FenCon X - October 4-6, 2013 - Dallas, Texas


FenCon X - Infinite Possibilities

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FenCon X welcomes Infinite Possibilities


Guest of Honor:

Music Guest of Honor:

Artist Guest of Honor:

Fen Guest of Honor:

Science Guest of Honor:

YA Author Guest of Honor:


Special Guests of Honor & 
Writers Workshop Leaders:

Special Gaming Guest:



Cory Doctorow

Heather Dale

Charles Vess

Tom Smith

Geoffrey A. Landis

Amber Benson

John A. Ringo

Patrick and Teresa
Nielsen Hayden

Sandy Petersen

more guests

FenCon X will be held October 4-6, 2013, at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Near the Galleria. (That's at 14315 Midway Road in the Dallas suburb of Addison.) This year FenCon looks forward to "Infinite Possibilities".

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FenCon News and Notes

Advance sign ups are closed Don't panic! There are still slots available for workshops and tastings. Sign  up for workshops at the FenConvenience Store and tastings  and Papercrafting at Registration. Workshops except Papercrafting have a materials fee. 

Early enrollment has closed, but you can still purchase day and weekend memberships at the door. See our membership page for details and pricing.

Sign up now: Pre-registration for our tastings and workshops is now open. Space is limited, so sign up now to reserve your seat. Gaming pre-registration is also open now. See the Gaming page for details.

Costume Contest: Time to enter is running out! If you're entering a costume in the Saturday night contest, your costume contest entry form must be completed, signed, and submitted to Convention Operations before 2 PM Saturday. Don't have an entry form? Download a copy here. But please, print the entry form single-side only. We need to be able to separate all 3 pages from each other.

Rent a table; Are you an author with a book to sell? Do you have an interesting science project? Or a club to promote? Then you need to Rent-a-Table at this year's FenCon. Just $5 gets you half a table for 2 hours. ($10 gets you the whole table.) We still have spaces available on Friday afternoon, early on Saturday, and most of Sunday. All the details are on the FenCon dealer page in the "Rent-a-Table" section. Sign up early as slots will fill up fast!

Giving back:

Our designated charity for FenCon XI is Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County. The Children's Advocacy Center "provides a friendly environment where children can safely tell their story and receive the support they need." They provide "safety, healing and justice" for children that have become victims of abuse or neglect.

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FenCon X: Infinite Possibilities

Be safe: FenCon is dedicated to providing a fun, safe, harassment-free convention experience for everyone. In order to promote a congenial environment, we have established a Code of Conduct for our members. We expect your best behavior and in return we try to give you the very best convention experience we can. Please read our Code of Conduct and understand how to make FenCon fun for all.

The social network: Facebook logoWant an easy way to let your Facebook friends know about this year's convention? Point them to our Facebook event page or invite 'em yourself using the links on that page. Spread the word!

Party people: Want to throw a party at FenCon? You must let us know so we can put you on the "party floor". (Parties anywhere else may be shut down by the hotel.) E-mail hotel@fencon.org with your name and confirmation number We'll even promote your party in the at-con newsletter!

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FenCon X - October 4-6, 2013 - Dallas, Texas