RACC: RACC Con 2004?
arspitzer at aol.com
Thu Jun 10 21:22:05 PDT 2004
Subject: Re: RACC: RACC Con 2004?
From: <A HREF="mailto:dvandom at haven.eyrie.org ">dvandom at haven.eyrie.org </A>
(Dave Van Domelen)
>In article <20040524030516.24684.00002220 at mb-m29.aol.com>,
>Arspitzer <arspitzer at aol.com> wrote:
>>Man, I kind of missed out on the whole tenth anniversary of the
>>LNH didn't I? As well as my own 10th anniversary for Jong and
>>the NTB and so on. Although looking through the Google archives
>>I didn't miss much. No parades or commemorative coins or T-shirts
>>that said 'The LNH is ten years old and all it got was this
>>lously T-shirt'. Not even a big party at Dave Van Domelen's place
>>(Or if there was I wasn't invited).
> Dude, I'm in Kansas, a five hour drive from the nearest RACC'er and
>probably a lot farther from the nearest LNHer. Not that many of us are
>active anymore in the LNH.
Just joking, Dave. The big party would probably have been at wReam's
>>The big problem that has always been is where such a con would
>>take place. Obviously everone would want the con to be close to
>>where they live. The only solution I see is to not have one
>>big con, but many regional cons. Places that might have heavy
>>RACC writer populations like Washington, DC, New Zealand, Arizona, or
>>where ever. I'd like to propose a sort of Southwestern con. I'd
>>like to see this con take place in either Las Vegas, LA, San Diego,
>>Phoenix, or Tucson. Or some where that would only take one day for
>>me to drive to.
> Well, Chris Meadows and I will be at ConQuesT 35 in Kansas City this
>>I'm not sure what weekend might be good for a Con. It could
>>be held in July, or August, or September.. or who knows.
> It is the Con Season, but you have to be careful there. A lot of the
>bigger fandom Cons are scheduled opposite the bigger gaming Cons, leading to
I'm not sure what you mean. I'd say the first hurdle would be interest in such
a thing. The second hurdle would be picking a place. The third hurdle would
be setting a date. The fourth hurdle would be hotel reservations.
Looking at the enthusiasm for this idea on here it doesn't look like it will
make it past the first hurdle.
> Dave Van Domelen, teaching over the summer, so not up for any big travel
>cons, but going to a professional conference in Sacramento in August....
Arthur "So what about the 50th RACC Anniversary?" Spitzer
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