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Sat, Sep 17


932 E. 43rd Street, Chicago, IL 60653

Back2Basics Ball - Edition: ICONS

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Back2Basics Ball - Edition: ICONS
Back2Basics Ball - Edition: ICONS

Time & Location

Sep 17, 2022, 2:30 PM

932 E. 43rd Street, Chicago, IL 60653

About the event


To be annouched

Doors Open at 2:30 pm 

Entry is $35 - No RE-ENTRY


Snookie West

Precious Basquiat


Ballroom Throwbacks


Presenting Sponsor - Project VIDA

Presenting Sponsor - Zoliy Productions

Life 4 All Inc.

House Lives Matter

Brave Space Alliance

Trans Solutions


(All Legends will battle Legends in the respective categories and battle for the Cash)




Open to All

As we remember the foundation laid before us recreate a memorable moment of an ICON that you would like to pay homage that has inspired you. Create a production that is identifiable, innovative, and identical to the moment that you are recreating. 


Female Figure Face (3 Trophies)

Women .vs. BQUID .vs. FQ

Ballroom and the Entertainment Industry have also went hand and hand. Both entities have shared and borrowed inspiration from one another. Tonight we are requesting that you bring us forth a look from an Iconic look from Movie or Television Actress that is fitting and suitable to inspired the likes of ballroom. 


OTA Runway (8 Trophies) 

All American .vs. Women's .vs. BQUID .vs. FQ .vs. Small .vs. Tall .vs. Big .vs. Legend

Ballroom Runway over the years has become more and more invested in creating over the top looks that consist of elaborate costumes and innovative effects. Tonight however in the name of the Iconic Pioneers we are requesting you to take it back to focusing on the most important element of Runway; The Walk! Bring in a creative pair of jeans with a white shirt if your choice. 


OTA Performance (8 Trophies)

Butch .vs. Women's .vs. BQUID .vs. RWT .vs. FQ .vs. BQ Soft & Cunt .vs. BQ Dramatics .vs. Legends

When you think about Ballroom Performance there have been many Icons that have left their signature essence, style, and stunts for us to remember and idolized. Tonight we are requesting that you bring the essence, style, and stunts of your favorite Performance Icon while displaying their name on a white shirt if your choice. (Your performance must be identifiable of the chosen Icon) 


2 Trophies - 1 Cash

Male Figure .vs. Female Figure Foot and Eyewear

Bring it with a pieces from and Iconic Fashion Houses. 

2 Trophies - 1 Cash

Male Figure .vs. Female Figure Best Dressed

Just Bring it! 


OTA Realness 

One thing that all of the Realness Icons should have accomplished is the ability to defeat a line of competitors in a process of elimination. Tonight let’s see if you can masterfully defeat a line of you peers by process of elimination. Each participant must enter the competition with a $5 Pot and receive $5 for every participant they eliminate from the competition. The last individual standing will receive an additional $250

Sex Siren

Iconic Sex Staples 

When it comes to what the staple of sexy is Play Boy and Chip and Dale dancers have been the American inspiration. Tonight bring us a look inspired by the sexy women and men that have created millions of fantasies for us all. 


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