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"I just had a crazy, wild imagination all my life, and science fiction is the greatest outlet for me. Steven Spielberg"
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Welcome To:
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Orange County California

Its All About Dressing The Part - "Cosplay" Event Of Orange County
INCREDCON: Saturday, SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2016
11am to 8pm


WHY? BECAUSE YOU ARE INCREDIBLE
AND INCREDCON NEEDS YOU!
INCREDIBLE PEOPLE GETTING STARS ON SAN CLEMENTE STARWALK

Incredible Actress, Speaker and Business Woman

STEPHANIE PAUL

Best Female President in SCIFI Comedy
Madam President Iron Sky, TED Talks, Hilarious Healing Project

Science Teacher, Innovator, Inspiring Next Generation
RUDY MR. CHEMISTRY
Most Inspiring Scientist To Kids
   



SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION
BY COMING AND HAVING A BLAST WHILE HELPING OTHERS!

***  NEW PREVIEW ONLINE TO THE NEW IRON SKY MOVIE BELOW!  ***

INCREDCON THE INCREDIBLE
SCIENCE & FICTION CONVENTION OF ORANGE COUNTY!
COSPLAY ADVENTURE MASQUERADE CONTEST

AMAZING SCIENCE FICTION FOOD - FOOD OF THE FUTURE


ITS ABOUT THE FOOD!
THE SCI-FI FOOD!
YES, THE FOOD!


B-MOVIE BBQ
WALKING DEAD CAFE
CINDERELLA'S PANCAKES
FISH STICKS & CUSTARD
MONSTER ALIEN BOWLS
ZOMBIE CINNAMON ROLLS
STARSHIP COOKIE BAKER
HEART VANILLA ICE CREAM AND ROYAL CHOCOLATE CAKE
FLAMING HOT MARSIANS

More To Come! DREAM FULL!
HOW FUN IS SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN SCIENCE FICTION BECOMES REALITY?

RUDY'S RADICAL SCIENCE
will be hosting this event and perfoming a science show that will simply amaze kids and grown ups about how Incredible Science Can BE!
THE MAGIC OF SCIENCE

COMICS, AUTHORS, WRITERS, ARTISTS
Thomas Rucktenwald

He is the top selling artist at Comic-Con San Diego and many other science fiction events, conventions and expos. Specializes in Doctor Who and specialized autograph collections. Did work for for Sony Pictures and other Hollywood Movie companies.

SCIFI MUSIC and MORE TO COME!


FIND INCREDIBLE PEOPLE RIGHT NEXT TO YOU AT INCREDCON - BLIZZARD ARTISTS, MOVIE ACTORS, VIDEO GAME DESIGNERS, COMPOSERS AND MORE..
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MORE ARTISTS, ACTORS, EXHIBITS, PERFORMERS
& FUN FUN FUN TO BE ADDED!
THIS IS YOUR OWN ACCESSIBLE ARTISTIC SCIENCE FICTION TECHNOLOGY FOOD OF THE FUTURE CONVENTION RIGHT HERE IN LOCAL ORANGE COUNTY!
 MADAM PRESIDENT OF THE FUTURE FROM IRON SKY
WILL BE INTERVIEWING INCREDIBLE MOVIE ACTORS, PRODUCERS, COMPOSERS, ARTISTS AND MORE...

GET INSPIRED BY THEIR STORY!


THREE INCREDIBLE PEOPLE WILL BE HONORED WITH
STARS IN WALK OF FAME IN OLD TOWN SAN CLEMENTE!

- Comic Book artists & vendors!
- Meet b-movie Actors, Directors, Composers!
- Artist Alley with Autographs!
- Science Fiction Writers & Charity Book Auction
- Video Games and Exclusives!
- Cosplay Costume Contest!
- Explore NEW Science Fiction Technology!
- Robots & Robotics exhibits!
- Monsters & Aliens!
- Toys and Games!
- Sci-Fi Music & Performers!
- Art Exhibits & Auctions!
- SCIFI Incredcon X1 Games
- FOOD of the Future!!!

  • Science Fiction Art IncredCon 2014 - Orange County Science Fiction, Fantasy, Comic Book Convention
    Out Of This World Food of the Future: Deliciously weird Science Fiction Food has landed! Experience The Walking Dead Cafe, taste Alien Bowls, B-Movie BBQ and MORE! Get your mind stuck on Science Fiction and your fingers stuck on Sci-Fi food.

IncredCon 2014 - Science Fiction Fantasy Horror Cosplay Video Games Robotics

It's Time To Be Incredible!
IncredCon 2016 is about:


Access - Access to a quality experience at a reasonable price.

Fans - Providing said access to real genre fans.

Artists, Actors & Technology - Spotlighting the artists and actors with fan access and show and tell of real future technology and foods that have come from the inventiveness of Science Fiction.

Helphing Others and Community - An event that spotlights community vendors and nonprofits with phenomenal causes.

Incredcon, is poetry in motion; because it is about the weirdness of science! It's all about incredible people, ideas, thoughts and things that have changed or will change the world as we know it, combined of course with weird food of the future! And best of all you can touch a Tardus Space Ship!

GET YOUR MIND STUCK ON SCIENCE FICTION AND YOUR FINGERS STUCK ON SCI-FI FOOD.

HALO Cosplay - IncredCon 2014 - Orange County Science Fiction, Fantasy, Comic Book Convention

INCREDIBLE NEW SCI-FI MOVIE TRAILERS AND RELEASES LIKE TERMINATOR GENISYS AND IRON SKY:

****************************************** PREVIEW    ****************************************************
NEW IRON SKY MOVIE

NEW RELEASE OF PREVIEW

FOR SECOND MOVIE,
NOW YOU SEE IT HERE ONLINE AT INCREDCON 2014
IRON SKY FIRST MOVIE
Have you ever wondered what it'd be like if the Nazis weren't really gone, but instead had taken over the moon? Well wait no more, for now there is Iron Sky.


