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Back2Basics Ball Edition: YouTube
June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
1 out of 2 Black gay men will have HIV, 1 out of 4 Latino gay men will have HIV and our Transgender sisters now have the highest new infection rates in the US.
We must continue to DESTIGMATIZE HIV conversations, education, and services. Let’s EMBRACE each other and our COMMUNITY by taking hold of our intimate health and getting screened!
ON JUNE 2, 2018 Let’s bring our internet breaking TALENTS to the floor and continue to REVOLUTIONIZE how our community is viewed 1 YouTube Clip at a Time.
Never forget the Back2Basics Ball is a time for us to DELIGHT in our talents, ELEVATED our COMMUNITY and remembered those who PAVED the way for us.
Grand Prize 1
House with the Points – $1,000
Grand Prize 2
BQVF – $1,000 (7 Points)
1 Cash Winner – NO TAKING AS A HOUSE
(2 Trophies Soft and Dramatic)
Remember the times when you purchased DVD’s from Andre the DVD man and Tom Blumenthal so you could re-watch the VF battles over and over and over…. Well now it’s your turn to give us a look, give us a performance that captivate us enough to have your YouTube clip play on repeat and go viral.
Mini Grand 1
REALNESS – $500 (1 Point)
1 Cash Winner
BQ Thug, Executive, Pretty Boy, School Boy, Butches, Trans Men, FQ, Drags (8 Trophies)
(No Legends or Icons)
If you missed the sports clip on TV you can certainly catch the clip on YouTube.
(Each realness category will be worth 1 point)
Pretty boys as a Track or Soccer player
School Boys as a Baseball or Basketball player
Thug as a Football or Hockey player
Executive as the coach from any sports team
Trans Men/Butch as referees
FQ and Drags
Cheerleader of your choice (1 Point)
Mini Grand 2
Best Dress – $500 (3 Points)
MF & FF (2 Trophies)
Battle for the Cash
Since the first launch of YouTube on February 14, 2005 the trademark colors have been red & white. Company executives are now looking to reinvigorate the colors. In a new color scheme of your choice make YouTube pop again and relaunch a brand that revolutionized the world.
Mini Grand 3
RUNWAY – $500 (5 Points)
MF European (Small, Tall, Big), All American, Female Figure, & Legends (6 Trophies)
YouTube has forever changed the scope of what we can see, imagine, and create! On this day bring me a look, a creation, inspired by ANYTHING you’ve seen on YouTube and bring us to our FEET!
Mini Grand 4
Female Figure Performance
Battle for the Cash $500 (5 Points)
FQ, Drags, Women – (3 Trophies)
There was once a time when female figure performance was about the flip of the wrist the, the hypnotizing movement of your hips as you catwalked, the swing of the hair, and a floor performance that CAPTIVATED the crowd. TONIGHT relive the true moments of female figure performance asking for a moment, but MAKE YOUR OWN!
Realness with a Twist
$250 (3 points)
Bring it in basketball shorts and white tee any combination of red, black, or white; yours the choice is yours!
Oldway (1 Point) – In all Black (1 Trophy $)
New Way (1 Point) – In all white (1 Trophy $)
Hand Performance (1 Point) – In an eye popping glove in any combination of red, black, and white. (1 Trophy $)
FACE – (3 Points)
F.F (FQ, Drags, and Women) 3 Trophies $$
M.F (BQ, Butches, and Trans Men) 3 Trophies $$
Breathtaking is what we want to see, effortless is what it should be! In any look you like, bring us UNDENIABLE face that will make us leap to our feet and watch your clip on YouTube for years to come!
SEX SIREN – (3 Points)
BQ (Cat boy, Jr., and Senior) 3 trophies $
Female Figure, 1 trophies $
We watch your Facebook videos, we watch you on Snapchat, now give the masses a reason to watch you on YouTube. In any swimwear and shades of your choice make us keep playing your YouTube clip all night long.
BQ (1 Point)
Sr. & Jr. 2 Trophies $
Sculpted and glistening is what we want to see in red, white, or black underwear your choice.
FF (1 Point)
Sr. & Jr. 2 Trophies $
In a bikini of your choice and a pump in either black, white, red, or any combination of those color to set the runway on fire and boom boom shake the room!
Open to all Female Figure (3 trophies) and Male Figure (3 Trophies)
FF and MF winners of each category will battle for the cash prize
(1 point per Category)
Performance – Many say no one taught them they just watched clips on YouTube. In a white shirt with red letters write the name of the person who’s clipped you watched the most that inspired your performance.
Runway – Bring us a look of your choice in the colors red, black, and white.
Face – Devastating face In black, white, or red shades