to host our first virtual convention and the date is set.

Read more and register.



15 August 2018

London Jones cleans up at PCAM

Congratulations London!

From the  Twitter feed of London the Magnificent:
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10 April 2018

Pacific Coast Association of Magicians 2018

Trevor and Lorena Watters are among the names announced for the 2018 Pacific Coast Association of Magicians (PCAM) convention, August 9th - 12th!  Also announced are Master Payne, Chris Capehart, Kayla Drescher, and Joshua Jay.

Visit for more information and to register.

20 January 2018

Highlights from CAM / PCAM 2017

Watch the video put together by Leif David showing some of the highlights from CAM / PCAM 2017.

From Leif David's Facebook post:

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22 April 2017

Welcoming Murray Hatfield as CAM President

On Thursday, at the PCAM / CAM 2017 convention, Joan Caesar swore in Murray Hatfield as President of the Canadian Association of Magicians!

Congratulations Murray, and thank you for taking on this important role!

Watch Brent Smith's video of the event on Facebook:

Here's a snapshot of Tweets from the convention:

17 March 2017

PCAM/CAM: Buster Balloon

At the bottom of the post, there's a list of the talent line-up.

From Mike Norden's Facebook post:
Space is limited to 20 people and we have 8 so far, We NEED the 20 people to make this happen or it won't. So do NOT delay - contact me to register today!!

From Mike Norden's Facebook photos:

07 December 2016

Chilliwack: PCAM/CAM convention, April 20-23, 2017

The December 9th early bird draw offer is coming up fast!

From the Facebook page of Norden the Magician:
BIG announcement! If you have not heard the 2017 PCAM will be a joint convention with CAM. It will be held in Chilliwack, BC on April 20-23, 2017. We will be announcing the talent every Friday for the next 4 weeks. To help us get the registration up we are having some 'early bird deadlines' to give you an incentive.

You can register and buy preferred seating, dealer tables, and t-shirts - all which are very limited.

What we are talking about here are HUGE prizes you can win - check it out:

1 - Register by Dec 9th and you are entered to win a FULL 2018 PCAM registration. Yep - you read that correct. Value: $200-$300

2 - Register by Dec 16th and you are entered to win a FREE HOTEL STAY at PCAM 2018. What?! Value: $300-$400

3 - Register by Dec 23rd and you are entered to win a FVMC Annual Lecture pass for 2017. We can't say whose coming yet (pssst...Ted Outerbridge, Jon Allen, SiIly Billy, Jorg Alexander, Ice McDonald and one more..) Value: $180

4 - Register by Dec 30th and you are entered to win one of 10 tickets to Ted Outerbridge's lecture hosted by the FVMC on Feb 20th. Value: $30

5 - Register by Jan 6th and you are entered to win a pass to Jon Allen's lecture hosted by the FVMC in May. Value: $30

6 - Register by Jan 13th and you are entered to win a limited edition PCAM/CAM 2017 t-shirt. Value: $25
Why wait? Register today and you are entered to win ALL of them!

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05 September 2016

Chilliwack: PCAM / CAM 2017 Combined Convention

From the PCAM / CAM 2017 Combined Convention Facebook event:
Norden & Gordon are BACK!

What? PCAM already?? We just had one in August - and last years was November! You mean 3 PCAM's in 17 months? Yep - we like to mess with things!

For 2017 the PCAM will be joining forces with the Canadian Association of Magicians (CAM). The CAM convention has only been held ONCE in the West back in 2011 (also a combined convention with PCAM)

Norden is back as President for 2017. Past President (2015) Gord Boyes will be back doing all the work while Norden basks in all the glory that being President brings. 
We are also going back to Chilliwack. The hotel, the staff, the people, the theatre, the price - why would be go elsewhere?

We will have Shawn Farquhar's Cabaret on the Friday again. Plus a full evening gala 'Variety' show - with comedians, juggles, ventriloquists, balloon artists, and stunts - plus magic!

Not only are the favorite things coming back like Game Night 2.0, but of course Bag O Tricks, contest (times TWO!) and 7 lectures, workshops, opening night events, improv and just so much more!

 7 lectures
 3 Evening shows
 Improv and Variety
 Flea Market
 Dealers Room
 Game Night
 Bag O Tricks
 People's Choice
 and so much more!

 Oh - and did we mention the very FIRST ever:


 Yes - with $500 in PRIZES to the winner!

 We are limited to 125 people - so please register early. If you register early then we offer the prefered seating for $5 to first 20 people (paid in full)

 If you can't pay in full we offer 6 automatic payments via Paypal!

 What are you waitng for?

 Visit and get on board!

 Norden & Gordon

Read more.

16 May 2016

PCAM 2016

Shawn Farquhar is currently a confirmed performer.