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VIDEO GAMES - DID YOU KNOW? Orange County is the Video Game Capital of the World! More video games are created in Orange County than any place in the world. Incredcon richly supports the expo of video games, manufacturers, artists, composers and video game stars. Adam Gubman Genius Composer and friends that from Bizzard, Disney and other manufacturers will be sneaking around, some giving exclusive content and maybe even signing. We should even have special content from an Owner of Blizzard. Some will be getting Stars at in the Walk Of Fame in Old Town San Clemente. See if you can spot them?

COSPLAY ADVENTURE - Cosplay has the most photos taken representing an event or convention. Incredible people dressing up get the excitement dressing as their heroes and of convention goers and press. Cosplay is the space where science fiction becomes personal. People and Kids love it, bigger kids love it I think even more. Our focus is to make cosplay a leading and very present roll at Incredcon fun factor!  Life is about our Heroes and what we admire!

B-MOVIES AND THEIR ACTORS are one of the biggest things usually left out at big conventions, but have they have forged the content to the greatest and most watched TV shows and Movies in all time. Incredcon wishes to honor and show off those movies, props, sets, and more. Almost everyone in that industry got their start in B movies. Most bock buster movies were B-movies at first. Madam President from Iron Sky will be interviewing B-Movie actors live at Incredcon. Incredcon is about meeting the people that make the movie industry roll. Some will be getting Stars at in the Walk Of Fame in Old Town San Clemente. See if you can spot them?

COMIC BOOKS AND AUTHORS - Did you know comics and science fiction authors saved Hollywood and many other industries. They are the major block buster movies of our time. Many times comics and science fiction books have been at the forefront of controversial issues and communicated big issues to a huge population and the youth. Comics are essentially picture books of Science Fiction! Come and check out the old, new and future comic books at Incredcon!

TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE - Some say its in the food of the future.  Some say its the electronics, Some say its in space, Some say its in the software, Some say it is in toys, Some say its in the writing, Some say its all about robots, Some say its in the creativity.  Some say its biomechanics & biotech, Some say its quantum mechanics, Some say its self aware.  It is at incredcon to inspire future and present generations with the science fiction technology of today!   WOW FACTOR!

And there is much more too see and experience words don't do it justice, but memories do!

ITS GETTING CLOSER TO OPENING TIME - The closer it gets to the more information we will have. Please check back with this site or follow us on Facebook or twitter. It is other people that believe in what you are doing that make your idea successful. We appreciate all your help in advance in making Incredcon Incredible! Since this is a grass roots effort and we are all doing this on our own time any suggestions and help is appreciated. We are trying to incorporate and make it an event with the needs and wishes of all those invovled. It is about inspiring the next generation, instilling wonder, and amazement, demonstrating creativity and how all things are possible if we work together. Thanks for thinking of INCREDCON - SciFi Convention in Orange County.

WE THANK OUR SPONSOR AND HELPERS: High School Boosters Club, Community, Prespyterian Church Of San Clemente, Boys and Girls Club of America, University Of California Alumni Association (UCI), Stoneybrook Christian Schools, Crean Luthern High School, Walmart, Albertsons, Ralphs, Lowes, Denaults, US Chamber Of Commerce and More to Come...  If your company would like to be on the sponsor list all year long and at the event, please give a call or email.


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REVIEWS & Testimonials:
What People are thinking About US ...

"I LOVED THE EXPO!"

The Crazy Science Fiction Food was Incredible!

"I NEVER KNEW MY OWN AGE!"

Wow I am 84 with a science fiction age of a 24 year old! With events like these I can be my own age.

"FOUND A GREAT TRAINER!"

I have been looking for a light saber trainer so I can impress my friends. I found one at the show, I am so happy!

"FOUND GREAT GIFTS!"

There was a vendor that sold fantastic comic books. For like a $1.50 they have them and I purchased 10 of them for my friends and family as gifts. Just the gifts I needed for my relatives.

"WONDERFUL FOODS!"

From WEIRD to ACCEPTABLE to GROSS, I got to some food for my eyes, I am not seeing food like I used to. Will let you know how these wonderful new sceince fiction food adventure works!

"INCREDIBLE KITS!"

From Games to Entertainment this is the place to be, I purchased an Incredible Kit of Incredcon memorabilia. This is the first event. Just think how valuable this stuff will become in a few year after many events and hopefully Incredcon will grow into something like Comic-Con and take over Disneyland or something. Tell my kids and friends, yes I attended the first Incredcon event in 2014!

"I NEVER KNEW!"

Incredcon showed me thatyour incredcon tickets can really work in your whole life and you will be out of place and scientifically better. Some of Incredcon ticket holders were there and they told of the wonderful science and miracles done for their families filled with the joy of science. From out of this world food and science fiction stuff, I never knew what a difference Incredcon attendance can make. I have made a point to come every year!

 

 

 
 
ABOUT SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTIONS:
Fans socializing at Worldcon 2014.

Science fiction conventions are gatherings of fans of various forms of speculative fiction including science fiction and fantasy. Historically, science fiction conventions had focused primarily on literature, but the purview of many extends to such other avenues of expression as movies and television, comics, animation, and games.

