How to Bid for a Smofcon
The site of a Smofcon is voted on during the Smofcon the previous year.
Smofcon bidding is extremely informal. If you want to bid for a
Smofcon, there are basically four steps:
- Attend Smofcons.
- During several "Fannish Inquisisions," say you would like to run a
- Do a hotel search and find a hotel that's
available in early December (traditional Smofcon dates).
- It never hurts to donate a cheese tray, case of beer or cookies to
a Smofcon Con Suite in the name of your bid. E-mail the people
running the Smofcon you might want to donate snacks or sponsor a
- The year before the proposed Smofcon, give a more detailed site
presentation and have flyers and a Website ready with convention
information in case your site wins.