Painted Desert Fur Con

This agreement is made between PDFC also known as (Corgi Events LLC here) and ARTIST. ARTIST is defined as an individual or business selling wares in the ARTIST ALLEY. Submission to receive a seat at the Artist Alley PDFC indicates the artist has read and accepted this  Terms of Service.

 

1. AUTHORIZED SALES ONLY

  • Only artists approved as “Artist Alley Artists” may be permitted to sell wares in the Artist’s Alley at PDFC.

 2. SELECTION PROCESS

  • Artists are encouraged to sign up ahead of time for the date desired. Submissions are raffled to determine which artists will be permitted seats in the Artist’s Alley on each day (defined as Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). 

  • If an artist does not show up fifteen minutes after the opening of Artist’s Alley, their slot is forfeit and an artist from the waiting list will take their place.

  • Artists from the waiting list will be selected by first come, first serve of artists physically present at the Artist’s Alley table by the designated reporting time.

 3. TAX ID NOT REQUIRED

  • Artists are not required to have a Tax ID. However, it is strongly encouraged.

  • Artists are responsible for filing sales and use tax returns in accordance with Arizona State Law.

 4. BADGE NOT INCLUDED

  • Seating in the Artist’s Alley does not come with a badge.

  • Please be sure to register yourself as well as any assistants with PDFC Registration.

  • Anyone entering the Artist’s Alley must have a badge.

 5. ACCEPTABLE MERCHANDISE

  • Only items that are produced by/handmade by the artist are allowed in the artist alley. Items that are resold are not allowed.

  • PDFC does not permit artists to display any sexually charged merchandise to the public. It must be hidden away (such as in an “Adults Only” binder), or censored (any graphics with genitals or breasts uncovered must be covered by a post-it note).

  • Artists are required to check the government issued IDs of any customers interested in viewing or purchasing the sexual merchandise to ensure the customer is at least eighteen years old.

  • Displays should be “PG” rated - remember, minors attend our convention!

  • All merchandise sold or displayed by artists must be in accordance with local, state, and federal laws.

6. NO SMOKING ALLOWED IN THE ARTIST’S ALLEY

  • This also includes no vaping.

 7. NO HORSEPLAY

  • Please don’t be overly loud or cause a disturbance to your neighbors.

  • If you witness an artist causing a disturbance, please report it to the Artist’s Alley staff.

 8. ALL DECISIONS BY THE HEAD ARE FINAL

  • Decisions made by the Head of Artist’s Alley are final. If you disagree with a ruling made by an Artist Alley Staff that is not the Head, you may bring your grievance to the Head of Artist’s Alley for consideration.

  • The Artist Alley Head reserves the right to revoke artist alley status, registration badge, or evict an artist from Artist Alley for activities that violate this Terms and Conditions document, at any time, for any reason.

 9. ABANDONMENT POLICY

  • Artists may not leave their table for more than fifteen minutes.

  • If a table space is found to be abandoned for more than fifteen minutes, the space will be given to an artist on the waiting list.

  • In the event of replacement, any goods will be cleared from the table and must be picked up at the Artist Alley Staff Table.

 10. TABLE POLICY

  • Artists may make use of “full tables” in the Artist Alley.

  • Artist’s display must not encroach on the space of their neighboring artists, unless there is no artist at the neighboring table and no replacement from the waiting list has come forward to claim the space.

  • No displays or items will be permitted to be shown off or around your table space.

 11. NO ELECTRICITY

  • Artists are not permitted to use the electrical outlets in the Artist’s Alley room.

Our Community, Our Convention

About PDFC

Painted Desert Fur Con is the premier convention in Arizona for the furry community. PDFC for short, continues in 2021 and is located at the Sheraton Downtown Phoenix Hotel. We are all about community, join us in helping this convention grow!
  • Corgi Events LLC

    Corgi Events LLC hosts a wide variety of events throughout the year from anime to MLP to furry conventions, including Denfur & Aquatifur. Corgi Events LLC has donated over $175,000 to various charities throughout the six years of its operation.
  • Sheraton Phoenix Downtown


    340 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    This sophisticated conference hotel is 4.2 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Amenities include an American restaurant/bar with patio seating and live jazz, an outdoor pool, a hot tub and a 24-hour exercise room. WiFi is free in public areas.
  • You can register now!

    Registration is open for all levels, stay tuned for more announcements on the way such as discounts, hotel/travel information and more.