We’re back again!! Are you ready??
MOTHER STACEY ENERGI AND FOUNDER ULTRAA ENERGI are proud to present to you
ORIGINS BALL RE-AWAKENING on Saturday, January 19, 2019.
This event honors the Origins of Ballroom. As always, we look to the way things were for our Pioneers, Icons, and Legends. We create new beginnings for the next generation because WHAT WAS THEN, IS NOW AND FOREVER.
AND THE CATEGORIES ARE:
Bringing back the old categories - House of Energi always does their homework. Last summer we did a little digging in the Ballroom vaults for inspiration. Its time to RE-AWAKEN some of the forgotten categories of yesteryear. Come snatch a trophy early and party all night!
BEST TATTOO (1 trophy)
BEST PIERCING (1 trophy)
LEATHER vs. SUEDE (1 trophy)
SNEAKER vs. SNEAKER - Decades 80s vs. 90s vs. 2000s (1 trophy)
COMMENTATOR vs. COMMENTATOR
(1 trophy + $100)
- Come grab the mic and show us why YOU are the one to RE-AWAKEN the sound of Ballroom.
HAIR AFFAIR Grew It vs. Bought It
(2 trophies + winners battle for $100 cash)
- Grew It: Take us back in time! Tonight its all about your own HAIR. Bring it like the girls did in the 1950s finger waves and fabulous updos, or RE-AWAKEN the 90s with flat tops or spiral curls. Be sure to style your look after the decade youre reppin. Let us see you dig into the past and bring us something to make us gag! (Finger Wave vs. updos vs. high-top fades vs. Jheri Curl vs. crimps vs flat tops vs. spiral curls, etc...) NO WIGS or EXTENSIONS
- Bought It: Come on San Francisco, I know you girls have the LOOKS. Tonight, dust off an old wig* of yours and WAKE IT UP with a new look or effect. *Extensions welcome!
***All VIRGIN CATEGORIES ARE FOR NEVER WALKED OR NEVER WON WITHIN 1 YEAR’S TIME***
***PLEASE RESPECT the venues regulations on specific materials. GLITTER IS NOT ALLOWED PERIOD. Spray paint, body paint and any other liquids or aerosols are not allowed inside the venue. All effects using these materials must enter the facility completed/finished. Anyone caught using these materials inside the event space will be disqualified and removed from the ball.***
VIRGIN RUNWAY (1 trophy + $100)
- RE-AWAKEN a 90s supermodel and bring it to the runway!
VIRGIN PERFORMANCE (1 trophy + $100)
- Its time for you to WAKE-UP the building with your sickening performance. Bring it like a flower child and RE-AWAKEN the Summer of Love.
VIRGIN FACE (1 trophy + $100)
- Are you the new threat? Make the crowd know you are the new face on the street. Serve us face with a feather effect.
BEST DRESSED SPECTATOR
(1 trophy + $200)
- You’re just here to watch, but with your look, all eyes are on YOU! Tonights category is Fashion Forward. Give an old style a new twist. WAKE UP an iconic look. How would you have done it better?
FACE (MF + FF + Gender Non Conforming) (3 trophies + winners battle for $200 cash)
- Its time to RE-AWAKEN the days of glitz and glamour! Accompanied by an escort, or entourage, bring it to the runway in a concealed look and give a dramatic reveal of your glamorous face to the judges.
SEX SIREN (MF + FF)
(2 trophies + winners battle for $200 cash)
- We lost so many in the 80s to the AIDS epidemic, yet the need for awareness continues today. Show us how you can make the message of safe sex...SEXY! RE-AWAKEN the conversation!
REALNESS (BQ + transman + BQID + FQ) (4 trophies + winners battle for $200 cash)
- The Mission district woke up to find itself invaded by Techies. Its time to RE-AWAKEN a classic Mission look from the times before extreme gentrification. Do you homework and study up on Mission history!
MINI GRAND #1
(1 Trophy + $500)
- Fashion fell asleep for 1,000 years. Show us how you RE-AWAKEN it! What LOOKS will Ballroom be giving in the year 3019?!? Using non-conventional materials (NO GLITTER), you create an effect that will WAKE UP the future of Ballroom fashion!!
MINI GRAND PRIZE #2
OLD WAY (1 trophy + $500)
- We know you saw the girls in Pose, dancing on the Pier. In your RE-AWAKENED 80s look, take us back to the yesteryear!
GRAND PRIZE OTA
TEAM PERFORMANCE AND RUNWAY (2 trophies + $2000)
- Remember when we all used to just have fun?? Youd hit the club with your girls and dance until the sun came up?? Lets take it back to those days when the battles were fierce and the shade was left on the floor. Grab your girlfriend cuz its time to shake it up! Partners can NOT be from the same House. 007s are welcome to play too! Show the judges how collaboration can take us all to the next level! Partners must get their 10s TOGETHER, serving us RUNWAY and PERFORMANCE. Bring it as an iconic tag-team that makes you feel like you woke up in your wildest dream! Fred and Barney vs. Bonnie and Clyde vs. Batman and Robin vs. Morticia and Gomez vs. Bert and Ernie vs. Fresh Prince and Carlton, etc.