(1) A Kind of Convention

A relaxicon is a convention at which there is little or no programming, but plenty of places where fans can gather and talk and party and SMOF and engage in mental and verbal fourth dimensional crifanac. The template was set well over half a century ago at the annual Midwestcon.

Contributors: Dr. Gafia

(2) A 1956 Relaxicon in the Bay Area

April 7-9, 1956 a relaxicon was held in the Carmel Valley of central California. It was organized by Les Cole, and attracted 18 people, mainly pros including Forrest J Ackerman, Evelyn Gold, Anthony Boucher, Mildred Clingerman, Miriam Allen de Ford, Roy Squires, Mari Wolf, Mel Sturais and others.

This is a convention page. Please extend it by adding information about the convention, including dates, GoHs, convention chairman, location, sponsoring organization, external links to convention pages, awards given, the program, notable events, anecdotes, pictures, scans of publications, pictures of T-shirts, con reports, etc.