ScotiaCon 2012

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ScotiaCon 2012 was the second rendition of the British convention ScotiaCon, taking place from July 27-30, 2012, at the Mercure Inverness in Inverness. The theme was "Keep Calm and Sing Along!", and the guests of honour were artists Kaji and Nimrais.[1]

ScotiaCon 2012 conbook cover. Artwork by Nimrais

Registration[edit]

On November 13, 2011, co-chairman Smirnoff announced that registration would be opening on November 19, 2011.[2] Ticket prices changed slightly from 2011, with the Basic ticket priced at £60, and the Sponsor ticket priced at £100. As for 2011, the ticket prices did not include accomodation, but ScotiaCon secured a deal with the hotel, enabling attendees to pay for their room any day up to the day of check-in. [3]

By the time registration closed on June 27, 2012, approximately 100 attendees had registered.

Videos[edit]

A teaser trailer for the con was released in January 2012 [4], with the full-length trailer being released on February 3, 2012[5]. An outtakes/blooper video from the trailer was released in April 2012.[6]

Charity[edit]

The convention raised a total of £2080 for this years charity - Highland Tiger :The Scottish Wildcat.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. Guests of Honor announced! - posted November 18, 2011 on LiveJournal. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  2. ScotiaCon 2012 general thread - posted in UKFur. Retrieved August 31, 2012
  3. Good news everyone - posted November 15, 2011 on LiveJournal. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  4. ScotiaCon 2012 Teaser - posted January 12, 2012 on YouTube
  5. ScotiaCon 2012 trailer
  6. ScotiaCon 2012 trailer outtakes
  7. Highland Tiger Latest News, dated August 2, 2012. Retrieved August 17, 2012
  8. ScotiaCon 2012 general thread by Smirnoff on UKFur, dated August 7, 2012

External links[edit]

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