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Three months to go!
It’s three months until LexiCon! We’re looking forward to welcoming you at the Suncourt three months today, for a weekend full of panels, presentations, workshops, cosplay, gaming, and hanging out in the bar.
Read on for updates on our programme, accommodation, competitions, merchandise, and more...
Competitions and Announcement of AGM
Our writing competitions are closing soon, and we're also legally required to hold an AGM. Here are some details on both.
LexiCon Programme - first draft out now!
We are delighted to bring you a first draft of our programme! Check it out.
LexiCon’s writing competitions are now open!
Submissions are now open for our short story and drabble competitions. Tell us a ratty tale, or invent a new word for our lexicons...
Our spring newsletter includes updates on programming, merchandise, and more.
Ghost of Honour announced
Orville the rat will be our In Memoriam Guest of Honour. He is best known for appearing in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy.
Fan GoH announced
John Toon, a dedicated contributor to the New Zealand fan community and a familiar face at local conventions, is confirmed as the Fan Guest of Honour at LexiCon.
Guest of Honour announced
Seanan McGuire (aka Mira Grant), renowned Californian urban fantasy and horror author, filk singer, and cartoonist, has been confirmed as our Guest of Honour.
LexiCon now open for registrations!
It’s time to book your spot at the 38th New Zealand National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention, being held at Queen’s Birthday Weekend 2017 in Taupō.
Taupō to host science fiction and fantasy event in 2017
Organisers of LexiCon, the 38th New Zealand National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention, have just announced that the 2017 event will be held at the Suncourt Hotel in Taupō from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 June (Queen’s Birthday Weekend).