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Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« on: February 05, 2013, 02:32:18 am »
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE FIRST SIX POSTS BEFORE POSTING ANY QUESTIONS, Thanks.

Congratulations to our table contest winner: Art: Danielle Sylvan Illustrations, Craft: World of Dice AND Stitch in Time Costumes, Mixed: Bliger Studios, Artist Pick: Demmon Dragon, and Staff Pick: Item Shop. Thanks to everyone that entered and voted, you made this contest what it is. Winners be sure to apply like normal when registration opens.

Registration begins March 3 and ends March 17, winners will be announced on March 24, Good luck to everyone, if you missed your chance please try again next year.

Please note, we will only accepting applications between the days stated above.

This is to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance at table space: the online form will be available to fill out the from 6:00 PM Mar. 3rd to 6:00 PM Mar. 17th. In military time it would be 1800, just to make things clear.

A link will appear here to the registration form when registration for Artists Alley open. You will NEED at least one reference image for each type of product you wish to sell, art is exempt from this rule for keychains and bookmarks provided they provide several sample of their art, and we encourage artists to include several images regardless.

There will be several minor changes made to the application form this year, I will post the details closer to the signup date.

REMEMBER ARTISTS ALLEY TABLES ARE NOT GIVEN OUT FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE SO DO NOT EXPECT TO GET A TABLE JUST BECAUSE YOU SENT IN YOUR APPLICATION AS SOON AS REGISTERATION OPENED.

If you try email in your application instead of using the form it will not be counted. You must use the form, if you are having trouble with it let us know ASAP, DO NOT wait until the last minute or until after signup is over.

Dates to remember:

March 3: sign up begins
March 17: sign up ends
March 24: emails letting applicants know if they got a space or are on the waitlist are sent out
April 15: winners must be preregistered before this date, if not your spot will go to someone on the waitlist
April 15: contracts will be emailed out
June 15: contracts must be in before this date or you will lose your table spot

Spaces Available: *subject to change*
10 - Guest
6 - half table
30 - single table
2- 1 ½ table

So here's the process:

Read through this thread to make sure you know the rules and to see if any questions you may have had have been answered.

Click the link above once it's up and use it to fill out your application, no rush, you have two weeks to get it in. It's no longer first come, first serve. And this year you don’t have to stay up until midnight if you want be the first to send yours in.

Do not ask if you got a spot, nothing will be released until March 24.

Email, or PM me, or post with any questions while you're filling out the form, you have a couple weeks, so that should be plenty of time if a question on the form is holding you up.

Make sure you're pre-registered for the '13 convention before April 15th.  ARTISTS DO NOT NEED TO BE PRE-REGISTERED TO APPLY. You will lose your table space if you're not pre-registered before April 15th when contracts go out. 

Once you have preregistered email me with the name and order number, this makes confirming your preregistration much easier.

Please remember spaces are NOT first come, first serve. After your application is sent in it will be reviewed to make sure it meets certain criteria (as in if it's suitable to sell at NDK and follows the rules,) then depending on the space you require it will be put in a random lottery and tables of the winners assigned from there. We have a limited amount of space so not everyone will end up getting a table that applies.

If you think you can use less than a full table to sell your products please apply for a half table, this will give us a chance to bring in more artists.

The 1  ½ table spaces are available for returning artists only, there will be an option to tell us why you want a larger space.

If at any point you have questions or concerns, post them here in the forums or use the PM button to the left of this post to contact myself the Artists' Alley area head, if I feel it is a question that others may ask I will post it with the answer below.

Also please note:

We will continue cracking down on 18+ and 13+ material, if you have any questions please ask.

Photography outside of having your table pictured for the contest or taking a picture of your own space is strictly prohibited. It’s ok for people to take pictures of the balconies provided they don’t block traffic but if you see them taking table pictures or blocking the path to take pictures of cosplayers politely remind them about the NO PHOTOGRAPHY rule in AA, if they don’t listen get the AA staff to handle it.

We will continue to direct traffic through Artist Alley, it works well. If you still have a space you wish to request please make sure to do so when you sign up.

Special requests for spaces and use of outlets and such must be made when you apply, the same goes for extra space and large groups. If you do not make your special requests at signup we may not be able to fill them. And please remember use of the electrical outlets is between the artist and the hotel and the hotel has a form for it with use prices.

Please remember, with the attendance cap badges should be visible at all times.

