Furry Migration

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Furry Migration is a furry convention which takes places in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. It "is an event outreach of Minnesota Furs (MNFurs), a nonprofit organization created in 2012."[1]

2014[edit]

Furry Migration 2014 took place[2] September 12 - 14, 2014, in Bloomington, at the Ramada Minneapolis Airport hotel. Final registration for 2014 was 543,[3] with 115 participants in the fursuit parade.[4]

Furry Migration was chaired by Kellic J. Tiger.[citation needed]

The guests of honor were furry author Kyell Gold, Publisher GoH Jeff Eddy (founder and president of Sofawolf Press), and Artist GoH Foxfeather.[5]

Events[edit]

Furry Migration's scheduled events included:[6]

  • Panels
  • A multimedia room
  • Gaming and video game rooms
  • A consuite
  • Fursuit activities/games and lounge
  • Photo area
  • A main stage/dance room
  • Fursuit parade.

Price[edit]

The pre-registration price of Attendee Membership was $45 for adults, and $35 for youth, with sponsor membership being $115. These prices lasted until August 12, 2014. The door prices were be $55 for adults, $125 for sponsors, and $40 for youth.[7]

2015[edit]

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"Back To Furry Migration II" was held over August 28-30, 2015,[2] at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.[8] Attendance was 701,[9] with 188 participants in the fursuit parade.[10]

Furry Migration II's guests of honor were Reed Waller, Amber "Vantid" Hill, and Ken Fletcher.[11]

Furry Migration raised $1,400 for their charity, Whisker Rescue[12].

2016[edit]

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Furry Migration 2016 was held over the dates of September 9-11, 2016,[13] at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minnesota.[14] The official count for attendance was 876, with 173 participants in the fursuit parade.[15]

The theme was "the Quest for Shiny",[16] and the guests of honor were writer Ursula Vernon, Ifus Moraine, and fursuiter Sunny Dingo.[17] A three episode video series was released before the convention as promotional material with a final, fourth installment played at Opening Ceremonies.[18]

2017[edit]

Furry Migration 2017 will be held on the dates August 25-27, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The convention theme will be "Heroes Divided". [19]

References[edit]

  1. About page on the Furry Migration site. Retrieved April 21, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ben "Mouring" Lindstrom September 14, 2014. Thank you to everyone for everyone!. Archived from the original on September 17, 2014. Retrieved on September 14, 2014.
  3. "Furry Migration Registration Twitter"
  4. Tweet on the Furry Migration account on Twitter. Dated September 16, 2014. Retrieved September 19, 2014.
  5. "Guest of Honor Slate announced for Furry Migration 2014" - posting by Mouring on the Furry Migration website. Dated December 2, 2013. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  6. Events page on the Furry Migration site. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
  7. Registration Info page on the Furry Migration site. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
  8. Hotel on the Furry Migration (2015) website. Retrieved february 21, 2015.
  9. Tweet on the Furry Migration account on Twitter. Dated October 15, 2015. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  10. Tweet on the Furry Migration account on Twitter. Dated September 16, 2015. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  11. Guests of Honor on the Furry Migration website, Retrieved June 5, 2015.
  12. That's a Wrap! on the Furry Migration Website. Dated November 2, 2015. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
  13. Tweet on the Furry Migration account on Twitter. Dated August 30, 2015. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  14. Hotel on the Furry Migration website. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
  15. Thank you News from Furry Migration website. Dated September 16, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  16. Tweet on the Furry Migration account on Twitter. Dated August 30, 2015. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  17. Guest of Honor on the Furry Migration website. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
  18. Promo Episode 3 announcement on FM Twitter. Retrieved August 20, 2016.
  19. Thank You on the Furry Migration Website. Dated September 16, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2016.

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