2019 Judging Panel, Tallymasters, & MC

Master Roy – Head Judge

Master Roy has been in the leather community since the late 1970’s.  He was mentored by Master Lavrans Nielsen of Kansas City in the early 80’s. He is a longtime Associate Member of the Chicago Hellfire Club.  He has judged at many leather contests around the country and is former Mr. Kansas City Leather 1980. Master Roy has much experience in teaching, participating in demonstrations and mentoring within the community.  He is one of the nicest Sadists you’ll ever meet. 

Master Roy is the former Vice Chairman, Board Member and one of the Executive Planners of Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend (CLAW), held annually in Cleveland OH. He was recipient of the CLAW Volunteer of the Year award in 2011.  He is a Board Member and President Elect for the Triad Health Project. He lives with his husband, Alphaboy Jeff in the Greensboro area of North Carolina and his Leather family extends worldwide.


Lady D

My name is Reverend Deborah Harrison but I am known as Lady D.  I am a 30+yr Lifestyle Domme. I am an ordained minister and also a certified master hypnotherapist and I truly believe in holistic healing of mind, body and spirit.  I ran (People Exchanging Power), P.E.P Atlanta a BDSM pansexual support and social group in Atlanta Georgia and in 2001, I created PEP4POC (People Exchanging Power for People of Color).  I also am a founder and helped to re-launch the Onyx Pearls Southeast, a women’s leather sorority focused on female camaraderie, empowerment, community awareness and service. I have judged and emceed many contests, given keynotes and taught classes throughout the country. I was Ms. Southern Coastal States Leather from 2000 to 2013. My personal commitment is to help make this community stronger and to continue Jill Carter’s philosophy of Each One, Teach One.  If there is any way that I can serve, I offer my services to you.  Remember to give your time, your money and your love to all of those in this community that selflessly give to you.  I am eternally grateful to those who have helped me on my journey and I thank you for the opportunity to pass it forward.


Randi

Randi is a service oriented Leatherboy who will one day be a slave to the right person. He has spent the better part of a decade exploring himself as a bottom by attending weekend seminars, multiple conventions and classes, reading books, watching videos, & talking to multitudes of people.  He also recognizes a budding top is emerging.

Randi has been teaching and training in the vanilla world for the better part of two decades, and in the kink and Leather communities for a decade.  His repertoire includes topics such as Time Mgt, Diversity, Intro to Kink, Leather 101, Negotiations, Social Justice, Critical Thinking, various newbie topics, and Trans-Inclusivity.  He has developed a Dungeon Monitor training as well.

Randi resides in North Carolina (but frequently uses the bathrooms in neighboring states for ease).  He enjoys bootblacking and watching copious amounts of Netflix and Prime.


Bumper

Bumper is a Leatherwoman and a Bootblack from Southeast Virginia. She was Mid Atlantic Leatherwoman Bootblack 2018 and is committed to educating the Mid-Atlantic region about bootblacking as a service and how we “preserve your leather and preserve your history”.

Bumper has been active in the Leather/BDSM scene for over 6 years. She is a submissive, a service top (give me needles and a body and I will make you art), cigar lover, and an educator. Bumper is a producer of MX Virginia Leather contest (come see us in March).  She is the Director for Soles With Heart, a program within The Leather Heart Foundation. She is a Full Founding member and previous Road Captain of Virginia Leatherwomen United (VLU). Bumper is also a moderator and “in service” to The Crossroads Newbie Group, located in southeast Virginia. She is a member of LLICKS Leather family, whose focus is education, community and service. Her family follows the tenants of THIRD (Trust, Honor, Integrity, Respect, Discipline). Bumper also helped start and co-led the Hampton Roads Bootblacks from 2015 until 2019.

She was a judge for Philly Fetish and Bootblack Contest 2018 and for NJ Leather Weekend 2018. She has presented on various topics both regionally and nationally. Bumper is heavily involved in community service, education and fundraising in the Mid-Atlantic region. She bootblacks for many local and regional events, as blacking is one of her passions.

