Fannish Community

Capricon is but one of numerous Science Fiction Conventions held around the world each year.  We are part of a global Fannish Community, and trust us, there are some great people out there and some awesome conventions! 

If your convention or organization isn’t on here, it isn’t because we don’t like you.  Just drop our webmaster a note at webmaster and we’ll get you listed right away!

The World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon):

Anticipation (August 6-10, 2009)
Aussiecon 4 (September 2-10, 2010)

Worldcon Bids:

Reno in 2011
Chicago in 2012
Texas in 2013

NASFiC (North American Science Fiction Convention) Bids:

* The NASFiC is held during any year where the Worldcon for that year is outside of North America.

Raleigh in 2010

Regional Conventions:

Anime Central Chicago, IL
Anthrocon Philadelphia, PA
Archon Collinsville, IL (St. Louis, MO area)
Arisia Boston, MA
Balticon Baltimore, MD
Baycon San Jose, CA
Boskone Boston, MA
Capclave Washington, DC
Chambanacon Champaign, IL
Chicago Tardis  Chicago, IL
Conclave Detroit, MI
Confluence Pittsburgh, PA
Confusion Troy, MI (Detroit area)
Conquest Kansas City, MO
Context Columbus, OH
Convergence Bloomington, MN
Demicon Des Moines, IA 
Dragon*Con Atlanta, GA
Duckon Chicago, IL
Fencon Dallas, TX
Flatcon Illinois Wesleyan University
I-Con Cedar Rapids, IA
InConJunction Indianapolis, IN
Loscon Los Angeles, CA
Marcon Columbus, OH
Marscon Bloomington, MN
Midwest FurFest Chicago, IL
Midwestcon Cincinnati, OH
Minicon Minneapolis, MN
OdysseyCon Madison, WI
Ohio Valley Filk Festival (OVFF) Dublin, OH
Orycon Portland, OR
Penguicon Novi, MI (Detroit area)
Philcon Philadelphia, PA
Think GalactiCon Chicago, IL
Westercon Phoenix, AZ (2009) / Pasadena, CA (2010)
Windycon Chicago, IL
Wiscon Madison, WI
Youmacon Troy, MI

Organizations of Interest:

The Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (ASFA)
The Chicago Sci-Fi/Fantasy Meetup Group - ChiSciFi.net
Dorsai Irregulars
General Technics
The Hugo Awards
Locus Magazine
Science Fiction Awards Watch
Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame
Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA)
SF Lovers
SF Site
The World Science Fiction Society (WSFS)
Think Galactic Reading Group



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