Worldcon 71 / LoneStarCon 3

The Worldcon, or World Science Fiction Convention, is the annual convention of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). The five day long event has been held each year since 1939 with the exception of four years during World War II. Locations have included the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, England, Scotland, Germany, and The Netherlands. Science fiction and fantasy fans travel from all over the world to attend.

This year LoneStarCon 3 in San Antonio has been chosen as the Worldcon. Highlights include panels, parties, an art show, filk music, parties, gaming, cosplay, movies, parties, nerds, geeks, authors, and the presentation of the Hugo Awards.

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  • Christopher M.

    Not making it, at least not for the bulk. I'd love to try to make the end of it, but that is highly doubtful.

    August 30, 2013

  • Robert A.

    I won't be back in town until Thursday night but may make my way to Worldcon at some point.

    August 28, 2013

  • Doc N.

    Plans changed, will be out of town now... :-( maybe next year.

    August 24, 2013

  • Zach A.

    Sadlyish, I am already signed up to be in Atlanta for that con that's basically a five day bender with cosplay, authors and goth bands...

    July 8, 2013

  • Tiffany

    I'm a maybe, depending on the day/days and price

    July 1, 2013

  • Robert A.

    At least one other Austin meetup is going, the Austin Geeks and Gamers. Perhaps we could combine?

    By the way, I've concluded that I'm a nerd rather than a geek.

    June 19, 2013

  • Doc N.

    I'll be there, volunteering for set-up and take down. So will be a long week, but Fun!

    June 19, 2013

  • Chad P.

    So...we should do something coordinated...and big. Discuss!

    June 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    A definite maybe.

    June 19, 2013

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