Westercon 65: Conclusion, is dedicated to promoting the awareness of all aspects of the sciences, science fiction, comics, gaming, literature and related Geek culture.

Westercon welcomes all ages, races, sexual orientations, genders and gender identities, creeds, physical and mental abilities, and familial statuses. We are a gathering for the techie, trekkie, mathlete, gamers, and Anime fans.   The super smart, freaks, nerds, geeks and, gurus , -- a home base where all tastes of geekdom and the exotica of pop/cult cultures or, at least, what is considered to be pop/cult cultures at this time can be sampled. 

We celebrate and honor the legacy of the geeks and nerds of all genders that have gone before us.  The thick spectacled characters from someone’s imagination, along with their real time counterparts, that contribute to science and technology; comics, arts and literature; game play and game design.

Key events at Westercon include; a Masquerade, a Burlesque show, film previews,  a convention wide mystery game, a dealer room and art show,  a Pirate parade, 3 nights of dances, 3 nights of parties, concerts, 4 days and nights of gaming, and great panels daily by the people creating this wonderful new world we live in. 


Our hotel is filling up fast and the room types are running out.  Get your reservations made.

The Publications page has been updated, on it you can now find our

  • Program Book
  • Pocket Program
  • Printable Daily Grids
  • PR#0 - PR#2

The complete program book - this is not the print version and has been reduced some for use on phones and such:

You can also find our online interactive grid here 
For thoes using Smart phones this may be a better link.

The filk panels include getting a tech kit together cheap, performing, accompanying others, alien musicology, and just getting together to make music! There will also be concerts!

Concert schedules:
Friday noon - Leannan Sidhe
Friday 4pm - Alexander James Adams
Friday 8pm - CRIME and the Forces of Evil
Saturday 1pm - Andrew Ross
Saturday 3pm - Vixy & Tony
Saturday 7pm - Steve Savitzky
Saturday 7:30 - Lynn Gold
Sunday 11am - Starlight
Sunday 12:30 - Jeff & Maya Bohnhoff

In addition, the song contest judging will be at noon on Saturday! The theme is "ConClusion" and you can write the song prior to the con.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Full Memberships (July 5-8, 2012)

At the door for the convention is $75.00
Staff rate is $45.00
Youth is half the full weekend rate
$37.50 for full weekend
$22.50 for the children of staff

Day rates (All ages)

Day memberships are entry only and do not include voting privileges.

Thursday $20.00
Friday $30.00
Saturday $30.00
Sunday $20.00

Day memberships are entry only and do not include voting privileges.

Registration hours

Grand Ballroom 1

Thursday 3pm to 9pm.
Friday 9am to 9pm
Saturday 9am to 9pm
Sunday 9am to noon

At Westercon LXV, John will be leading discussions of three classic Science Fiction novels. Click here for more information.


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Event Submission for Gaming at Westercon 65: ConClusion is open. We have a large gaming area and would love to include your game!

If you wish to run a game at the show, please send mail to gaming @ westercon65.org.

If you have questions about what games are best, how games/events are chosen, or any other submission-related issue, contact us!

Most of our events fit into one of these categories:

  • Board games
  • Role-playing
  • RPGA
  • Miniatures
  • LARP (Live Action Role-playing)
  • Card games

If you have an idea for a game that doesn't fit into one of these categories please contact us:  gaming @ westercon65.org.