Tropicon VI

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Tropicon VI was a convention held Dec 4-6, 1987 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It was chaired by Joe Siclari and Gail Bennett. With GoHs George R. R. Martin and Kelly Freas, and Toastmaster Jack Chalker, the convention overcame a decrepit hotel to provide an outstanding weekend. This was the largest Tropicon, with an attendance of 350.

Other guests included: Sarah Clemens, Ginger Curry, Will Eisner, William Forstchen, Joseph Green, Jay Haldeman II, Mary Hanson-Roberts, Sabrina Jarema, Tom Maddox, Vincent Miranda, Ken Mitchroney, Ingrid Neilson, Andre Norton, Gary Alan Ruse. Special Filk Guest was Leslie Fish.

to add: all you can eat banquet that ran out Kelly's broken window mention the letter feud w Jack over the Orlando bid?

Committee: Co-Chair & Hotel Liaison: Joe Siclari Co-Chair: Gail Bennett Treasurer: Peggy Dolan Art Show: Becky Peters ConSuite: Judy Bemis & Tony Parker Costume Party: Peggy Gemingnani Dealers Room: Gail Bennett Video/Film Program: Rich Klein & Bruce Feldman Gaming Room: Kat Max & Rich Klein Program Book: Gail Bennett Programming: Edie Stern Progress Report: Jay Packlick Publicity: Carol Porter Registration: Carol Gibson TriviaMaster: Bill Wilson


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Also involved: - Frank Kelly Freas - South Florida - Tropicon 6 - Tropicon-6 - Tropicon-vi

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