The 2017 Ursa Major Awards were announced at FurDU 2018 at Gold Coast City, Queensland, Australia on May 4-6.
Best Motion Picture
Live-action or animated feature-length movies.
- Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 (Directed by James Gunn; May 5)
Best Dramatic Series or Short Work
TV series or one-shots, advertisements or short videos.
- Duck Tales [2017 reboot] (Directed by John Aoshima, Dana Terrace; Season 1, August 12 to December 2)
Written works of 40,000 words or more. Serialized novels qualify only for the year that the final chapter is published.
- The Wayward Astronomer, by Geoffrey Thomas (Corvus Publishing; May 9)
Best Short Fiction
Stories less than 40,000 words, poetry, and other short Written works.
- Lieutenant Kruger and the Mistress Jade Trophy Game, by Kathy Garrison Kellogg (in The Cross Time Cafe; October 5)
Best Other Literary Work
Story collections, comic collections, graphic novels, non-fiction works, and serialized online stories.
- Dogs of War, edited by Fred Patten (anthology; FurPlanet Productions; January 12)
Best Non-Fiction Work
Includes documentaries, opinion pieces, and news articles.
- Furry Nation, by Joe Strike (Cleis Press; October 10)
Best Graphic Story
Includes comic books, and serialized online stories.
- DreamKeepers, by David & Liz Lillie (Internet; January 2 [#340] to December 18 [#385])
Best Comic Strip
Newspaper-style strips, including those with ongoing arcs.
- Housepets!, by Rick Griffin (Internet; January 2 to December 29)
Edited collections of creative and/or informational works by various people, professional or amateur, published in print or online in written, pictorial or audio-visual form.
- Dogpatch Press, ed. by Patch Packrat (Internet; January 5 to December 25)
Best Published Illustration
Illustrations for books, magazines, convention program books, cover art for such, coffee-table portfolios.
- David Lillie, cover for The Wayward Astronomer, by Geoffrey Thomas (Corvus Publishing; May 9)
Computer or console games, role-playing games, board games.
- Night in the Woods (Developer: Infinite Fall, Publisher: Finji; February 21)
Online collections of art, stories, and other creative and/or informational works. Includes galleries, story archives, directories, blogs, and personal sites.
- Inkbunny (furry art community)