The Last Time to Shine Ball: Old School Edition
December 14 @ 8:00 pm - December 15 @ 2:00 am EST
The Last Time to Shine Ball: Old School Edition
Hosted by Legendary Papabear Banks Ebony and Westcoast Dee Revlon
Grand Prize – $1000.00
FF Face (Women, BQUID, Transwomen, Big Girls)
The gorgeous ladies of the past are the reason ballroom has thrived. In the name and essence of Tracy, Raquel, Onjanee, Octavia, Nicole, Stasha, Mercedes, Coco, Dee Dee, Mi’chelle, Tempress, Shanice, Amaya, Rose, Ayanna, Mariah, Shay Shay, Giselle, and Carmen. These women have no need for a last name. Ladies tonight bring the essence of the Old School ladies dressed the part with a ponytail, updo, or short hair off your face.
Co-Sponsored by Miss Nikkie Mizrahi Ebony
Mini Grand (Up to $1000.00)
# 1 OTA Performance
Tonight you will enter the Terror Dome. The winner of each category has a choice to make. Each category will be awarded $100. There will be a Pot for OTA (Given by the promoters) of $300. Each winner has a choice to play Split Second where you have a choice to walk away with $100 or give it back for the overall pot. In the GRAND PRIZE ROUND there will be no house affiliations but a house may have multiple winners from each category. If all house members do not return to the battle zone, and battle to the final battle of the night, that house and all its members will be disqualified from the specific category that was won and forfeit their winnings. There will be one grand prize winner tonight for a minimum of $400 with the potential of $1000.
We having an Old School Soul Train Line tonight. In your choice of 70’s or 80’s attire bring your Soul Train line move in your tens.
Realness with a Twist
This is an Old School set where the boys will be boys and remain that way! You must first get your tens in the realness lines and immediately line up in that same effect for your performance 10’s no changing tonight and no twirlers allowed. In a gym shoe, barefoot, or a utility style boot (Timbs, combat, etc). No quick changes and no heels, skirts, or wigs gentlemen! When the battles done so is the twist(.)
FF Performance (Women, Drags, Transwomen) (3 trophies 3 cash)
We want some Old School Broadway shows tonight. As the female lead from a 80’s Broadway Musical (Cats, Carbaret, Little Shop of Horrors, Les Miserables, The Wiz, etc) in a heel (3 trophies)
Old Way/New Way (2 trophies 1 cash)
Poppin and Lockin in the old school way. Bring it in Shell toes, Van’s, or Chucks and a jogging suit
Legendary Performance (OTA 1 cash)
The Old school Assassins are here tonight to play with an old school assassin look. With at least half your face concealed be ready to take out your competition like the ninja you have proven to be.
Mini Grand #2 $500.00
Team Realness (1 Male figure & 1 Female Figure)
Bring us your realness from eras past. In a complementing look bring the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, or 70’s back with that Old School Flavor. The accessories are a must to complete this look.
Best Dressed Spectator (Male Figure vs Female Figure) (2 trophies 1 cash) $150.00
This category is exactly as it implies, if you participate you have come to the ball ready to walk from the audience. In season appropriate attire as the
Best Dressed Man and Best Dressed Woman. There will be no gender bending tonight so leave the androgynous attire at home!
Sneaker vs Sneaker
Old school remake is what we’re looking for. Bring us a revamped look from an old school favorite. Tonight we’ll accept that new version of an old boot as well.
Fashion Remix OTA (Foot & Eyewear and Streetwear) (2 trophies)
We Old School and not asking for a damn thing new tonight. Bring us your recycled effect with old pieces into to an original look for the SEASON.
Old school cartoon characters brought to life with 50% or more recycled materials that were made to be something else. Bring the old to the old school. The judges must know what character you were going for.
OTA Realness $200.00
Old school rules are now in effect. So check your history to bring it your best.
An 80’s inspiration should come to the floor or the judges are gonna send you right out the door.
School Boy Realness
“Ferris Bueller Days Off” Public school vs Private schools
Pretty Boy Realness
“Miami Vice” in slacks and button up with some shades
“Cobra” in stone washed jeans; shirts are optional
“Wall Street” Blue or black 3 piece suit 80’s style with a briefcase
“Do the Right Thing” in afro centric effect
“Terminator” time in a Leather jacket with no shirt
“Tootsie” in a wig with 80’s flair (be prepared to pull it back ladies)
Jr Transwomen Realness
“Color Purple” Sug Avery at the Juke Joint with a sparkling dress
“Purple Rain” Apollonia 6 member with Fish net stockings
Legendary Realness (OTA 1 trophy)
You are Old School so bring it just like the category that you were DEEMED for! No new school stuff tonight!
Sex Siren vs Body $150.00
Sex Siren (Catboy, Jr, Sr, FF) (4 trophies)
Doing it like it used to be done…. Bare as you dare with creative cover ups!
Body (Models, Muscular, FF) (3 trophies)
Pose, Pose, Pose accenting your best body part creatively!
(7 trophies 1 cash)
OTA Runway $200.00
We wanna see Old School Black Cinema with the Shady Runway. Brings such old favorites as The Mack, Car Wash, Blacula, Foxy Brown, Shaft, Super Fly, Cooley High, Black Samurai, Sparkle, and Lady Sings the Blues characters to life. Just don’t forget your weapon to be throwing shade.
(Small vs tall vs Big vs All American vs Drags vs women vs FQ vs Legends) 8 trophies 1 cash
BQ Face (Legend vs Stars & Statements) (2 trophies)
With the Old School Look in a Blazer with a Bow tie give us all the elements of face with the early Hollywood heart throb appeal
OTA Shake dat Ass
We bring back an old school category that was tons of fun. Shake that ass in a boy short like an old school gym uniform.
Commentator vs commentator
The epitome of old school commentating and chanting is the Icon Selvin. From state to state, coast to coast this man has shook us up with his chants. Paying homage use one of his lines, create a new chant around it.
New categories are for people who have been walking balls 2 years or less.
Disclaimer: If you are Legend and have earned your status you will only be eligible to walk the category that aligns with your status. You’ve earned your status the old school way so you will participate at your level tonight.
Commentators: Icon Neiman Marcus Escada
Legendary Norman Ebony
Big Mama Revlon
Cost: $25.00 before 9:00PM/ $30.00 after 9:00PM
Tables: $150.00 Reg / $250.00 VIP
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