History

The precise time and place of the first science fiction convention is a matter of some dispute. Sometime in 1936, a group of British fans made plans to have an organized gathering, with a planned program of events, in a public venue, in early 1937. On October 22, 1936, however, a group of six or seven fans from New York City, including David Kyle and Frederik Pohl, traveled by train to Philadelphia, PA, where, for several hours,they visited a similar number of local fans at the house of Milton A. Rothman; they subsequently declared that event to be the first "science fiction convention." This small get-together set the stage for a follow-up event held in New York, in February, 1937, where "30 or 40" fans gathered at Bohemian Hall in Astoria, Long Island City. Attendees at this event included James Blish, Charles D. Hornig, Julius Schwartz, and Willis Conover. This event came to be known as the "Second Eastern" and set the stage for the successful Third Eastern held in Philadelphia on October 30, 1937 and the subsequent Fourth Eastern held on May 29, 1938, which attracted over 100 attendees to a meeting hall in Newark, NJ and designated itself as "The First National Science Fiction Convention." It was at this event that a committee was named to arrange the first World Science Fiction Convention in New York in 1939, formalizing planning that had begun at the Third Eastern. The "First National", which included the participation of a number of well-known New York editors and pros from outside fan circles, was a milestone in the evolution of science fiction conventions as a place for SF professionals, as well as fans, to meet their colleagues in person.

On January 3, 1937, the British fans held their long-planned event at the Theosophical Hall in Leeds. Around twenty fans, including Eric Frank Russell and Arthur C. Clarke, attended. To this day, many fan historians, especially those in the United Kingdom,contend that the Philadelphia meeting was a convention in name only, whereas other fan historians point out that many similar gatherings since then have been called "conventions" without eliciting any disagreement.

Nevertheless, by 1939, American fans had organized sufficiently to hold, in conjunction with the 1939 World's Fair, the first "World Science Fiction Convention," in New York City. Subsequent conventions were held in Chicago in 1940 and Denver in 1941. Like many cultural events, it was suspended during World War II. Conventions resumed in 1946 with the hosting of the World Science Fiction Convention in Los Angeles, California. The first Worldcon held outside the United States was Torcon I in Toronto in 1948; since then, Worldcons have been held in Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, and in 2007, Japan, although the majority of Worldcons are still held within the United States.