The voting contest will be onsite this year for all 5 areas, details will be posted closer to summer.
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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2013, 02:32:30 am »
A few common questions and some notes:

Q: When is registration for Artists Alley?
A: Registration is March 3rd to March 17th, if you miss this deadline you won't be able to sign up.

Q: Where do we find the registration form?
A: The application link to the form will appear towards the top of the first post when registration opens.

Q: Is getting a table first come first serve?
A: No, see above for details.

Q: How much does a table cost?
A: $25.00 for half a table, $50.00 for table, $75.00 for a table and a half.

Q: Will paying for the table replace my registration fee?
A: No. Paying for the table buys you the space and privilege to set up in the Artists' Alley for the convention weekend. You still need to be a paid, pre-registered attendee to get in to the con!

Q: When do you pay for your table or space in Artists Alley?
A: You do not pay for your table or space in Artist Alley until April 15th when the contracts are emailed to you, you will fill out the contract and mail it in with you payment before June 15th. If you fail to do so your space will be given to someone on the waiting list.

Q: When do we have to be pre-registered for Nan Desu Kan?
A: This question has come up a lot, you do NOT have to be pre-registered to sign up for a spot in Artists Alley, HOWEVER you have to be pre-registered before April 15th or you will NOT get your contract and you will lose your spot.

Q: I have more than one person selling stuff in my group, do we sign up and/or pay separately?
A: For each group regardless of how many there are or how much space you're using, if it's all under the same group you sign up together and pay with a single check. Your group members can pay the person who signs up when they get the contract and that person can send in a check for the full amount. All group members must also get their products approved at sign up in order to be able to sell them.

Q: I have friends that will be watching our table from time to time, do they have to sign up if they are not selling anything?
A: No your table watchers do not have to be signed up, however it is your responsibility for anything that happens while they are at your table. Also they must have a badge for the con, with the attendance cap it is recommended that they preregister ASAP.

Q: If there is a table that is left open at some point during the convention, can I set my stuff up?
A: No, if you attempt to do so you will have your badge punched and could get kicked out. There is a new way of handling any possible open spaces, please see the rules section for details.

Q: I have a friend who is on the wait list and I know I’ll have some open space at my table during the convention, can they use that space?
A: If you have space that you aren't going to use please apply or ask for a smaller space like a half table. You cannot add friends from the waitlist to your group. If it is a new member to your group then contact me ASAP so that it can be discussed in private BEFORE the convention. Regardless they will need to have their products cleared before they are given the go ahead.

Q: For the lottery if I don’t get a space in the group I applied for can I be put in the next group down to try again? (aka single table to half table)
A: No, once you send in your application you are stuck in that group for the lottery, this is to be fair to all applicants in all groups. You may however downsize your space at any time once win it, just be aware that once you give up that space you will not be able to get it back.

Q: How are waitlist artists chosen?
A: Unless it’s a large group or several spaces come open at once, all spaces will be divided into half table spaces and a lottery will include single and half table applicants. This gives more waitlist people a chance to get in, although closer to the con right before pre reg closes there is a chance for more single table space since less waitlist people are able to fill the spots.

Q: What are the hours Artist Alley is open?
A: Friday 14th: 12pm to midnight
Saturday 15th: 8am to midnight
Sunday 16th: 8am to 5pm

Note: I will chase artists out of AA at midnight if they are still there, the Atrium lights are turned off and it gets dark in there. ^_^

Note: Also since it worked so well last year AA will be closed to the public at least Friday for a 1-2 hours first thing while artists are checking in and setting up. This way artists can set up without worrying about people walking around looking to buy. If enough people request it we will do the same Saturday and Sunday starting at 8.

Q: Can I sell some kind of food or drink product that I made myself?
A: Sorry, no. This is hotel policy, no food or drink can be sold in AA.

Q: Can I sell items I did not make myself and/or are officially released merchandise?
A: No, all items sold at your table must be made by your or your group. Selling items not approved, belonging to someone else without approval or consent from both the maker and the Artists Alley Area Head, or from an official release will result in consequence that will get you and your entire group in trouble, see the official rules for full details.

Note: There is a special Military Exemption form that allows a group to sell pre approved products for someone.

Note: Special permission can also be given in cases like a collaborative art book, or groups where a member is suddenly unable to make it due to a death in the family, injury, or illness, but these permissions must be approved before the con itself.

Note: Guest Artists are allowed to have agents, anyone else found acting as someone’s agent without special permission and product approval will be banned.

