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Aug 02 2010

No SFSFC SMOFCon Scholarship This Year

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SFSFC originally created its SMOFCon Scholarship Program to send promising Bay Area conrunners to the annual SMOFCon convention-runners conference, and while we have occasionally made awards to people outside of the San Francisco Bay Area, the scholarship has generally retained a Bay Area focus. Because this year’s SMOFCon is in San José (December 3-5, 2010 […]

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Nov 22 2009

Austin SMOFCon Memberships for Sale

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SFSFC has two memberships available to the SMOFCon 27 convention-running conference in Austin, Texas, December 4-6, 2009. We will sell them for $50 (memberships will cost $75 at the door). To buy one of the memberships, e-mail the SFSFC Treasurer. Update: The two memberships are now spoken for. Thank you for your interest.

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Dec 28 2008

SFSFC Formally Files Westercon Bid

SFSFC files bid for 2011 Westercon, selects Fairmont Hotel San Jose.

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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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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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Jun 29 2008

SFSFC Launches Westercon Bid for San Jose

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SFSFC has announced a bid to host the 2011 Westercon. See the Westercon San Jose in 2011 bid web pages for more information. The bid kicks off at Westercon 61 in Las Vegas, July 3-6, and continues with an appearance at Denvention Three in Denver, August 6-10.

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Nov 04 2007

San Jose to Host 2009 WFC

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SFSFC will host the 2009 World Fantasy Convention in San Jose, at the Fairmont Hotel.

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