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Convention City Country Type Website Last or next
scheduled date
Acon Mariehamn, Aland Finland SF/Fantasy literature [1] 2013-05-09
Ad Astra Toronto, Ontario Canada General [2] 2013-04-05
AggieCon College Station, Texas USA General [3] 2013-03-22
Albacon Albany, New York USA SF/F [4] 2012-10-18
All-Con Dallas, Texas USA General [5] 2014-03-13
Angels and Aliens Columbus, OH USA Psychic/UFO [6] 2014-10-11
ApolloCon Houston, Texas USA General [7] 2013-06-28
Archon St. Louis, Missouri USA General [8] 2013-10-04
Arisia Boston, Massachusetts USA General [9] 2014-01-17
Arse Elektronika San Francisco, California USA Sex, tech, SF [10] 2014-10-02
ArmadilloCon Austin, Texas USA SF LIT [11] 2012-07-27
BabelCon Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA General 2012-10-12
Balticon Baltimore, Maryland USA General [12] 2013-05-24
BayCon Santa Clara, California USA SF/F [13] 2013-05-24
Boreal Quebec City, Quebec Canada SF/F [14] 2013-05-03
Boskone Boston, Massachusetts USA General [15] 2013-02-15
BotCon Various USA Transformers [16] 2013-06-27
Bubonicon Albuquerque, New Mexico USA SF/F [17] 2013-08-23
Capclave Washington, D.C USA General [18] 2013-10-11
CAN-CON Ottawa, Ontario Canada SF LIT [19] 2013-10-11
Capricon Wheeling, Illinois USA General [20] 2016-02-15
Chattacon Chattanooga, Tennessee USA General [21] 2014-01-24
CoastCon Biloxi, Mississippi USA General [22] 2014-03-07
ContStellation Huntsville, Alabama USA General [23] 2013-10-11
ConCarolinas Charlotte, North Carolina USA SF/F [24] 2013-05-31
ConClave Romulus, Michigan USA SF/F [25] 2010-10-07
ConDFW Richardson, Texas USA SF LIT [26] 2013-02-15
CONduit Salt Lake City, Utah USA General/Lit/Media [27] 2013-05-24
Conestoga Tulsa, Oklahoma USA SF/F [28] 2010-04-23
Confluence Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA General [29] 2013-07-19
ConFusion Ann Arbor, Michigan USA General [30] 2014-01-17
ConGlomeration Louisville, Kentucky USA General [31] 2014-04-11
Conjecture San Diego, California USA General [32] 2013-10-18
ConQuesT Kansas City, Missouri USA General [33] 2013-05-24
CONvergence Bloomington, Minnesota USA General [34] 2016-07-02
Con-Version Calgary, Alberta Canada General [35] 2010-10-15
Comikaze Expo Los Angeles, California USA General [36] 2013-11-01
DemiCon Des Moines, Iowa USA General [37] 2013-05-03
Dimension Jump Birmingham, England UK Red Dwarf [38] 2013-05-03
Disclave Washington, D.C. USA SF/F [39] 1997-05-23
Diversicon Saint Paul, Minnesota USA SF/F [40] 2014-07-25
Dragoncon Atlanta, Georgia USA General [41] 2013-08-30
DucKon Schaumburg, Illinois USA General [42] 2013-06-28
Eastercon Bradford, England UK General [43] 2013-03-29
EerieCon Niagara Falls, New York USA SF/F/Horror [44] 2013-04-26
Eternal Con Garden City, New York USA General [45] 2014-06-13
Eurocon Kiev Ukraine SF/F [46] 2013-04-11
F.A.C.T.S. Ghent Belgium General [47] 2013-10-19
FedCon Dusseldorf Germany General [48] 2013-05-09
FenCon Dallas, Texas USA General [49] 2014-09-26
Festival fantazie Chote(bor( Czech Republic General [50] 2013-06-28
Finncon Various Finland SF/F [51] 2013-07-05
Gallifrey One Los Angeles, California USA Doctor Who [52] 2014-02-14
Gatecon Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Stargate 2010-07-08
Gaylaxicon Atlanta, Georgia USA General [53] 2013-10-03
Geek.Kon Madison, Wisconsin USA General [54] 2013-08-23
GenCon Indianapolis, Indiana USA General [55] 2013-08-15
G-Fest Rosemont, Illinois USA Japanese Monsters [56] 2013-07-12
Hal-Con Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada General [57] 2013-11-08
Hypericon Nashville, Tennessee USA General [58] 2013-06-14
Icon Cedar Rapids, Iowa USA SF/F [59] 2013-11-15
ICon festival Tel Aviv Israel SF/F [60] 2010-09-26
I-CON Hempstead, New York USA General [61] 2013-03-22
InConJunction Indianapolis, Indiana USA SF/F [62] 2014-07-04
Lazy Dragon Con McKinney, Texas USA General [63] 2008-07-18
LepreCon Phoenix, Arizona USA SF/F [64] 2013-05-09
Life, the Universe, & Everything Orem, Utah USA Academic [65] 2013-02-01
Linucon Austin, Texas USA General 2005-09-30
Lunacon Rye Brook, New York USA General [66] 2014-03-14
Maleyevka seminars Staraya Ruza, Dubulti Soviet Union/Russia General/literature [67] 2013-05-08
Marcon Columbus, Ohio USA General [68] 2016-05-08
MarsCon Bloomington, Minnesota USA General [69] 2016-03-06
MarsCon Williamsburg, Virginia USA General [70] 2016-01-16
MediaWest*Con Lansing, Michigan USA SF/F [71] 2013-05-24
MegaCon Orlando, Florida USA General [72] 2013-03-15
Microcon Exeter, England UK SF/F [73] 2011-03-05
MidSouthCon Memphis, Tennessee USA General [74] 2013-03-22
Midwestcon Cincinnati, Ohio USA Relaxacon [75] 2012-06-21
MileHiCon Denver, Colorado USA SF/F [76] 2014-10-24
Minicon Minneapolis, Minnesota USA General [77] 2016-04-02
MOBICON Mobile, Alabama USA General [78] 2013-05-17
MomoCon Atlanta, Georgia USA General [79] 2013-03-08
MystiCon Roanoke, Virginia USA General [80] 2013-02-22
Nebula Awards Weekend San Jose, California USA General [81] 2013-05-16
New Zealand NatCon Wellington New Zealand General [82] 2013-07-12
Nihon SF Taikai Yu-bari, Hokkaido- Japan General [83] 2012-07-07
North American Science Fiction Convention Various USA General [84] 2014-07-17
Norwescon Seattle, Washington USA General [85] 2016-04-05
Novacon Nottingham, England UK General [86] 2013-11-08
Octocon Dublin Ireland General [87] 2013-10-12
OryCon Portland, Oregon USA General [88] 2013-11-08
Penguicon Pontiac, Michigan USA General [89] 2013-04-26
Philcon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA General [90] 2012-11-09
Polcon Various Poland General [91] 2013-08-29
Pyrkon Poznan' Poland General [92] 2013-03-22
RadCon Pasco, Washington USA General [93] 2013-02-15
RavenCon Richmond, Virginia USA General [94] 2013-04-05
Readercon Boston, Massachusetts USA SF LIT [95] 2013-07-11
Sci-Fi Valley Con Altoona, Pennsylvania USA SF/F/Horror [96] 2014-06-27
Sci-Fi on the Rock St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada General [97] 2013-04-26
SFContario Toronto, Ontario Canada General [98] 2013-11-29
SFeraKon Zagreb Croatia SF/F [99] 2013-05-10
ShadowCon Memphis, Tennessee USA SCA [100] 2013-08-02
Soonercon Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA General [101] 2013-06-28
SpoCon Spokane, Washington USA General [102] 2013-08-09
Star Wars Celebration Orlando, Florida USA Star Wars [103] 2012-08-23
Starbase Indy Indianapolis, Indiana USA Star Trek [104] 2013-11-29
Starfest Denver, Colorado USA SF/F/H [105] 2013-04-19
STARFLEET International Conference Dallas, Texas USA Star Trek [106] 2013-08-01
Starfury Conventions London / Birmingham, England UK SF/General [107] 2013-06-20
Stellarcon Greensboro, North Carolina USA SF/F [108] 2013-03-01
SwanCon Perth, Western Australia Australia SF/F [109] 2013-03-29
Swecon Various Sweden SF/F [110] 2012-10-05
TimeGate Atlanta, Georgia USA Doctor Who [111] 2013-05-24
TrekTrax Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia USA Star Trek [112] 2014-04-25
Trinoc*coN Durham, North Carolina USA General [113] 2009-07-03
TusCon Tucson, Arizona USA SF/F/H [114] 2013-11-08
UnCommonCon Dallas, Texas USA SF/F 2000-11-24
Unicon UK General [115] 2009-07-31
Unicon Maryland USA General 1989-07-16
VCON Lower Mainland, British Columbia Canada SF/F [116] 2013-10-04
Vericon Cambridge, Massachusetts USA General [117] 2013-03-22
Visions Rosemont, Illinois USA Doctor Who [118] 1998-11-29
Wales Comic Con Wrexham, Wales UK General [119] 2013-04-28
Westercon Sacramento, California USA SF/F [120] 2013-07-04
WillyCon Wayne, Nebraska USA General [121] 2013-04-05
Windycon Lombard, Illinois USA General [122] 2013-11-08
WisCon Madison, Wisconsin USA General [123] 2013-05-24
Wizard World Various USA General [124] 2013-05-30
WonderCon Anaheim, California (2013 only) USA SF/F [125] 2013-03-29
World Fantasy Convention Brighton, England UK Fantasy [126] 2013-10-31
Worldcon Various SF/General [127] 2013-08-29


Since the first conventions in the late 1930s, such as the first Worldcon, hundreds of local and regional science fiction conventions have sprung up around the world either as one-time or annual events. At these conventions, fans of science fiction come together with the professional writers, artists, and filmmakers in the genre to discuss its many aspects. Some cities have a number of science fiction conventions, as well as a number of special interest conventions for anime, media, or other related groups. Some conventions move from city to city, serving a particular country, region, or special interest across. Nearly every weekend of the year now has at least one convention somewhere and some conventions are held on holiday weekends where four or more days can be devoted to events.

