Fan Fund News

The Down Under Fan Fund (DUFF) to send fans from Australasia to Worldcon will not have a race in 2019:

2019 is an awkward year for a Down Under Fan Fund race from the US to Australasia given that 2020 is slated to be Worldcon in New Zealand, and a 2020 race from Austral­asia to North America is not likely to have the time and energy given that Worldcon. As a result, there will be no race in 2019. However, there will be a race for 2020, with the expectation that the 2020 DUFF dele­gate will travel from North America to attend Worldcon in Wellington, New Zealand, and other fannish events and meetings as pos­sible in the spirit and mission of the Down Under Fan Fund.

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The Going Under Fan Fund (GUFF) will send a European fan to CoNZealand, the 78th World Sci­ence Convention, to be held July 29 – August 2, 2020 at the TSB Bank Arena and Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington New Zealand. Nominations are open until January 10, 2020. For details: <oz­>.

The Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund (TAFF) will send a fan from North America to Concentric: Eastercon 2020, held April 10-13, 2020 in Birmingham UK from. Nominations closed April 31, 2019, but vot­ing to elect the delegate will be held from Novem­ber 4, 2019 to January 12, 2020. For details: <>.

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