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This page is for news about Convergence. A large portion of it is dictated by the Timeline.

Convergence 26

Vote results:

Louisville, Kentucky, USA: 80
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: 55
The Pants of Boo: 1

C26 was planned for Louisville, May 15-17, 2020. It's been delayed due to the pandemic. Updates when they happen.

Convergence 25

Convergence 25 Boston May 3-5th 2019

Convergence 24

C24 Detroit 2018

Convergence 23

C23: Dallas

Convergence 22

C22: New Orleans March 25th-28th

Convergence XXII

Convergence 21

C21: Hollywood May 1-3 2015

August 12, 2014


Dr. Frank N Furter (scientist) and friends present New Orleans, LA

Miss Stasha, Voodoo and friends present Hollywood, California

Voting has begun.

Convergence 20

C20: Chicago 2014 Convergence XXII

June 16 2013


Washington DC
Chicago IL

June 2 2013

Timeline page has been updated with dates for C20 bids and voting.

Convergence 19

C19: Austin Tx April 19-21 2013

Convergence 18

Feb 29, 2012

C18: Buffalo June 15 - 17, 2012.

June 17, 2011

We have a bid - Razorjak Digital Enigma and DJ Storm present Buffalo, NY. June, 2012 Buffalo, NY. It'll be great.

April 28, 2011

Anyone want to bid? I really don't want to have to go to Boo's Pants ya know.

Convergence 17

April 11, 2010

THe votes are in. Cozumel, Mexico will be the site for Convergence in 2011.

November 30, 2009

The Timeline for the C17 Bid Selection process is up

Convergence 16

April 3, 2009

Unsurprisingly, Parks City, Utah won the vote. 67 for Park City 17 for Boo's Pants

March 22, 2009

One bid has been recieved this year - Madelyn Boudreaux and Wookie present Park City, Utah.

As per the Timeline = ratification ends at midnight tonight. Voting begins on March 26th and runs to April 2nd. Pings have been sent to the voter database, so if you haven't recieved one, post to alt.gothic right away.

September 07, 2008

Bid proposal's for Convergence 16 should be submitted to Siobhan between the 7th and 28th of February 2008. Details are in the Timeline and Bids pages.

Convergence 15

September 03, 2008

The vote results are in. Eilis, Laura and Shannon's Convergence on a Ship, a Fucking Ship mind you Bid in Long Beach, CA won decisively with 63% of the first round votes.

For some reason the table showing the votes insists on being at the bottom of the page. I'm sure someone with better Wiki-Fu than me will fix it up eventually.

C15 Vote Results

Bid 1st Round Votes 2nd Round Votes
Boo's Pants 3 18
Long Beach, CA 104 43
Omaha, NE 16 59
Seattle, WA 40 34

August 26, 2008

All three bids were ratified, time was allowed to clarify the websites and now it is time to vote

August 19, 2008

Added 3 days to the process to allow bid committees to update their bid sites at the end of Ratification and for the C*B*L to validate that the changes are appropriate.

August 13, 2008

Proposal submission and modification is over. Bids have been recieved from

Now it is time for the denizens of alt.gothic to ratify the proposals.

August 10, 2008

The process for selecting who will host Convergence has changed. A new step has been added whereby the denizens of alt.gothic and their friends will ratify all bids prior to them being submitted to the vote.


[Long Beach], | Omaha and [Seattle] have entered bids.

Sometime in July 2008

The C15 selection process is underway. See the Main Page for more.