Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who is NCAS? (who are you?)

North Carolina Anthropomorphic Society Inc, (NCAS), is a nonprofit organization that hosts social and recreational events and community resources for its members who are enthusiasts of anthropomorphized animals such as cartoon characters, mascots, and such fantasy creatures.

Where is the event?

Bewhiskered 2021 will be hosted in the Marriott at Research Triangle Park, just a few minutes drive away from the state’s capital and RDU airport. The hotel has a lot to offer, including modern guest rooms, a spacious lobby and adjacent courtyard, and an on-site restaurant and market for those who don't want to miss a minute of the action. Multiple food options are within easy driving distance for parties that want to get out and explore.

Do I need to pay for parking?

No, parking is free for all members.

When is the event?

November 12 - 14, 2021.

What can I do at Bewhiskered?

Our main events are being worked on right now. Please look for updates on this coming soon.

Is Bewhiskered Fursuit Friendly?

Yes! You can wear your fursuit anywhere reasonable while at the convention.  Exceptions (where you must uncover your face) will be at the front desk of the hotel and on request of hotel staff, Registration, on request of security staff, and when purchasing alcoholic beverages on the property.

Do I need a fursuit to come?  Do I need one to enjoy myself?

Absolutely not!  While a good fursuit may enhance your experience, you do not need one to attend this event or enjoy yourself.

What is there to eat nearby?

There are multiple food options nearby and a restaurant within the hotel, though we caution that these are not within traditional walking distance and advise that members drive to or catch a ride to these food options.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds are available on request until 11:59 pm on October 14th, 2021. Please email with your request.

Is any part of my registration tax deductible?

Unfortunately no. NCAS is a 501c7 social nonprofit which means contributions are not considered tax deductible for members.

Can my registration be transferred if I cannot attend?

Not at this time. If you need to refund your admission you may do so according to our refund policy.

Are day tickets available?

Not at this time.