THE 2005 DUFF RACE IS UNDERWAY!
Nominations for the 2005 Down Under Fan Fund delegate are now open. The North American winner will attend the Australian National SF Convention June 10-13 in Hobart, Tasmania -- and experience first hand the Joys of Oz!
To appear on the DUFF ballot, a candidate must submit nominations from 3 North American nominators and two from Australia and/or New Zealand. Nominations will close February 15, 2005.
Ballots will go forth as quickly as possible. and will be downloadable from this website. Anyone who wishes may also publish ballots for their conventions and fanzines, or downloadable ballots on their own sites.
Ballots must include a voting fee of at least $4US or $6Aus. Ballots will be accepted until April 15th, the winner announced as soon as the current administartors, Norman Cates in New Zealand, and Guy and Rosy Lillian in America, confer.
Candidates should start preparations towards obtaining their passports and visas NOW.
Any questions or comments should be directed to Cates or the Lillians via e-mail. (Norman is at email@example.com, the Lillians at GHLIII@yahoo.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.)
The Lillians will be moving from their New Orleans home at year's end, probably to Shreveport, Louisiana, but they will be maintaining their New Orleans post office. A new address will be posted here when available.
EVER WANT TO GO DOWNUNDER? DUFF 2005 IS YOUR CHANCE!