Code of Conduct | Rules



Code of Conduct

The PDXLAN Code of Conduct is the way we put PDXLAN’s values into practice. It is built around the three PDXLAN core values: Community, Inclusivity, and Respect. All community members at the event, and online must adhere to this in order to be part of our community.

This includes refraining from:

  • Unwelcome remarks, gestures, or physical contact
  • The display of offensive, derogatory or sexually explicit pictures or materials
  • Sexual, Racial, Offensive, or derogatory comments (explicit or innuendo)
  • Verbal or physical abuse or threats
  • Poor sportsmanship or intentional disruption



  • No smoking/vaping inside the venue. Please smoke in designated areas only, and properly dispose of cigarette butts.
  • Alcohol, Marijuana, and illicit drugs are not permitted at PDXLAN or on the venue premises. This includes the parking lot.
  • No weapons or firearms are allowed inside the event area or on the venue premises. This includes conceal carry.
  • No refunds will be given after you have paid.
  • You must register on site before bringing your equipment in.
  • Photo ID is required to claim badge for those above 15 years old.
  • Minors under 18 are required to attend with a legal guardian.
  • Your gaming equipment must fit in your allotted seat space.
  • You are allowed one ethernet device per seat purchased. You may not switch devices back and forth.
  • Standard seat power consumption limited to 650W concurrent use
  • Larger LCD’s are allowed, but must fit in your space with your computer and not exceed power limit.
  • No cheating in games / contests. No poor sportsmanship.
  • Parents with children 12 & under must read and accept our minor policy.
  • Each attendee must sign a waiver to attend.
  • No intentional network disruption will be tolerated.
  • Intrusion to another computer without permission will not be tolerated.
  • Torrenting of any kind is not allowed.
  • Do not move or tamper with or harm other people’s equipment.
  • Refrain from excessive foul language and yelling.
  • No food delivery services are allowed
  • No helium balloons.
  • Your boxes / packing material / backpacks / etc. should be stored under the table and not against the wall.
  • Attendee belongings that block access to power or network infrastructure may be moved by staff
  • No outside coffee while the coffee stand is open.
  • You are required to use a surge suppressor provided by you or your friend.
  • Overnight sleeping in the event or event parking lot is not permitted.
  • Shower daily, smell good, and brush your teeth.
  • Put your trash in trash cans daily. Keep your area clean.
  • Pornography is not allowed to be viewed on screen, or shared on the network.
  • Guests/Visitors are not permitted inside PDXLAN outside of the published guest policy.
  • No hardware may leave the event room between 3AM and 9AM daily.
  • Attendees may not enter the event between the hours of 3AM and 9AM.
  • Do not bring personal mini fridges,  ice chests, speakers, routers, instapots, microwaves, or other cookware.
  • Sexual harassment will not be tolerated in any form.
  • Companies / Attendees may not distribute, sell, or pre-sell items at/for PDXLAN unless permitted by the event owner.
  • You may not vend or advertise inside PDXLAN unless you are a sponsor of the event.
  • Drones or remote flying objects are not allowed
  • The PDXLAN Event Organizers have the final say on behalf of the entire community.