25th World Science Fiction Convention

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NyCon 3, the 25th World Science Fiction Convention
Genre Science fiction
Venue Statler Hilton Hotel
Location(s) New York City
Country United States
Inaugurated August 31-September 4, 1967
Attendance 1,500
Filing status non-profit

The 25th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as NyCon 3 or Nycon 3, was held August 31-September 4, 1967, at the Statler Hilton Hotel in New York, New York, United States.

The chairmen were Ted White and Dave Van Arnam. The guests of honor were Lester del Rey (pro) and Bob Tucker (fan). The toastmaster was Harlan Ellison. Total attendance was approximately 1,500.[1]


The Hugo Awards, named after Hugo Gernsback, are presented every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. Results are based on the ballots submitted by members of the World Science Fiction Society. Other awards, including the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, are also presented each year at Worldcon.[2]

Hugo Awards[edit]

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  1. ^ Lynch, Richard (March 29, 1996). "Chapter Eight: Worldcons of the 1960s". Fan History of the 1960s. Archived from the original on September 27, 2011. Retrieved September 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hugo Award FAQ". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Archived from the original on May 7, 2011. Retrieved September 7, 2011. 

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Preceded by
24th World Science Fiction Convention
Tricon in Cleveland, United States (1966)
List of Worldcons
25th World Science Fiction Convention
NyCon 3 in New York, United States (1967)
Succeeded by
26th World Science Fiction Convention
Baycon in Oakland, United States (1968)