Q: Is taking pictures allowed in AA?
A: In general this answer is no, if you want to take a picture of a passing cosplayer you must do so outside of the AA area, those wondering AA are not allowed to take pictures, just like in Dealers, if you see someone doing so politely tell them no pictures in AA, AA staff will be monitoring this as well so tell us if someone refuses to stop and we will take care of it.

Note: There are 3 exceptions to this rule: 1) those in AA may take pictures of their own tables and work, artists doing caricatures may take a no flash picture of the person making the commission so that person does not have to stand around waiting. 2) anyone taking balcony pictures, provided the person taking them is not blocking traffic or someone’s table. OR 3) people with press badges provided they get permission from the first.

Q: What do warning and being banned mean?
A: Warnings are just that, warnings. It means you are breaking a rule. Three warnings will result in a one year ban. Although if some rules are broken it’s an automatic one year ban, see the rules section for which rules those are. Breaking some of the more serious rules, or breaking enough rules to warrant more than a year ban, or not showing up at all without an explanation, results in every member of said group being banned from selling in AA for life.

Note: Warnings are pretty rare since everyone usually does a good job following the rules. Banning, even a year ban, is rarer still, most of those banned are those that never show to claim their table space at the con and never make contact again.

Q: Can you tell me where my spot is before the con and/or release a map of AA?
A: Sorry, no. You will have to wait until check in to find out what table you are at and we do not release a map of AA.

Q: Can I leave my stuff out all weekend after setting up on Friday.
A: You can leave your displays up and/or on the table but you will have to take your products with you when you leave every night and set up again in the mornings, Artists Alley is in the atrium so we cannot secure it like the dealers room, I suggest packing your products in containers and such that are easy to transport.

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2013, 02:32:46 am »
Rules

All tables are 6 x 3 and will be covered with a tablecloth. Each table comes with two chairs. For half table spaces this is 1 chair, if you need more please request it in the application.

Electricity, and phone services are not included with the initial table cost and you will be charged onsite fees if found using these services without prior arrangements through the hotel.

 Setup Time: Friday 12:00pm; Breakdown Time: Sunday 5:00pm; Public Hours: see above (times are subject to change)

 You must purchase a convention pass. Artist Alley tables do not come with convention passes.

Artists or groups are limited to 1.5 tables.

Tables will be assigned on a Lottery basis.

Artist Alley tables are only available to artists displaying or selling original artwork, fan art, original comic, doujinshi, and fanzines. The sale of videos and software, i.e. mass produced resale items etc., is not allowed from an Artists Alley table. The Artist Alley Area Head reserves the right to prohibit the sale of any merchandise or service that they feel is inappropriate.

Artists must check in to the Artist Alley with government-issued photo IDs and their con badge. Any artist unable to produce a valid photo ID by 10am on Saturday will have his or her table sold. The name on the photo ID must match the name on the artist application and con badge.

The person who applied for the table must be the one to check in, groups members should also stop at the table when they arrive.

All artists and artist helpers MUST be registered and have a badge for NDK. Said badge must be worn at all times while on the con floor, if you are found without one you will be warned by AA staff, there will be no second warning, the issue will be taken to con security. This is necessary because of the attendance cap.

 Stolen or plagiarized work is strictly forbidden. All work must be entirely your own. Copying and attempting to sell any existing official or fan art, regardless of what medium it is copied into, is recognized as theft by the state of Colorado. Copying existing art and drawing in a different background or different colors is plagiarism and will not be tolerated. Artists are expected to sell their own art. This includes any and all art on buttons, badges, keychains, jewelry, and all other crafts. Any artists found to be plagiarizing will be asked ONCE to remove their copied artworks. If you persist in displaying or advertising plagiarized work, you will be asked to pack up and will be banned from future conventions. Art theft in the Artist Alley is akin to bootlegs in the Dealers Room, and will not be tolerated.

Artists are also not allowed to sell any kind of art or product with any kind of official logo.

Products released officially either in the US or Japan cannot be sold in Artists Alley, the same goes for completed works done by someone else and bought by you. We want work from you, not someone else.

Food and/or drink cannot be sold in Artists Alley.

 There is a strict 18+ rule in Artist Alley. We take this rule very seriously, and violating this rule will have serious consequences.  Prohibited 18+ materials include: any kind of pornography or otherwise excessive sexuality (hentai, yaoi, yuri,) excessive gore, or excessive violence. If you are found to be carrying any sort of 18+ material, you will be warned to put it away. If you persist in displaying or advertising 18+ materials, you will be asked to pack up and leave, and will be banned. The acceptability of any product is the sole discretion of the Artist Alley Area Head.

