2024 Judging Panel, Tallymasters, & Emcee

Judging Panel

Mycalyne – Head Judge

Mycalyne is a Bootblack from Birmingham, Alabama. She has been a 24/7 slave to her owner, SirThomas205 since 2004, but has only been out and about in the community since 2009. While she will always and forever be owned by SirThomas205, she has recently found and embraced her switchy side. She is a staunch supporter and advocate for those suffering with mental illness. She gives full credit to her Master and bootblacking for pulling her out of a deep depression in 2017.

She has been a member of The Red Chair since 2011, where she has been an Ambassador, Chair for the Submissive Roundtable for 4 years, and served on the TRC Board of Directors 2019-2022. She is the founder of NEWK (New Experiences With Kink), core and founding member of CABLE (Central Alabama Birmingham Leather Enthusiasts). Was CABLE’s treasurer for 3 years and was President 2021 through 2022. Mycalyne was honored to be Southeast Bootblack for 2019 through 2021! Her current leather-relevant titles include Secretary of CABLE, SELF Bootblack Contest Coordinator, and Head-of-Household for her Leather Family, Menagerie.


 



Willie

Willie (he/him) hails from the great state of South Carolina but is now a proud resident of North Carolina. He holds the title of former Mr. North Carolina Triangle Leather (2022) and participated as a contestant in IML45. Willie is an enthusiastic member of the Charlotte Tradesmen Leather Levi Club, where he serves as their dedicated Marketing & Communications Officer. He has actively contributed to the community for the past 5 to 6 years, advocating for diversity and championing inclusion for all individuals. Regardless of their affiliation with old guard or new gender identity, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, creed, or any other characteristic, Willie believes in creating an inclusive environment. His passion for bootblacking was sparked during his time in the United States Army, and he holds immense respect for the craft and the community. It is a tremendous honor for Willie to serve as a judge for NCBB.


TalleyMaster

Thomas

I am Thomas (he/him).
I identify as a Leatherman, as well as a Sadistic left side of the slash (Dominant, Master to My slave, and occasion top to others).
I have been a member, DM, and volunteer of The Red Chair in Birmingham, AL, since 2011 and served on the Leadership team as Vice President of Facilities from 2017 through 2019 and as President from 2020 through 2021. I am the current President and one of the founding members of CABLE (Central Alabama Birmingham Leather Enthusiasts).
I enjoy meeting people while attending local events, Leather events, and other events (LLC, SELF, Frolicon, OKLF, TLC Run, SPLF)


Emcee

Miss Bettie

Miss Bettie is a queer, polyamorous, bottom-leaning switch currently living in Asheville, NC. She has been in the kink community for 19 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. Miss Bettie loves spending time with her people, her leather family, and her leather club, wherever they happen to be. Her passions in play include flogging, sensation, electricity, blood, and needles.