Press Release #6 – Detcon1 Announces Rate Increase Effective April 1, 2014


March 12, 2013

Detcon1 Announces Rate Increase Effective April 1, 2014

Detroit, MI – Detcon1, the 2014 North American Science Fiction Convention, announces that some pre-registration rates will go up on April 1, 2014.

As of April 1, 2014, full adult attending membership prices will go up by $5, from $65 to $70 for a weekend membership. To encourage attendance by families and younger fans, young adult and child membership prices will remain at $50 and $25 respectively. Supporting memberships remain unchanged at $35. Online registration and a printable form is available at

Pre-supporter discounts remain in effect for pre-registrations but will not be given for memberships purchased at-the-door. Persons who pre-supported at the Passenger level qualify for a $20 discount, while those who pre-supported at the Driver level qualify for a $40 discount. A list of pre-supporting members can be found at



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Inquiries regarding the convention can be directed to Detcon1 Chair, Tammy Coxen, or 734-276-3215.


Detcon1 is being held July 17 through 20, 2014, at the Renaissance Center Marriott in downtown Detroit, Michigan.

The North American Science Fiction Convention (NASFiC), is held in years when the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) is held outside of North America.  Worldcon, an international gathering of the
science fiction and fantasy community, is being held in London, England in August 2014.

Memberships for Detcon1 can be purchased at

For more details on Detcon1, visit

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