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Hello fellow fans. Welcome to TusCon, Arizona.
More specifically, welcome to TusCon 41, our 41st annual Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror convention in Tuscon.. ah, we mean rather Tucson, Arizona.
TusCon 41 will be held October 31-Nov 2nd 2014 at the Hotel Tucson City Center InnSuites Conference Suite Resort in Tucson, Arizona.  Use Code “TUS1014” when making a hotel reservation. As always, the hotel provide a FREE buffet breakfast, FREE social hour drinks, Dog friendly and FREE parking!

Please make sure to register early; we like to keep this convention small and intimate so that everyone has a chance to interact with our amazing guest authors, artists and panelists. Attendance is limited to 500 registered attendees annually.

At TusCon, we do things a little differently. We have a relaxed, friendly atmosphere surrounding three days of fascinating events and up close and personal discussions with some of today’s finest Sci-Fi , Fantasy and Horror creators.

We are proud to welcome this years guests!
Author Guest of Honor: Janni Lee Simner
, Artist Guest of Honor: Sarah Clemens, Special Media Guest: Ernie Reyes Jr., Multi Media Special Guest: Geoff Notkin, Fan Guest Of Honor: Curt “Fergie” Booth, Musical Guest: The Whiskey Bards, Toastmaster: Ed Bryant, Guest Toastmaster: Weston Ochse and MANY more!!!

Our Toastmaster this year is the witty Ed Bryant, barring anything unforeseen… keeping our fingers/toes/noodles/tentacles crossed. Don’t miss our “Mingle with the Guests” this year at 7 PM Friday, October 31st hosted by Ed Bryant as we kick off the festivities of TusCon 41.

What else is there to do at the con?  We’re glad you asked:
Panel Discussions:
 TusCon prides itself on having really unusual, interesting panel discussions the likes of which you won’t see anywhere else. This has been a staple of our convention for 41 years and one of the reason’s people keep coming back.

  TusCon 41 will feature over 40 fascinating Guest Panelists, including authors, artists, filmmakers, actors, and top scientists in a variety of fields, including space science. Don’t miss our feature panels with Janni Lee Simner, Sarah Clemens and Geoff Notkin. Check our newly updated Interactive Convention Schedule for a list of panels, workshops, video and events.

Costumes!!!: Who doesn’t love dress up? This year we are having our Masquerade / CosPlay Contest Show and a weekend long Hall Cosplay / Costume Contest! Wear your hall costume and/or signup for our Masquerade / Cosplay Contest – there will be prizes for both! Winners will be highlighted on our homepage all year long!!!

Art Room: Visit our new and improved art room and take home an original masterpiece or a limited edition print. There’s some amazing work in the room this year. You can even learn about the creation process form the artists themselves in our Artist Alley. Check our schedule here as art demonstrations and classes are announced starting in October.

Dealers Room: Our Dealers Room will be jammed full of items not easily found outside of TusCon. Looking for a new sonic screwdriver, a great book, or a new costume gun for your steam punk cosplay, odds are you’ll find it here.

The Video Room: Check out our steady stream of hard-to-find classic & eclectic films in The Video Room open 24/3 during the Convention! The Video Room schedule will be posted outside the door to The Video Room as well as on our new Interactive Convention Schedule.

LAN Gaming Room: Into video games? The TusLAN gaming room will be operating all weekend long so you can destroy your opponents in a little friendly combat. This year featuring the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator.

Anime Room: Is Anime your thing? Check out our Anime room for hours of screenings. Schedule will be posted on the door to the Anime Room as well as on our new Interactive Convention Schedule.

ConSuite: Need someplace to chill and chat with friends old and new? Our infamous ConSuite will feature FREE food and beverage, including our signature homemade cookies from our resident Cookie Faerie. On Sunday afternoon join us for the Dead Dog Chili!

Themed Parties: Like parties? We’re cooking up a variety of themed parties for the convention to be announced later. Check the Schedule Page for more info starting in October. Make sure to book a hotel room so you can stay overnight without missing any of the fun.

Keep up on the latest: Follow us on Facebook , and Twitter , for a regular stream of interesting science fiction, fantasy, horror, anime, film, and hard science content, and for exciting updates and announcements about TusCon 41.

We think you’re going to love TusCon -- “The Best Little Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Convention in Arizona.”

Author GoH

Janni Lee Simner

Artist GoH

Sarah Clemens

Media Guest
Ernie Reyes Jr.

Musical Guest

The Whiskey Bards


Special Guest

Geoff Notkin


Fan GoH

Curt “Fergie” Booth


Guest Toastmaster

Weston Ochse

Ed Bryant