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We're currently researching the following conventions and will add pages when information is solid:

Cosy Con - mystery authors at the Poisoned Pen.

CraterCon - sf and fantasy con in Flagstaff run by NASFS (Northern Arizona Speculative Fiction Society).

CreationCons - Star Trek in the 90s - one in mid-1996. Starlog #144 says 2x Star Trek in 1989: Sheraton Phoenix (7-8 Oct) and Convention Center, Tucson (22-23 Jul) (possibly with Wil Wheaton). Long list of others identified through newspapers. Will add soon.

Doctor Who convention at Centennial Hall, Mesa on 15 Mar 1987.

PimaCon in Tucson. Advertised in the back of an early CopperCon program book.

PseudoCon 1 on 2-3 Jul 1993.

Star Trek Phoenix '83 at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix (1-3 Apr 1983) with Bibi Besch and Judson Scott.

Star Trek two day convention at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix (8-9 Jul 1988) with William Shatner.

Toy shows: Mary Anne's Toy Fest in Phoenix and The Tucson Collectible Toy Show in Tucson.

Conventions with materials held in the M. Horvat Collection of Science Fiction Convention Materials at the University of Iowa: Tricon Mesa (Mesa, 1977), Epilogcon I (Phoenix, 1975), Epiloguecon III (Tempe/Scottsdale, 1976) and Halfacon (Bisbee, 1978).

CopperCon, not the one we know and love but another one three years earlier in Bisbee in 1979, named for the Copper Queen Hotel in which it was held and run by Bruce Dane.

Flying Buffalo Con, possibly the oldest active convention in Phoenix, having been run by Flying Buffalo Games since 1973 and with dates announced for 2018.

Tunnels & Trolls Con (TrollCon), held since 2008, either entirely or mostly at the same time and place as Flying Buffalo Con.



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