Pre-Support Options


The Utah for 2019 team understands that pre-support comes in all forms from electronic, volunteering, post mail, liking or sharing our pages, and remembering to look up our event should we win the bid.


Here are a couple of alternate ways to help us campaign.


Contact us to volunteer, join our email list or offer to help represent us at a convention near you.


Like our Facebook page or share a post there:   Utah for 2019


Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for directly sending donations using paypal.


Print the pre-support form and mail in a donation:   Pre-Support Form

 Check/Money Order made payable to:

Utah Fandom Organization

P.O. Box 201

Clearfield, Utah 84089

Pre-supporters & Pre-opposers


The Utah for 2019 Bid Team wishes to show our gratitude to those who are pre-supporting or pre-opposing our bid as we campaign to bring NASFiC 2019 to Utah and combine it with Westercon 72.

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NASFiC Pre-supports

Ship Mauls:

  • Heidi Carruth
  • Lee S. Billings
  • Laurie Toby Edison
  • Logan Kearsley
  • Erin Kearsley
  • Daniel Yocom
  • Derek Gray
  • Elizabeth Gray
  • Sarah Mason
  • Stephanie Mason
  • Ashley Mason
  • John DeVoy
  • Pam Burr
  • Gene Burt
  • Elektra Hammond
  • Sara Felix
  • Sherri Benoun
  • Dave Cantor
  • Tammy Coxen
  • Jim Lambert
  • Eric Hogg
  • Anthony Lewis
  • Suford Lewis
  • Barbara Vantilburg
  • Sally Woehrle
  • Vincent Docherty
  • Linda Deneroff
  • Julie Frost
  • Amy White
  • Chris Castro
  • Kal Spriggs
  • James Wymore
  • David Morris/ Mt Ogden Gaming
  • David Gallaher
  • Ben Schilling
  • Donna Rankin
  • Cheryl L. Martin
  • Paul Rankin
  • Mary Catelynn Cunningham
  • Guest of Mary Catelynn Cunningham



NASFiC Pre-supports

Slug Devil Spike Mauls:

  • Bill Thomasson
  • Devon Dorrity
  • Gary S. Blog
  • Anonymous Presupporter 2
  • Susan Fox
  • Gene Turnbow
  • Charles Turnbow
  • Michael Goodwin
  • Kathryn Sullivan
  • Callie Hills
  • Lynne Goodwin
  • Gary L. Swaty
  • Marguerite T. Murray
  • Bruce M. Miller
  • Nancy Alegria
  • Dennis Dorrity
  • Harold Harrigan
  • Lisa Deutsch Harrigan
  • Jesper Stage
  • Rick Katze
  • Ben Schilling
  • Robin Monogue



NASFiC Pre-supports

Thor Hammers:

  • Craig Glassner
  • Marsha Glassner
  • Kim Williams
  • Elisabeth Waters



NASFiC Pre-supports

Scythe Forging Hammers:

  • Cindy Scott
  • Bobbi Armbruster



NASFiC Pre-supports

Grabthar's Hammers:

  • Anonymous Presupporter 1
  • Steve Davidson
  • Elizabeth Vann-Clark



NASFiC Pre-Opposing

Tie Plug Punch:

  • Joy Denebein


Location Supporters







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Contact Us

The Utah for 2019 Bid team welcomes questions and comments

 We Do Geek


To reach our goals, we need your help. We hope to present Utah for 2019 at a convention near you. Ideas, comments, questions and suggestions are always welcome. Please consider joining us by supporting, volunteering, and getting others to join our bid. We need everyone across fandom, as this bid comes from the bid team and volunteer efforts. 


During the bid we will post pages that allow you, the fans, to give input on convention processes. You can keep track of our progress on social media and email contact.

Email for your bid team is:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Social Media Contacts include:



Ben Hatcher (avatar of Naruto) - Bid Chair



Dave Doering (Avatar cartoon of Dave Doering) - Bid Treasurer/Advisor



Kate Hatcher (Avatar of Princess Leia riding a gun) - acting Bid Secretary



Twitter:  @Utahfor2019

Google +:  Utahfor2019

Location Stats

Layton City is a city located in Davis County, Utah, United States.

Coordinates: 41°4′41″N 111°57′19″W


Layton City Logo

Layton is located in the northern portion of the Wasatch Front, approximately 25 miles (40 km) north of Salt Lake City and 15 miles (24 km) south of Ogden. It is bordered by Clearfield to the northwest, Hill Air Force Base to the north, South Weber to the northeast, the Wasatch Mountains to the east, Kaysville to the south, Great Salt Lake wetlands to the southwest and Syracuse to the west.


Average Temperatures

Population in 2015 - 74,123

High School or Higher Education - 94.4% (2015)

In 2014, Layton contributed $1.34 billion worth of retail sales activity, the second largest market north of Salt Lake City and seventh largest in Utah. 

The climate in this area is characterized by hot summers and cold winters.


Average Humidity

I-15 runs north–south through the center of town and serves Layton with three interchanges - (from north to south) Antelope Drive, Hillfield Road, and Layton Parkway. 

U.S. 89 runs north–south along the eastern edge of Layton adjacent to the western slope of the Wasatch Mountains and provides access to Weber Canyon via I-84 to the north in South Weber, then merges with I-15 and Legacy Parkway to the south in Farmington, near Lagoon Amusement Park.


Cloudy Days ChartUtah State Route 193 runs east–west through northern Layton, past the south gate of Hill Air Force Base, connecting U.S. 89 to I-15 in Clearfield.


Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides bus service and FrontRunner commuter rail. FrontRunner's Layton Station is located at the site of the former Union Pacific Layton Depot, which currently houses a restaurant

Average Precipitation


Layton currently holds 15 major parks and trails

The ideal lodging or campsite is waiting for you in Davis County. Davis County’s RV Parks and campsites are located near popular destinations – the Great Salt Lake, Jordan River and two of Davis County’s most popular amusement parks (Lagoon and Cherry Hill).


Sunshine ChartDavis County is bordered on the west by the world-famous Great Salt Lake and on the east by the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. These landmark features offer many outdoor activities to visitors and families. The Great Salt Lake is home to millions of migratory birds, Antelope Island State Park and beach/water activities. The majestic mountains offer miles of trails with spectacular views of the sunsets melting into the Great Salt Lake.



Wind Speed Chart

Weather Forcast

°F | °C
Mostly Sunny
Humidity: 18%
Scattered Thunderstorms
67 | 90
19 | 32
Scattered Thunderstorms
66 | 84
18 | 28
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