 There is a strict PG-13 rule in the Artist Alley. Artists are allowed to bring PG-13 material, but due to the increasing family-friendly nature of the convention, it may not be openly displayed. Suggestive images, mild fanservice, artistic nudity, and the like, must be placed in closed binders or otherwise be hidden from public view. Verbal or written warnings MUST be given to anyone appearing younger than 13. If you are found displaying any sort of PG-13 art, you will be warned to take it down. If you persist in openly displaying PG-13 art, or in allowing younger people to see it, you will be warned again. If your PG-13 art is still displayed after two warnings, you will be asked to leave the convention and you will be banned. If you have any questions about an image please ask with plenty of prior notice to the convention. The acceptability of any product is the sole discretion of the Artist Alley Area Head.

We have a number of people apply for the same type items every year and because of this we have to limit their numbers in Artist Alley. If you are told that you cannot sell an item then you cannot sell it. The same goes for adding new items; if you want to sell something new then you have to get it approved beforehand. Having items on your table that has not been approved before the convention will result in a warning, and you could be asked to put the product away.

Artist Alley has only so much space, and we need to know exactly who we have and what they’re selling. This is because everyone in your group has to be held accountable for following the rules. You can add helpers to your table without getting them approved, they cannot sell any of their own products, but they can watch your space and help you sell. If you want to have someone join your table as an artist after registration is over, email the Artist Alley Area Head with samples and information. Additions will be considered on a case by case basis. If you have someone leave your group, just send a quick email notifying the Artist Alley Area Head. Adding people to sell without permission will result in all members being banned for a year. If the materials are inappropriate, all members will be asked to pack up leave. If the material is approved, the group may remain for the convention but will still be banned the following year.

Under most circumstances artists would be unable to sell items made by someone else. However as a special exemption to this rule, active military members may sign up with a group, if at any between when the table winners are announced and the convention, the member finds that they will be unable to attend, contact the Artist Alley Area Head for a special permission form. At signup put (active military) next to the group members name or you will be unable to apply for the form.

Special permission can also be gained in cases like a collaborative art book, or groups where a member is suddenly unable to make it due to a death in the family, injury, or illness, but these permissions must be approved before the con itself. Guest Artists are allowed to have agents, anyone else found selling products for someone not approved and/or not attending the convention will be banned.


If you have half a table of space that you will not be using then contact the Artist Alley Area Head and a new lottery will be set up to place another artist in the space, do not try to find someone to fill the space on the forums, we have a long waitlist every year and one of the people that applied will get the space.

We understand if you decide not to sell a product or wish to add one, just email the Artist Alley Area Head of the change in case this changes what category you’re in, aka Art, craft, or mixed, or for product approval. The same goes for a business name change, for naming purposes in places like the program and the NDK website, we need your up to date business name or we will use the one we have on file.

Artists are expected to be open and available at their tables for as long as possible during daylight hours. We cannot accommodate as many artists as try for the Artist Alley. If you make it in, we expect you to contribute to the Artist Alley as much as possible, empty tables make people unhappy. We understand that many of you like to see the costume contest on Saturday and it is your choice if you wish to pack up early to see it, we make an exception for this. We also make an exception for setting up a little late in the mornings, with all the late nights, but we expect you to at least be there by 10am on Saturday and 11am on Sunday. If something does come up or you know you won’t be able to make it for one of the days, please contact the Artist Alley Area Head as soon as possible. 

Artists who do not show by 10am on Saturday will have their space sold to other artists, and will not be welcome back. This is only for check in, not set up, if you checked in Friday you won’t lose your space because you set up at 10am, the Artists Alley Area head has internet on her phone so she can check for email messages if you need to contact her.

 Noise and Behavior: While we understand that the Artist Alley is a busy and noisy place, we require appropriate noise levels. No yelling, obscene language, or general horseplay will be allowed.

Photography is not allowed in the Artist Alley. It is against our rules for you to take pictures of the prints and products for sale unless they are your own. It is also against the rules to photograph cosplayers in the Artist Alley, as it adds congestion to an already traffic-heavy area. If you feel the need to photograph someone, first move outside of the Artist Alley.

Artists are free to arrange their table space as they see fit and may supply their own tables, racks and chairs at no additional cost, remember though that space is limited, if it moves into another artists space you will not be able to use it.  NDK reserves the right to approve the setup including TVs, speakers, tables, etc.  Also, staff is allowed to restrict what can be heard and viewed outside of your area.

