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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 westercon68programming@gmail.com. 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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westercon68.org website work today [complete]

We’re switching hosting providers today and our websites may be inaccessible for brief periods during the transition.   Thank you for your patience!  UPDATE (1:13pm PDT):  The migration, previously thought complete, needed a few final tweaks.  Thanks to those to reported errors.

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Parties

 If you are interested in running a party, please contact our Parties Coordinators at parties@westercon68.org. We have a limited number of suites available (probably to share), so sooner is better than later if you need one.  If you are doing a room party, we’d like to know about those as well.

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Fannish Inquisitions

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 Worldcon Fannish Inquisition will only be accepting written questions that can be screened by the moderators to ensure a smooth running […]

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BLOOD DRIVE ON JULY 3rd

Westercon 68 will be sponsoring a blood drive in cooperation with the San Diego Blood Bank on Friday, July 3rd.  More information to follow.

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Spider Robinson Cannot Attend

It is with great disappointment but complete understanding that Westercon must announce that Spider Robinson will not be able to fulfill his Guest of Honor commitment to the convention.  Spider wrote:   Tell folks I had to tap out due to recent undisclosed health problems.  That’s the shortest and truest I can say it.  If […]

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