Aurora Awards

Canadian Science Fiction & Fantasy Association

About the Aurora Awards

The Aurora Awards are Canada’s annual English-language Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards.

The Aurora Awards are a popularity award. Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association (CSFFA) members across Canada are the nominators and the voters.

Nominees and winners must be Canadian, as are the members of CSFFA

Auroras have been presented annually since 1980 with the exception of 1984. The name Aurora has been official since 1991.

In 1980 one award was given. Since 1991 awards have been presented in multiple categories, recognizing both professionals and fans.

The Aurora Awards are closest to the Hugo Awards (presented by SF Worldcon members) in the method by which Aurora Awards are selected. Aurora Awards selection details here:

The Aurora Awards are financed by CSFFA members (annual $10 memberships) and additionally are supported by each year’s host convention.