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books without charge. Excerpt: NASFiC, a.k.a. the North American
Science Fiction Convention, is a science fiction convention
scheduled only during years where the Worldcon is being held
outside of the North American continent. NASFiC bids voted on by
the Worldcon (or NASFiC if one exists) membership the year after a
non-North American Worldcon site has been selected. As of 2009,
this is one year in advance of a potential NASFiC. Activities at a
NASFiC parallel those seen at Worldcon, but may differ with each
convention committee. The convention may be held as an individual
event or in conjunction with another convention. It generally
occurs near the time of the Worldcon, but not in direct competition
with it. Nine NASFiCs have occurred to date. The name NASFiC is
owned by the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). The late Robert
Sacks led a movement to separate NASFiC from the World Science
Fiction Society, similar to Eurocon, but WSFS has chosen to keep
NASFiC under its own aegis. This is a list of the NASFiCs held, or
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