Furry Takeover

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Furry Takeover is a camping style furry convention located in North Carolina, USA. It is currently held in September each year at the Fontana Dam Resort. Furry Takeover combines traditional furry convention programming such as panels, games, dance competitions, Dealer's Den and Artist Alley, with outdoors activities associated with camping.[1]


Furry Takeover's mascot is a brown bear named Tony.


The first event was held October 24-26, 2018.[2]


The second event was held October 27-29, 2019.[3]


The third event was held online, September 25-27, 2022, on Discord and Twitch. There was no in-person gathering as a result of the Fontana Dam Resort's closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[4]


The fourth event was held in person September 17-19, 2021.[5] $1600 was raised for NeverU1031 to help them recover from loss of their home and business caused by Hurricane Ida.[6]


The fifth event was held September 16-18, 2022. [7] The theme was "Alien Invasion!", marking the first instance of a yearly theme for FTO.[8]


The sixth event was held September 29-October 1, 2023. The theme was "Safari Takeover". Attendance was 374.


The seventh event will be held September 27-29, 2024. The theme is "Dino-Might".[9]


  1. FTO website, retrieved September 24, 2022.
  2. FTO Facebook event, retrieved September 24, 2022.
  3. FTO Facebook event, retrieved September 24, 2022.
  4. FTO Facebook, retrieved September 24, 2022.
  5. FTO Facebook event, retrieved September 24, 2022.
  6. FTO Twitter, posted September 20, 2021.
  7. FTO Facebook event, retrieved September 24, 2022.
  8. FTO Twitter, posted February 28, 2022.
  9. https://twitter.com/FurryTakeover/status/1721619939260276752

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