Arizona Fur Con

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Arizona Fur Con
AFC.jpeg
Location - Embassy Suites Phoenix - Scottsdale
Website
Status Ongoing
First iteration October 11 - 13, 2013
Organizer(s) Cosplay Zone Productions
Subject Furry
Resources Photos, videos, reports: Arizona Fur Con resources

Arizona Fur Con is an annual furry convention that is held in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.[1]

Arizona Fur Con was described on its website as "a furry related convention designed to give the fans from anthropomorphic communities and costume enthusiasts alike a place of their own. For one weekend every year, to socialize, compete in masquerades, dance competitions, attend themed cafes, meet industry guests, get guest autographs, and attend several panels and workshops, game in the gamers room, shop in the dealers den".[2]

2013[edit]

Arizona Fur Con 2013 was was held over October 11 - 13, 2013, in the Embassy Suites Phoenix - Scottsdale hotel in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.[3]

The theme for 2013 was "Cowboy Campfire".[2] 533 people attended the convention.[4]

Guests of Honor[edit]

The Guests of Honor were FurPlanet,[5] with additional "special guests":[6]

  • Krista Campbell, who is known for her costuming work in the traveling Broadway shows, including Disney's The Lion King, Mamma Mia & Cats.
  • Dimitri Davis, a professional screen writing consultant.
  • Rukis, an noted artist and writer known for her work within the fandom.
  • Myenia, a noted artist within the fandom.
  • Laura Garabedian, a noted artist within the fandom.
  • Wicker, owner of skyprofursuit.com and the creator of Telephone.

Events[edit]

Events included panels and workshops, gaming, Masquerade, a dance contest, Fursuit games and a themed cafe.[7] Themed Cafes were described as "a very popular event in the anime convention community and we are excited to merge this event over into the furry community [...] This years theme will be a My Little Pony; "Pinkie Pie Cafe Party.""[7]

Registration[edit]

Pre-registration was available by March 2013.

   
Arizona Fur Con
Full event Badges Prices:

$35 until 4/15/13

$45 until 6/15/13

$55 until 10/9/13

At door $60[8]

   
Arizona Fur Con

Staff[edit]

The convention chair was Trick (Danielle Kemper).[9]

2014[edit]

ArizonaFurCon2014Logo.jpg

Arizona Fur Con 2014 is scheduled for October 31-November 2.[10]

Guests of Honor[edit]

The Guests of Honor have been announced as 2 The Ranting Gryphon, Amadhia, and Uncle Kage.[11]

References[edit]

  1. Arizona Fur Con website. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 http://www.arizonafurcon.com/ Retrieved April 1, 2013.
  3. Arizona Fur Con website. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  4. Tweet on the Arizona Fur Con account on Twitter. Dated October 15, 2013. Retrieved October 16, 2013.
  5. Guest of Honor at Arizona Fur Con! - Fuzzwolf,   furplanet (27 May 2013)
  6. http://www.arizonafurcon.com/guests.htm Retrieved April 1, 2013.
  7. 7.0 7.1 http://www.arizonafurcon.com/programming.htm Retrieved April 1, 2013.
  8. http://www.arizonafurcon.com/registration.htm Retrieved April 1, 2013.
  9. http://www.arizonafurcon.com/about.htm Retrieved April 1, 2013.
  10. Tweet on the Arizona Fur Con account on Twitter. Dated June 17, 2014. Retrieved June 21, 2014.
  11. Guests page on the Arizona Fur Con website. Retrieved September 11, 2014.

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