Jul 11 2009

SFSFC Wins Bid for Westercon 64

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SFSFC has won the bid to host the 2011 West Coast Science Fantasy Conference (Westercon 64) at the Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, California. Guests of honor are writer Patricia A. McKillip, artists Phil & Kaja Foglio, and fan Mike Willmoth. The convention will be July 1-4, 2011. Memberships are initially $45 with discounts for those who pre-supported the San Jose in 2011 Westercon bid and/or voted in the 2011 Westercon site selection. For more information about the convention, see the new Westercon 64 web site.

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Dec 28 2008

SFSFC Formally Files Westercon Bid

SFSFC has filed formal bidding papers with Westercon 62 (Tempe AZ, 2009) for our bid to host Westercon 64 in 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. More details are in the press release issued yesterday and on the Westercon San Jose in 2011 web site.

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Nov 16 2008

2009 Meeting Dates Announced

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The SFSFC Board of Directors will meet on March 28 and July 11, 2009, and at a date in November depending on the schedule for ConStruction 2009. Details have been posted to the Meetings Page. Note that meeting dates and locations are subject to change.

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Nov 16 2008

July Minutes Published

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Minutes of the regular SFSFC board meeting of July 19, 2008 have been posted on the minutes page.

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Nov 07 2008

SFSFC Announces 2008 SMOFCon Scholarship

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Heather Stern is the recipient of the 2008 SFSFC SMOFCon Scholarship. See the full announcement for details.

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Oct 22 2008

2009 World Fantasy Convention Changes Dates, Revamps Website

SFSFC announced today that the dates of the 2009 World Fantasy Convention have changed to October 29-November 1, 2009, rather than the following weekend as originally announced. Details of the announcement are in the press release and on the newly redesigned 2009 World Fantasy Convention website.

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Oct 21 2008

SMOFCon Scholarship Applications Closed

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The deadline for applying for the 2008 SFSFC SMOFCon Scholarships has now passed and no further applications will be accepted. The Scholarship Committee is evaluating applications and will contact all applicants before announcing the results.

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Oct 01 2008

SMOFCon Scholarship Application Deadline Extended

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SFSFC has extended the deadline for applying for a $500 scholarship to attend the 2008 SMOFCon convention-runners convention in Columbus, Ohio. See our press release for more details. The application form is on our SMOFCon Scholarships page. We will also have paper application forms at the San Jose in 2011 Westercon Bid table at SiliCon October 3-5 at the Doubletree Hotel San Jose.

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Jul 30 2008

SMOFCon Scholarship Applications Now Open

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SFSFC will once again offer a scholarship of $500 to send a promising convention runner to SMOFCon. Details are in the press release, and you can find the application on our SMOFCon Scholarships page.

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Jul 20 2008

No ConStruction in 2008

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At their July 19, 2008 meeting, the SFSFC Board of Directors decided to not hold ConStruction, SFSFC’s series of convention-running conferences, in 2008. We now plan to hold one in 2009 and 2011, and are soliciting proposals from other groups to hold one in 2010 with our assistance.

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