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CBRFUR was a small furry convention based in Australia, and hosted (last in 2018) at the Pavilion on Northbourne hotel in Canberra, Australia, with a focus on trips out to regional landmarks for fursuit photography. As of 2024, there are no updates on further events under this name.

CBRFUR was originally a "fur car-meet" hosted at and with accommodation at Capital Executive Apartments on Northbourne Avenue.


CBRFUR was based around several different activities involving cars and fursuiting. Previous activities have included:

The registration fee includes some food and use of the event space as well as a badge and a lanyard; external venues and parking often cost extra.


Original CBRFUR logo, used until late 2015

CBRFUR2 took place over 2-3 February 2013.[1] There were at least 10 fursuiters.[2]


CBRFUR3 took place over 20-21 July 2013.[3] Events included a trip to Telstra Tower.[4]


CBRFUR4 took place on 21-23 February 2014.[5]

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CBRFUR5 took place on 14-16 November 2014.[6] This was the first event to take place at the Pavilion on Northbourne.


CBRFUR6 banner

CBRFUR6 took place on 24-26 July 2015.[7] Events included trips "Group shot from the arboretum at CBRFUR6 c:" - CBRFUR, Twitter (16 August 2015)</ref> and Tidbinbilla.[8] as well as a night shoot at Telstra Tower.[9] The "Titanium Ultra Mega" registration level included a logo'd T-shirt, sticker, and the opportunity to have your own picture on your badge.[10] There were at least 24 fursuiters.[11]


One sponsor package featured custom T-shirts

CBRFUR7 took place 10-13 June 2016.[12] 68 indicated that they "went" on Facebook, and there were at least 21 fursuiters.[13] Events included a lunch at Brodburger, a repeat of the Friday-night photoshoot up Telstra Tower, BBQ at Cotter, a visit to the National Gallery of Australia,[14] a trip to Tidbinbilla,[13] playing with HTC Vibe VR sets,[15] and fursuit games.

The customizable badges returned for "Gold level mega sponsor" registration, along with a T-shirt with the CBRFUR logo and a picture of tails,[16] optionally printed with a fursona name;[17] however, custom T-shirts with headshots created by Lady Rain (WinterSnoWolf) combined with the CBRFUR logo were created for "Carbon super mega ultra black titanium" sponsors.[18] A collection of headshots was also added to the lanyard.[19]


CBRFUR8 took place 11-13 November 2016 at the Pavilion on Northbourne Hotel.[20] Scheduled events included a trip to the Australian National Botanic Gardens, a lunch at the Cotter Reserve, a visit to Tidbinbilla, and a fursuit walk in the Cockington Green miniature village.[21][22]

As before, a registration package option featured individual headshots on t-shirts; this was replaced in subsequent years by a universal CBRFUR design.[23]

CBRFUR 2017[edit]

CBRFUR 2017 took place 17-19 November 2017 at the Pavilion on Northbourne Hotel.[23] Scheduled events included lunch at the Capital Brewing Co., a visit and fursuit walk at Questacon, lunch at the Cotter Reserve and a visit to Tidbinbilla, socializing and VR games.[24]

CBRFUR 2018[edit]

CBRFUR 2018 (CBRFUR10) took place 16-18 November 2018 at the Pavilion on Northbourne Hotel.[25] Scheduled events included fursuiting and photography at Telstra Tower, BBQ lunch at the Cotter Reserve, a trip to the Googong Reservoir, socializing and VR games, and bean bags.[26]


CBRFUR Pty Ltd (ABN 13 603 344 529, ACN 603 344 529) is a private company limited by shares, registered 15 December 2014.[27] noted as active inNew South Wales in 2015.

CBRFUR registered the business name Harbour City Fur Con from 28 July 2016 to 7 December 2017, and is marked as owning the copyright on furcon.com.au which hosts both events.

Staff represented as being involved with in CBRFUR in 2014-15:[28][29]

The organizers have represented CBRFUR as part of a wider group, Furries Under the Radar, including the organizers of more car-centric events FURRED and Smash-Up.


  1. "CBRFUR - Second Stage 2 (CBRFUR2)" on Facebook. Retrieved 27 March 2013
  2. Group photo posted on Facebook (1 August 2015)
  3. "CBRFUR" - thread by Jad Thor on Furstralia. (4 February 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2013)
  4. "Here's some potatoes up from CBRFUR3 which we went to Telstra tower at." - CBRFUR, Twitter (24 November 2014)
  5. "CBRFUR - All furrr the driver (CBRFUR4)" on Facebook. Retrieved 20 August 2013 by Senti Fox
  6. Musings on CBRFUR5 venue and dates - Captain Otter, Facebook (12 March 2014)
  7. "Dates for #CBRFUR6 are no set! July 24-26" - CBRFUR, Twitter (30 November 2014)
  8. "Finished editing more photos last night, some super awesome stuff - CBRFUR, Twitter (8 August 2015)
  9. "So for CBRFUR6, we want to do a night shoot on the Friday night at telstra tower." - CBRFUR, Twitter (2 December 2014)
  10. Register | CBRFUR. Archived 2 May 2015.
  11. Group photo posted on Facebook (1 August 2015)
  12. Program | CBRFUR. Archived 25 July 2016.
  13. 13.0 13.1 CBRFUR7 group photo (12 June 2019)
  14. Contemplation at the National Gallery of Australia as part of a @CBRFUR expedition #CBRFUR7 (25 June 2019)
  15. "Our #htcvive setups at CBRFUR this year! They will be up and running again tonight. Along with fursuit games." - CBRFUR, Twitter (12 June 2016)
  16. "Standard shirt designs are done too! So if you're one of the people who got the sponsor rego instead of carbon. You get some tails!" - Captain Otter, Facebook (1 May 2016)
  17. Register | CBRFUR. Archived 26 November 2015.
  18. "More cute shirts done for CBRFUR! :D" - CBRFUR, Twitter (29 March 2016)
  19. "Four more headshots added to our lanyard template." - CBRFUR, Twitter (13 January 2016)
  20. CBRFUR (with a mix of 2016 and 2017 dates). Archived 15 February 2017.
  21. CBRFUR 2016 schedule. Archived 15 February 2017.
  22. ""ROAR ROAR, I AM SCARY!" - @Taubu_Lion" - Mango Stout/Fozzaroo, Twitter (14 November 2016)
  23. 23.0 23.1 CBRFUR 2017. Archived 6 August 2018.
  24. CBRFUR 2017 schedule. Archived 10 March 2018.
  25. CBRFUR 2018. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  26. CBRFUR 2018 schedule. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  27. Historical Details for ABN 13 603 344 529. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  28. The CBRFUR Team. Archived 15 June 2014.
  29. About CBRFUR. Archived 3 May 2015.

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