From PCAM 2016:
August 4 – 7, 2016

Welcome to Pacific Coast Association of Magicians (PCAM) 2016! PCAM is truly a “magical family reunion” where everyone knows your name. The uniqueness of the PCAM convention is that it is the longest running magic convention in the world that is not associated with a central governing board, but rather with a group of dedicated individuals that keep the spirit of PCAM alive each year.

Read more and register.

26 November 2015

PCAM 2015 contest winners

The winners of the 12 contest categories from PCAM 2015 have been posted at PCAM 2015.

Congratulations to the gold medal winners:

  • Hannah & Haley Biane
  • Theo Chattra
  • Elliott Hofferth
  • Ben Eskenazi
  • Jeff Christensen
  • Jim Vines
  • Steve Hamilton
  • Gwyn Auger
  • Christopher Lopez 

Winners of the "Bag O Tricks" competition:

  • Joe Turner and Glen Labarre

Winner of the One Hand Cut-A-Thon

  • Matthew Jones

Visit PCAM 2015 to see the group photos taken by John Smithman Photography.

17 November 2015

Chilliwack: Stars of Magic - PCAM 2015 Gala Show

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Hey everyone! Gord and I are producing this awesome magic show in Chilliwack on Nov 21st. Tickets are just $15 and we...
Posted by Mike Norden on Wednesday, 4 November 2015

From PCAM 2015:
Stars of Magic - PCAM 2015 Gala ShowThe Pacific Coast Association of Magic (PCAM) is pleased to announce that the 'Stars of Magic' are back once again for the PCAM Gala Magic Show on Saturday November 21st at 8pm!


Michael Dardant - MC
Cody Fisher
Bill Abbott
Trevor and Lorena
Wes Barker

This event has always sold out in the past and we encourage you to buy your tickets in advance as we might not have them at the door. Every registrant to the PCAM Convention gets a ticket - which means that 120 seats are already sold. We have 50 more public tickets to be sold at the $15 price.

Please pass the word along - and bring your family and friends to this public show if you are attending the convention (you still need to buy them a ticket though! :)

Check out our website at or the Facebook page at

We look forward to seeing you at the event at the Chilliwack Coast Hotel!

Read more and buy tickets.

07 October 2015

PCAM 2015 talent line up

A reminder that PCAM 2015 is in Chilliwack, BC:  Thursday Nov 19 - Sunday Nov 22

Ok - less than 2 months away from ‪#‎PCAM2015‬ - have you registered? And if you have registered have you booked your hotel room yet? We only have a hold on the room for a few more weeks so check the website at for details. Oh - why should you attend? How about this talent line up:
Shawn Farquhar 
Bill Abbott
Cody Fisher
Eric Knaus / The Great Zucchini
Master Payne
Michael Dardant
Trevor & Lorena Watters
Steve Brooks
Eric Cmd Bedard
Jason Verners
Karl Hein
Joe M. Turner
Jamie D. Grant
Wes Barker
Norden & Gordon
Dave J. Attwood and MORE! 
Plus 3 public shows, 12 dealers, close up show, contests, Bag O Tricks, prizes and so much more - so join us Nov 19-22nd, 2015! 
Read more.

18 March 2015

PCAM 2015 in Chilliwack, BC

PCAM 2015 in Chilliwack, BC:  Thursday Nov 19 - Sunday Nov 22

From Shawn Farquhar's Facebook page:

Visit for more information or to register.

11 August 2014

Congratulations PCAM winners!

Congratulations to Gwyn Auger and Billy Hsueh for their respective wins at PCAM this year!

Does anyone have the official list of contest results?

16 April 2014

Vancouver: PCAM 2014

From PCAM 2014:
The PCAM (Pacific Coast Association of Magicians) 2014 convention will be held in Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada) and will continue with the tradition of being the biggest and best annual convention on the West Coast. As usual, the convention will run on the August long weekend, beginning the afternoon/evening of Thursday July 31st and wrapping up the evening of Sunday August 3rd.

Hosted by Mike Norden and Gord Boyes (Norden & Gordon Productions) who are working hard to make this one of the best conventions you've attended.

Especially exciting is that Calgary's own Gwyn Auger, aka The Magic Assistant, will be lecturing!

22 March 2013

Los Angeles: PCAM 2013

The Pacific Coast Association of Magicians have a website up for PCAM 2013 which will run Aug 1st-4th.  According to the current schedule, representing Canada will be a lecture from Trevor & Lorena Watters as well as a lecture by Shawn Farquhar.

Visit PCAM 2013 for more information!

29 July 2011

Live tweeting from CAM/PCAM

Doug Cuff, creator of has been live tweeting from the CAM/PCAM Combined Convention: M.A.G.I.C.  Follow Doug at @magicinfo_ca.  Use the tags #CAM2011 and #PCAM2011 #PCAMCAM2011 if you'd like to join in.

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