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Welcome to Intelligence Central for Westercon 66, the 2013 edition of the longest-running general science fiction convention in western North America!

  • Westercon 66 begins:
    3983 days ago

  • We’ll be convening July 4-7, 2013, at the Hilton Arden West in Sacramento, California.

    Guests of Honor
    Writers: Nicola Griffith and Kelley Eskridge,
    Artist: Eric Shanower
    Fans: “The Three Who Rule” (Warren Frey, Steven Schapansky, Chris Burgess)
    Small Press Special Guest: David Maxine
    Toastmaster: David Gerrold
    Special Costume Guests: John and Bjo Trimble

    A different show every night:
    Thursday: View Fireworks courtesy of nearby Cal Expo!
    Friday: Music Day, featuring appearances by Cliff Winnig, UnWoman, and a concert/dance by The Phenomenauts!
    Saturday: The traditional Westercon Masquerade

    What’s a General Science Fiction Convention? A gathering of science fiction and fantasy fans of all genre and media, put on by fans for fans. We think Westercon should be awesome! And with you there, sharing your love of books, tv/movies/anime, costuming/cosplay, gaming, furry… whatever your love is — it will be!

    Latest News

    Registration Hours

    Agents may check in at headquarters during the following hours:

    Main Registration

    Shasta room

    Wednesday: 1900-2100 hours

    Thursday: 1000-1800 hours

    Friday: 900-1800 hours

    Saturday: 900-1800 hours

    Sunday: 900-1200 hours

    Mini Registration – pre-reg & day only

    Main lobby Friday and  Saturday evening.




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    Local Guide now available online!

    WC66 International Intelligence

    We’ll have some printed copies of this at the information desk, but you can download a copy for yourself now!



    Local Food and Fun Guide

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    Important Travel Advisory: Arden Way exit closed July 4 evening!

    Note correction: the hours of closure are actually 9pm-11:30! 

    Important traffic update: the Arden Way exit off 80B/160 will be closed from 9:00pm  to 11:30pm on Thursday the 4th due to the fireworks at Cal Expo.

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    Final updated info for our dealers

    Our dealers room heads have this final updated set of info to share with you. Final updated info for dealers

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    Get a Sneak Peek at Westercon 66!

    Never been to a Westercon? Wondering if it’s worth it? If you live in the Sacramento area, we invite you to stop by on the afternoon of Thursday July 4 for a public “Sneak Peek” at our convention! The Atrium, Dealers Room...Read More »

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