Norwescon 44 Post-Con COVID Report 1

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The Norwescon COVID safety team would like to extend our sincere appreciation to all of you who helped us keep Norwescon 44 as safe as possible. All attending staff, members, pros, panelists, performers, artists, and dealers were vaccinated, and masking was followed well by everyone.

NWC44 COVID Positive Report Form

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Though we did our best to minimize the risk of COVID transmission at Norwescon 44, we recognize that 100% protection was unlikely. If you tested positive for COVID at or within two weeks following Norwescon 44, we ask that you let us know so that we can track potential transmission and notify members who may have been nearby. Thank you for helping us protect the Norwescon community!

Speculative Film Festival Winners Announced

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Norwescon’s Speculative Film Festival was held at Norwescon 44 over Thursday and Friday nights. The festival had a panel of 10 judges which watched over 100 films to select some of the best science fiction, fantasy, and horror short films from around the world.

Norwescon 44 Digital Program Book

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While we only printed 100 physical copies of the program book this year for our archives and collectors, don’t worry! You don’t have to miss out — we’ve also created a digital version for you to download!

Norwescon 44: The Stars of Home

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We are thrilled to announce our guest of honor lineup for Norwescon 44, featuring esteemed professionals from right here in the Pacific Northwest! We welcome Cat Rambo, Rob Carlos, Fairwood Press, Connor Alexander, and Lydia K. Valentine as Guests of Honor.

Announcement Regarding Norwescon 44

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We are writing to tell you about our plans for Norwescon 44, the steps we are taking to mitigate health risks, and announcing a virtual option to accommodate our members who are unable or reluctant to join us for an in-person convention.

Suite Requests are Open

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We are now accepting suite reservation requests! If you’d like to host a party at Norwescon, please review this year’s guidelines as posted on our Hotels page, including updated guidance for Covid safety protocols, before submitting your request.

Single Pattern Contest Patterns Chosen

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Whether you’ve had a hard day of work or a delightful evening out, nothing beats coming home, shedding your coat and shoes, and hanging up your hat. Our Single Pattern Contest judges are prepared to be dazzled and amazed by your versions of this year’s patterns, Simplicity 8361 & Simplicity 8713.