Nominations for DUFF 2005
Nominations for DUFF 2005 are now open. The winner -- to come from North America -- will be expected to attend the Australian National SF Convention June 10-13 in Hobart, Tasmania.
To appear on the DUFF ballot, a candidate must submit nominations from 3 North American nominators and two from Australia and/or New Zealand. We will also need a $25 bond and a 100-word platform statement.
Nominations will close February 15, 2005. Ballots will go forth as quickly as possible. They will be downloadable from the DUFF website, and anyone who wishes may also publish 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 Norman Cates and Guy and Rosy Lillian 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's e-dress is firstname.lastname@example.org; the Lillians can be reached at GHLIII@yahoo.com.
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 address, P.O. Box 53092 NOLa 70153-3092, for the time being. Watch the website for changes.
Okay? Let the good times roll!