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=== 2017 ===
 
=== 2017 ===
 
* April 15ᵗʰ, 2017
 
* April 15ᵗʰ, 2017
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* First year to include _Guns Of Icarus_ and an escape room as featured activities
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/events/966475053467199 Facebook event]
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/events/966475053467199 Facebook event]
 
* [https://plus.google.com/events/cct14d1jp2gdudok0qaf9kmmdq8 Google+ event]
 
* [https://plus.google.com/events/cct14d1jp2gdudok0qaf9kmmdq8 Google+ event]
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=== 2015 ===
 
=== 2015 ===
 
* April 25ᵗʰ, 2015
 
* April 25ᵗʰ, 2015
* First year to officially use the name “STARfest”
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* First year to officially use the “STARfest” name and logo
 
* First year to feature movie screenings and guest panels
 
* First year to feature movie screenings and guest panels
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/events/827780133955633 Facebook event]
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/events/827780133955633 Facebook event]

Revision as of 16:13, 16 April 2017

STARfest minimalist logo.png
Website http://starfest.ritstar.com
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RITSTARfest
Google+ https://plus.google.com/+RITSTARfest
Twitter https://twitter.com/RITSTARfest


STARfest is an annual science fiction convention organized by Space-Time Adventures at RIT (STAR), the RIT science fiction club. The convention features a number of events, including panels, performances, game rooms, movie screenings, lightsaber duels, cosplay contest, Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator, dance, and more.

Organizational Structure

The STAR bridge crew creates a STARfest planning committee each fall, which is overseen by the bridge crew's first officer until the committee elects a chair. Any STAR member in good standing is eligible to join the committee. The committee elects members to oversee particular aspects of the convention (panels, volunteers, screenings, etc.).

STARfest accepts applications from the public for volunteers to help run the event and provide assistance to attendees.

History

2017

2016

2015

  • April 25ᵗʰ, 2015
  • First year to officially use the “STARfest” name and logo
  • First year to feature movie screenings and guest panels
  • Facebook event
  • Google+ event

2014