Two awards were presented by DeepSouthCon at FenCon VIII/DeepSouthCon 49 on September 25. The Rebel Award is presented to a fan who has done things for Southern fandom and the Phoenix Award is for an SF professional who has done things for Southern fandom. This year’s awards were presented by Steven H Silver and Toni Weisskopf.
- Rebel Award: Brad W. Foster
- Phoenix Award: Selina Rosen
In addition, the Rubble Award was presented to a fan for doing things to Southern fandom. This year’s Rubble Award was presented to Bill Parker for bringing Worldcon to San Antonio in 2013.