RACC: RACC Con 2004?

Hikaru Chiba hikaruc at mchsi.com
Tue May 25 18:07:23 PDT 2004

On May 24, 2004, at 4:13 PM, Dave Van Domelen wrote:

> 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.

Wow. I need to keep up. I didn't know you had left Ohio.

I'm still in Columbia, MO. Which is to say if there is something in Kansas
City, MO, I might be able to show up since that's a 2 hr drive for me. As
for Conventions already on my schedule, Anime Central 2004 is already
down, and Gencon Indy is still to go.

>> 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
> weekend.

Have a fun time. I get to drive into KC to sign papers about my father's
house then drive back before the weekend.

>> 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
> split populations.
>      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....

Byron D. Molix

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