COVID-19 pandemic causes furry convention closures and delays worldwidePosted by Anon on Sat 14 Mar 2020 - 06:40
As governments restrict gatherings of people, furry conventions are being postponed or canceled. Here's a quick run down of events and their status as of December 27th 2021 20:30 EDT (UTC-4) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic - updates to come.
A new section has been added for past events impacted for historical purposes. More information will be added to deal with virtual versions of a physical gathering if applicable.
Links go to statements if available, or to their Twitter feed or site. See also: Furry Fandom and the Internet forced back to roots by viral outbreak
Update 2021 Year End - As conventions start to open again, the overall list of cancellations and delays is becoming clunky. The final update will be today December 27th, 2021. Any future cancelations or delays will be their own newsbytes or articles in the future.
- Alamo City Furry Invasion
- Anthro Northwest
- Argentina FurFiesta
- Biggest Little Fur Con
- Furry Summer Mexico
- Furry Weekend Holland
- Furry Wekeend Atlanta
- Gateway Furmeet
- Golden State Fur Con
- health care
- Just Fur The Weekend
- Mephit Fur Meet
- Mephit Mini Con
- Midwest FurFest
- Motor City Fur Con
- Wild Nights
- Wild North
Stealth vs blatant and the "Mouse Problem"; furry coverage in fictional mediaPosted by JoeStrike on Thu 2 Aug 2018 - 17:28
As repeated media victims we furs are always on the lookout for furry references— good, bad or indifferent— on TV and elsewhere. There are two distinct styles in which our fandom is covered: bluntly by name, and more subtly. It’s easy to identify the former, but sometimes it’s more fun when they don’t use the 'F-word' to describe the group in which they are referencing in their content. In those instances, it seems more a stealthy shout-out for our animal-ears only, designed to fly over the head of anyone who doesn’t get it.
Today I wish to go over some of those moments in furry media that seem to hold general fandom idioms and how fun 'situational nuance' can be.
2017 Ursa Major Award winners announced at FurDU 2018Posted by dronon on Sat 5 May 2018 - 19:03
The results of the 2017 Ursa Major Awards were presented at an awards ceremony at FurDU 2018 in Surfer’s Paradise, Queensland on Saturday May 5 at 6 PM AEST [UTC+10].
Winners were selected by the public from nominations made earlier in the year. Each voter could choose three items in each category, providing three, two and one votes.
The winners and runners-up (in descending preference) are…
Furry Down Under fully bookedPosted by GreenReaper on Sat 19 Feb 2011 - 22:59
Australia's newest furry convention, FurDU (Furry Down Under), has announced reaching capacity for 2011.
FurDU organizer FlameDrake revealed that the 100-person cap on attendance was insisted upon by the Vibe Hotel, the same venue FurDU launched in April 2010. [tip: Jet Dingo]
Oz Kangaroo confirmed that staff are in discussion with several larger hotels on the Gold Coast, in the hope of lifting this cap in future years.