VancouFur 2014

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VancouFur guests of honor
VancouFur 2014 conbook covers. Artwork by Apoxon, Chelsey Bueckert (credited as "MYSTIQE"), Davecko, Temrin, Soulscape, Weremagnus, Onnanoko [1] and Nancy Andrews (credited as "ICEBANSHEE") (credits in order they appeared in conbook credits).
VancouFur 2014 tshirt. Designed by Davecko
VancouFur 2014 Fursuit Parade Participants

VancouFur 2014 was third instance of the VancouFur convention. Expanded to four days of events, it was held between February 27 and March 2, 2014,[1] at the Executive Hotel and Conference Center in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.[2]

Theme - “Gateway to the Pacific”[edit]

VancouFur 2014 continued the convention’s tradition of appropriating its theme from the local culture; in this instance, “the pacific rim countries and multiculturalism there is here in Vancouver.”[3] “Gateway to the Pacific” focused on the diverse menagerie of cultures around the Pacific Ocean, and peoples from those countries that have chosen to make their homes in Vancouver.

They showcased a new banner image on their website and social media each month that celebrated one country on the pacific rim and also put up a Theme Page that gave some insight into how they could be connected to vancouver.

June - United States - Art by Rhari
July - Mexico - Art by Nancy_Andrews (aka Icebanshee)
August - Singapore - Art by Zephyron
September - Panama - Art by Tandemonium
October - Australia - Art by Kyma
November - Japan - Art by Mystiqe
December - Russia - Art by Weremagnus
January - The Republic of Chile - Art by Freckles

The final months banner was opened up as a contest with the theme of "Canada" and put up on their website.
February - Canada - Art by Ceowolf
(Other Canada banner entrants were put up on various other galleries as site banners. They included Bloopbeepfook's piece and Vestra's piece)


The guests of honor were fursuit-makers BlooFox (Zay) and Wolever Wuff of Fox Closet.[4]

2014's VancouFur Community Spotlight was on artist Davecko, and the DJ Spotlight was on Tigon.[4]

In October 2013, Fox Amoore was announced as a guest musician.[5]

GOH Dinner Cake[edit]

2014 was the second year a local non-furry artist was brought on to create a GOH Dinner cake. Mother to one of the staff and definitely a furry ally, Julie ( created an "around the world" GOH cake. The figurenes were crafted by Temrin and Soulscape[6] Julie posted about it on her instagram afterwards. (Other images of the cake)


Kubaryi was re-elected chair for the 2014 convention.

Mediar was re-elected Vice Chair for the 2014 convention.


There were 600 attendees, including 123 fursuiters in the fursuit parade.[7] The attendees raised $1700 for the convention's charity, VOKRA.[7]


  1. March 17, 2013 post on the VancouFur account on Fur Affinity. Retrieved March 18, 2013
  2. VancouFur Hotel on the VancouFur website. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  3. "VF2014 - Splash page + closing ceremony info" March 9, 2013 post on the VancouFur account on Fur Affinity. Retrieved March 16, 2013
  4. 4.0 4.1 Guests of Honor on the VancouFur website. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  5. October 21, 2013. Announced on Twitter.
  6. "VF2014 - Cake Figurine post on twitter"
  7. 7.0 7.1 "VF2014 Numbers" - posting on the VancouFur account on Tumblr. Dated March 3, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014.

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