Aug. 29 to
Sept. 2, 2002
San José
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Extravaganzas and Events FAQ

What day will the Masquerade be held?
The Masquerade will take place on Saturday Evening, August 31st at 8:00 pm in the San José Civic Auditorium.

What day will the Hugo Ceremony be held?
The Hugo Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday Evening, September 1st, 2002, at 8:00 pm in the San Jose Civic Auditorium.

What are the Masquerade facilities like?
ConJosé will be using San José's Civic Auditorium for its major events. For photographs and floorplans of the venue click here.

Who is running the Masquerade?
ConJosé's masquerade directors will be Pierre and Sandy Pettinger. You can contact them at

Do I need to register in advance to enter the Masquerade?
Yes, you will, but we don't have registration forms ready yet. We will make an announcement when they are ready.

How many seats do you have in your main auditorium?
The Civic Auditorium has 3060 seats.

Will you be broadcasting the main events to the hotels?
Unfortunately, we will not be able to broadcast the events.

Can I reserve a seat in advance for the Masquerade or Hugos?
The best way to get a seat is to get nominated for a Hugo Award which is guaranteed to get you into the Hugo ceremony. Some reserved seating will be available for handicapped members. Otherwise seating will be on a first-come-first-served basis as is usual for Worldcons. Doors will open one hour before the events.



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