Furpocalypse

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Furpocalypse
Furpocalypse logo
Location
Website
Status Ongoing
First iteration 31 October - 2 November, 2014
Organizer(s) Furpocalypse, Inc.
Charity United States War Dogs Association
Subject Furry

Furpocalypse is a furry convention in Cromwell, Connecticut. It was founded by former FurFright staff in order to continue the tradition of an annual Halloween-themed Connecticut convention, after the departure of FurFright founders Belic Bear and K'gra Leopard.

The Furpocalypse website describes the event as "a Halloween-based Anthropomorphic convention in Cromwell, Connecticut with the goal to raise money for various animal/environmental charities by hosting a sci-fi themed 3-day event for anthropomorphic enthusiasts from all over the world."[1]

2014[edit]

Furpocalypse 2014 took place over October 31-November 2, 2014.

The attendance was 1200,[2] with 290 fursuiters participating in the fursuit parade.[2] $3807.60 was raised for the convention's charity, the United States War Dogs Association.[2]

2015[edit]

Furpocalypse2015Logo.jpg

Furpocalypse 2015 was held over October 30-November 1, 2015,[3] at the Crowne Plaza Cromwell in Cromwell, Connecticut.[4]

The convention theme was "the Dark Carnival Freak Show".[3][5] There were "over 1400"[clarify] attendees,[6] including 362 fursuiters in the fursuit parade.[7] $5,800 was raised for War Dogs.[6]

2016[edit]

Furpocalypse2016Logo.jpg

Furpocalypse 2016 took place over October 28-30, 2016,[8] at the Radisson Hotel Cromwell in Cromwell, Connecticut.[9]

The theme was "At The Movies"[10], but got changed to "Night at the Movies", somewhere between January 13 and March 7, 2016.[11]

There were 1455 attendees and $5,500 was raised for War Dogs.[12]

References[edit]

  1. https://furpocalypse.org/faqs.html Retrieved May 4, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Tweet on the Furpocalypse account on Twitter. Dated November 2, 2014. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Tweet on the Furpocalypse account on Twitter. Dated November 5, 2014. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  4. Hotel Information on the Furpocalypse website. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  5. Tweet on the Furpocalypse account on Twitter. Dated December 25, 2014. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Tweet on the Furpocalypse account on Twitter. Dated November 1, 2015. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  7. Tweet on the Furpocalypse account on Twitter. Dated October 31, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  8. Furpocalypse 2016 website. Retrieved November 9, 2015.
  9. Hotel Information on the Furpocalypse 2016 website. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  10. Furpocalypse 2016 - At The Movies. Archived from the original on 2015 December 12. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.
  11. Furpocalypse 2016. Archived from the original on 2016 March 7. Retrieved on September 8, 2016.
  12. Tweet on the Furpocalypse account on Twitter. Dated November 1, 2016. Retrieved November 2, 2016.

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