Eddie Clever Night is held annually at a regular meeting of the group, in a month usually designated by the Executive Committee. The competition is open to all members of the group in good standing.
The competitors perform one effect of their own choosing taken from the Parade Section of The Linking Ring . The competitors state the month and year of the edition of the Linking Ring Magazine from which the effect is taken at the time the effect is performed. After each contestant has performed, a secret ballot shall be cast. The person receiving the highest total score is the winner. The winner is awarded a trophy at the Annual Banquet.