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.



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Nominations for work completed in 2022 are now closed. 


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

Award Recipients

The Allan Slaight Awards have given away $410,000 in recognition of exceptional contributions to magic by individuals and organizations.


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