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Apple II Forever Awards

Apple II Forever Awards

Since 2010, the KansasFest Committee has recognized members of the Apple II community who have made significant contributions to the Apple II, either in promoting or developing for the platform during its active years, or in helping to advance or preserve the Apple II since its production had been discontinued. At KansasFest 2014 last July, …

HackFest 2014

HackFest 2014

HackFest is the Apple II programming competition held over the course of KansasFest every year and open to all attendees.  Please see our archives to download any of these programs or to review the rules.  It’s wonderful to see new software developed for the Apple II. Jeremy Rand took first place with a clone of …

Structris World Champion: Ken Gagne

Structris World Champion: Ken Gagne

Ken Gagne won the 2014 Structris Tournament. An indomitable Ken Gagne won the 2014 KansasFest Structris tournament by defeating Martin Haye, Structris’ evil programmer himself, in the final round. Some of the highlights: A brave Mr. Wiser played against Eric in the first round but was unable to faze the defending champion. Structris-newbie John showed …

Winding down and waiting for 2015

Winding down and waiting for 2015

KansasFest is winding down, and everybody is heading home.  I’ll post photos, presentations, and contest results over the next week.  Until then, please enjoy the event coverage from A2Central: KansasFest Day 0 KansasFest Day 1 KansasFest Day 2 KansasFest Day 3 Also, don’t miss Twitter. There will be a KansasFest 2015, and we’ll announce the …

Get your schedule here!

Get your schedule here!

KansasFest is here, and our packed schedule is online: web iCal/ICS for most iOS, Android, and desktop calendar software Guidebook for iOS and Android There is no need to print the schedule since we’ll provide you a hard copy.  The electronic versions will always have the latest updates.

Early registration ends June 1

Early registration ends June 1

Discounted early-bird registration for KansasFest ends on June 1 (this Sunday).  It’s pretty simple: Register before then at https://www.kansasfest.org/registration/.  You’ll get the usual awesome sessions, camaraderie, keynote from Margot Comstock, and good times, and you’ll have more money in your pocket than your buddies who wait a day. The registration price with a room will …

Call for sessions

Call for sessions

While the evenings and nights of KansasFest are renowned for their spontaneity, the mornings and afternoons are reserved for sessions spanning a variety of uses, extensions, and applications of the Apple II family. Just as varied as these sessions are the good people who volunteer to present them. If you have a topic you’d like …

KansasFest 2014 opens for registration

KansasFest 2014 opens for registration

KansasFest, the 26th annual convention dedicated to the Apple II computer, is now open for registration. Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, July 22, through Sunday, July 27, for six days and five nights of sessions, demos, announcements, contests, and camaraderie. The week kicks …