Renovation Increases Attending Membership Rates, Expires Pre-Supporter and Voter Discounts

The 69th World Science Fiction Convention
PO Box 13278
Portland, OR 97213-0278


Monday, March 15, 2010

Reno - On May 1, 2010, the following membership rate changes for Renovation, the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention, will go into effect:

  • Full adult attending membership rates will increase from $140 to $160.
  • Discounts for pre-supporters of the Reno in 2011 bid will expire.

As part of the convention's policy to encourage families and children to attend Renovation, the following attending membership rates for children (0-16 years old) and young adults (17-21) will remain unchanged:

  • Children (0-16 years old) at $75
  • Young adults (17-21 years old) at $100.

These rates are based on the person's age as of August 17, 2011.

The rate for a supporting membership will also stay unchanged at $50. Friends of the Reno in 2011 bid can still benefit from a reduced supporting to attending conversion rate of $70 as compared to the standard $110 conversion rate.

Existing membership status can be determined online (unless the member has requested that his or her name be withheld from public listing) at

Renovation memberships are available for immediate purchase at various conventions, at, and by postal mail. Memberships can also be purchased by installment plan, allowing costs to be spread over the next year while still locking in the lowest membership rate.

Full information on all registration and payment options is available from Renovation's website,

Renovation Membership Rates from May 1, 2010

  Attending Adult Attending Young Adult
(17-21 yrs) *
Attending Child
(0-16 yrs) *
New Purchase $160 $100 $75 $50
Upgrade from Supporting $110 $50 $25 --
Upgrade from Friend $70 $10 FREE FREE

* Young Adult and Child rates are based on age as of August 17, 2011. Child rates include around 8 hours professional childcare for Children aged 12 or under. Children aged 6 or under on August 17, 2011 may alternatively be registered free of charge as Kids-in-Tow but with no inclusive childcare.


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