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Get the Event Schedule on your phone via the Conbook Download at the top of the page.

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FRIDAY

👾 ReFURbished Retro Gamedev 🎮

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Ever been curious about how games are still being made for your favorite retro gaming consoles such as the Gameboy? From development tools to making cartridges, come see how it's done!

 

👥 Hosted by: Ripper

🕒 Friday, 10:30am - 12:00pm

📍 Ballroom

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🎭 Handpuppet Workshop ✂️

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Unleash your creativity at the Hand-puppet Workshop! Learn about the art of puppetry as you craft and decorate your very own unique sock puppet. This is a paid event with limited slots, so don't miss out! Contact support@theramblingfox.com to sign-up.

 

👥 Hosted by: Nao

🕒 Friday, 11:00am - 12:00pm

📍 Workshop Room

🐾 "Help, My Child is a Furry?" Resources for Parents 🌈

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So your child has come to you, begging for you to accompany them to "Em-Eff-Cee"... A furry convention in Melbourne? What does that mean?! We'll be walking you through the basics of the furry fandom, where your child can fit within it, and what you can do to ensure your child has the most safe and enjoyable experience possible.

👥 Hosted by: Sharn

🕒 Friday, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

📍 Ballroom

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🔮 FFXIV Furs - Now Includes Free Bonus Shadowbringers! ⚔️

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[ MFC23 enrage to clear | mario kart blue shell strat | blender chain lightning | southern hemisphere true north | oob% | bring stickers ]

 

Come meet your fellow furry Eorzeans. World of Warcraft refugees permitted but not welcome.

Hrothgar enter for free.

👥 Hosted by: Verxx

🕒 Friday, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

📍 Workshop Room

🎵 Furry Sound Design 🔊

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From stomping paws to chomping maws, audio is a vivid way to bring scenes to life!

 

Kyle is a sound designer with 10 years of experience recording, editing and mixing effects for both furry and non-furry projects. We’ll be designing big Godzilla-style stomps, intimidating dragon vocals, and analyzing great examples of sound design throughout film and TV.

 

Whether you want to pick up some tricks or you’re just interested in audio as an artform, there will be something of interest for you here!

👥 Hosted by: Kyle

🕒 Friday, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

📍 Ballroom

🎨 Dutchie Creation 101 ✨

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Come join Rio to learn about the Dutch Angel Dragon species!

 

Rio will teach you how to create your own fluffball with colouring in and paper craft, while providing design guidance for this unique furry species.

👥 Hosted by: Rio

🕒 Friday, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

📍 Workshop Room

🦊 My First Fur Con 🎉

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Is this your first convention? Feel like you need a refresher? Want to meet Con Staff? We cover the 6/2/1 rule, event information, fursuit and convention etiquette,and how to get the best out of MFC 2024!

 

👥 Hosted by: Pocket, Nova, Kharnivore and Torr

🕒 Friday, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

📍 Ballroom

⚡ Opening Ceremony 🎉

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Welcome to the electrifying world of Cyberchase!

 

👥 Hosted by: MFC Staff Team

🕒 Friday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

📍 Ballroom

🌠 Friday Night Dance 🎵

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Put your paws up for this fursuit-friendly DJ set!

 

👥 Featured DJs

🕒 Friday, 7:30pm - 11:00pm

📍 Ballroom

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SATURDAY

☀️ Fursuit Walk 🐾

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Join us for a furry tradition, beginning with a picturesque group photo at the courtyard, before we parade together from the lobby to the GH Mott Reserve.

 

👥 Lead by: MFC Staff Team

🕒 Saturday, 10:00am

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🖼️ Stickers, Buttons & Pins Trading 🧷

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Join in the lively exchange of unique designs, from quirky buttons to eye-catching enamel pins and vibrant stickers.

 

Connect, trade, gift, and take home cherished keepsakes.

 

👥 Hosted by: Flippsy & Ari Thylascene

🕒 Saturday, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

📍 Workshop Room

🎥 Catwalk (Beat The Heat) 😺

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Love the atmosphere of the fursuit parade, but prefer the cool comfort of the air conditioned indoors? The Catwalk returns, so you can strut your stuff and strike a pose, rain or shine!

 

👥 Hosted by: Kharnivore & Nova

🕒 Saturday, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

📍 Ballroom

🏅 Fursuit Games 🏆

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Ready for some fun and friendly competition, or just keen to spectate the silly antics? Back in the cool indoors, we'll be playing schoolyard classics, like Octopus Tag and Musical Chairs, with exciting prizes up for grabs!

 

👥 Hosted by: Kharnivore & Nova

🕒 Saturday, 3:00pm - 4:30pm

📍 Ballroom

🎨 Make A Fursona ✏️

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A fursona is your furry-animal-persona!

 

Let your imagination run wild and make your own at this hands-on character creation workshop.

