Home Improvement Kiki Ball
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July 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Van Vogue Jam in partnership with Vancouver Pride Society presents
New Media Support by Chimerik 似不像
This is a free/by donation event
Once you have made a donation as a spectator or competitor you will receive the ball’s online link closer to ball date. Link will also be available day of the ball.
Slim Xtravaganza (NYC)
Isla Ebony (LA)
Kevin Fraser (Vancouver)
Snoopy Lanvin (Toronto)
Xyza Mizrahi (Philippines)
*To register for your category, please “buy” a free ticket for your specific category*
Hands $200 – No Gloves No Loves
Commentator $100 – How Can I Help You?
Face $200 – Saving Face
*looking for traditional face, not club kid makeup or dramatic drags paint*
Virgin Vogue $100 – Vogue the House Down Boots
This category is OTA. Must show your 5 elements confidently to get your 10s and will battle live. Because of online sound discrepancy, we are aware that you will not be “on beat” so it will be about who can serve the best on their screen during 10’s and battles.
This category is OTA – there are no mandatory dance elements but competitors should have an understanding of the difference between American (butch) and European (femme) runway styles. Both styles will be competing together with no restrictions around which genders are able to participate in either category.
This category is OTA – there are no mandatory dance elements but competitors must be able to serve the judges body confidence and sensual sex appeal.
This is an EFFECT (LOOKS) category – no dancing involved however movement is encouraged to show off your work and bring your effect to life.
Realness $100×3 – The Stepford Folks
trans women and drag queens
Butch queens, butch women, and transgender men
Gender Non Conforming
*GNC Realness are for those on the trans spectrum who do not conform to the gender binary.
Online Guidelines for Competitors:
*Each category may be subject to close registration, based on the amount of competitors per category.
TO ALL COMPETITORS:
Please come prepared knowing what to expect. If you are walking in a category for the first time PLEASE do your research and understand that there can only be one winner per category.
An event that hosts a series of competitive categories, each with their own focus. Having been birthed in NYC by communities of Queer Black and Latinex people out of a need for safe nightlife spaces due to the discrimination they faced, balls are typically centred around creating safe space for LGBTQIA2+ POC.
We would like to acknowledge that we are coming together virtually to celebrate on the unceded territories of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil- Waututh) Nations.