The 55th Worldcon and first in Texas, LoneStarCon 2, was held August 28 to September 1, 1997, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Marriott Rivercenter and Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. It was formally "The Second Occasional LoneStarCon Science Fiction Convention & Chili Cook-off" (the first LoneStarCon, held in Austin, TX, was the 1985 NASFiC). GoHs: Algis Budrys, Michael Moorcock, and Don Maitz. FGoH: Roy Tackett. Neal Barrett, Jr. was Toastmaster. Chairman was Karen Meschke, and Fred Duarte, Randy Shepherd and Bill Parker were vice chairs.
- LoneStarCon 2 publications and photos on fanac.org.
- Video of Hugo ceremony part 1
- Video of Hugo ceremony part 2
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