You will be ultimately responsible for your goods and staff as specified in the contract.  There will be unrestricted access to the area by the general populace 24 hours a day.  Artists will be responsible for clearing their tables at the close of each business day.

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2013, 02:32:58 am »
So again changes for this year

Minor changes on the application form, there will be a detailed post about this later *post 5 of this thread*

The voting contest will be on site for all 5 areas and not on the forums for 3 like past years, details will be posted closer to summer *post 6 of this thread*

There will be no more 2 table spaces, by removing the last one we make room for 3 artists instead of just the one.
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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2013, 02:38:03 am »
The Application Form

1) The biggest change to the application form is a box under photo links asking you to name the series, anime, game, manga, or what your art or craft item is from. Don’t worry you can put original or something similar if it’s your own character creation. This is to help me identify where it’s from since I haven’t seen, read, or played many of the games that are out there. XD


2) We have a second kind of waitlist that has been added, you can still be on the normal waitlist and get a spot in the lottery if one opens up before pre reg ends. This new waitlist is for those who will be going to NDK regardless if they get a table, we are doing this because there are people that cancel days before the convention and some, that without a word, just never show.

Having empty tables just isn’t fair to those who apply and we want to do our best to fill them. If you make this waitlist you will be notified once prereg closes to see if you’re still interested and to be on the list if you are, you will be contacted the moment we have a spot open between the closing of prereg and the second day of the con.

Please note: this is not a guaranteed spot, just a last minute chance for a table right before the con or at the con if someone else cancels or doesn’t show.

Also if one of these spots do open, contracts and payments would be handled at check in.


3) As mentioned several times already, there are no more two table spaces. But I want to clarify what comes with each space so that people apply for the right areas.

There will 2 1.5 tables spaces available to returning artists, they will either be sharing with each other or with a half table artist for one of the tables. They come with 3 chairs.

Single table spaces come with 2 chairs and we often see groups at these tables as well as new and returning artists.

Half table spaces come only come with one chair, it’s a 3x3 space. We can squeeze a second chair in if requested but no more. If a half table group spills over into their neighbors area we will have to ask said group to condense down even if it means that only one person can be behind the half table at a time or they can’t display everything at once, please consider this when picking your table size.

On a side note about space requests: usually requesting an extra chair means only one chair, you can request a certain spot in AA, you can request extra space but it is very limited, electricity costs extra through the hotel and we will verify that the provided form has been submitted and paid for.


I think this covers everything, please let me know if you have questions. While I won’t let anyone know if they got a space until after registration closes and the emails are sent out, I will let people know if I got their application if they ask. Most everyone should know I got it when they receive a confirmation page and a copy of their app via email like last year, if you don’t receive the email contact me so I can check. But please please please don’t wait until the last minute if you’re having problems, I can’t do anything after the two week window is closed, several potential artists missed out last year because of this and I don’t want that to happen again. Thanks.
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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2013, 02:38:15 am »
The Table Contest

Artists Alley on site voting contest

Alright guys, thank you for being patient. I now have the details for the onsite artist voting contest, and this year there will be even greater prizes. Here’s how things will work:

There will be 6 sections for the contest:

3 will depend on attendees voting so spread the word. Winners for Art, Craft, and Mixed will be picked from the attendee votes and counted the same as they are on the forums. It will also be the same with the fact that winners from this year in those sections cannot win again until next year but they have three other chances. All three winners will be guaranteed a spot for 2014.

1 will be artist’s vote, as in past years I will come around Sunday and pass out your vote slips, just turn them into me after you’ve voted instead of putting them in the voting box. The winner will be guaranteed a spot for 2014, contest winners are eligible for this vote.

And 1 will be from staff votes, I will have these vote slips at my table so staff can stop by at any time during the convention and place their vote. The winner will be guaranteed a spot for 2014, contest winners are eligible for this vote.

All table winners will be required to apply like everyone else during the two week window artists alley is accepting applications. You will not be placed in the lottery unless you are trying for a larger space, but you are guaranteed a single table provided you meet all signups and deadlines for registering and applications. Winners are still subject to the same rules for product approval and mini lotteries for individual products, winning does not mean all products will be approved.



To ensure fairness in voting and encourage attendees to vote, we are asking for a name and an email address on the vote slip. The winner will win a $20 gift card they can use at the NDK Merchandise Store. You could buy a con shirt or other great items for sale.





