Anthrocon requests solutions as unscrupulous dealers become an increasing issue in the dens

A few weeks ago, con chairman Samuel Conway wrote a Twitter thread about how a customer was stiffed by a seller in the Dealer’s Den at Anthrocon. OK, I just deleted a long thread where I detailed how an unscrupulous fursuit … Continue reading Anthrocon requests solutions as unscrupulous dealers become an increasing issue in the dens

COVID-19 and Furries: Five furcons cancel this week; Fur Out West completes physical event; virtual event updates

First, in view of the local COVID-19 situation, furcons in Europe and the Americas cancelled their editions this year. Due to local conditions, Czech furcon ČeSFuR cancelled their event this year.  However on the original event dates, the hotel venue … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: Five furcons cancel this week; Fur Out West completes physical event; virtual event updates

COVID-19 and Furries: A situational overview of April

A lot of things happened during this month, as the coronavirus continuously developed. Virtually, all furry conventions in the furst half of 2020 is either deferred to the next half of 2020 or canceled and moved to next year. This included most of the cons in July, although some cons such as Anthrocon have yet to announce any further actions so far. There might be still a chance that Anthrocon may be allowed to hold next year, despite the no-large gatherings order imposed in the state of Pennsylvania which currently has no end date, since the curve is expected to … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: A situational overview of April

Anthrocon to host citywide children’s art competition

This week, American furcon Anthrocon has announced they will be hosting a citywide children’s art competition, in collaboration with the city of Pittsburgh. According to the furcon, the event will only be open to active students living in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, and participants are divided by age; Division A will be for any students up to the age of 12, whereas Division B will be for any students from age 13 to senior in high school. This extends to students who are homeschooled. All entries must relate to the furcon’s theme this year, “Aesop’s Fables” and must contain “anthropomorphic” … Continue reading Anthrocon to host citywide children’s art competition

Anthrocon Introduces A Whole New Tier – The Ultra Sponsor Tier

In Anthrocon‘s 2020 edition “Aesop’s Fables”, they‘ve added a 4th option for those who wish to attend the furcon. Besides the normal Day Badges, Sponsor and Super Sponsor tier tickets, you now have the option to choose a whole new eye-opening tier, named Ultra Sponsor. With a unique price tag of US$1,000 (SG$1379.96 as of 27/9/19), attendees can enjoy the following benefits: A Ultrasponsor ribbon A free Anthrocon T-shirt VIP badge pick up at registration Front of line privileges for advance admission to the Dealers Room each day An invitation to the Artists & Dealers reception on Friday evening Reserved … Continue reading Anthrocon Introduces A Whole New Tier – The Ultra Sponsor Tier