Golden State Fur Con

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Golden State Fur Con
Golden State Fur Con
Location
Website
Status Ongoing
First iteration April 19-21, 2019
Organizer(s) AEIOU
Charity Various
Subject Furry

Golden State Fur Con (GSFC) is an annual three-day furry convention held in Southern California, USA, and organized by AEIOU. The mascots of this event were designed by Fursnickety Costumes.

History[edit]

Golden State Fur Con 2019[edit]

The event was first held April 19-21, 2019 at the Hilton Irvine Orange County Airport Hotel. There were 1230 attendees (including 232 in the fursuit parade) and $11,242 donated for the Judith A Bassett Canid Education and Conservation Center (JABCECC).[1]

The theme was "The Roaring Twenties", and the guests of honor were artist Pulex,[2] musicians Fox Amoore and Pepper Coyote,[3] and fursuit building studio Mischief Makers.[4]

Golden State Fur Con 2020[edit]

Golden State Fur Con 2020 was to be held April 3-5, but was postponed to August 28-30 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[5], until it's eventual cancellation on June 11, 2020 due to the difficulty of having a convention at this time.[6]. Those who were not able to attend this, or any another Corgi Events con, could obtain a refund.[7]

Golden State Fur Con 2021[edit]

Golden State Fur Con 2021, slated to be held April 9-11, 2021, did not come to pass, again due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Golden State Fur Con 2022[edit]

Golden State Fur Con 2022 was held April 8-10, 2022 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The theme was "Studio 50-Fur." The Guests of Honor were Vito Fox and Mystic Fox Draws. GSFC 2022 saw 1758 attendees, 273 fursuiters in the parade, and $15,000 raised for the charity Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary.[8]

Golden State Fur Con 2023[edit]

Golden State Fur Con 2023 was held April 7-9, 2023 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California. The Guests of Honor were Fursnickety and HuskyCo Costumes. There were 1815 attendees (299 of which were in the fursuit parade), and $11,073 was raised for charity.[9]

Programming[edit]

The convention offers a dealer's den, autograph sessions, concerts, dances/rave, gaming (arcade, roleplay, tabletop, trading card, video), karaoke, a fursuit parade, fursuit dance competition, charity auctions, panels, and Q&As.

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