Con History

ArmadilloCon 1 (1979)
Chair: Willie Siros
Guest of Honor: John Varley
Fan Guest: Jeanne Gomoll
Toastmaster: Howard Waldrop

ArmadilloCon 2 (1980)
Chair: Willie Siros
Guest of Honor: Gardner Dozois
Fan Guest: Harry O. Morris
Toastmaster: Chad Oliver

ArmadilloCon 3 (1981)
Chair: Willie Siros
Guest of Honor: Chad Oliver
Fan Guest: Bob Wayne
Toastmaster: Ed Bryant

ArmadilloCon 4 (1982)
Chair: Ed Scarbrough
Guests of Honor: George Alec Effinger & George R. R. Martin
Fan Guest: Joe Pumilia
Toastmaster: Ed Bryant

ArmadilloCon 5 (1983)
Chair: Ed Scarbrough
Guest of Honor: Howard Waldrop
Fan Guest: Becky Matthews
Toastmaster: Neal Barrett, Jr.

ArmadilloCon 6 (1984)
Chair: Ed Scarbrough
Guest of Honor: John Sladek
Fan Guests: James Corrick & Gay Miller Corrick
Toastmaster: Joe R. Lansdale
Special Guest: Ellen Datlow

ArmadilloCon 7 (1985)
(relaxacon)

ArmadilloCon 8 (1986)
Chair: Robert Taylor
Guest of Honor: William Gibson
Editor Guest: Ellen Datlow
Fan Guest: Debbie Notkin
Toastmaster: Lewis Shiner

ArmadilloCon 9 (1987)
Chair: Fred Duarte, Jr.
Guest of Honor: Bruce Sterling
Artist Guest: J. R. Daniels
Editor Guest: Beth Meacham
Fan Guest: Mark Olson
Toastmaster: Pat Cadigan

ArmadilloCon 10 (1988)
Chairs: Fred Duarte, Jr. & Karen Meschke
Guest of Honor: K. W. Jeter
Artist Guest: Brad W. Foster
Editor Guest: Ginjer Buchanan
Fan Guests: Scott & Jane Dennis
Toastmaster: Lewis Shiner

ArmadilloCon 11 (1989)
Chair: Karen Meschke
Guest of Honor: Lewis Shiner
Artist Guest: Don Ivan Punchatz
Editor Guest: Pat LoBrutto
Fan Guest: Mike Glyer
Toastmaster: Connie Willis
Special Guests: William Gibson & Tom Maddox (sponsored by MCC)

ArmadilloCon 12 (1990)
Chair: Ed Graham
Guest of Honor: Pat Cadigan
Artist Guest: Jean Elizabeth Martin
Editor Guest: Susan Allison
Fan Guest: Debbie Hodgkinson
Toastmaster: Melinda M. Snodgrass
Special Guests: Vernor Vinge & Mark Stiegler (sponsored by MCC)

ArmadilloCon 13 (1991)
Chair: Casey Hamilton
Guest of Honor: Dan Simmons
Artist Guest: Dell Harris
Editor Guest: Amy Stout
Fan Guest: Pat Mueller
Toastmistress: Emma Bull

ArmadilloCon 14 (1992)
Chairs: Lori Wolf & Fred Duarte, Jr.
Guest of Honor: Neal Barrett, Jr.
Artist Guest: Darrell K. Sweet
Editor Guest: Gardner Dozois
Fan Guest: Al Jackson
Toastmaster: Kim Stanley Robinson

ArmadilloCon 15 (1993)
Chairs: Willie Siros & Lori Wolf
Guest of Honor: Gwyneth Jones
Artist Guest: Harry O. Morris
Editor Guest: John Douglas
Toastmaster: Michael Bishop

ArmadilloCon 16 (1994)
Chairs: Ed Graham & Casey Hamilton
Guest of Honor: Elizabeth Moon
Artist Guest: David Cherry
Editor Guest: Gordon Van Gelder
Fan Guest: Gregory Benford
Toastmaster: Bradley Denton
Special Guest: Guy Gavriel Kay

ArmadilloCon 17 (1995)
Chairs: Fred Duarte, Jr. & Dan Tolliver
Guest of Honor: Alex&er Jablokov
Artist Guest: Vincent Di Fate
Editor Guest: John Silbersack
Fan Guests: Dick Smith & Leah Zeldes Smith
Toastmaster: Terry Bisson

ArmadilloCon 18 (1996)
Chair: Dan Tolliver
Guest of Honor: Jonathan Lethem
Artist Guest: Bob Eggleton
Editor Guest: Patrick Nielsen Hayden
Fan Guests: Spike Parsons & Tom Becker
Toastmaster: Mike Resnick

ArmadilloCon 19 (1997)
Chair: John Gibbons
Guest of Honor: Mary Rosenblum

ArmadilloCon 20 (1998)
Chairs: A. T. Campbell, III & Lori Wolf
Guest of Honor: Bradley Denton
Artist Guest: Mitchell Bentley
Editor Guest: David Hartwell
Fan Guest: Peggy Ranson
Toastmaster: Steven Gould
Special Guest: Peter F. Hamilton (sponsored by ALAMO)

ArmadilloCon 21 (1999)
Chairs: Mona Gamboa & John Gibbons
Guest of Honor: Sean Stewart
Artist Guest: Wayne Barlowe
Editor Guest: Shawna McCarthy
Fan Guest: Harry Stubbs
Toastmaster: William Browning Spencer
Special Guest: Neil Gaiman (sponsored by ALAMO)

