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Volunteers Needed

Westercon is a volunteer effort. And we will need your help during the convention to pull this off. Some of the specific areas where we will need help include: Helping with food prep and monitoring in the con suite Monitoring the quiet room Helping our program operations team keep our program running smoothly and on […]

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Hotel Block Released

Westercon’s hotel block has now been released and the room rates have gone up to $149s/d per night. We are trying to work with the hotel to allow reservations at the original convention rate ($119/129/139) but this is not currently in place. We will keep you posted.

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Match Game SF Needs You

(Originally posted at We are still apparently scheduled to do three shows of Match Game SF at this year’s Westercon in San Diego. However, a fair number of our regular panelists won’t be there this year. I’ve asked Programming to fill in the gaps, but I’ll also work with people who contact me directly. In […]

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At The Door and Day Membership Rates

Westercon 68 / Conjecture 13 / Conchord 27 rates after June 30, 2015 are as follows Attending: Thurs-Sun1 $85.00 Thursday Only $30.00 2 Friday Only $40.00 2 Saturday Only $40.00 2 Sunday Only $25.00 Two-day Rates Total of the 2 one-day rates 1 Also covers any three day period as the day rates would be more. 2 There will be […]

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Costume Electronics Workshop

Saturday, Jul 4th, Westercon will be holding an electronics workshop specially for costumers who want to add lights and other electrical devices to their outfits. THIS WILL REQUIRE OBTAINING MATERIALS IN ADVANCE (see below). To gauge attendance, PLEASE CONTACT an let us know you are coming. This workshop, instructed by Jamie Hanrahan, will teach […]

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Worldcon Fannish Inquisition FAQs

To avoid taking time with the standard questions and answers, the Worldcon Inquisition team will be reusing the bid information FAQs from SMOFCon 32, December 2014.  These FAQs and Answers may be found here. The complete information on the Fannish Inquisitions can be found on the Fannish Inquisition Page.

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Fannish Ask Me Another

This Westercon we will be featuring our own version of the NPR game show “Ask me Another”. Steven Brust will be our Very Important Puzzler. And we are going to need contestants! If you would like to be a contestant, please email to Aside from your name, please provide some interesting things about your […]

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Updated Fannish Inquisition Information

Note, the following information, along with any updates, will be maintained on the Fannish Inquisition page under the Events tab. Westercon 68 will be holding two “Fannish Inquisitions” where members can learn about, and ask questions of, bids for future Westercons and Worldcons, as well as the future seated Westercon and Worldcons. The Westercon Fannish […]

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Fan Table and Blood Drive Updates

The cut off date for requesting a fan table is June 15.  Please go to the Fan Tables page for more details. The San Diego Blood Bank is now taking advanced appointments for the blood drive on Friday July 3.  We have also included information on how to collect the Blood Drive thank you gifts […]

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A New Westercon 68 Guest of Honor

Westercon 68 is pleased to announce that Mira Grant has agreed to be an additional Guest of Honor.

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