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HCFC 2019

26 - 28 Jul 2019

Friday:

Fursuit Photo Bus Tour

w/ Woxy and Rico

10:00 - 12pm

For those who have pre-booked, we will be taking fursuiters on a tour to some of the most iconic Sydney destinations for a beautiful photoshoot. Catch a glimpse of the gorgeous panorama that is the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, as well as the beautiful Bondi Beach.

How To Run An Event: Behind the Scenes with HCFC Operations

w/ Mojo and Rico

1pm - 2pm

Want to help foster meets in your area? What happens behind the scenes with planning events? This is a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on, and what to keep in mind to help nurture the furry community where you hail from, and how to create quality gatherings!


Fursuit Care and Purchasing

w/ Skuff, Blonde, and Rico

3pm - 4:00pm

In the market for a fursuit, but unsure how to go about making a decision or how to approach a designer? Come meet Guests of Honour and fursuit making veterans Skuff Coyote and Blonde Foxy, from Don't Hug Cacti studios, in a discussion on finding, approaching, and working with fursuit makers. We'll also go into detail on fursuit care and repair so that you can maximise the longevity of your commission. Highly recommended for those who are interested in learning more about getting involved with fursuiting, followed by a rundown on different available makers and the types of suit makers that are out there to commission currently and how the purchasing process works.


Outdoor Photography I

5:00 - 6:00pm

Come for individual and small group outdoor photos at the red stairs and water feature down the road from the hotel entrance, just above Cook Phillip Park Pool. ((Sunset at 5:15pm))


Intro to Art

w/ Mojo and Aquaticas

6pm - 7pm

Interested in making your own furry art? Join our panel for tips and tricks on the creative process and production, hosted by our local Sydney artists!


Opening Ceremony

w/ Skooma

7pm - 8pm

Join our 2019 MC, Skooma, in kicking off HCFC: SpaceDreams! He'll run through the events, introduce the HCFC Team, who to talk to for assistance, and health and safety protocols. Highly recommended if this is your first furry convention!

Highrise drinks


10pm - Midnight


Open to all on Friday and Sunday nights, floor 25 will have a cash bar and areas to chill out with spectacular views of Sydney. Snacks are available and capacity is limited to 200.

Saturday:

The Completely Normal Panel

w/ Skooma, Tsaiwolf, Skuff, Blonde

12pm - 1pm

Jack in the Box Games with audience participation, and discussions on recent furry memes.  Priority will be given to people who bring vegan snacks to the panelists.

 

Fursuit Walk to Cook Phillip Park Steps

3:15pm - 5pm

HCFC's fursuit walk for 2019 has been redesigned to accommodate attendee feedback and has been moved to an easy to access location featuring steps to stagger our group shot to easily accommodate everyone. Preparations will happen in the lobby at 3:15 for a 3:45pm departure, however those who would like to take their heads of are welcome to in the "Saturn" room where water will be provided.


Furry Drama Live on Stage

w/ Temba, Kruzer, Skooma, and Viewers Like You

5pm - 7pm

Temba Cougar and Kruzer return for the annual dishing of the dirt on the furry fandom. We'll tell the tales of our traveled team, and invite you to share yours!

 

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For Ultra, Premium and registrations with LC  in their badge numer


8pm - Midnight


If you have premium registration or registered early enough to get access to our strictly limited lowercase event this year make sure to make your way up to the 25th floor of the hotel where we will have a 2 hour window between 9pm and 11pm of all you can drink pre-mixed cocktails. A cash bar is available before and after the event.


Sunday:

GOH Fursuit Panel

w/ Skuff and Blonde of DHC Fursuits

10am - 1:15pm

Join the Guests of Honour from Don't Hug Cacti in a detailed fursuit panel which covers a variety of subjects on how they build, what they build with and how they concept their creations. With over a decade of creating quality costumes under their tail belts, be sure to join us for this informative talk!

 

GOH Artist Panel

w/ Tsaiwolf

2pm - 3:00

Join our Guest of Honour hailing from Northern California, Tsaiwolf. They join us with over two decades of professional experience creating anthropomorphic art, to share with you their works in a special talk and Q&A session.


Photography Panel

w/ Rico and Strangewolf

4pm - 5pm

If you're new to photography, come learn how to create better fursuit photos! A live demonstration and Q&A of photo editing techniques, using freshly captured photos from the Fursuit PhotoBus Tour, will be featured here.

 

Fursuit Games          

w/Flamedrake       5:30 - 6:30pm

Want to participate in some indoor games with fellow furries in fursuit? Yes? Then you’ve come to the right place! A variety of team-based and individual competitive games will be offered for full and partial fursuiters.


Outdoor Photography II

7pm - 8pm

Our second photo shoot, again just above Cook Phillip Park Pool at the red stairs and water feature. Set against Sydney's gorgeous evening lights, come for solo and group outdoor photos.

 

Closing Ceremony

w/Skooma

8:30 - 9:30pm

Join us for an exciting art auction where you can bid to your heart's content on art and other goodies that you will love! This will be followed by our closing event, where our MC will go over how this year has gone and our direction for the future where we hope you join us again.

 

The Completely Normal Panel

w/ Skooma, Tsaiwolf, Skuff, Blonde

12pm - 1pm

Jack in the Box Games with audience participation, and discussions on recent furry memes.  Priority will be given to people who bring vegan snacks to the panellists.

 

Highrise drinks


10pm - Midnight


Open to all on Friday and Sunday nights, floor 25 will have a cash bar and areas to chill out with spectacular views of Sydney. Snacks are available and capacity is limited to 200.