SWOC events at Rainfurrest

Seatac Airport hilton
September 27, 2015
17620 International Blvd., Seatac, WA 98188-4001

  • 11:00 AM, Elliott A "SWOC, ConComCon, and You"
  • Have you ever wanted to start your own con? Have you wondered about what it takes to run a convention? SWOC has helped to start and run events throughout the Pacific Northwest and even hosts a convention on how to host conventions every year. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about convention-running, come get involved!
  • 12:00 PM, EllioTT A SWOC Board Meeting
  • This is an open board meeting for SWOC, hosts of the 73rd Annual WorldCon. Members of RainFurrest are encouraged to come participate and learn more about the state of fandom in the Pacific Northwest.

    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

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


    Past SWOC Activities

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

    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