Do you have tickets to this year’s LonestarCon/WorldCon? If not, they are offering a special membership rate discount for all Adult Attending membership purchases made over the Memorial Day weekend.
Press release follows…
SAN ANTONIO, Texas LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), will be offering a special membership rate discount for all Adult Attending membership purchases made over the Memorial Day weekend.
From Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27, Adult Attending membership rates will be lowered by $20, to $200. Anyone joining or upgrading their membership online will automatically receive this special discount. The offer will also be available to fans buying LoneStarCon 3 memberships in person at several conventions being held over the holiday weekend. Potential members should look out for LoneStarCon 3 representatives at ConQuest in Kansas City, MO; Balticon in Hunt Valley, MD; and BayCon in Santa Clara, CA.
With the convention barely three months away, LoneStarCon 3’s plans are now well advanced. In addition to our Guests of Honor, there are now over confirmed 170 program participants. These include David Brin, Ben Bova, Phil and Kaja Foglio, Joe Haldeman, Charlaine Harris, Robin Hobb, Steve Jackson, George R.R. Martin, Elizabeth Moon, John Picacio, Tim Powers, Alastair Reynolds, Robert Silverberg, Howard Tayler, Harry Turtledove, and Gene Wolfe. An ever-growing number of dealers and artists are confirmed for the spectacular Exhibits Hall, which will also feature special presentations on Robert E. Howard, the genome of science fiction author Jay Lake, and the Texas-Israeli War of 1999 (based on the award-winning book by Jake Saunders and Howard Waldrop).
Adult, Military, Young Adult and Supporting members of LoneStarCon 3 who join on or before Wednesday, July 31, 2013 are also entitled to vote for the 2013 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award, and to receive the Hugo Voter Packet, an electronic package of nominated works graciously made available to voters by Hugo Award nominees and their publishers.