GUFF 2019 Nominations Open!

The Get Up-and-over Fan Fund, modeled on DUFF and TAFF, will be sending a fan from Australia and New Zealand to the Irish Worldcon in August 2019, with the option to also attend the Eurocon, titled Titancon, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to be held the weekend after Worldcon (August 22-25). Nominations are open from 8 […]

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GUFF Call for Nominations – Northbound Race 2016

GUFF Call for Nominations GUFF is the Get Up and Over (or Going Under) Fan Fund which transports SF fans from Australasia to Europe (and vice versa). Nominations are now open for the northbound race, to transport a Australasian fan to Worldcon 75 (http://www.worldcon.fi/), the 75th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in Helsinki, […]

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We have a 2016 GUFF delegate!

The awesome Gillian Polack and I announce with pleasure that the winner of the 2016 GUFF race is – Jukka Halme! Congratulations to both Jukka and Contact, the Australian Natcon 2016 in Brisbane which will host him as a fan fund delegate! We know it will be a LOT of fun for everyone involved! Thank […]

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Marsonikon 2014: Report and GUFF auction

Marsonikon is the youngest currently running Croatian con – this was their third year. It takes place in Slavonski Brod, a town in Slavonia which used to be known as Marsonia in the Roman Empire, hence the name of the con. It is the only one day convention in the country and also the only […]

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GUFF delegate 2014 is Gillian Pollack!

We have a winner – the GUFF delegate who won the very exciting 2014 race and who will be attending Worldcon and Eurocon this summer as the official representative of Australasian fandom is Gillian Polack! Kylie Ding, the current Australasian GUFF administrator, and me offer heartfelt congratulations! We are looking forward to seeing Gillian at […]

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