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Sunday, October 5 • 14:00 - 15:00
Elron/Faned Awards

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Come help celebrate the worst in SF & science (Elron Awards), and the best in Canadian SF Zines (FanEd Awards).

The Elron Awards (‘Elrons’ for short) are fandom’s oldest ‘spoof’ awards. The emphasis is on humour; the intent being gentle japes designed to raise chuckles, not hackles. Previous winners of the coveted ‘bronzed lemons’ include authors, organizations, TV shows, films, well-known fans and, most infamous of all, John Norman, author of the ‘Gor’ novels, who has won over thirty times since the Elrons were first awarded at VCON 1 in 1971’

The ‘Faneds,’ or the CFF Awards (Canadian Fanzine Fanac Awards), celebrate traditional Canadian fanzines (printed on paper and/or available online in pdf form identical to the paper issue). There are five categories of awards: Best Fan Artist, Best Fan Writer, Best Letter Writer, Best Fanzine & Hall of Fame. Winners receive a certificate (designed by Taral Wayne) detailing his or her particular achievement.

To check on your Canadian SF Fanzine heritage, go to www.cdnsfzinearchive.org

Note: ‘Fanac’ is a fannish slang term for ‘fannish activity.’ 

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R. Graeme Cameron

Publisher / Editor, Polar Borealis Magazine
Fanzine Editor 30+ years, publishes semi-pro SF fiction zine Polar Borealis, won two Aurora Awards, and writes fanzine review column for Amazing Stories (currently on hiatus).

Sunday October 5, 2014 14:00 - 15:00 PDT
06. Green Timber 3 Second Floor, Right Side

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