 

👥 Hosted by: Torr & Wommera

🕒 Saturday, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

📍 Workshop Room

🖍️(Kids’) Badge Workshop ✂️

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This is a kid friendly workshop to create and laminiate your own fursona badge!

 

Lamination is free for attendees under 18 and $10 for adults.

 

👥 Hosted by: Torr & Wommera

🕒 Saturday, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

📍 Workshop Room

🎮 To Be A Master: Introduction To Competitive Pokemon ⚡

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Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was?

 

Professor Fennel gives a beginner friendly introduction into the Pokemon Video Game Competition. From IVs to EVs, to why Incineroar is probably the best Pokemon of all time, come learn how to begin your journey to be a master!

 

👥 Hosted by: Fennel

🕒 Saturday, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

📍 Ballroom

💬 Communication Is Weird & English Is Dumb 🧠

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Come ready for laughter, insight, and a newfound appreciation for the imperfect beauty of communication. Listen to entertaining parables and stories to boost your conversational confidence, and discover why English is the awkward mutant we love and hate.

 

👥 Hosted by: Kraden & Carnival

🕒 Saturday, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

📍 Ballroom

🎨 Art Jam & Board Games 🎲

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This is a shared space to play board games with friends, or to bring a sketchbook and enjoy some downtime.

 

Bring your own games or try out the games provided!

 

👥 Hosted by: MFC Staff Team

🕒 Saturday, 6:30pm - 10:30pm

📍 Workshop Room

🍷 Super Sponsor Dinner 🍽️

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This exclusive dinner for Super Sponsors is our gesture of gratitude for your invaluable support that elevates our convention to new heights.

 

👥 Hosted by: MFC Staff Team

🕒 Saturday, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

📍 Novotel Restaurant & Bar

🐺 Grey Muzzles Retreat (30+) 🥂

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Do you snap, crackle and pop in the morning?

 

Over 30? Welcome to the Grey Muzzles Retreat. We'll be gathering for drinks, a meal and catch up about lawns, those rascal kids and being old.

 

👥 Hosted by: Kharnivore

🕒 Saturday, 8:00pm - 9:00pm

📍 Novotel Restaurant & Bar

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SUNDAY

🤖 Robopet Meet Up 🐶

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Do you remember the robopet craze of the early 2000s? Ever had a Tamagotchi, an iDog, a Poo-Chi or a Furby?

 

This meet is for you! Come meet like-minded robot affictionados, show off your electronic pets, and discover the latest and greatest in robotic companions with the all-new Sony Aibo!

👥 Hosted by: Sharn
🕒 Sunday, 9:30am - 10:30am
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🐉 Headless Valley: A D&D adventure 🗡️

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Ever played a Tier 3/4 game of D&D? Willing to give it a go?

 

Come along as Wommera weaves a spell of vanishing children, a twisted forest, and a legend that has plagued the town of Troxin for over 100yrs. 2-4 hours approximately. 4-6 players.

 

First come, first serve. Characters provided. Just bring your dice, and have fun!

 

👥 Hosted by: Wommera

🕒 Sunday, 10:00am - 1:00pm

📍 Workshop Room

🕶️ VR Furs 🌌

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Learn all about how you can stay connected with the furry community... in Virtual Reality!

 

👥 Hosted by: JK Sessions

🕒 Sunday, 11:00am - 12:00pm

📍 Ballroom

🐯🦝 Fursuiting 101 🐲🦁

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Meet a cast of colourful creatures and learn all about the wild world of fursuiting, from expert crafting and maintenance tips to expressive character performance.

 

👥 Hosted by: Torr, Kima and Kharnivore

🕒 Sunday, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

📍 Ballroom

✂️ Dummies In Duck Tape 🦆

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A duct tape dummy is an essential item for many of your favourite fursuit makers. Find out how to make one safely and flawlessly!

 

👥 Hosted by: JK Sessions

🕒 Sunday, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

📍 Ballroom

📚 Trivial Fursuit 2024: This Time It’s General 🧠

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Think you're an expert?

 

Test your knowledge of the furry fandom, the animal kingdom and more.

 

👥 Hosted by: Verxx

🕒 Sunday, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

📍 Workshop Room

🦘 Charity Auction 💸

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Bid on various tokens and collectables to support this year's charity organisation: Mt Rothwell

 

👥 Hosted by: MFC Staff Team & Charity Representative

🕒 Sunday, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

📍 Ballroom

🏁 Closing Ceremony 🎉

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Celebrate the conclusion of a memorable weekend with new and old friends.

 

👥 Hosted by: MFC Staff Team

🕒 Sunday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

📍 Ballroom

🐶 Dead Dog Dance 🎵

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Dance the night away, beyond the digital horizon and into the future's next frontier…

 

👥 Featured DJs

🕒 Sunday, 7:30pm - 11:00pm

📍 Ballroom

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In the spirit of reconciliation the Melbourne Furry Convention acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

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