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We might be a few weeks late, but fairy tales don't tend to take place in the winter months. Despite the snow, ice, and storms, we're hard at work prepping for the best What The Fur ever
So enjoy your mug of cocoa, put on your favourite slippers (ruby are allowed), and read on, my friends

In this newsletter:
-Registration News
-Hotel Reservations
-Panelists and Presenters
-Hey, we hear you like games
-Writers! We want your words!
-Conbook Goodness

Click here to read it all!

What The Fur: Fairy Tales
May 17-19 2013, Montreal
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We are pleased to announce that registration for What The Fur 2013 is now officially open!

Our Early Bird registration rates will be available from now until November 31st. On December 1st, the prices will change. Visit our Registration Page for details, and for the link to register for the convention.

All memberships are available! Regular, Sponsor, our new Patron level (which includes a meal in the Tour de Ville restaurant), and even our extremely-limited Lifetime Membership levels are all open!

And Dealers, you can also now register for your tables! Don't delay on getting your tables as even though we have a larger dealers' den, it's aiming to fill up.

To register just go to register.whatthefur.ca

AND a bonus...
We're going out of our way to try and make 2013 the best possible convention you could attend. To that end, we've secured a deal!
For those of you planning to attend What The Fur, and who might consider taking the train within Canada, VIA Rail is happily offering you a discount on the travel for trips between May 14th and 21st! You just have to book your trips online using our code. Check our travel page for details.

Why take the train? Well, it's more comfortable than the bus, and the main Montreal train station is just three blocks from the hotel! No complicated in-city travel planning is needed!

What The Fur?: Fairy Tails
May 17-19 2013
Delta Centre Ville, Montreal

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…there was a mountain. But this wasn’t just any mountain. This mountain was royal. It’s wooded slopes were the home to all manner of creatures. After many years, the trees gave way to the expansion of a kingdom. Giant buildings made of shining glass were erected, roads and causeways were created to aid in the delivering of goods and services. But the animals still remained, and thrived. Annually, folk from other kingdoms come to visit the Royal Mountain. They come from lands near and far for one purpose: To celebrate.
The pumpkin carriages are parked, the orchestra has struck the first note, and the banquet is awaiting. What The Fur 2013 is ready to receive you to our Fairy Tale kingdom! We’re pleased to announce that our fourth convention is building up nicely, with the staff rallying their elves and fairy godmothers to help.

What The Fur? Fairy Tales
May 17-19 2013
Montreal, QC, Canada

In this issue:
  • Our New Dates
  • Our New Hotel
  • Guest of Honour!
  • Enough with the new, where’s the stuff we like?
  • We need your help to make this happen!

Click here to read the whole thing
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Madness, isn't it? Read up on registration, dealers and artists, gaming, and a call for presenters and volunteers!

Just click here to read the whole thing!

What The Fur
June 1-3 2012
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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So it’s just under a month until What The Fur lands, once again, on Montreal. Just under a month before one of the best furry events takes place, and just under a month until the fun begins.
Hold onto your tails, folks, the hordes are coming!
In this edition:
1)      Dealers Den is nearly sold out!
2)      Pre-registration deadline is almost here!
3)      DJs! We want your music!
4)      Last call for con-book contents
5)      Coming in early? We have stuff for you to do!
6)      The zombie are coming! Grab your guns! (but follow the rules)

Click here for the full news!

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What The Fur Presents...
Zombie Apocalypse: Night of the Furry Dead
June 3-5 2011
Montreal, QC

A month ago we had a communication from our programming team. It covered many topics, but not everything was included
Now we present you with the rest of the news. The rest of the vital information that you all need to know. As the date that our scientists have predicted would be the launch of the apocalypse gets closer, we at What The Fur realize that many bits of information may get lost, or misconstrued.

Have no fear: We know. We assure you that the Zombie Apocalypse is real, and is happening. The undead furries will take over the island of Montreal… if you let them.

In this briefing:
1) Is chocolate a cure?
2) Can music soothe the souls of the undead?
3) Dealer Room and Art Show Status
4) How to distract Zombies! (or How I Ran A Panel at WTFur)
5) State of the hotel
6) Registration news

Click here for the English newsletter</a
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Hey folks, if you a planning on attending MAGFest in Alexandria, VA this weekend and have not pre-registered, their latest news post strongly encourages you to do so as they are fast-approaching their attendance cap.

Deadline for pre-registration is 11:59:59pm EST today, January 10.

Source: http://magfest.org/node/686
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Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Convention
St. Petersburg, Florida
October 22-24, 2010
Guest of Honor: David Gerrold

Early registration is $35 till October 16th. $50 at door.

Because the Tampa Bay Rays may be in the playoffs the hotel is fully booked except for the convention room block. The deadline for making hotel reservations for Necronomicon is September 20. After September 20 there will be no rooms available at the convention rate. Bayfront Hilton.
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Come fight the zombies, but watch out for those zombie tribbles!

