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VCF East 2020 Virtual Hybrid Show

I won’t bury the lead. I’m sorry to report that due to the uncertainty of current pandemic conditions and to promote safety of our attendees, VCF East 2020 will not be a live show this year. I know that this will be a great disappointment to many. I had hoped that after …

Apple II

Background Contest Winners

July 29, 2020 KansasFest

KansasFest includes a door sign contest where attendees create Apple II themed collages on their dorm room doors. Lacking real doors, we organized a background contest. We’ve selected three winners and one honorable mention from numerous excellent entries. “Apple ][ Forever” – Melody “I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas …

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Apple II

KansasFest 2020 Starts

July 23, 2020 KansasFest

KansasFest 2020 starts Friday morning. We have an incredible 509 attendees from 17 countries. The schedule is packed with 29 sessions and 2 contests. If you have registered, you should have a private e-mail with directions for joining via Zoom and Discord. Please contact us if you’re missing the e-mail. …

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Apple II

HackFest Begins

July 17, 2020 KansasFest

HackFest is an Apple II programming competition held over the course of KansasFest every year. HackFest begins today and is open to all attendees. See the archive of past HackFest entries for examples of the creativity and methods this competition inspires. This year, since we’re virtual, HackFest looks a little different. The contest …

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Apple II

KansasFest 2020 Schedule

July 15, 2020 KansasFest

Welcome to the 32nd annual KansasFest, the longest-running conference for Apple II users, programmers, hobbyists, and retro-computing enthusiasts. KansasFest usually gathers in the muggy heat of Kansas City, Missouri, but changing times have turned this year into a virtual event. Regardless of the venue, we strive for an enjoyable and action-packed …

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VCF Museum reopening August 1, 2020

The Vintage Computer Federation Museum will reopen starting August 1, 2020 as per InfoAge’s plan to reopen. InfoAge has a plan for everyone wearing masks, providing hand sanitizer, social distancing and controlling the volume of visitors, etc. They are following all the state and local guidelines for safety in regards …

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T-shirts are available again!

We have reordered and are able to offer shirts in all sizes again! T-shirts cost $20 + actual shipping and are available in either Classic CRT Green or Classic CRT Amber. Men’s and Women’s sizes are available. Please see http://vcfed.org/wp/t-shirts/ for details and help support VCFed! …

KansasFest
Apple II

Largest KansasFest Ever

June 25, 2020 KansasFest

KansasFest 2020 will be a record-breaking meeting of expertise and passion for the Apple II. We have 347 registered attendees from 17 countries. We have 25 accepted sessions spanning a variety of topics, such as operating systems, disk archiving, cryptocurrency, games, graphics, and emulation. Look for an announcement on July 1 with …