NASFiC 13, AKA Spikecon, will be held in conjunction with Westercon 72, Manticon 2019, and a 1632 Minicon on July 4-7, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn (and three others) and the Davis Conference Center in Layton, UT. (Near where the Golden Spike was hammered in to complete the transcontinental railroad.) The committee (chaired by Kate Hatcher) is the same for all three conventions, but the GoHs are different.


Author GoH will be Jim Butcher, Artist GoH will be Vincent Villafranca, Filk GoH will be Tom Smith, Cosplay GoH will be Kitty Krell, Special Guest will be Eric Flint, Theater Special Guest will be Dewey Douglas, and the Fan GoH Trio will be Kevin Standlee, Lisa Hayes & Kuma Bear.


The Author GoHs will be David Weber and Laurell K. Hamilton, Artist GoH will be Vincent Villafranca, Artist and Costumer GoH will be Dragon Dronet, Editor GoH will be Susan Chang, Fan GoH will be Linda Deneroff, and Fan GoHs and MCs will be Bjo & John Trimble. (Villafranca is a GoH of both conventions.)

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Local Guest Author will be Eric James Stone and Local Guest Artist will be Newton Ewell.

The Westercon 72 committee won the bidding to hold the 2019 NASFiC in conjunction with Spikecon. See 2019 NASFiC Site Selection results.

Spikecon also partnered with the annual conventions Manticon and 1632 Minicon to be held in conjunction with the convention.

There will be a Blood Drive in association with the Heinlein Society. The convention's designated charities are ANE: Adopt-A-Native-Elder, which provides support to indigenous elders, and Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida, which is one of the world’s largest accredited sanctuaries for exotic cats.

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