Rocky Mountain Fur Con
Rocky Mountain Fur Con, often abbreviated RMFC, is an annual furry convention that takes place in Denver, Colorado and celebrates anthropomorphics. Events include charitable benefits, educational seminars, art shows, panels and general social activities. The convention also features a unique cooking show called "Free Can Cook" hosted by FreeFox. The convention is currently chaired by Sorin Kat.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con was first organized by the Mid-America Anthropomorphics and Arts Corporation to take place in June of 2006. However, when Anthrocon also announced its date for that same month, the decision was made to postpone the Rocky Mountain Fur Con's debut until 2007. The first Rocky Mountain Fur Con was chaired by Kahuki Lairu with assistant chair Sorin Kat.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2007 took place from June 1 to 3 at the Denver Adam's Mark Hotel. Goldenwolf, Dark Natasha, and Michele Light were the guests of honor. The final official attendance was 236.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2008 took place the weekend of May 23-25 at The Hyatt Regency in Denver. The theme for 2008 was "The Urban Wilderness". Blotch and LatinVixen were the Guests of Honor. The official final attendance was 319 according to  as of 13 July 2008. Despite 35% growth, the event failed to meet its hotel room block, and faced a $30,000 debt. Sorin Kat later stated that all of the con's debts save one had been paid off and last had been greatly reduced due to donations by local furs. As of August 2012, the convention does not have any outstanding debt.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2009 took place on August 7-9 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The theme for 2009 was "A Wild Night on the Town". The Guests of Honor were artist Keihound and fursuiter ScribbleFox. The official final attendance was 400 including 54 fursuiters, a 25% increase from the previous year. Despite a positive experience at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, it was decided to move the convention to another location.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2010 was held on August 6th - 8th at the Doubletree Hotel Denver. The theme was The Wild West. Guests of Honor were artist Heather Bruton, fursuiter Lucky Coyote of Dont Hug Cacti Studios and Feature Performer, 2 the Ranting Gryphon. There was a total of 526 attendees, a 31% increase over the previous year and had 71 fursuiters in their parade.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2011 was held on August 12th to 14th at the Doubletree Hotel Denver. The theme was "I need a hero!", focusing on superheroes. The Guests of Honor were furry writer Kyell Gold and furry artist Rukis. The final attendance was 643, a 22% increase over the previous year and included 101 fursuiters in the parade and 37 dealers. They raised over $1200 for their Charity, Freedom Service Dogs.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2012's theme was announced as "Furry Apocalypse!" It was held at the Doubletree Hotel Denver August 10-12, 2012. Guests of Honor were David Hopkins, prolific artist and creator of the web comic Jack. And fursuiter Syber of Made Fur You. The final numbers were 200 fursuiters in the parade, 62 dealers and 863 total attendees, for a 25% increase over previous years. They also raised $2500 for their charity, Freedom Service Dogs.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2013's theme has been announced as "Lucky 13" focusing around the theme of Casino life in the 1950s. The convention will take place at the Doubletree Hotel Denver over August 2-4, 2013. Guests of Honor have been announced as local Colorado artist Idess and fursuiter Midori. It was announced on August, 27th 2012 that Feature Performer, 2 the Ranting Gryphon will be returning as well.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2014's theme has been announced as "14ers" focusing around the theme of mountaineering, climbing and the 54 peaks in Colorado over 14,000 feet. Guests of Honor have not been announced yet.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2015's theme has been announced as "Game Shows!" focusing around the theme of all the classic game shows such as Press Your Luck, Pyramid, Family Feud, The Price is Right, etc.
Rocky Mountain Fur Con is organized by the Mid-American Anthropomorphic and Arts Corporation, a S corporation with 501(c)(3) status as of April 2009. The CEO is Kahuki Lairu, while the treasurer is Sorin Kat.
- Rocky Mountain Fur Con website
- Rocky Mountain Fur Con forums
- Colorado Furries community on LiveJournal
- Rocky Mountain Fur Con on Twitter
- RMFC youtube Coverage
- Photos, videos, reports: Rocky Mountain Fur Con resources