International conventions

World Science Fiction Convention

Main article: Worldcon

Worldcon, or more formally The World Science Fiction Convention, is a science fiction convention that has been held each year since 1939 (except for the years 1942 through 1945, during World War II). It is the annual convention of the World Science Fiction Society (or WSFS), an unincorporated body whose members are defined as "all people who have paid membership dues to the Committee of the current Worldcon" (i.e., that are either upcoming or currently under way). These members of WSFS vote both to select the site of the Worldcon two years in advance and to select the winners of the Hugo Awards, which are presented at the convention. The rules for venue selection are deliberately drafted to ensure the convention occurs in a different city each year.

World Fantasy Convention

Fantasy is usually considered alongside science fiction at conventions (the terms were used interchangeably for most of the period from 1926–1966). Conventions that are nominally science fiction convention,s such as Worldcon, are also fantasy conventions in all but name. World Fantasy Convention was begun in 1975, and has since been held on an annual basis. The World Fantasy Convention, however, is less oriented toward the fan community, and is primarily a professional gathering (for writers, editors, publishers, etc.). Many of those who attend "World Fantasy" also attend Worldcon. However, this convention is more focused on authors and publishing, with a much higher proportion of authors in attendance; as such it does not usually include the broad range of events (masquerade, dances, video room, etc.) that one would normally find at a general-interest convention.

World Horror Convention

The World Horror Convention is an annual gathering of professionals of the World Horror Society and other interested parties. Up till 2009, all World Horror Conventions had been held in the United States or Canada, usually alternating between the east and west sides of the country. The 2010 convention was held in Brighton in the UK, the first time it took place outside North America. The Horror Writers Association's Bram Stoker Award ceremony has been held in conjunction with the convention for the last few years.

National conventions

A National Convention is usually held annually in a number of countries. The British Eastercon is the oldest of these. National conventions are often run by, or in association with, a national Science fiction organization or club.

Regional conventions

Before the age of inexpensive travel, regional conventions arose to attract fans from broad geographical areas. The oldest of these is Westercon, whose meetings are held on a rotational basis among regions in the western United States and Canada. Eurocon is held each year somewhere in Europe, often in eastern European countries where fandom is a new phenomenon. A North American Science Fiction Convention (NASFiC) is held in North America in any year where the Worldcon is outside of North America. DeepSouthCon is held in the Southern United States, with a focus on Southern culture in science fiction. Starbase Indy is a Midwestern fan-run convention held in Indianapolis in the United States, with an emphasis on Star Trek but also generally covering other genres of science fiction.

Local conventions

Local conventions, which are offshoots of the main regional conventions,draw fans from the immediate area in which the convention is being held, though these have very low numbers of attendees who have traveled from afar to attend the main convention. Some local conventions which include events run by student groups from high schools or colleges,draw their attendance solely from the student body and campus neighborhood. However, some local conventions, such as those run by UK universities, may draw from a wider audience than just the university itself. The series of Shoestringcons, run by the University of Hertfordshire's PSiFA, have been known to draw more than 200 people from across the UK.

Media conventions

Some conventions are focused on (audio-visual) "media", that is, science fiction on film and television. There are general media conventions covering a broad range of science fiction in media, such as Toronto Trek, and then there are conventions focused on a single body of work, such as "Celebration," the official Star Wars convention, "Galaxyfest," the yearly event in Vulcan, Alberta dedicated to Star Trek, and BotCon, the official Transformers convention. Most media conventions are commercial shows run for profit, though some are organized by non-profit fan groups similar to general science fiction conventions.

Comic and "popular culture" conventions

From comics and media fandom, a category of "popular culture" conventions has emerged, such as Comic-Con International and Dragon*Con, featuring a wide range of "pop culture" events ranging from animation, drive-in movie theaters, old-time radio, horror movies, and cowboy celebrities. These events have become much larger than traditional SF conventions; nearly a hundred thousand people attend Comic-Con in San Diego each year. Although not all of them are commercial ventures, they tend to suffer the same drawbacks as commercial shows (long lines, overcrowding, etc.) due to the sheer size of the events.

Special interest conventions

There are many conventions focused on particular special interests within science fiction. For example, Wiscon (in addition to being the Wisconsin Science Fiction Convention) is focused on feminist SF/fantasy and gender and class issues/studies. Diversicon concentrates on the vastness of human diversity. Filking conventions such as Ohio Valley Filk Fest, FilkOntario, and GAFilk gather those interested in science fiction-related music. Costume-Con gathers people from around the world who are mainly interested in science fiction, fantasy, and historical costuming. Penguicon combines science fiction with technology, particularly Linux and open source software. The term "relaxacon" is used for conventions which tend to be less about programming, and more about socializing within the fan community; this is quite different "sercon" [SERious CONstructive discussion of science fiction topics] conventions.

Commercial shows vs. volunteer conventions

An important distinction can be made between commercial events (often called "shows") – those run by dedicated companies who specialize in con organization, or by local for-profit firms – and volunteer-run cons.

