Banff International '89

The first BanffCon was held October 6-8, 1989 (Canadian Thanksgiving) at a lodge inside Banff National Park. There appears to have been no GoH. Attendance was 402 and it was run by a group of fans from Alberta.

It was noted that this was the first convention anyone could remember where there was a fee to drive to the site. (People had to pay to get into the park.) The masquerade was run as a diplomatic reception — everyone at the convention received an invitation to come dressed in the formal dress of your own planet.

There is a review by Steve Forty in BCSFAZine 198:10-11 for November 1989.

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