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About DeepSouthCon

DeepSouthCon (DSC) is the south's premier regional Science Fiction Convention, held every year in a different southern city. It sponsors the Phoenix and Rebel awards to honor southern fans and professionals (writers, editors, artists, etc.).

Site selection is determined by a vote of the membership of each DSC, for the convention to be held two (2) years in the future.

DSC gives out two principal awards: the Phoenix and the Rebel.

The Phoenix is awarded to a science fiction professional editor, author, or artist with connections to the South, and the Rebel is awarded to a southern fan.  Both awards symbolize a lifetime achievement for persons who have done the most for southern fandom.


For a tabular history of DSC (locations/awards), please visit the Southern Fandom Resource Guide.