Usually run for profit, commercial events tend to charge for "tickets" or "admission" rather than having "memberships". A primary focus of commercial events is meeting celebrities, such as stars of science fiction TV show and movies, anime voice actors, etc. There are frequently very long lines of people waiting for autographs at commercial events; while famous actors like William Shatner of Star Trek are paid tens of thousands of dollars per convention, minor and obscure bit players pay to set up booths to sell autographs and memorabilia. Commercial events also tend to have less small-scale programming; panels will more often be composed of famous actors, directors, etc. on press junkets, where the panels are held in very large rooms with very high attendance. The largest cons (in terms of attendance) tend to be commercial ones. Commercial events tend to be more likely to be about comics, manga, anime, and popular visual media than volunteer cons, and they also tend to attract the younger generation, but this is not absolute by any means. Some commercial conventions have official licences from the company which produces a particular movie or TV show to run a convention about a particular movie or show. They have been known to aggressively go after fan-run conventions via their legal teams.[citation needed]

Volunteer cons, on the other hand, tend to be smaller in scope and more intimate in character. Panels may be more lightly attended; however, it is the fans themselves who mostly take part in the panels. Although there are frequent autograph sessions, they tend to be less of an attraction for volunteer cons. Admission to volunteer cons is usually called "membership", thus emphasizing that the fans themselves are the ones who make up the con, rather than the staff who run commercial cons. A community of fans who run such conventions has developed, and many of them share their best practices and keep convention-running traditions alive, including at specialist con-running conventions such as SMOFcon. One of the better-known volunteer events in the US is Comic-Con International.

Anatomy of a typical convention

Although wide variations exist between different conventions, there is a general pattern to which most adhere.

Guests of Honor

Fans registering for Minicon 41
Hanging out in the lobby
Harlan Ellison speaking
Pamela Dean reading
Informal music session (AKA filk circle)

Most conventions have Guest(s) of Honor (GoH). These guests are to some extent the headliners of the convention. A convention may have as many Guests of Honor as the convention committee wishes. Along with Author and perhaps Fan Guests of Honor (fans who are not necessarily celebrities but have made a significant contribution to the fan community), a convention may have an Artist GoH, Editor GoH, Filk or Music GoH, a Toastmaster, and Special Guests; a Memorial Guest of Honor (as at Readercon) is a deceased individual who is selected as a focal point of the festivities. Potlatch, however, has an annual Book of Honor instead.

Professionals at conventions

Conventions provide a forum for fans to see first-hand and meet their favorite authors and artists. They also serve the interests of authors, editors, and other publishing professionals, providing opportunities for networking, promotion, and a convenient location for contract negotiations and other business meetings. At traditional science fiction conventions, there is little or no distinction made between the "pros" and the "fans." Many professionals in the field began as fans, and may still consider themselves fans; and more than a few fans have also worked professionally or semi-professionally in the field. At a small number of cons, there is a category for "Attending Professionals," professionals who are paying full con price to enter but also get a special name badge that proclaims them to be professionals in whatever field they are involved in.[citation needed]

Program

Panel-led discussions, or Panels, usually fill up the daytime hours of most conventions with typically one-hour discussions of topics related to science fiction, fantasy, and fandom in general. Some conventions have well-attended, scheduled panels starting as late as midnight. Panel members (even professionals) are not customarily paid for their appearance, although many North-American conventions waive membership fees for program participants or rebate them after the convention.

Some program items are set presentations by experts. Science speakers are among the most popular program items at many conventions. Slides (either photographic or computer), video clips, or handouts might be used for such presentations.

Readings and "kaffeeklatsches" are program items where a single author either reads from his work or has an informal discussion with fans.

Special events

The first night of the convention "Opening Ceremonies" are often held, where organizers and marquee guests are introduced and speeches might be made. Sometimes, conventions will have a skits, musical performances, video clips, or other samples of the convention as part of the Opening Ceremonies.

A costume contest called a masquerade is often held where persons go on stage and compete for nominal prizes based on their skill in assembling and presenting genre-inspired outfits. This, however, would be more accurately labelled a "talent show" rather than the "fancy dress ball" that the term suggests (although British fandom sometimes uses the term "fancy dress"). Anime fans might refer to the masquerade as cosplay, but there are notable and subtle distinctions between the terms.

Some conventions feature award ceremonies, in which the best works and most notable individuals are recognized for their contributions to the field. Worldcon has several award ceremonies, most notably the Hugo Awards, but also the Sidewise Award for Alternate History and other awards. VCON in Vancouver, BC features the Elron Awards for dubious distinctions in science fiction, including an annual award for John Norman author of the Gor series.

Just as art shows display the visual aspect of science fiction, many conventions include concerts or other music-oriented events as part of the convention. Often these are performances by filkers, though other musicians may also appear at a con.

A convention may have one or more auctions. The Art Auction is an event where the most popular items from the art show are sold to the most interested buyers at the convention. Many conventions also have auctions for charities, either formal or fannish; the latter would include auctions on behalf of TAFF (the Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund) or DUFF (the Down Under Fan Fund).

Evening entertainment often includes a combination of official and unofficial events, including concerts, dances, formal invitational dinners, and fandom-themed room parties. Additionally, other convention committees hold room parties in order to promote their own convention and to increase their membership. A bid party is a room party held to influence the choice of the location of a future convention (such as Worldcon) by advertising its advantages.

Some conventions have a Closing Ceremony to formally mark the end of the convention. Depending on the convention, this can be a major gathering of most of the membership, or it may be lightly attended or dispensed with entirely as members are occupied with packing up and checking out of the hotel.

