RainFurrest 2008

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RainFurrest 2008, the second RainFurrest, was on September 26-28, 2008 at the Seattle Airport Marriott. The theme was "Flight".[1] The artist guest of honor was Werepuppy.[2]

The final count said at the closing ceremonies was 599, with 89 in the fursuit parade. "More than $1000" was donated to the Ferret Rescue Society.

Events[edit]

Fursuiters after Fursuit Games

Events included Fursuit Masquerade, Pet Auction, Plushie Costume contest, Ice Cream Social, and Gaming.[3]

Dances[edit]

The dances were from 9PM to 2AM Friday and Saturday.[4]

Timeline[edit]

  • November 22, 2007 - Registration opens[5]
  • December 15, 2007 - Room block opens[6]
  • February 24, 2008 - Fursuit floor opens[7]
  • April 26, 2008 - RainFurrest BBQ[8]
  • June 30, 2008 - Deadline for conbook submissions[9]
  • July 18, 2008 - RainFurrest newsletter published[10]
  • September 13, 2008 - Preregistration ends[11]

There are monthly staff meetings until the month of the convention, when they increase in frequency.[12]

2008 staff[edit]

Leads are listed first, non-lead staff are listed in italics [13]

Executive Staff[edit]

Operations[edit]

Programming[edit]

  • Programming Lead - Gene
    • Fursuit Track Lead - Xodiac
    • Art Track Lead - Setti
    • Writing Track Lead - ?
    • Masquerade - Fractal
      • Masquerade Stage Manager - ?
    • Pet Auction - Kae Cyphet
    • Dances - Rex
    • Art Jam - ?
  • Gaming - Sharako
  • Video Room Lead - Kae
  • Hospitality Lead / Denmother - ?
    • Hospitality Staff - Rocky
  • Dealers Den Lead - Marra
  • Art Show Lead - ?
  • Charity Lead - Rocky
  • GOH liaison -

Publishing[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. http://rainfurrest.org/index.php
  2. http://rainfurrest.org/goh.php
  3. http://rainfurrest.org/events.php
  4. http://community.livejournal.com/rainfurrest/11263.html
  5. http://rainfurrest.org/news.php
  6. http://rainfurrest.org/news.php
  7. http://rainfurrest.org/news.php
  8. http://community.livejournal.com/washingtonfurs/39127.html
  9. http://community.livejournal.com/rainfurrest/9785.html?thread=31289#t31289
  10. http://community.livejournal.com/rainfurrest/11263.html
  11. http://rainfurrest.org/reg.php
  12. http://rainfurrest.org/meeting.php
  13. http://rainfurrest.org/staff.php

External links[edit]