Equicon

A West Coast Star Trek convention held near one of the equinoxes. It began in 1971 as a small SF convention, but in 1973 it added Star Trek program and moved to LA. Beginning in 1975, it was usually combined with Filmcon.

https://fanlore.org/wiki/Equicon (IA) Fanlore entry

Convention Date GoHs Venue
Equicon '71 1971 Santa Barbara, CA
Equicon '72 1972 Santa Barbara, CA
Equicon '73 April 20-22, 1973 Theodore Sturgeon Marriott near LAX
Equicon '74 April 12-14, 1974 D. C. Fontana Marriott near LAX
Equicon '75 May 24-25, 1975 El Cortex Hotel in San Diego
Equicon '76 April 16-18, 1976 Los Angeles
Equicon '77 1977 Cancelled because of "various problems"
Equicon '81 April 17-19, 1981 Sheraton Plaza La Reina Hotel
Equicon '85 April 5-7, 19851985 Revived
Equicon '86 1986
Equicon '87 1987
Equicon '88 April 1-3, 1988 last one

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