SMOFCon to Santa Rosa

SMOFCon 36 was awarded to Santa Rosa, California in an uncontested election at this year’s SMOFCon in Boston. Bruce Farr will chair the convention from November 30-December 2, 2018 at the Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa in Santa Rosa, CA. Patty Wells will be in charge of program for the convention.
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SMOFCon 35 in Boston

SMOFCon 35 will be held in Boston, MA the weekend of December 1-3, 2017 and sponsored by MCFI. Laurie Mann will chair the event. SMOFCon 35 will take place at the Back Bay Hilton. Currently memberships are $50.

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SMOFCon Scholarships Awarded

CanSMOF has announced the recipients of three scholarships to help convention runners attend this year’s SMOFCon, scheduled to be held in Rosemont, IL the weekend of December 2-4.

  • Canadians Scholarship: Patricia Widish of Manitoba, Manitoba
  • Non-North American Scholarship: Ester MacCallum-Stewart of Southville, Bristol, UK
  • Unrestricted Scholarship: Katharine Bond of Seattle, Washington

SMOFCon Scholarships Available

CanSMOF has announced a call for applicants for this year’s scholarships to SMOFCon 34, to be held in Rosemont, IL, December 2-4, 2016. Three scholarships are being made available, one scholarship is available to a Canadian citizen interested in learning more about con-running, one is for a non-North American fan, with the third scholarship available to any fan. The deadline for applications is September 18, 2016.
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SMOFCon 2016 in Chicago

Helen Montgomery will chair SMOFCon 2016 in Chicago on the weekend of December 2-4. A venue for the event has not yet been selected. This will be the 34th SMOFCon, a convention for conrunners, and the second time the event has been held in Chicago, the prior outing in 2003. In addition, bids have been announced for SMOFCons in 2017, 2018, and 2019. Chicago was unopposed for the 2016 bid.

CanSMOF Scholarships Awarded

CanSMOF has announced the recipients of three scholarships for use in attending SMOFcon 33. The scholarships allow conrunners to attend SMOFCon, which will be held this year in Dallas/Fort Worth TX, December 4-6, 2015.

  • Canadian Citizen/Resident Scholarship: Lisa Macklem (London, Ontario)
  • Non-North American Resident Scholarship: Maree Pavletich (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • Unrestricted Scholarship: Split between Keri O’Brien (Overland Park, KS) and Deanna Sjolander (Kansas City, MO)

SMOFCon Scholarships Available

CanSMOF has announced a call for applicants for this year’s scholarships to SMOFCon 33, to be held in Fort Worth, Texas, December 4-6, 2015. This year, CanSMOF has added a third scholarship for non-North American residents. One scholarship is available to a Canadian citizen interested in learning more about con-running, a second scholarship is being offered to any non-North American con-runner, with a third scholarship available to any fan. The deadline for applications is October 9th 2014.

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SMOFCon 2015 in Fort Worth

Fort Worth, TX won the right to host SMOFCon the weekend of December 4-6 at the Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel and Spa. The Fort Worth team beat a bid from Colorado Springs. Tim Miller will chair the Fort Worth SMOFCon.

SMOFCon Scholarships from CANSMOF

CANSMOF has announced that Jean-Louis Trudel (Québec City, Canada) and Jared Dashoff (Washington, DC) are the recipients of this year’s SMOFCon scholarships. Both recipients will receive aid to attend this year’s SMOFCon in Manhattan Beach, CA and are required to write a report about the event for CANSMOF.

CanSMOF Call for Applications

CanSMOF has announced a call for applicants for this year’s scholarships to SMOFCon 32, to be held in Manhattan Beach, California, December 5-7, 2014. One scholarship is available to a Canadian citizen interested in learning more about con-running with the other scholarship available to any fan. The deadline for applications is October 15th 2014.

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