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=Swancon 3=
 
=Swancon 3=
  
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Swancon III - Western Australia's third SF convention.
  
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Dates: July 21-23 1978
  
 
==Committee==
 
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Chair: Roy Ferguson
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Secretary/Marketing?: Bob Ogden (All the advertising had his contact details)
  
  
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==Guests==
 
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The phrase 'no costume is no costume' was introduced to Perth fandom as a result of the 'Least Dressed Costume' competition. Costumes included a bookmark and a paper bag.
 
The phrase 'no costume is no costume' was introduced to Perth fandom as a result of the 'Least Dressed Costume' competition. Costumes included a bookmark and a paper bag.
  
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==External Documents==
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* Australian SF Distributed Archive Project blog [http://history.sf.org.au/?p=736 Swancon 3 - Ephemera]
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* Flickr files associated with Swancon 3 [https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=swancon3 All Swancon 3 uploaded files]
  
  
 
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Revision as of 13:23, 10 January 2017

Swancon 3

Swancon III - Western Australia's third SF convention.

Dates: July 21-23 1978

Committee

Chair: Roy Ferguson Secretary/Marketing?: Bob Ogden (All the advertising had his contact details)


Venue

Murdoch University.

Guests

... (May not have been one)

History

...

Oral History and Reminiscences

This was the first of the SwanCons to have a dinner out at a restaurant, which was held at the Welcome Stranger Steakhouse. This establishment was owned by parents of fans (Mark and Katrina Hennessy). The were also noteworthy for owning the Barbarella franchise. (Sally Beasley)

There was a Darth Vader sound alike competition, where people were tested on the phrase "Leave that to me". Sally Beasley was either a winner or an honourable mention.

The phrase 'no costume is no costume' was introduced to Perth fandom as a result of the 'Least Dressed Costume' competition. Costumes included a bookmark and a paper bag.

External Documents