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April 6th - 9th, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia

Fake calls from Marriott

Some people are getting fake calls from the Marriott; both people with and without reservations. They don’t actually have any info so please do not give them any.  We have alerted the Marriott to this scam.

Pokemon Sun and Moon Tournament


Bring your DS and take part in our Pokemon Sun and Moon tournament at FWA Game On, 2017!

Here’s a quick run-down of the rules, get your teams ready:

Battles will be 2v2 with a team of 4 , and 2 subs that may be swapped in between battles.

Single elimination

Sun and Moon dex only, no duplicates (IE Only one Lycanroc regardless of form), no Legendary Pokemon, Ultra Beasts or Tapus allowed.

No Mega Evolutions.

No duplicate held items.

One Hit KO moves, Evasion, Moody and Sleep are banned.

Anyone caught cheating will be banned from further participation in this tournament, and possibly all FWA tournaments for the rest of the con.

If you’ve got questions, feel free to e-mail our VGR staff!



Game On Poster Contest

Enter our Game On 2017 Poster Contest and Win!

 We love your art, and we want to show it off around the con!

Here’s your chance to have your work displayed in glorious poster format for everyone to enjoy, and win some cool stuff!

Create a Video Game or Gaming themed poster with a Furry Twist!

Make sure your creations are 3600×5400, 24″x36″ at 150 pixels per inch in jpeg, png, or tiff format.

Email your submissions to Mune@furryweekend.com before March 1st to enter!

Feel free to include your Twitter, FA, or other art site names on your poster!

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*FIRST PRIZE Dealers Den table may be used for FWA 2017 or FWA 2018, winners choice.*

Winning entries will be selected by a panel of judges.

Not every entry will be printed, but our finalists will be printed for display alongside the winners!

Printed entries will be displayed at FWA Game On, 2017.

By submitting your art, you grant Furry Weekend Atlanta a license to use, publish, and modify without limitation, the poster art, and any derivative artwork created. Artist also retains rights to sell their submitted artwork as long as it does not include the FWA logo, FWA Game On Logo or any changes that might imply official convention merchandise.


Contest Q &A


Q: Should I include the FWA Logo in my art?

A: No, we just wanna see your furry take on a gaming poster!

Q: I’m in the Dealers Den/Artist Alley. Can I make prints and sell my submission at the convention?

A: Yes! Our intent is not to prevent you from using your art, we’d just like to feature it too!

Q: Will all submissions be printed?

A: Sadly, no. A panel of judges will select the top three winners. Some of the finalists may see their work printed as well, however!

Q: Should I keep my entry hidden?

A: No way! Show them off, but make sure to send them in by March 1st!

Q: Can I use anthro characters who already exist in games?

A:  We would like to see your unique twist. Try turning a human character into an anthro instead!




Hotel Block Opening

The Marriott Marquis Atlanta hotel block for Furry Weekend Atlanta 2017 opened at 1 pm EDT Saturday September 24th!

Please use this link to save money and get in the room block
Reservations Toll Free: 1-866-469-5475
Mention Furry Weekend Room block

Missing out on FWA notices and updates? Follow us! All announcements are made there first before being added to the website!

Twitter @FurryWeekendAtl

There is also an official telegram chat, found here.

Second and Third place have been unlocked



Furries at DragonCon – Sept 2nd-5th

A lot of people who attend FWA, also attend DragonCon in Atlanta. As one of the largest popular culture and Sci-Fi conventions, DC is based in the same hotel as FWA, the Marriott Marquis.  We have some exciting events planned for this year and the con is fast fast approaching.

Saturday Sept 3rd 8:30pm – 9:30pm Furry Fandom Panel Hilton 303 (3rd floor) . This is a panel format introduction to the furry fandom and the room is always packed. Although this is mainly aimed at attendees interested in getting involved in the furry fandom, everyone is welcome to attend. Get there early if you want a seat.

Sunday Sept 4th  – 6:00pm – 7:00pm Furry Meetup. Meetup on the 10th floor of the Marriott and then we’ll go grab some dinner.

Fri/Sat/Sun Sept 2nd-4th 7pm-11pm Hilton 308 – Headless Lounge. The costuming tack has graciously provided us with a room for cooling off and getting some water during prime time on the main nights. Come chill out, cool off and socialize.

More info here http://www.furryweekend.com/dc/