LoneStarCon 2

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The 1997 Worldcon held August 28 to September 1 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Marriott Rivercenter and Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. GoHs: Algis Budrys, Michael Moorcock, and Don Maitz. FGoH: Roy Tackett. Neal Barrett, Jr. was Toastmaster. Chairman: Karen Meschke.

a.k.a. "The Second Occasional LoneStarCon Science Fiction Convention & Chili Cook-off"; the first LoneStarCon, held in Austin, was the 1985 NASFiC, LoneStarCon.

It formed from the San Antonio in '97 bid and ran the 2000 Worldcon Site Selection and 1999 NASFiC Site Selection.

Video of Hugo ceremony part 1 (IA)

Video of Hugo ceremony part 2 (IA)


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Files Website(IA) Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 1997

Also involved: - 1997 Worldcon - 1997-worldcon - ArmadilloCon - ArmadilloCon 19 - Carrie Richerson - Convention timeline - International Society of Ex-Worldcon Fan Guests of Honor - Judith Ward - LoneStarCon II - Lonestarcon-2 - Lonestarcon-ii - Los Angeles in 1999 - Michael A. Burstein - Parasite - Phoenix in 1999 - San Antonio, TX - Santa Clara in 1999 - Teddy Harvia - Tom Becker - WOOF - Worldcons by Area

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