Calendar to Support Duff

I have created a Calendar of Images from my 2017 Fan Fund Trip to New Zealand and Australia. All proceeds from this 2020 Calendar go to the Down Under Fan Fund.


You can order a calendar here:


2020 DUFF Race is now Open!

Paul Weimer and Marlee Jane Ward, Administrators of DUFF, the Down Under Fan Fund, announce that the 2020 Race is now open, to send a fan from North America to ConZealand, the 2020 Worldcon in Wellington New Zealand and become the North American Administrator of the Fund.

Nominations are open from 1 December 2019  until 17 January 2020 (23:59 Eastern Standard Time) and candidates will be announced soon after. Voting will then run until 23:59 on 27 March 2020  with the winner announced online as soon as possible after voting has closed.

Nominations should be sent via email to  (Paul Weimer) AND (Marlee Jane Ward).  Send the nomination request to us both. (We’re busy people and want to make sure your nomination is seen).

You will need three North American and two Australasian nominators (who will each need to independently confirm their nominations to us via email), a platform of no more than 100 words to appear on the ballot, a bond of US$20/CAN$25 [The bond can be sent by PayPal to ] and a guarantee to attend the 2020 Worldcon in New Zealand if you win.