VancouFur 2017

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VancouFur 2017 was the sixth instance of the VancouFur convention. It was held over March 9-12, 2017,[1] at The Executive Airport Plaza Hotel in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.[2]

The convention's theme was "Space Station Zebra".[1] The Artist Guest of Honor was Kappy Rayne, the Community Spotlight was Sixel, the Writer Guest of Honor was Lawrence M. Schoen, the Fursuit Guest of Honor was Dancing Duke/Oz_Kangaroo and a new Guest of Honor title of "Fandom Guest of Honor" featured Potoroo.[3]

The event's art show was cancelled two months before the convention, subsequent to the resignation of key staff in October.[4]

VancouFur 2017 saw 941 attendees[5], including 205 fursuiters.[6] The convention's charity was O.W.L. Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society, for which $3,166 was raised.[7]

Dance Competition[edit]

The winners of the VancouFur 2017 dance competition were:[8]

  • First Place: Haurbus
  • Second Place: Rollie
  • Third Place: Popsicle

Floor Wars[edit]

A new dance panel started up this year, called "Floor Wars".[clarify] The winners were as follows:

  • First Place: Drift (In Suit)
  • Second Place: Ro3 (Non Suit)
  • Third Place: Yu Puffin (In Suit)
  • Fourth Place: Haurbus (Non suit)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 VancouFur 2017 website. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  2. Hotel Info on the VancouFur 2017 website. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  3. Guests on the VancouFur 2017 website. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  4. VancouFur 2017 drops art show after failing to find new staff - GreenReaper, Flayrah (8 January 2017)
  5. Tweet from the VancouFur Twitter. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  6. Tweet from VancouFur's Twitter page. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  7. Tweet from the VancouFur Twitter page. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  8. Tweet VancouFur tweet. Retrieved March 14th, 2017

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