Minicon 14

Minicon 14 was held 9–11 April 1982 at the St. Paul Radisson. The guests of honor were John Varley (pro), Clifford D. Simak (fan), and Spider Robinson (musician). The executive committee was Don Bailey, Steve Bond, Reen Brust and Scott Imes.


According to a detailed ledger found in 2017, there were 754 pre-registered adults, 20 pre-registered children and 100 (exactly) pre-registered supporting members, for a total pre-registration of 874. At the door, 180 more adults registered, along with 6 children. 72 of the suporting members converted and there were 5 more supports at the door. That makes a total membership of 1065. The warm body count is not known.

Program Book

small Minicon 14 program book cover

Here is a scan of the program book, nicely processed — (4.3 MB).

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