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  • Aug 24, 2013 - added a new page with maps and navigation information for the convention site.
  • Aug 23, 2013 - expanded the travel and parking pages.
  • Aug 22, 2013 - you can now access program and other convention information from our mobile applications.
  • Aug 21, 2013 - Press Release #32: LoneStarCon 3 Thanks Publishers for Supporting Public Libraries in San Antonio.
  • Aug 20, 2013 - our interactive program guide is now online, with details of all 945 program items!
  • Aug 20, 2013 - the Pocket Program can now be downloaded in PDF format from the publications page.
  • Aug 20, 2013 - Press Release #31: LoneStarCon 3 Partners with Ustream to Broadcast 2013 Hugo Award Ceremony.
  • Aug 19, 2013 - our Restaurant Guide can now be downloaded from the publications page.
  • Aug 13, 2013 - the overall convention schedule is now available including service hours and program highlights.
  • Aug 12, 2013 - Progress Report 5 is now available.
  • Aug 12, 2013 - there will be a ghost walking tour of San Antonio on the evening of Thursday, August 29.
  • Aug 12, 2013 - our animation program will be showing a wide range of anime and cartoons.
  • Aug 8, 2013 - published initial agenda and materials for the WSFS Business Meeting.
  • Aug 7, 2013 - Press Release #29: LoneStarCon 3 to Feature Author Jay Lake with Film Premiere and Special Exhibit.
  • Aug 1, 2013 - every day is special with our Theme Days in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Aug 1, 2013 - John Hertz will be leading book discussion groups on The Glass Bead Game, Vintage Season, and The Dying Earth. Read them, and then join in!
Press Release #4

LONESTARCON 3 MAILS THIRD PROGRESS REPORT

LoneStarCon 3, The 71st World Science Fiction Convention
San Antonio, Texas
August 29 - September 2, 2013

press@LoneStarCon3.org
www.LoneStarCon3.org

Postal queries to: P.O. Box 27277, Austin, TX 78755

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, January 10, 2013

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention ("Worldcon"), has begun mailing Progress Report #3 (PR3). Members should begin to receive their progress reports by the end of the week.

Members may download PR#3 from the http://www.lonestarcon3.org/publications page. Members who are uncertain whether they have requested electronic or paper progress reports may check their status with the membership team by emailing registration@LoneStarCon3.org.

Progress Report #3 contains a number of important items for LoneStarCon 3 members. This includes the Hugo Award Nominating Ballot as well as detailed information about booking arrangements for the Marriott Rivercenter and Marriott Riverwalk hotels providing our accommodation.

The Hugo Award nomination process is open to all adult and young adult members of LoneStarCon 3 who join by January 31, 2013, as well as all members of Loncon 3 (the 2014 Worldcon) who join by the same date, and all members of Chicon 7 (the 2012 Worldcon). Nominations officially opened on January 1, 2013, and members may submit their ballots either online or by postal mail.

LoneStarCon 3 hotel bookings will open on Monday, January 21, 2013. Progress Report 3 contains detailed information about all aspects of our hotels including amenities, available room types, and room rates.

Progress Report #3 also includes updates from many areas across the convention, including Art Show, Dealers' Room, Programming, Masquerade, Accessibility Services, and Childcare.

ABOUT THE WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION

Founded in 1939, the World Science Fiction Convention is one of the largest international gatherings of authors, artists, editors, publishers, and fans of science fiction and fantasy. The annual Hugo Awards, the leading award for excellence in the fields of science fiction and fantasy, are voted on by Worldcon membership and presented during the convention.

LoneStarCon 3 is sponsored by ALAMO, Inc., (Alamo Literary Arts Maintenance Organization), a 501(c)(3) organization. For information about memberships or hotel accommodation, please visit our website at www.LoneStarCon3.org. Please send press questions, or requests to be removed from the LoneStarCon 3 press release mailing list, to press@LoneStarCon3.org, and send general queries to info@LoneStarCon3.org.

"World Science Fiction Society," "WSFS," "World Science Fiction Convention," "Worldcon," "NASFiC," "Hugo Award," and the distinctive design of the Hugo Award Rocket are service marks of the World Science Fiction Society, an unincorporated literary society.