While Bumper spends most of her time these days in the Mid Atlantic, she began her journey in Southeast, and it holds a special place in her heart!


Dale

DaleDale is a New Orleans native but calls Atlanta home. A bootblack, nurse, title holder, and leather woman she loves to play hard and spend time with her leather brothers and sisters at the Atlanta Eagle. She has has been a part of the gay leather community since 2008 and has been a proud member of Panther Leather Levi for 8 years. Her kinks include impact play, needles, and anything to do with leather and boots. She is the Southeast Community Bootblack 2012 and 2013 and Ms. Atlanta Eagle 2017. She is the Bootblack coordinator for Atlanta Leather Pride Weekend and Southeast Black and Blue. You can find her shining boots and greasing leathers at the Atlanta Eagle and at numerous events and leather runs in the Southeast. She adores her Daddy TJ, their four cats, and hosting leather family and friends at her home the Bootblack Sanctuary. Her passions are LGBT activism, oncology and HIV research, and bootblack & leather history. Her latest project is Southern Sole Bootblack Weekend.


Alphaboy Jeff – Judge’s Boy

Alphaboy Jeff is originally from the Midwest and grew up in Leather in Chicago and has been in the Leather Community for over 20 years. He trained with many Chicago Hellfire Masters and Daddies as a boy/sub and is a real pain pig. Alphaboy Jeff has judged NCLC and has been Judge’s boy at many leather
contests around the country. He is an Associate Member of the Chicago Hellfire Club. Alphaboy Jeff is Master Roy’s permanently collared boy, husband, slave and soul mate all in one.
Alphaboy Jeff proudly mentors and educates others; he especially works with new boys and slaves that are exploring their identity, and has helped Sirs and Daddies as well. He supported and helped organize Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend (CLAW) in various leadership roles. He served as the CLAW Nation Tour Manager helping others earn over $200,000 for their favorite charities. He attends leather events with Master Roy across the country enjoying the friendship, community, education and play that happens within our
community.


Tallymasters – Master IceDog and slave ravyn

Master IceDog and slave ravynMaster IceDog and slave ravyn have been active in the kink scene in NC for over a decade.

As the 2017 SouthEast Master and slave, they are leaders and representatives in both their local community as well as on a national level. They are founding board members of MAsT: Raleigh, and founders of MORDOR and smart, discussion groups for Masters and slaves.

Master IceDog is the Founding President of the Tobacco Road Chapter of Red Dragons Riding Club, current Director of MAsT Raleigh, and Assistant Regional Representative for the SouthEast for MAsT International. slave ravyn is the Secretary for Tobacco Road Red Dragons, a member of the HardPink Sisterhood, and social media staff for The Leather Heart Foundation.

Master IceDog is a Software Engineer by trade, currently working as a Lead Development Architect. slave ravyn has spent much of the last two decades teaching and guiding others. With her training in Psychology, and Behavior Analysis, she has worked with schools, communities, families, and individuals. she presents and coaches on a variety of topics including relationship building, communication, finding balance, and brain development.


MC – Miss Bettie

Miss Bettie is a queer, polyamorous switch currently living in Jacksonville, FL. She has been in the kink community for 14 years and has been a part of the leather community since 2007. She holds two Leather titles: Ms. North Carolina Leather 2007 and Ms. SouthEast LeatherFest 2008.

When she stepped down from her role as a current titleholder, she accepted a place on the operational board for SouthEast LeatherFest, worked her way up to Associate Producer of Operations, and is currently in charge of Website Content and Contest Coordination.

When she’s not working for SELF, Miss Bettie is working as a high school math teacher and spending time with her friends and partners. Her passions in play include sensation, electricity, blood, and most recently, needles. Her motto is, “I don’t know if I’ll like it but I’ll give it a try!”