If you need an attending membership in Sasquan, the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention, now is the time to buy it. The rates are going up September 1. After that date a full attending membership will cost $20 more.
The new rates will be:
Full Attending Membership: $190
Convert Supporting to Attending: $150
Young Adult Attending: $95
Convert YA Supporting to Attending: $55
Child Attending: $80
Military Attending: $95
Through the end of January 2015, those who presupported the Spokane bid get $20 off the appropriate conversion rate. Supporting memberships remain $40.
As of August 6, Sasquan had 2,350 members — 1,356 attending, 913 supporting, and the rest in other classes of membership.
The full press release follows the jump.
Update 08/08/2014: Corrected “Convert YA Supporting to Attending” rate per later e-mail from committee.
Sasquan membership rates go up Sept 1
MEDIA RELEASE #2014-1
Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention
19-23 August 2015 at Spokane WA USA
Sasquan announces membership rates increase Sept 1, 2014
Spokane, 7 August 2014
Membership rates for Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention, will increase at 12:01 AM Pacific Time on 1 September 2014. The new rates will be good at least through the end of December 2014.
The new rates are:
Full Attending Membership $190
Convert Supporting to Attending 150
Young Adult Attending 95
Convert YA Supporting to Attending 55
Child Attending 80
Military Attending 95
Through the end of January 2015, those who presupported may take a $20 discount off the appropriate conversion rates. Supporting memberships remain at $40.
Currently, Sasquan has 1,356 Attending Members and 913 Supporting Members (as of 6 August 2014). Sasquan has a total of 2,350 members (including other classes of membership).
The current, lower rates will be good past the end of both Loncon 3 and Shamrocon (this year’s Eurocon), and Sasquan will have a fan table at both those conventions.
Further information, rates in other currencies, and full details of how to become a member of Sasquan are available at
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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 the Worldcon membership and
presented during the convention.
Sasquan is organized under the banner of the SWOC: http://swoc.org/contact.php
“World Science Fiction Society”, “WSFS”, “World Science Fiction
Convention”, “Worldcon”, “NASFiC”, “Hugo Award”, the Hugo Award Logo,
and the distinctive design of the Hugo Award Trophy Rocket are service
marks of the World Science Fiction Society, an unincorporated literary
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