Rebel and Phoenix Awards

The Rebel Award, Phoenix Award, and the Rubble Award, all presented at Concave 39/DeepSouthCon 56 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Rebel and Phoenix Awards are official awards, while the Rubble is an unofficial, but traditional award. The Rebel Award is presented for service to Southern fandom by a fan. the Phoenix is given for support by a pro of Southern fandom and/or professional work reflecting positively on the South, and the Rubble is given for the fan who’s done the most to Southern Fandom.

  • Rebel Award: Rick Norwood
  • Phoenix Award: Joseph L. Green
  • Rubble Award: The broken sidewalk that resulted in con chair Claude Mills’s broken leg

ConCave to Host DeepSouthCon

ConCave and Oasis both presented bids to host the 2018 DeepSouthCon during the DeepSouthCon business meeting at JordanCon this past weekend. Because Oasis was occurring simultaneously, the Oasis representative Skyped in for the presentation. ConCave won the right to host DeepSouthCon with a vote of 15-13.

The business meeting also discussed a change to the bylaws to make selection of a replacement con easier if a seated DSC has to cancel. Jennifer Liang also proposed the creation of a fan fund to bring fans to DeepSouthCon.