Utah’s unopposed bid to host the 2019 Westercon won the site selection vote. The results were announced on July 2 at this year’s con in Tempe, Arizona.
Utah Fandom Organization, Inc. will host Westercon72 in Layton, UT with Kate Hatcher as chair. Their website will be online shortly
Kevin Standlee reports 43 votes were cast, with 4 No Preference. The 39 votes expressing a preference went to —
Tonopah NV 3
Reno NV 2
Hopland CA 1
Westercon 72 has announced their guests of honor:
- Author Guest of Honor: Jim Butcher
- Artist Guest of Honor: Vincent Villafranca
- Cosplay Guest of Honor: Kitty Krell
- Fan Guests of Honor: Kevin Standlee, Lisa Hayes, and Kuma Bear
There is also a Utah for 2019 bid for the NASFiC, which if selected will be held in combination with Westercon 72.