Category Archives: Trophies

Hugo and Retro Hugo Base Designs Selected

After reviewing the design proposals, Loncon 3 has selected the winner of the design competition for the Loncon 3 Hugo Award bases. The winning design for the 2014 award was submitted by Joy Alyssa Day. This is Ms. Day’s first … Continue reading

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2013 Hugo Trophy Unveiled

The design of the 2013 Hugo Award trophy was unveiled during the Opening Ceremonies of LoneStarCon 3, the 2013 World Science Fiction Convention, on the evening of August 29. In keeping with recent practice, LoneStarCon 3 elected to showcase the … Continue reading

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2013 Hugo Base Designer Announced

Texas-based artist Vincent Villafranca will design the 2013 Hugo Award trophy base, according to an announcement from LoneStarCon 3, the 2013 World Science Fiction Convention. LSC3′s announcement goes on to say that Villafranca is a Chesley Award-winning sculptor who produces … Continue reading

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2012 Hugo Trophy Unveiled

The design of the 2012 Hugo Award trophy was unveiled during the Opening Ceremonies of Chicon 7, the 2012 World Science Fiction Convention, on the evening of August 30. Although in recent years conventions have unveiled that year’s design during … Continue reading

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2012 Hugo Base Design Contest Deadline Extended

Chicon 7, the 2012 World Science Fiction Convention, has extended the deadline for submitting designs for the 2012 Hugo Award trophy base until January 15, 2012. The Chicon 7 web site has full details on the design competition and the … Continue reading

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2011 Hugo Base Design Competition Open

Renovation, the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention, has announced an open competition for the design of the 2011 Hugo Award base. The convention is soliciting artists and designers from around the world to come up with a base that is … Continue reading

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The 2009 Trophy

Pictures of the 2009 Hugo Award trophy, designed by Dave Howell, are now online here. Be sure to check out the top-down view of the base, which shows the blast pit as the Hugo rocket lifts off from the asteroid … Continue reading

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2008 Base Design Competition

Denvention 3, the 2008 World Science Fiction Convention, has announced a competition to find a designer for its Hugo Award trophy base. As usual, the trophy design must include the standard Hugo rocket. The rules of the competition are available … Continue reading

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