Brigham Young University Star Trek Club (1975)

The call for organizing BYU’s Star Trek club on September 18th, 1975 (courtesy of David Brian Doering).

BYU Star Trek Club (1975) The ship was the Excalibur, and plans were made to hold a convention, ExcaliCon, in fall of 1976, but those plans never came to fruition.

The room where the meetings were held in 1975 is now an office.

Office in what was the room the BYU Star Trek Club was held inAfter the success of Star Wars in 1977, the club became the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy. In the late 1980s, it merged with Quark, the less-fannish group, to become Quark: the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Through fits and starts, Quark remains on campus and has been one of the largest clubs at BYU.

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