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The 70th World Science Fiction Convention
August 30-September 3, 2012   Hyatt Regency   Chicago
Page Contents 1. Chicago Conventions
2. Regional Cons
  2.1. Illinois: Central
  2.2. Michigan, Indiana, Ohio: East
  2.3. Kentucky, Missouri, Kansas: South
  2.4. Iowa, Nebraska: West
  2.5. Wisconsin, Minnesota: North
3. Websites and Resources

Chicago Fandom

Chicago Conventions
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Regional Cons
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A list of conventions within a few hours drive of Chicago.

Illinois: Central
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  • DieCon 12 • June 22-24, 2012 • Collinsville, IL • gaming
  • Chambanacon • November 23-25, 2012 • Urbana, IL • science fiction
  • Rock-Con • October 19-21, 2012 • Rockford, IL • gaming

Michigan, Indiana, Ohio: East
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  • Marcon • April 6-8, 2012 • Columbus, OH • science fiction
  • Penguicon • April 27-29, 2012 • Troy, MI • open source & SF
  • World Steam Expo • May 25-28, 2012 • Dearborn, MI • steampunk
  • MediaWest*Con 31 • May 26-28, 2012 • Lansing, MI • media
  • Origins • May 30-June 3, 2012 • Columbus, OH • gaming
  • Colossalcon • June 7-10, 2012 • Sandusky, OH • anime
  • Kids Read Comics • July 7-8, 2012 • Chelsea, MI • comics
  • Midwestcon 62 • June 2012 • Cincinatti, OH • SF relaxacon
  • InConJunction XXXI • July 6-8, 2012 • Indianapolis, IN • science fiction
  • Ba-Con • June 29 - July 1, 2012 • Columbus, OH • geek culture
  • GenCon • August 16-19, 2012 • Indianapolis, IN • gaming
  • OVFF • October 26-28, 2012 • Columbus, OH • filk
  • Conclave 36 • October 2012 • Romulus, MI • science fiction
  • Corn on the Cob • October 2012 • Hudson, OH • gaming
  • Youmacon • November 2012 • Detroit, MI • anime
  • Pentacon XXVIII • November 9-11, 2012 • Fort Wayne, IN • gaming
  • Starbase Indy • November 23-25, 2012 • Indianapolis, IN • media
  • Anime Crossroads • December 7-9, 2012 • Indianapolis • anime
  • ConFusion • January 18-20,2013 • Troy, MI • science fiction
  • Marmalade Dog • February 2013 • Kalamazoo, MI • gaming
  • Ambercon • March 21-24, 2013 • Detroit, MI • gaming
  • Anime Punch • March 2013 • Columbus, OH • anime
  • Millennicon 25 • March 2013 • Cincinatti, OH • science fiction
  • Shutocon • April 5-7, 2013 • Lansing, MI • anime

Kentucky, Missouri, Kansas: South
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  • ConGlomeration • April 13-15, 2012 • Louisville, KY • media & SF
  • ConQuest • May 25-27, 2012 • Kansas City, MO • science fiction
  • Archon 35 • October 2013 • St. Louis, MO • science fiction

Iowa, Nebraska: West
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  • Constellation • April 13-15, 2012 • Lincoln, NE • general
  • Willycon • April 20-22, 2012 • Wayne, NE • science fiction
  • DemiCon • May 4-6, 2012 • Des Moines, IA
  • Anime-Zing! • June 1-3, 2012 • Davenport, IA • anime
  • I-Con 36 • October 2012 • Cedar Rapids, IA • science ficiton

Wisconsin, Minnesota: North
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  • Minicon • April 6-8, 2012 • Minneapolis, MN • science fiction
  • Odyssey Con • April 20-22, 2012 • Madison, WI • SF
  • No Brand Con • May 4-6, 2012 • Eau Claire, WI • anime
  • WisCon • May 25-28, 2012 • Madison, WI • feminist SF
  • 4th Street Fantasy • June 22-24, 2012 • Minneapolis, MN • fantasy
  • Anime Minneapolis • June 29-July 1, 2011 • Minneapolis, MN • anime
  • Convergence • July 5-8, 2012 • Minneapolis, MN • science fiction & media
  • Diversicon • August 3-5, 2011 • St. Paul, MN • science fiction
  • Dellacon 3 • September 14-16, 2012 • Wisconsin Dells, WI • relaxicon
  • Arcana • October 2012 • St. Paul, MN • horror
  • Marscon • March 1-3, 2013 • Minneapolis, MN • science fiction
  • Midwest Gaming Classic • March 2013 • Milwaukee, WI • gaming

Websites and Resources
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