Exhibits and fixed functions

A Dealers' or Hucksters' Room is available, where merchants sell wares which may be of interest to fans. These include books, action figures, prop replicas and t-shirts. Similarly, there is often an Art Show where genre-inspired art is displayed and usually made available for auction or purchase. Smaller conventions may simply have an informal Dealers' Row, a section of hotel rooms from which dealers sell goods, while larger conventions may have both an official dealers' room and an unofficial dealers' row.

The Art Show is generally an open art exhibition; that is, it is open to all comers and all art submitted is exhibited for sale. This naturally leads to a wide variety of types of artwork, from professional illustrations to outsider art, with many amateur works. The subject matter is tailored to the interests of fandom, i. e. many spaceships, dragons, unicorns, vampires, cat girls etc. Art shows often permit sales by artists, these sales constituting a significant source of income for some artists.

Many conventions have video rooms in which genre-related audiovisual presentations take place, typically commercial Hollywood movies, genre television show episodes, and anime. If there are multiple media rooms, each one may have themed content. Larger conventions may also have a genuine film room, for presentation of actual movies on film instead of video.

Game Rooms are also available at some conventions for attendees to play a variety of genre games, including collectible card games like Magic: The Gathering, role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, miniatures games like Warhammer 40,000, and board games like The Settlers of Catan. Easy, fast-playing card games, e.g. Apples to Apples, are popular as they don't require a large time commitment or deep knowledge of rules, thus allowing casual gamers to join in.

Con Suite

At North American Conventions, a Convention Hospitality Suite or Consuite is often provided as a room reserved for light refreshments, a quiet conversation, and a place to briefly rest. The refreshments typically include coffee, tea, juice or soda, and light meals appropriate for the time of day. Depending on local liquor distribution and liability laws, the suite may serve alcohol. At conventions in the rest of the world, the hotel or convention centre bar typically offers the same social function. At conventions in the United Kingdom, the provision of cask ale is generally considered essential.

Dead Dog Party

Many conventions have a dead dog party in the evening of the last day of the convention, after closing ceremonies. This is the traditional winding-down party where the attendees are unlikely to have huge amounts of energy. This party is an attempt to ease people back into the real world outside of the convention and can be an effective method of warding off the depression which is often associated with the end of a major event. A dead dog party can last until the following morning.

Idiosyncrasy

Many con-goers take pride in being interesting and unusual, and naturally many cons are highly idiosyncratic. Cons often have activities, running jokes, organizational methods and other features that not only differentiate them from other cons but are often a point of pride. Most cons vary from the above outline in one or more important ways, and many have their own unique cultural characteristics.

For example:

  • Capricon in Wheeling, Illinois, always includes an entire track of spoof programming. Originally held in the Phineas Taylor B room, it is now slated for the Lake Wobegon room.
  • At an early Minicon, the President of Mnstf (the con's sponsoring organization) declared himself to be President for Life. This was resolved by play-assassinating the President. Ever since then, the President has been "assassinated" by various humorous means at Closing Ceremonies.

Most cons will tend to evolve many of their own idiosyncrasies along these lines. To fans, these are often part of the charm each convention offers.

Peace-bonding and weapons policies

A peace-bonding is a conspicuous lock, tie, or mark which makes or identifies something unusable, such as a weapon, and shows that the owner's intentions are purely peaceful.

At some conventions, attendees carry real weapons or costume props that appear to be weapons. To forestall concerns about mis-use of real weapons at such events, the security team "peace-bonds" anything that might look like a weapon.

The event's "weapons policy" may offer objective criteria to determine what looks like a weapon. For example, a weapons policy may require a peace-bond for anything that a reasonable person might recognize as a weapon from a short distance in dim light. Real weapons, if allowed, are disabled, secured, and marked. For example, bright orange zip ties may be used to hold a sword in a scabbard or to hold a pistol in a holster. Simulated or costume props may require conspicuous marks, such as bright ribbons or zip ties, to show that security has deemed them safe to be carried. Simulated weapons or props which can be used as a weapon may be disabled or secured as in the way real weapons are.

Peace-bonding helps security control the use or abuse of real weapons at a convention or other event; anything that looks like a weapon but which is not peace-bonded is immediately deemed to be suspicious. SF writer C. J. Cherryh writes on her website, "I was a witness of pre-peacebonding times, was narrowly missed, and assure you this is a good idea. Read the convention weapons policy."

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ABOUT SAN CLEMENTE

San Clemente is a city in Orange County, California, United States. As of 2005, the city population was 65,338. Located six miles south of San Juan Capistrano at the southern tip of the county, it is roughly equidistant from San Diego and Los Angeles. The north entrance to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton (known as the "Christianitos Gate") is located in San Clemente.

HISTORY
Prior to the arrival of the Spanish, the area was inhabited by what came to be known as the Juaneño Indians. After the founding of Mission San Juan Capistrano, the local natives were conscripted to work for the mission. The city of San Clemente was founded in 1925 by real estate developer (and former mayor of Seattle) Ole Hanson who named it San Clemente after a town in Spain. As it were, San Clemente Island was named after the city later since it is directly west of the coast. Hanson envisioned it as a Spanish-style coastal resort town, a "Spanish Village by the Sea." In an unprecedented move, he had a clause added to the deeds requiring all building plans to be submitted to an architectural review board in an effort to ensure that future development would retain some Spanish-style influence (for example, for many years it was required that all new buildings in the downtown area have red tile roofs). It was incorporated in 1928 with a council-manager government.