October 22-24, 2010
St Petersburg, Florida
Hilton Bayfront

A Convention of Science-Fiction, Fantasy and Horror fans in its 29th year!

Guest of Honor: David Gerrold
Theme: Zombie apocalypse

Early registration is $35 till October 16th, after October 16th and at the door, membership is $50.

For more information visit the website.
Stone Hill Science Fiction Association
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Hilton Hotel in Rockville, MD
September 10-12, 2010

A Convention with Webcomics, Videos, Gaming, Vendors, Music, and You
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Baltimore Comic Con
Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD
Saturday and Sunday, August 28 and 29.
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What The Fur
June 4-6, 2010
Hotel Espresso
Montreal, QC, Canada

We're getting down to the wire now, and the secrets are slowly being revealed!

Just remember that you have until this Thursday (May 6th) at midnight to pre-register for What The Fur at the nice rate of only $35! And so long as you register, you can pay at the door, keeping your rate locked in! So if you're coming, pre-register!

The schedules are starting to be posted, so keep your eyes peeled. The room times for the Dealers and Art Show are up, as well as the Games room (which opens, but will never close).

And we need your input for our Iron Artist competition! So visit our forums and let us know what you think!


Looking forward to seeing everyone in a month,

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What The Fur is coming up fast. We're down to the crunch now, and it's starting to move quickly.
For those of you out there reading this, we still need help in the following areas:

-Conbook submissions, be it art, poetry, or short stories (very short). Preferably along our theme lines
-Volunteers! We can never have enough!
-DJs for our dance. C'mon, I know there's more of you out there!
-GMs, Panellists, Artists, and all sorts of random stuff.

Preregistration is open until the 6th, and then it closes! Act now!
Register online and get the lower rate, even if you only pay at the door! Only $35!

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Vidcon 2010
July 16-18, 2010
Hilton Bayfront
St. Petersburg, FL

Vidcon is Florida's only con devoted to fanfiction in all it forms.

More information is available at the [community profile] vidcon community.
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First, I want to thank everyone for your patience and understanding during our site's downtime, but we're now ready, and here we are! The new What The Fur? website is online and a go at http://whatthefur.ca
The first thing I feel should be officially announced is our theme
But I'll be tricky, the info is below the cut )
Let me be the first to thank our two wonderful guests of honour for the inaugural year of What The Fur: Max BlackRabbit and gNAW. Both of these gentlemen have been busy in the fandom, both artists of high regard.
After much wringing of the wrists and head-desking, we've managed to secure our dates for the first full weekend of June, the 4th to the 6th. We're sorry for the change in dates from our previously anticipated 11 to 13th, but with the Formula 1 races having been undecided until now, we could not in good standing announce a date and then have to charge you an arm and a leg just to attend. 
We will be holding WTF at the wonderful Days Hotel, located in the heart of the downtown sector of Montreal. The hotel is within a few blocks of nearly all kinds of food, a short hop on the Metro (Montreal's subway system) from the picturesque Old Port, and 2 blocks from the historic rue Ste. Catherine, which sits over a network of underground malls called the Underground City.

More details on registration will be posted in the next two weeks.


Sep. 21st, 2009 05:44 pm
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October 16-18, 2009
Holiday Inn Waterbury
Waterbury, CT

Pre-registration is closed.
Overflow hotel is available.

On-site water park in the main hotel. Yes, IN.

MAGFest 8

Sep. 21st, 2009 05:39 pm
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(Formerly Mid-Atlantic Gaming Festival)
January 1-4, 2010
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Alexandria, VA
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November 6-8, 2009
Radisson Hotel
Rochester, NY

Author Guest of Honor: Mike Resnick
Artist Guest of Honor: Mitchell Bentley
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SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show 2009
August 8 + 9 Weekend
Roundhouse @ UNSW
$25 / $15 / $13

What are some of the fun things you can expect to see at SMASH! in 2009?

❖ Two international guest artists! Direct from the US, renowned artist Shaun Healey (Everafter) and from Hong Kong, professional illustrator Cuson Lo
❖ Hundreds of free Gundam model kits to build and take home in our Hobbyco Gundam workshop
❖ Our biggest Artist Circle yet, with over 50 local and interstate artists
❖ Cosplay competition, games and panels
Charity artbook auction with one-of-a-kind artworks from local & international illustrators
❖ Competitions including art, fan fiction, AMVs and more great prizes including Wacom tablets up for grabs!
❖ Karaoke, workshops, the ever popular Maid Cafe, and much more!

To catch all the fun of SMASH! 2009, and save a few bucks too, be sure to grab a Weekend Pass. Beat the queue and buy your tickets now at www.smash.org.au/buy
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The World's Largest Furry Convention
D. H. Lawrence Convention Center and Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, July 5

Music, Gaming, Dances, Puppets, Authors, Costumers, Art, Artists

Guests of Honor:
Joe Harris (Underdog)
Ben Balistreri (Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends)
Bob Boyle (Yin Yang Yo!)

At-the-door Registration is $50 and covers the entire weekend.


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