ArmadilloCon 22 (2000)
Chairs: John Gibbons & Dan Tolliver
Guest of Honor: Catherine Asaro
Artist Guest: Adam “Mojo” Lebowitz
Editor Guest: Betsy Mitchell
Fan Guest: Robert Taylor
Toastmaster: Mary Doria Russell
Special Guest: Kathleen Ann Goonan (sponsored by ALAMO)

ArmadilloCon 23 (2001)
Chairs: Renee Babcock & Lori Wolf
Guest of Honor: J. Gregory Keyes
Artist Guest: John Jude Palencar
Editor Guest: Toni Weisskopf
Fan Guest: Teddy Harvia
Toastmaster: Walter Jon Williams
Special Guest: Esther Friesner (sponsored by ALAMO)

ArmadilloCon 24 (2002)
Chairs: Renee Babcock & Chuck Siros
Guest of Honor: Martha Wells
Artist Guests: Frank Cho & Scott Kurtz
Editor Guest: Tom Doherty
Fan Guests: Kurt Baty & Scott Bobo
Toastmaster: Joe R. Lansdale
Special Guest: Robin Hobb (sponsored by ALAMO)

ArmadilloCon 25 (2003)
Chair: John Gibbons
Guest of Honor: Kage Baker
Fan Guest: Willie Siros
Toastmaster: Aaron Allston
Editor Guest: Anne Groell
Artist Guest: John Picacio
Special Guest: Vernor Vinge

ArmadilloCon 26 (2004)
Chairs: Kimm Antell & Chuck Siros
Guest of Honor: Sharon Shinn
Fan Guest: Chaz “Hazel” Boston Baden
Toastmaster: K.D. Wentworth
Editor Guest: Stanley Schmidt
Artist Guest: Charles Vess
Mystery Guests of Honor:
Charlaine Harris & Barbara Hambly (sponsored by ALAMO)

ArmadilloCon 27 (2005)
Chairs: Renee Babcock & John Gibbons
Guest of Honor: Charles Stross
Fan Guests: Jim & Laurie Mann
Toastmaster: Charles De Lint
Editor Guest: Jim Minz
Artist Guest: Ctein
Special Guest: Sean McMullen (sponsored by ALAMO)

ArmadilloCon 28 (2006)
Chair: Kimm Antell
Guest of Honor: Julie Czerneda
Fan Guest: Grant Kruger
Toastmaster: Esther Friesner
Special Toastmaster: Mark Finn
Editor Guest: Diana Gill
Artist Guest: Ellisa Mitchell
Special Guest: James P. Hogan

ArmadilloCon 29 (2007)
Chair: Renee Babcock
Guest of Honor: Louise Marley
Fan Guest: Patty Wells
Toastmaster: Howard Waldrop
Editor Guest: Sharyn November
Artist Guest: Gary Lippincott
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ArmadilloCon 30 (2008)
Co-Chairs: Kurt Baty & Chuck Siros
Guest of Honor: John Scalzi
Fan Guest: Kelly Persons
Toastmaster: Bill Crider
Editor Guest: Sheila Williams
Artist Guest: David Lee Anderson
Special Guest: Joe & Gay Haldeman

ArmadilloCon 31 (2009)
Chair: Kimm Antell
Guest of Honor: Scott Lynch
Fan Guest: Karen Meschke
Toastmaster: Scott A. Cupp
Editor Guest: Chris Roberson
Artist Guest: Stephan Martiniere
Special Guest: Joan D. Vinge

ArmadilloCon 32 (2010)
Chairs: Elizabeth Burton and Dan Tolliver
Guest of Honor: Rachel Caine
Fan Guest: Elspeth Bloodgood
Toastmistress: Nancy Kress
Editor Guest: Anne Sowards
Artist Guest: Cat Conrad
Special Guests: Ilona Andrews & Michael Bishop

ArmadilloCon 33 (2011)
Chairs: Jennifer Juday and Charles Siros
Guest of Honor: Paolo Bacigalupi
Fan Guest: Fred Duarte, Jr.
Toastmaster: Mark Finn
Editor Guest: Lou Anders
Artist Guest: Vincent Villafranca
Special Guests: Emma Bull and Will Shetterly

ArmadilloCon 34 (2012)
Chair: Sara Felix
Guest of Honor: Anne Bishop
Fan Guest: Bill Parker
Toastmaster: A. Lee Martinez
Editor Guest: Liz Gorinsky
Artist Guest: Julie Dillon
Special Guest: Chloe Neill

WesterCon 49 (1996)
Location: El Paso, Texas
Chairs: Richard Brandt & Fred Duarte, Jr.
Guests of Honor: James P. Blaylock & Howard Waldrop
Artist Guest: Brad W. Foster
Fan Guests: Arnie & Joyce Katz
Toastmaster: Pat Cadigan

World Fantasy Convention 2000
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Chair: Fred Duarte, Jr.
Guests of Honor: K. W. Jeter & John Crowley
Artist Guest: Charles Vess
Toastmaster: Joe R. Lansdale

World Fantasy Convention 2006
Chairs: Renee Babcock & Fred Duarte, Jr.
Guests of Honor: Glen Cook, Dave Duncan, & Robin Hobb
Toastmaster: Bradley Denton
Editor Guest: Glenn Lord
Artist Guest: John Jude Palencar
Robert E. Howard Artist Guest: Gary Gianni