Fur-Xoticon

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Fur-Xoticon was a furry convention which was held in West Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Its chairman/owner was Krank the Crux.[1]

2016[edit]

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The first Fur-Xoticon was a "James Bond themed Furry con", which took place over May 27-29, 2016, at the Clarion Hotel & Aqua Lagoon Water Park in West Springfield.[2] The schedule and vendors were posted on May 11, 2016.[3]

The guests of honor were Sheppy Momma, Logarth Sheppy, Kyle McCarthy and Seth Drake.[4] Beauty of the Bass was originally also announced as a guest.[citation needed]

Fur-Xoticon saw 137 attendees,[5] $1,137.43 was raised for the convention's charity, Sweetpea F.O.R. Animals.[5]

2017[edit]

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Fur-Xoticon 2017 took place over May 26-28, 2017,[6] again at the Clarion Hotel and Aqua Lagoon Water Park in West Springfield.[6] The theme of the convention was "Mutation Nation":[6]

   
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Come explore the wastes with us in this post-modern dystopian themed convention. Beware the freaks, ghouls, and zombies as you navigate these barren lands and bandit camps in search of the only civilization left in this society!
   
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Fur-Xoticon 2017's guest of honor was Craz.[7]

The convention saw 180 attendees, and $2,583 was raised for the charity, Sweetpea F.O.R. Animals.[8]

Cancellation[edit]

Fur-Xoticon 2018 was originally scheduled for May 25-27,[9] but it subsequently announced that the convention would be skipping 2018 with a view of returning in 2019.[10] Later still, the organiser announced that the event had been closed "until further notice" as "life has consumed my future plans for the foreseeable future".[11]

References[edit]

  1. Krank's profile on Fur Affinity. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
  2. http://fur-xoticon.com/ Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  3. http://osdclan.com/fur-xoticon/ Retrieved May 14, 2016.
  4. http://fur-xoticon.com/guests-of-honour Retrieved Jan 14, 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Announcement on the Fur-Xoticon page on Facebook. Dated May 30, 2016. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Fur-Xoticon 2017 website. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  7. Guest of Honor on the Fur-Xoticon 2017 website. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  8. Tweet on the Fur-Xoticon account on Twitter. Dated May 28, 2017. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  9. Tweet on the Fur-Xoticon account on Twitter. Dated June 3, 2017. Retrieved Janaury 14, 2018.
  10. Tweet on Krank the Crux's account on Twitter. Dated July 25, 2017. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  11. Tweet on Krank the Crux's account on Twitter. Dated November 8, 2017. Retrieved January 14, 2018.

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