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I.B.M.  Ring 47

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Aspiring Magicians Page
(Membership, Dues, and Code of Ethics)

Membership

Magic is a great hobby!!! There’s nothing better than sharing magic with your friends, and learning new secrets. We welcome you to join the International Brotherhood of Magicians and then our local club, Ring 47, which is called the Wizards of Wichita.

New prospects may only attend three meetings as someone’s guest. On the fourth meeting you will be expected to join us by paying dues and becoming a member.

I.B.M. Membership Dues
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ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP: Application fees and dues for the first year are $65.00; dues thereafter are $50.00 annually. Active Members receive THE LINKING RING Magazine as a benefit of membership. Applicant must be at least 18 years old and interested in magic for two years. ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP (without Linking Ring magazine): Application fees and dues for the first year are $45.00; dues thereafter are $30.00 annually. Active Members may choose to NOT receive THE LINKING RING Magazine as a benefit of membership. Applicant must be at least 18 years old and interested in magic for two years.

YOUTH MEMBERSHIP: Application fees and dues for the first year are $50.00; dues thereafter are $35.00 annually. Youth Members receive THE LINKING RING Magazine as a benefit of membership. Applicants must be age 7 to 17 and have had an interest in magic for at least one year. YOUTH MEMBERSHIP (without Linking Ring magazine): Application fees and dues for the first year are $30.00. Dues thereafter are $15.00 annually. Youth Members may choose to NOT receive THE LINKING RING Magazine as a benefit of membership. Applicants must be age 7 to 17 and have had an interest in magic for at least one year.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP: Application fees and dues for the first year are $30.00; dues thereafter are $15.00 annually. Associate Members DO NOT receive THE LINKING RING Magazine. Applicants MUST BE A SPOUSE OR BONAFIDE ASSISTANT of an Active Member and be at least 18 year of age.

Local Club Dues

There are also separate dues for the Wizards of Wichita, Ring 47. They are $25.00, which are due to join and then annually in June. By joining the local ring to further the learning of the art of magic, you get to attend professional lectures and conventions, as well as having regular fellowship with some of the most creative magicians in the state of Kansas. If your spouse or assistant wishes to be a member, the Wizards of Wichita also have associate memberships for $10.00 per year.

Applications

You will receive two applications to fill out. One is for membership in the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the other for membership in the our local ring which is number 47. You will need two club members to sponsor you and you must fill out both applications and pay all applicable dues to join. Please return your applications to the current ring secretary. He or she will send them to the I.B.M. headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.


Code of Ethics

Due to the recent television exposure of magic, please be aware of the Code of Ethics in Article VII of the International Brotherhood of Magicians Constitution and By-Laws states as follows:

Sec. 1. (b) Members shall refrain from all exposures of tricks, illusions and magical principles and conform to signed pledges of this organization and as prescribed in the Ritual now in effect or hereafter adopted.

Sec. 1. (c) Members shall not furnish information concerning modus operandi of magical effects to the lay public through the medium of magazines, periodicals, newspapers, radio, telephone, television, motion pictures, giveaways, premiums, or through the use of any other means whatsoever whereby the same may be transmitted.

 

Last revised: November 30, 2011.

 

 

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