Performance dates & times

Stage Magic Championship

Saturday 6 Jul
11:00 AM

Close Up Magic Championship

Saturday 6 Jul
3:00 PM

Running Time 2 hours

Price range

PLEASE NOTE: Participants MUST be accompanied by a paid, ticketed Adult.

All online orders are subject to a Service Charge of up to $8.50 per order, plus any optional additional postage charges

Arts Centre Melbourne Members do not pay the $8.50 Service Charge when booking tickets online. Join today to enjoy this saving and other benefits of membership!

Join the next generation of fresh magicians as they compete for two titles in the Australian Junior Champion of Magic

A highlight of the Melbourne Magic Festival, and returning to Arts Centre Melbourne, the Championships have proven a valuable launching pad for new entertainers. With great prizes on offer, our special guest judges always provide helpful feedback allowing participants to learn and grow through their experience while meeting new friends who share their love for the art of magic. Previous Competitors have gone on to produce their own shows, appear on television and win international awards.

11:00 AM Australian Junior Championship of Stage Magic
3:00 PM Australian Junior Championship of Close Up Magic

Want to participate on stage?
If you think you have what it takes to take the title, why not enter as a participant! Both categories are open to any magician under 18 who can present a 3-5 minute close up or stage routine. Simply fill out the entry form below and your family will be contacted by the Australian Institute of Magic to chat, and potentially offer you a place in the championships.


All entries will be reviewed by the Australian Institute of Magic, and successful applicants will be advised on the next steps.

Applications will be reviewed in the order received. Once all places are filled no further applications will be considered. So APPLY EARLY!

  • Australian Institute of Magic
  • Melbourne Magic Festival

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