August 16-20, 2018
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
150 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113

Worldcon (the World Science Fiction Convention) is the annual gathering of science fiction and fantasy fans, writers, artists, musicians and other creators, first held in New York City in 1939. Worldcon is held in a different city and organized by a different volunteer organization each year. Worldcon 76 will be held in San Jose, California, in August 2018. It's being organized by a committee sponsored by San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc., a California public benefit corporation.

Watch the Hugo Livestream!

Counting down to the Hugo Awards. If you can't make it into the ballroom, or just want to view it at your convenience from anywhere else, catch the ceremony on our YouTube channel.

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Error in the Tower Issue 7

Our apologies, there was an error with the WORKMANSHIP NOVICE list. The corrected winners are:

WORKMANSHIP

NOVICE

Young Fan: Eletrigantis

Honorable Mention for Electronics: Caelyn of Falconpeak in the Final Battle

Award for the Use of Playing Cards: Alice in Wonderland

Award for Terrific Tentacles: Vanessa

Award "The Kitty's Meow" for Attention to Detail: Gandalf the Pink

Award for Proton Pack Perfection: Raymond T. Stanz, Apparition Eliminator

Excellence in Creature Construction: Locusta, Displacer Beast Thief

 

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Wellington, New Zealand Wins 2020 Worldcon Bid

Utah Wins 2019 NASFiC

New Zealand, now famous as the setting for the “Lord of the Rings” movies, got nearly unanimous approval Saturday night as the site of the 2020 Worldcon.

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Newsletters in Glorious Technicolor

Get here late? Here now, and you want to know what's coming up later or tomorrow? Pick up one of our newsletters at either Information Desk, Con Suite, Fanzine Lounge, and a number of other places around the Convention Center and Marriott Hotel. We also preview parties and print member reviews of panels and events!

Our issues are printed on colored paper in black-and-white hardcopy, but you can also find them in full color on our website on our Publications page. We will upload new issues regularly and print back issues whenever possible. For any submissions, questions, or feedback, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Thursday and Friday Photos

Our official photographers have been busy--since before Opening Ceremonies, they have been busy taking candid and posed pictures of Worldcon, so we can have memories that will always be Spectactular.

Worldcon76.org now has a photo gallery that includes all of the photos the official photographers have chosen to share with the convention. Check the photo gallery often, as it will get updated almost hourly with new images of panels, performances, debates, pun-contests, and awesome moments at the world's biggest science fiction convention.

A note on the convention's privacy policy: The services of an official professional photographer are used for Worldcon 76. By registering for the Worldcon 76, you agree to allow Worldcon 76/SFSFC to use your photograph in Worldcon 76-related publications, on the Worldcon 76 website, or in other Worldcon 76/SFSFC materials.

WORLDCON 76 PHOTO GALLERY

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