BEST. CON. EVAR!

The 2017 South Afrifur Convention was held from 14-17 July at Magalies Retreat with 28 attendees.
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Don't care what anybody else has to say, but the South AfriFur Con was a blast! Cool folks, nice venue & awesome memories. Was it perfect? Hell no! But it didn't matter.

Thanks so much to all the organisers. You guys are legends! <3

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Is there any official feedback? :) Photos? Statistics? Anything?
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Glad it went well! Can't wait to see some pictures!
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Finally someone speaks!!! I was afraid you'd all liked it too much and hadnt gone home.
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Awesome to hear it was good!
That's great news for the Furry Community in ZA.
Hats off to the furs who pulled it off too, it's amazing. ^-^
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Galahad wrote:Is there any official feedback? :) Photos? Statistics? Anything?
We are busy gathering statistics, counting money, getting photos and so on. I will let Ivic post the final stats once everything is done.

28 Attendees paid, though not everyone stayed the whole time.

Furthest attendee was the GoH, Bravura from Switzerland.

All official artwork (badges, shirt designs, logo) done by Electrocat. Many thanks to her.

Our chosen charity is the Wolf Sanctuary in Knysna. We considered several, but the recent fires in Knysna is what finally tipped our hand. We don't think a lot of the disaster relief money will make it to the animal charities, and this is our way of contributing. To fund this, we ran a raffle, and we will match the funds raised by the raffle from the con's side.

Sudan Red has announced that she will be donating all funds she raised via commissions to animal charities of her own choosing. I think this is a very selfless act, as she spent a LOT of time at the con making the most beautiful sketches for attendees. I am happy to have snagged a few of her slots.

Forum question: Is this a furry K-Pop band, or is it a lip-sync of Cherry Bomb?
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Im going with an F-Pop band... I look forward to their first single "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"...
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I was so tired I managed to press Submit with half the post above unfinished. I have updated the post a little, instead of splitting the changes off.
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I have spent the majority of the day just vegging in bed XD we'll have the stats and pics etc. up hopefully near to tomorrow. I'll hopefully be better rested by then.

But thanks again to everyone attending and let's hope this grows from here!
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I didn't get to go...
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It really really was such a blast!!!

Will miss all of you, and can't wait for the next event!
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Yes indeed we had an amazing time, I kept thinking to myself regardless of the formalities we had taken to ensure the con structure it was incredible just to have everyone there and spend the weekend with people we don't get to see due to distance and generally just life. Everyone was amazing and I really made a lot of friends this weekend, I would do this again in a heart beat.

Thanks to everyone that were there, you really made it worthwhile!
I will be posting a dropbox link to the photos I have taken and there will be a few YouTube videos coming soon!
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Aaaaah! You guys!

I hate you all so much! :lol:
I wish I could have been there... But moving took all my saved money... And yeah...

I can't wait to see photos!
I'm glad you guys had a good time! :)
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Sorry I couldn't make it this year.
I'm really hoping that I'll get a chance to join and meet you all soon.
I'm glad you guys had a blast. ^.^
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Valerion wrote: Forum question: Is this a furry K-Pop band, or is it a lip-sync of Cherry Bomb?

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So glad to hear the Con was a success! I love the pic and the fursuits!
Valerion, is your partner a lamb? That is hilarious and adorable! :D
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Had a great time!
Looking forward too the next.
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Please feel free to read my con report! It is 3 pages long and written like an article with pictures.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B2t ... sp=sharing

Spoiler Alert : It was awesome!

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Thank you soooo much again for contributing to my charity funds! R1000 to Wollies Animal Project ( https://www.facebook.com/WolliesAnimalProject/ ) in the form of food & R1000 to Pawesome Wacky Whiskers Rescue & Rehoming ( https://www.facebook.com/Pawesome-Wacky ... 887782474/ )(yeeeaaah... I love the name too!).
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One of at least 5 critters that will be spayed/neutered from informal settlements around Pretoria North. &lt;3
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Sudan Red wrote:Thank you soooo much again for contributing to my charity funds! R1000 to Wollies Animal Project ( https://www.facebook.com/WolliesAnimalProject/ ) in the form of food & R1000 to Pawesome Wacky Whiskers Rescue & Rehoming ( https://www.facebook.com/Pawesome-Wacky ... 887782474/ )(yeeeaaah... I love the name too!).
Awesome, lioness! That is such a nice gesture.
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I've updated http://www.south-afrifur.co.za/ with some information, photos and links to full reports.
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Better late than never!
Here is the vid!
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Looks like it was a lot of fun. But I'm not able to go. :(
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That looks like it was amazing fun!
I hope I can make it to this year's!
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Looks great. Will definitely try to make it to this year's con.
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