Beijing and Kansas City Worldcon Bids

Two bids have been formally filed to host the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in 2016: Beijing, China and Kansas City MO.

Chinese fan organization the Future Affairs Administration proposes to hold the Worldcon at the China National Convention Center in Beijing from August 14-19, 2016. Their bid website is at

Mid American Science Fiction and Fantasy Conventions, Inc. (doing business as “Kansas City in 2016”) proposes to host the Worldcon at the H. Roe Bartle Hall and the Marriott-Muehlbach hotel from August 17-21, 2016. Their bid website is at

All adult and young-adult attending and supporting members of Loncon 3 are eligible to take part in the site selection process. Ballots may be submitted by  mail or in person at the convention. Details should appear soon on the Loncon 3 website, and questions may be sent to