Nixon's "Western White House"
In 1968 President Richard Nixon bought the H. H. Cotton estate, one of the original homes built by one of Hanson's partners. Nixon called it "La Casa Pacifica," but it was nicknamed the "Western White House", a term now commonly used for a President's vacation home. It sits above one of the West Coast's premier surfing spots, Trestles, and just north of historic surfing beach San Onofre. During Nixon's tenure it was visited by many world leaders , including Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev, Mexican President Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato, and Henry Kissinger, as well as businessman Bebe Rebozo. Following his resignation, Nixon retired to San Clemente to write his memoirs. He later sold the home and moved to Park Ridge, New Jersey. The property also has historical tie to the democratic side of the aisle; prior to Nixon's tenure at the estate, H.H. Cotton was known to host Franklin D. Roosevelt, who would visit to play cards in a small outbuilding overing the Pacific Ocean.

Surfing legacy San Clemente catches swells all year long. Going from South to North, they include Trestles (technically just south of the city line), North Gate, State Park, Riviera, Lasuen, The Hole, Beach House, T-Street, The Pier, 204, North Beach, and Poche. San Clemente is also the surfing media capital of the world as well as a premier surfing destination. It is home to Surfing Magazine, The Surfer's Journal, and Longboard Magazine, with Surfer Magazine just up the freeway in San Juan Capistrano. The city has a large concentration of surfboard shapers and manufacturers. Additionally, many world renowned surfers were raised in San Clemente or took up long-term residence in town, including Hobie Alter, Jr., Shane Beschen, Gavin Beschen, Matt Archbold, Christian Fletcher, Mike Parsons (originally from Laguna Beach), Colin McPhillips, Rocky Sabo, Colleen Mehlberg, Greg Long, Dino Andino, Chris Ward, and many, many others. San Clemente High School has won 6 out of 7 most recent NSSA national surfing titles.

Education The city is served by Capistrano Unified School District. Within the city, there are 5 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 1 high school. Elementary Schools: Concordia Elementary, Truman Benedict, Vista Del Mar, Las Palmas, and Lobo Elementary. Middle Schools: Bernice Ayer, Shorecliffs, and Vista Del Mar. High Schools: San Clemente High San Clemente High School is the only high school in San Clemente. Ranked in the top 1.3% of schools nationwide, San Clemente also has an IB (International Baccalaureate) Program, a vast number of AP Courses. The music program also boasts a nationally recognized Vocal Arts Program with award-winning Madrigals, Women's Ensemble, and A Cappella choirs. San Clemente's IB students rank in the top 3% of the World for their IB scores and the program has expanded vastly in the past few years under the direction of Patrick Harris and Kathleen Sigafoos, the IB Coordinators of the School.

* City of San Clemente official website
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ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY

Orange County is a county in Southern California, United States. Its county seat is Santa Ana. According to the 2000 Census, its population was 2,846,289, making it the second most populous county in the state of California, and the fifth most populous in the United States. The state of California estimates its population as of 2007 to be 3,098,121 people, dropping its rank to third, behind San Diego County. Thirty-four incorporated cities are located in Orange County; the newest is Aliso Viejo.

Unlike many other large centers of population in the United States, Orange County uses its county name as its source of identification whereas other places in the country are identified by the large city that is closest to them. This is because there is no defined center to Orange County like there is in other areas which have one distinct large city. Five Orange County cities have populations exceeding 170,000 while no cities in the county have populations surpassing 360,000. Seven of these cities are among the 200 largest cities in the United States.

Orange County is also famous as a tourist destination, as the county is home to such attractions as Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm, as well as sandy beaches for swimming and surfing, yacht harbors for sailing and pleasure boating, and extensive area devoted to parks and open space for golf, tennis, hiking, kayaking, cycling, skateboarding, and other outdoor recreation. It is at the center of Southern California's Tech Coast, with Irvine being the primary business hub.

The average price of a home in Orange County is $541,000. Orange County is the home of a vast number of major industries and service organizations. As an integral part of the second largest market in America, this highly diversified region has become a Mecca for talented individuals in virtually every field imaginable. Indeed the colorful pageant of human history continues to unfold here; for perhaps in no other place on earth is there an environment more conducive to innovative thinking, creativity and growth than this exciting, sun bathed valley stretching between the mountains and the sea in Orange County.

Orange County was Created March 11 1889, from part of Los Angeles County, and, according to tradition, so named because of the flourishing orange culture. Orange, however, was and is a commonplace name in the United States, used originally in honor of the Prince of Orange, son-in-law of King George II of England.

Incorporated: March 11, 1889
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* California Senate: 31st-33rd, 35th & 37
* California Assembly: 58th, 64th, 67th, 69th, 72nd & 74

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Noteworthy communities Some of the communities that exist within city limits are listed below: * Anaheim Hills, Anaheim * Balboa Island, Newport Beach * Corona del Mar, Newport Beach * Crystal Cove/Pelican Hill, Newport Beach * Capistrano Beach, Dana Point * El Modena, Orange * French Park, Santa Ana * Floral Park, Santa Ana * Foothill Ranch, Lake Forest * Monarch Beach, Dana Point * Nellie Gail, Laguna Hills * Northwood, Irvine * Woodbridge, Irvine * Newport Coast, Newport Beach * Olive, Orange * Portola Hills, Lake Forest * San Joaquin Hills, Laguna Niguel * San Joaquin Hills, Newport Beach * Santa Ana Heights, Newport Beach * Tustin Ranch, Tustin * Talega, San Clemente * West Garden Grove, Garden Grove * Yorba Hills, Yorba Linda * Mesa Verde, Costa Mesa

Unincorporated communities These communities are outside of the city limits in unincorporated county territory: * Coto de Caza * El Modena * Ladera Ranch * Las Flores * Midway City * Orange Park Acres * Rossmoor * Silverado Canyon * Sunset Beach * Surfside * Trabuco Canyon * Tustin Foothills

Adjacent counties to Orange County Are: * Los Angeles County, California - north, west * San Bernardino County, California - northeast * Riverside County, California - east * San Diego County, California - southeast

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