Talk:Nova Award (The British Star Trek Convention)

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Novacon started giving out Nova Awards starting in 1973. If "Nova Awards" were actually given out at the Star Trek convention in 1974, then the name is a rip-off. I found confirmation that Helen has been to Novacon in other years[1], but I can't confirm that she won an award there. Does anyone have access to STAG #10 and check which con she mentioned? It's very likely she went to Novacon and then suggested the name. From STAG 4: We discussed many plans for the club and the two conventions, including our own award scheme, called "Nova Awards" (with thanks to Helen McCarthy for suggesting it, and designing the awards) and a "Shore Leave" fancy-dress party. --aethel (talk) 00:54, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

The con mentioned and discussed in STAG #10 is The British Star Trek Convention (1974 & 1975 cons). Helen's 1974 (November?) con report:
The best parts of the con for me were: Arriving at the reception desk of the hotel and being greeted with that lovely smile and a kiss from George; Looking into Jim Doohan's beautiful eyes for the first time; Meeting a11 those fantastic fellow trekkies; Talking SF films in the bar with a new friend; Coffee drinking until 2 am with Barbie, Fran and Sheila; Finding a fantastic pic from "City" on the WSE stall; Racing down the hotel corridors like a lunatic to Sheila's room to see the animations; Winning my Nova award; Dancing non stop until they stopped the music, and hearing Jim tell me he liked my dress! (Someone pinch me, I'm dreaming.); Laughing myself silly at the bloopers; Seeing PS's delight when she got the tape of Bill; Looking forward to the new Star Trek film, and the next British con. -- from STAG #10 MPH (talk) 02:08, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
In that case, I need to move this page. Nova Award (Star Trek)?--aethel (talk) 02:47, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
Let me ask Janet Q and Sheila if they know anything about the Trek one. Perhaps it had a different official name, and we can avoid the disambiguation. --MPH (talk) 12:27, 3 May 2015 (UTC)