Two press releases from LoneStarCon 3:
Membership rates for LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention, has set the attending membership rates that will apply from August 1 onwards for both online and at-the-door sales.
- Full Adult Attending Membership rates will increase from $220 to $240
- The cost of converting from Adult Supporting to Adult Attending Membership will increase from $160 to $180
- Young Adult (17-21) and Military Attending rates will increase from $110 to $120
The Child (0-16) Attending rate will remain unchanged at $75, and the Supporting membership rate will remain unchanged at $60. Day Admission rates will also remain unchanged.
The Family Rate for two adults plus two or more dependent children will increase from $520 to $540, representing an additional $20 discount for family groups. Child and Young Adult rates are based on the person’s age as of Monday, September 2, 2013.
LoneStarCon 3 memberships are available for immediate purchase at various conventions, online at www.LoneStarCon3.org, and by postal mail. Please visit www.LoneStarCon3.org/memberships for full information on all registration and payment options.
LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), announces it will be presenting members with many exciting and unique exhibits this year. These will highlight the wide range of science fiction and fantasy prevalent in today’s genre literature and media.
LoneStarCon 3 is delighted to feature these unique presentations for the WorldCon membership:
- A special exhibit on Texas writer Robert E. Howard, literary pioneer in both sword and sorcery and the weird western
- Original artwork from TSR’s “Dungeons and Dragons” role-playing game
- An exhibit on the “Texas-Israeli War of 1999,” based the on the award-winning novel by Jake Saunders and Howard Waldrop
- A recreation of the bridge of the USS Enterprise from the original Star Trek TV series
- A celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the BBC TV series Doctor Who
- An exhibit inspired by the genome of science fiction writer Jay Lake, which was recently mapped as part of Lake’s fight against cancer
- A special display on science fiction music.
As well, in addition to the traditional Art Show and Dealers’ Room, members will find the usual historical exhibits that are a staple of Worldcon, including:
- The World Science Fiction Society banner, first flown at NyCon II, the 1956 Worldcon in New York City
- The Guest of Honor exhibits, honoring the LoneStarCon 3 guests and special guests
- 70 years of Worldcon history, with photos, programs, artifacts, and much more
- The Hugo Award Display, featuring Hugo Award trophies, from the first presentation of the award in 1953 to the present.
The LoneStarCon 3 exhibits will be in Exhibit Hall A of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. More details regarding the LoneStarCon 3 exhibits may be found at www.lonestarcon3.org/exhibits