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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!
WorldCon Site Selection - Filings

This page contains the formal filings from each bidder for the 2015 Worldcon and the 2014 NASFiC. For information on how to submit a site selection ballot, see the main Site Selection page.

As part of the WSFS Constitution, each bidder needs to formally announce its intent to bid; provide evidence of an agreement with the proposed facilities; and confirm the rules under which the organizing committee will operate. Bidders are also free to provide additional submissions to support their bid.

Each bidder has also been invited to a standard set of "Fannish Inquisition" style questions about their bid, their host city, and their plans for the convention if they win. Please refer to the main Site Selection page for the bidder responses to these Frequently Asked Questions.

Click on the bid titles below to visit their individual websites.

Bidders - 2015 Worldcon

Three bids have filed for the 2015 Worldcon. These are as follows.

Bidders - 2014 NASFiC

Two bids have filed for the 2014 NASFiC. These are as follows.

  • Detroit in 2014 - July 17 to 20, 2014
    Facilities: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
    Committee: Tammy Coxen (Bid Committee Chair), Don Wenzel (Treasurer), Helen Montgomery, David Gallaher, Kim Kofmel, Mark Hall, Anne Gray, David Stein, Jeff Beeler, Mark Bernstein, Lisa Garrison-Ragsdale, Joe Saul, Lisa Leutheuser, Steve Gutterman, Doug Houseman, Anna O’Connell, Jesi Pershing, Elizabeth Klein Lebbink

  • Phoenix in 2014 - July 30 to August 3, 2014
    Facilities: Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center
    Committee: Mike Willmoth, Bid Chair; Lee Whiteside, Bid Vice Chair; Bruce Farr, Bid Treasurer