Purpose Statement

The Fort Worth Magicians Club, Inc. is a non-profit corporation organized under the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act. The Club’s purpose is to promote the Art of Magic (i.e. illusions, sleight-of-hand, prestidigitation, and legerdemain). The Club normally hosts a Monthly Club Meeting to associate together and and to organize activities of individuals interested in the practice, advancement and promotion of the Art of Magic.

The Club seeks to cooperate with other magician’s clubs to further the Art of Magic and promote harmony in the magical arts. The Club also conducts educational programs and activities to benefit Club members to increase their skills and knowledge regarding the Art of Magic, and the Club encourages correct personal interaction with any audience members, particularly children.

The Club also cooperates with and supports the joint ethics statement of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians:

  • Oppose the willful exposure to the public of any principles of the Art of Magic or the method employed in any magic effect or illusion.
  • Display ethical behavior in the presentation of magic to the public and in our conduct as magicians, including not interfering with or jeopardizing the performance of another magician, either through personal intervention or the unauthorized use of another’s creation.
  • Recognize and respect for rights of the creators, inventors, authors and owners of magic concepts, presentations, effect and literature, and their rights to have exclusive use of, or to grant permission for the use of by others of such creations.
  • Discourage false and misleading statements in the advertising of effects and literature merchandise or actions pertaining to the magical arts.
  • Discourage advertisement in magical publication for any magical apparatus, effect, literature of other materials for which the advertiser does not have commercial rights.
  • Promote the humane treatment and care of livestock used in magical performances.

The Fort Worth Magicians Club, Inc. was one of the first clubs in the Texas Association of Magicians that was formed in 1946, and The Fort Worth Magicians Club hosted the first annual convention held under the TAOM title in 1947.

Membership is open to all interested magicians whether beginner, part-time pro, or professional. Potential candidates must complete the Club’s application process. Go to our Join page to submit your application.