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Westercons 73 and 74 Postponed One Year Due to COVID-19

JOINT STATEMENT FROM WESTERCON 73 AND WESTERCON 74 Due to government orders prohibiting large gatherings having been extended into July 2020, Westercon 73 in SeaTac…

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Westercon 72 Business Meeting Minutes, 2019-20 Bylaws Posted

The minutes of the Westercon 72 Business Meeting held at SpikeCon in Layton on July 6, 2019, the video of the Business Meeting, and the…

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Posted in Bids and Bidding News Site Selection Upcoming Conventions

Tonopah Wins 2021 Westercon

The bid for Tonopah, Nevada in 2021 won the right to host Westercon 74 in voting held at Westercon 72/SpikeCon in Layton, Utah. Westercon 74…

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Mail Ballot Deadline for 2021 Westercon is June 29

The deadline for ballots cast by postal mail to determine the site of 2021 Westercon (Westercon 74) is June 29, 2019. SpikeCon/Westercon 72 must receive…

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Two Bids File for 2021 Westercon

As of the April 15, 2019 deadline to appear on the ballot, two bids have filed for the right to host the 2021 West Coast…

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Dewey Douglas Announced as Special Theatre Guest at Westercon 72

Westercon 72 in Layton, Utah (combined with the 2019 NASFiC, 1632 Minicon, and 2019 Manticon under the name “SpikeCon”) has announced that Dewey L. Douglas…

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Tom Smith Announced as Filk Guest of 2019 Westercon

Westercon 72 in Layton, Utah (combined with the 2019 NASFiC and 1632 Minicon under the name “SpikeCon”) has announced that Tom Smith will be a…

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Seattle Wins 2020 Westercon

The bid for Seattle in 2020 won the right to host Westercon 73 in voting held at Westercon 71 in Denver. Westercon 73 will be…

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2018 Westercon Business Meeting Video

The 2018 Westercon Business Meeting considered four items of substantive business this year. You can watch the video of the meeting on this YouTube playlist:…

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Four Proposals Submitted to 2018 Westercon Business Meeting

After several years of little or no substantive business other than receiving site selection results, the Westercon Business Meeting for 2018 has a relatively crowded…

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