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Monika Livingstone, Gene Armstrong, Trapa, Stalking Cat, and Phil Geusz welcome attendees during the opening ceremonies of RainFurrest 2007.

RainFurrest was a furry convention first held August 24-26, 2007 at the Holiday Inn Seattle-Sea-Tac Airport hotel in Washington state, U.S.A.

Acerca de[editar]

RainFurrest was conceived by a group of individuals in the Pacific Northwest region who wished to start a new furry convention in the absence of Conifur Northwest. Gene Armstrong was one of those amongst the group who was asked to help coordinate and lead the efforts as he had experience working with of convention development within the sci-fi and fantasy fandoms.[cita requerida]

Asistencia[editar]

370 furs attended the inaugural event. For its second year, RainFurrest was held on September 26-28, 2008 at the Seattle Airport Marriott, with an attendance of 599.[1] The 2009 event was held September 18-20 at the same hotel, and had 911 attendees.

In 2010, RainFurrest attracted 1045 attendees, making it the sixth convention worldwide to surpass 1000 attendees Plantilla:Citation needed. For 2011, RainFurrest had 1420 Attendees, a 36% growth over 2010. Attendance for 2012 was 1705, a 20% growth over 2011; in 2013 there were 2202 attendees, an increase of 29% on 2012; and in 2014 there were 2,586 attendees, or an increase of 17% on 2013. There were 2,704 attendees in 2015, or an increase of 4.5% on 2014.

Cancelación y Cierre[editar]

Plantilla:Details In February 2016, Rainfurrest announced the cancellation of the 2016 event, citing an inability to secure a venue. On February 28, 2017, the board of directors and convention staff announced that RainFurrest 2016 was cancelled, and referred attendees to Furlandia.[2]

RainFurrest website and social media channels shared the following message:[3] Plantilla:Q

Invitados de Honor[editar]

Temas[editar]

  • 2007: Rainforest
  • 2008: Flight
  • 2009: Zombie Attack!
  • 2010: Furst on the Moon!
  • 2011: Camp RainFurrest!
  • 2012: Warehouse Furteen
  • 2013: Dancing in the Moonlight
  • 2014: Cyberpunk - Fur Meets Chrome
  • 2015: Swords and Sorcery
  • 2016: The Search for Kaldera (Cancelled)

Caridad[editar]

Asistencia y Fursuiters[editar]

Convention year Attendance Percentage change Fursuiters Percentage change
RainFurrest 2007 370 - 41 -
RainFurrest 2008 599 61.89% 89 139.02%
RainFurrest 2009 911 52.09% 157 76.4%
RainFurrest 2010 1045 14.71% 184 17.2%
RainFurrest 2011 1420 35.89% - -
RainFurrest 2012 1705 20.07% - -
RainFurrest 2013 2202 29.15% - -
RainFurrest 2014 2586 17.44% 504 173.91%
RainFurrest 2015 2704 4.56% 492 -2.38%
RainFurrest 2016 (Cancelled) - - - -

Organización[editar]

Rainfurrest Anthropomorphics International (RAIn) is a 501(c)(3) exempt organization founded in the state of Washington[4], which "exists primarily for the purpose of holding events to facilitate education in anthropomorphic literature, art and culture, and to facilitate the donation of funds to non-profit institutions that the board decides are worthy."[5]

RAIn's other events include Furlandia, SpokAnthro, RustyCon, and annual meetups in the summer and fall.

The current board president is Rex. The current vice president is Saph

Referencias[editar]

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Enlaces externos[editar]


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