Allan Slaight Awards


The Slaight Family Foundation created the Allan Slaight Awards in 2015 to recognize outstanding achievement in the pursuit of the impossible.
The foundation has pledged to give $50,000 a year to celebrate exceptional work in five categories.

The awards are named after Canadian businessman and philanthropist Allan Slaight in honour of his significant contributions to the art of magic.




Nominations are now closed. We will be accepting submissions for work completed in 2021 in January 2022. Stay tuned!


$50,000 is awarded in five distinct categories celebrating exceptional work in the art of magic. Learn more about each category and nomination eligibility. 

The Allan Slaight Awards have given away $350,000 in recognition of exceptional contributions to magic by individuals and organizations.

Learn more about the individual who has inspired these awards, and about his own extraordinary contributions to magic.


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