The Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund, or TAFF (http://www.taff.org.uk/), is looking for candidates for the 2013 Westbound TAFF trip. Candidates must:
- Be nominated by three European SF fans.
- Be nominated by two North American SF fans.
- Submit a written platform not exceeding 101 words.
- Post a bond of £15 (GBP).
The candidates must also pledge to take the 2013 TAFF trip and attend LoneStarCon 3, to be held in San Antonio, Texas, USA from 29th August to 2nd September 2013 (http://www.lonestarcon3.org/). TAFF delegates are expected to write and produce a trip report and will administer the fund for two years. The fan fund will pay for the trip, related expenses and the publication of the completed trip report. Candidates will be voted on by interested fans from all over the world – voters and nominators must be active SF fans that are known to the administrators.
Nominators should send their nominations to their local administrator. The European administrator is John Coxon – his email address is john.coxon at gmail dot com and his postal address is 14 Chapel Lane, Peterborough, PE4 6RS, United Kingdom. The North American administrator is Jacqueline Monahan – her email address is jaxn8r a] msn dot com and her postal address is 2991 El Cajon Street, Las Vegas, NV 89169, United States.
If you would like to take us up on this fantastic opportunity please find people to nominate you and let us know, since the deadline for nominations is 23:59 GMT on 31st December 2012. Nominators should aim to have their nominations sent to the administrators as soon as possible. Voting will commence shortly after the close of nominations and ballots must be submitted by 23:59 GMT on 5th April 2013. If you have any questions about what's required of you or how to acquire nominations, please feel free to get in touch with any of us and ask. We hope to see you running for TAFF soon!