KC Honors Ball @ Troostwood Banquet Hall, Kansas City [11 August]

KC Honors Ball


187
11
August
19:00

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Troostwood Banquet Hall
6049 Troost Ave, Kansas City, Missouri 64110
Mother Vixxen Alain Mikli, William Xavier, and Trell Ebony
Presents THE KC HONORS BALL

Saturday, August 11, 2018 @
Troostwood Banauet Hall
6049 Troost Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64110

Doors open at 7pm * LSS and Awards PROMPTLY at 8PM!!!
This is an early event, will start on time

Admission: $20 all night
17 and under FREE

Tables:
VIP Seating $150
Regular Seating $75

Commentators: Legendary Meko Ebony
And Prodigy Prodigy

DJ: Legendary Darryl Garcon
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10 YEARS AGO….A JOURNEY OF A DECADE…IT WAS 2008..THE YEAR THAT MARKED THE BIRTH OF GREATNESS ….BALLROOM IN KANSAS CITY........IT WAS AT OUR CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM, BLACK PRIDE .......WHERE THE GENIUS IDEA OF THROWING THE VERY FIRST BALL WAS ORGANIZED BY THE PIONEERS SLICK, DEVON AND FAITH IMAN AND CEMENTED BY OUR VERY OWN LEGEND PAUL OMNI 007.

SO ON THIS VERY NIGHT….WE WANT TO LIFT UP….WE WANT TO CELEBRATE…WE WANT TO RECORD AND RECOGNIZE OUR HISTORY…OFTEN A FORGOTTEN HISTORY…..A HISTORY OF BRILLIANCE…THIS NIGHT WILL ALSO BE A NIGHT OF REMEMBRANCE…..REMEMBERING OUR ANCESTRY…OUR FALLEN ANGELS….THOSE OF US WHO ARE NO LONGER HERE IN BODY…YET REMAIN IN DIVINE SPIRIT……KNOWING THAT MEMORY CAN BE AN EMANCIPATORY PRAXIS….LET’S REMEMBER DIONTE LEVION AND RIO ALAN MIKLI WHO NOT ONLY STAMPED AND GRACED THE FLOOR OF BALLROOM….YET LET US KNOW THAT PAGEANTS WERE THEIR HOME AS WELL….

WE SALUTE AND REMEMBER OUR ANGELS AS WE PARTNER, COLLABORATE, AND CELEBRATE WITH BLAQ OUT….KANSAS CITY’S VERY 1ST BLACK GAY AGENCY TO SERVICE OUR COMMUNITY.

BLAQOUT IS A UNITED COMMUNITY OF INDIVIDUAL ADVOCATES, COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS, AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS WHOSE MISSION IS TO ADDRESS THE PSYCHO-SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES FACED BY BLACK MSM AND TRANS PERSONS IN THE GREATER KANSAS CITY AREA.

ADDITIONALLY, THIS NIGHT IS THE NIGHT WE WILL INTRODUCE THE NEW KANSAS CITY BALLROOM HALL OF FAME…HONORING THOSE WHO HAVE PAVED THE WAY..THOSE WHO HAVE ELEVATED THE SCENE…TAKING BALLROOM KC TO A NEW LEVEL….MAKING A WAY OUT OF NO WAY……
WE WILL BE INDUCTING HALL OF FAMERS EVERY 2 YEARS… AS WE OURSELVES ELEVATE AND MAKE OURSELVES NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED…HOW BRILLIANT WE ARE!!!

ON THIS VERY NIGHT WE WILL HONOR AND SALUTE THE PIONEERS FROM THE 2008-2010 ERA OF KANSAS CITY BALLROOM MAGNIFICENCE. THOSE WHO STARTED IT ALL..WHOSE BLOOD..SWEAT AND TEARS PAVED THE WAY FOR US…THREW THE FIRST BALL….STRUCK THE FIRST POSE…..FELL INTO THE VERY FIRST DIP….WHO DEFIED, DEFINED, AND EDUCATED US ALL IN KANSAS CITY OF WHAT WAS TO COME….10 YEARS LATER……

KC Ballroom Pioneer Awards:
Slick Foster
Paul Omni 007
Devon (Peewee) Iman

2018 KC Ballroom Hall of Fame inductees:
Faith Iman
House of Couture
Legendary Meko Ebony
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THE HONORS CATEGORIES:

OTA BODY vs SEX SIREN vs PERFECT 10s $1000
It’s the Honors Ball, so make sure your effect is not only thousand dollar worthy, but honorable, ie...you shouldn’t need nudity to win. Other than that, the gloves can literally come off and may the finest come forward.

OTA REALNESS $500
Everyone swears they are the realest of them all; when you win it’s by design, when you lose you claim its shade. Tonight we settle all disputes… who will truly come as state their claim as KC’s Realest.
Schoolboy Realness
Prettyboy Realness
Executive Realness
Thug Realness
Transman Realness
FQ Realness
Drags Realness
Aggressive Realness — example daBrat vs MC Lyte
Stud Realness
Legendary Realness

OTA RUNWAY $250
You Win some & you lose some, that’s what they say at least. From girlfriend panels to shady chops, we have all felt the fierceness that is ballroom. So tonight we want you to just BRING IT! But don’t bring just anything, you must embody your category, wowing us with your walk.
European
Female Figure
All American
Big boy vs big girls

OTA Models vs Magazines FACE $500
In an era ruled by M.A.C., Anastasia Beverly Hills, and Lilly Lashes its become easy to present layer after layer of perfection. With your face concealed, reveal a ‘Dusting Perfection’ natural enough to grace the cover.
MF Face
FF Face
Big boy vs big girls Face

OTA Performance $250
All five elements may get you through, but the story your overall performance shows is what wins the cash.

Tonight ballroom fashion meets pageantry presentation.
Best Dressed vs Glitz-n-Glam vs Presentation
Sneaker vs Sneaker
Street wear vs Sportswear
High Fashion Footwear

Hands in a Chair- make us dizzy with colorful glove
J-Sett — in teams of two
Virgin vogue in black
Virgin Runway in silver
Virgin face in all white
First time in drags at a ball — accented in gold
Commentator vs Commentator — winner to assist with virgin categories.

**Stay tuned as prize money may INCREASE as sponsorship packets are returned**

**Cash prizes will not be taken as a house, there will be one ruler per category this night**

For tables/general info contact Erin Hutton or William Xavier
For category questions contact Keith Irvin or Dominique White
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