SWOC (formerly the Seattle Westercon Organizing Committee) organizes conventions in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest and has done so since its founding in 1990. SWOC is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation in accordance with its bylaws.

SWOC is the sponsoring organization of Sasquan, the 2015 Worldcon on AUgust 19-23 in Spokane, WA

SWOC hosts ConComCon (also known as C-Cubed), an annual regional conference for conveniton organizers, and is the legal corporate entity of Conflikt, Seattle's filk convention. For more information about some of the past events SWOC has organized or sponsored, vist our archives.

SWOC offers several scholarships for ConComCon memberships to area conventions, to develop skills and networking among regional conrunners.

SWOC Activities

Sasquan • Worldcon 2014
August 19-23, 2015
Spokane, WA

ConComCon 26
June 2016
Portland, OR
Conflikt 9
January 29-31, 2016
Seattle, WA


Past SWOC Activities

Westercon 65
July 5-8, 2012
Seatac, WA
Cascadia Con
September 1-5, 2005
Seatac, WA
  • Westercon 56, July 3-6, 2003, Seatac, WA
  • Westercon 50, July 3-6, 1997, Seattle, WA
  • Westercon 46, July 2-5, 1997, Seattle, WA