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2016, 1941 Hugo Award Base Designers Announced

MidAmeriCon II, the 2016 Worldcon, announced on June 13 via their Twitter feed that they have selected designers for the 2016 Hugo Award and 1941 Retrospective Hugo Award trophy bases. Sara Felix (president of the Association of Science Fiction and … Continue reading

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2016 Hugo Award Base Competition Announced

The 2016 World Science Fiction Convention (“MidAmericon II”) has announced an open competition to design the base of the 2016 Hugo Award. The deadline for submitting a proposed design is January 18, 2016. The Hugo Award trophy consists of a … Continue reading

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Official 2015 Hugo Award Photos

The 2015 Worldcon’s Official Photographer, Olav Rokne, has published an album of official photos of the 2015 Hugo Awards and 2015 Worldcon Masquerade. In addition, the designer of this year’s Hugo Award trophy, Matthew Dockrey, has provided design notes and … Continue reading

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2015 Hugo Award Voting Closed; Ceremony Plans in Place

Voting for the 2015 Hugo Awards closed at the end of July. The Awards will be announced at a ceremony at the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention, Sasquan, in Spokane, Washington. The 2015 Hugo Awards Ceremony will be on the … Continue reading

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2015 Hugo Award Base Competition Announced

The 2015 World Science Fiction Convention (“Sasquan”) announced today an open competition to design the base of the 2015 Hugo Award. The Hugo Award trophy consists of a rocket design standardized since 1984 on a design by Peter Weston and … Continue reading

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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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