The Cardistry-Con Awards 2018: Nominees

Each year, we come together on the last day of Cardistry-Con to celebrate and honor the major achievements in cardistry that year. The Awards Ceremony bestows accolades in five fields: Deck of the Year, Move of the Year, Video of the Year, Breakout Cardist of the Year, and Cardistry-Con Champion.

Last week, we put out an open call for nominations in the first four categories. Here are this year’s official nominees, based on your votes:

DECK OF THE YEAR

Chinatown Fontaines by Zach Mueller x Chinatown Market

Dots by Anyone Worldwide

Somnium Playing Cards by Matthias Berger & Hai Do

The Orbit Deck: Fifth Edition by Chris Brown

Virtuoso Fall/Winter 2017 Deck by Virtuoso

MOVE OF THE YEAR

2JZ by Leo Flores

Flappy by David Beancurd

Hothead 2 by Tobias Levin

Kama Sutra by Noel Heath

Waterbend by Joe Feldpausch

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Blitz by Lotusinhand

Last Minute by Anyone Worldwide

Mix 08 by Tobias Levin

The Orbit Jam 4 by Chris Brown & Co.

Turbo by Noel Heath

BREAKOUT CARDIST OF THE YEAR

Dabi H.A.

Joe Feldpausch

Joe Ninomiya

Luis Mecalco

Salvador González

Cardistry-Con Championship Finalists

Dabi H.A.

Luis Mecalco

The Cardistry-Con Awards Ceremony will be taking place in Hong Kong on Sunday, September 23rd at 11am (Hong Kong Time), and will also be broadcast live via our social media. More details about the intermittent live stream will be posted to our Instagram account, so be sure to follow us for more info.


Previous Winners

DECK OF THE YEAR

2016: Virtuoso Spring/Summer 2016 Deck by Virtuoso
2017: ORIGIN by Touch


MOVE OF THE YEAR

2016: Flip Phone by Tobias Levin
2017: Dump by Frank Sung

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

2016: Liquid Paper by Virtuoso
2017: JETPACKETS by Oliver Søgård

BREAKOUT Cardist of the Year

2016: Shivraj Morzaria
2017: Alex Ricci

Cardistry-Con Champion

2016: Nguyen Hoang Duy
2017: Edgar Isaac