What, you counted and that’s only the same five as last year, plus a bonus for one lucky voter, and you’re asking where the sixth section is. XD Not to worry, I saved the best for last.

The final section spot takes into account votes from attendees, artists, and staff and the winner…

Wins…

*drum roll*…



A paid for table for NDK Artists Alley 2014 AND 2 badges.

All artists are editable for this prize, it depends on votes. The winner will still have to sign up with everyone else and if they wish to try for a larger space would have to pay the difference if they got it, and get their contract in on time but that’s about it.



So spread the word and make sure to vote, voting will take place Sunday from 10-2 at the main entrance of Artists Alley. Winners will be announce on the forums and not at the con.
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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2013, 02:35:54 pm »
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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2013, 07:25:27 pm »
Congrats to all the winners. We can't wait to see everyone next year.   ^_^

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2013, 10:32:02 pm »
From talking to people last year I heard it was easier to get a half-table than a full table, but this is showing me that there are more single-tables than half-tables?

As a first time seller (long time attendee) what would you recommend I apply for come March?

And how many pictures can be uploaded with the application? I make several types of items (various jewelry designs as well as perfumes) and need to know how many pictures to take.

Also, it said something about getting info from the Marriott itself for using a power outlet in AA... Is this a form we have to fill out or ..? How does that work? I have Square to accept credit cards, but my phone's battery life kind of sucks and one of my group might bring his laptop to do homework during downtime, so having electricity would rock...

Thank you for your help! <3
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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2013, 03:18:34 am »
It may have seemed easier to get a half table last year because I doubled the number of spaces there had been in that category simply because we had three times as many applications for half tables as we had in the first year we offered the option. *this is the third year half tables will be offered*

As for applying it comes down to how much space do you need, can you fill a full table or would a half table work, also take into account those with you, half tables normally have only one chair, you have to request a second when you apply, and space is very limited on how many people can fit behind the table since its two different artist groups.

We have the power form for the hotel, if you wish to use power we will give you the form and you will turn it into the hotel so you can pay for the outlet usage. The form I have says its $75+, most artists who originally request power choose to do without due to the cost.

I hope this answers your questions, let me know if you have any others.

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2013, 03:16:40 am »
Alright ladies and gents the application signup window is fast approaching, remember there is no rush, you have two week, just don’t wait until the last minute. There are some minor changes to the app this year, you can find them all listed here with some reminders. http://ndkdenver.org/forum/index.php/topic,7514.msg193568.html#msg193568

I’ll post the link to the app when it opens.

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2013, 12:52:25 pm »
Alright guys, my inbox is squeeky clean and ready for the applications. I'm posting this a few hours early because I wont be able to get online until later this evening. The app is up and running, remember, you have two weeks to get your form in but don't wait until the last minute and risk not getting in.

Also a reminder to contest winners, you do have to apply like everyone else or you wont get your spot.

http://ndkdenver.org/activities/artists-alley/application Good Luck.

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2013, 02:21:07 pm »
Yuki,
I tried submitting the form, but it told me I had already done so.  When I went to check my submissions, it only has last years.  Any idea how I can submit a new one for this year?  Thanks!
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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2013, 02:53:36 pm »
Yuki,
I tried submitting the form, but it told me I had already done so.  When I went to check my submissions, it only has last years.  Any idea how I can submit a new one for this year?  Thanks!

I had the same issues happen O.O?

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2013, 08:23:02 pm »
I had the same issues happen O.O?

Same issue as well. 

And unrelated note, there is a small typo listing the year as 2011 at the bottom of the form.

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2013, 11:17:26 pm »
We're working on fixing the problem, we'll let you know when it's fixed. And don't worry to much about the typo, we've been using and redoing the same form for a few years now, I'll make a note to fix it for next year at least.

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #16 on: March 05, 2013, 01:01:24 pm »
Hey guys, I got word that the problem has been fixed, let me know if you are still having problems.

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #17 on: March 05, 2013, 02:42:58 pm »
Sadly now I'm getting "no page found" and still no link to registration. I'm sorry to be a pain. Anyone else having the issue?

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #18 on: March 05, 2013, 03:22:10 pm »
Working on it ^^ Sorry for all the trouble.

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Re: Artists Alley 2013 Dates, process, FAQ's, and rules
« Reply #19 on: March 05, 2013, 04:09:26 pm »
Yuki,
The link is dead, but the actual tab is working.  ^__^
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