If you’re ready to take the next step along your Leather path and working in service to your community fills your Leather heart with joy…we need you!
Spring Fling Leather Fest 2018 is seeking Leather folk of any gender/orientation/identity/sexual preference/power base/kink/fetish to come out, share your story, and help us find the best person to wear the Mr/Ms Spring Fling Leather Fest 2018 sash!
Contestants must be: over the age of 21; in possession of current legal ID; residing in the southeast (AL, FL, GA, KY, TN, VA, NC, SC, MS, LA); able to actively serve their community; and able to compete at SELF in June of 2018 for the title of Mr., Ms., or Person of Leather.
Entry to Spring Fling 2018 is provided to contestants free of charge with the expectation that you will arrive Thursday April 3 by 4 PM and remain through Sunday April 6.
Contestant activities will include a meet and greet, short speech, pop questions, interview with judges, and a fantasy presentation. Contestants will be required to submit baskets for travel fundraising raffle.
Interested individuals may contact the SFLF contest coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for application and full requirements. Application deadline is March 23, 2018.
Jennifer – Head Judge
Jennifer calls North Carolina home. She is pledgemaster for Appalachian Women of Leather, 2015 Ms Southeeast LeatherFest, event staff for Women International Leather Legacy, founder of the grassroot charity event Carnival of Madness: a Night of Burlesque which has raises money for other leather 591c’s. She is also a presenter across the country on topics such as rope, bloodplay and switching in dynamics. In her free time, Jennifer supports other leather clubs and charity events either through donating goods and services or by providing women spaces. During travel she connects to women with the Sisterhood of The Traveling Boots, created by Blue Bradley to connect women and remind us of our cohesiveness. She is also an associate member of Low Country Leather, Columbia Leather Order and proud to be Mama’s Little Rebel with Mama’s Family.
More recently Jennifer is honored and humbled to be the recipient of Southeastern Alliance of Leather 2016 Leatherwoman of the Year and 2016 Pantheon of Leather Southeast Region Award. Previous:
- Cofounder Charlotte Traveling Munch 2008
- Cofacilitator North Carolina Interrogation group 2011-2013
- Staff Leather History Conference 2015
- Volunteer Coordinator Leather Leadership Conference 2014
- Volunteer at multiple events 2007- present
Amanda – Judge
Amanda has continued serving her community as Florida’s 2016 Community Bootblack. Driven by service, you will find Amanda coordinating the stands and volunteering wherever is needed throughout the Southeast. Being a Bootblack is her passion but some of her favorite things include Needles, Gas Masks, and her Hello Kitty Stuffie Darth Kittious; a gender fluid Kitty!