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2021 Judges

Head Judge-slave adeena

slave adeena started her journey over... now a lady never tells her age! The calling through the slave path grew her passion for protocol, rituals and the building of authority exchange relationships. Her path lead her to grow in leather and build her service to the community. slave adeena learned the value of a good listening ear, warm smile and hug. slave adeena has served as the 2017 International Person of Leather and the 2015 - 2016 Heartland Person of Leather. She is the Vice-President of the Titians of the Midwest, full member of Indiana Leather Club and a supporting member of Blue Max C.C. St. Louis. She has been a keynote speaker, presented, emceed, and judged at various BDSM clubs and conventions throughout the United States and Canada. slave adeena continues to grow with each encounter and is always looking for ways to build up people and communities.

Mistress Eliot

Mistress Elliot is a delightfully sadistic Dominant/Master. She teaches classes in all manner of ways to hurt your masochist, educates on the skills required for healthy power exchange and passionately advocates for good mental health in the lifestyle. She also specializes in workshops designed to introduce women to the power of the feminine. She, with her ever-faithful boys, slave Hagen & boy Anders spend most of their time traveling the U.S. in service to the leather community as GLLA titleholders and presenters. At home, Elliot works as a fulltime sex-positive therapist, educator, and owner of a community dungeon, The Black Dog.

Sassy Nikki

slave Sassy Nikki began her exploration into BDSM over 14 years ago and identifies as a slave and Leather woman. She became co-Leader of the submissives of the Ozarks based in Springfield, Missouri that offers support, education and fellowship among submissives, slaves and switches in the greater Ozarks region shortly after entering the real time BDSM community in 2016. She is a member of the HardPink Sisterhood, an international women’s support group for women in alternative lifestyles and that also supports women's causes and the greater community and sat on the Board from 2017-2019. slave Sassy Nikki is also the proud recipient of the 2019 Pantheon of Leather Award for the Midwest Region. slave Sassy Nikki has immersed herself in the Leather community by traveling to conferences and events throughout the US as an attendee, volunteer and willing servant to this tribe and those she has come to know as Family. Sassy Nikki has an affinity for encouraging un-partnered submissives and slaves to see the value, opportunity and limitlessness of the exploration, experiences and progression available to them in this Lifestyle through her active participation in her local community, online and offline education/discussion groups and demonstrating through her own experiences in play, service and self-discovery as an un-owned slave.


Andrew started his journey into kink almost 20 years ago, but not coming into the greater kink community until 2015. Since that time, he has had the privilege to be the first Missouri Person of Leather in 2016 and was then the 2017 Heartland Person of Leather. Andrew devotes his time in trying to give back to the community, he is one of the Facilitators for RobeBiteKCMO, as well as a co-facilitator for the Kansas City Kink and Leather Unconference, he is part of the volunteer staff at IX Kansas City and an associate member of the Pioneers. Andrew travels across the country going to different Kink and Leather conferences and can usually be found at them backstage working with the production team. Andrew is a lover of all things Rope, he has had the chance to take classes and learn from Osada Steve, Greydancer, Barkas, Okienawa, Midori, among many others, he strives to share the rope related knowledge he has gained over the years and will be only too happy to demonstrate (with willing and consenting participants of course)

Lady Aurora

Lady Aurora has been in the lifestyle for over 20 years, actively exploring the nuances of kink from Southeast Asia to Latin America, and many locales in-between. Growing up overseas meant she started her journey in the lifestyle with an international bent that has led to a multicultural attitude towards BDSM, kink, and relational dynamics. Affectionately dubbed “The Kinky Empress” by her Houston community, She identifies as a Sadistic Dominant, covered Leather Master, and Pansexual Polyamorous cis Female. Today, she is a member of the Houston Scene, involved in a diverse array of projects, groups, and community activities, including NLA, HPEP, LeatherSIG, Houston Pony Play, Houston Mentor’s Alliance, Houston GLBTQ Caucus and many others. She has served on a variety of Boards and in a variety of leadership positions for the past 10 years, often focusing on education and outreach. She is best known for her presentations, demonstrations, and discussions on various EdgePlay topics. She believes in the power of education and growth, and becoming the best version of ourselves. To that end, she teaches Leadership and Communication classes, and is also working on completing her second Masters’ degree. She is an avid reader, gamer, cosplayer, published author, mother, political activist, and volunteer and foster for numerous animal rescues. She shares her life with a loving husband & family, assorted 2 and 4 legged children, and extended Leather Family. They currently call Houston, TX home.

Judge's girl-Tiara Vida
Tiara Vida is the current Ms Sooner State Olympus 2020 and Oklahoma Ms Leather 2019. She has been a part of the kinky Oklahoma community for 17 years. She is a sadomasochistic switch, who is pansexual, a little, and is poly. Tiara started on her leather journey in 2011 when she received her leather vest from her leather family. She help start OKC-TNG. Tiara is currently serving as treasurer of NLA-OKC. She hosts First Friday Munch. Tiara is a member of ThatPlace, DSDU, and PAC-OKC. Tiara is a mentor for SEMP, and has done many other things for her local community.

Master of Ceremonies-Chad
Chad has been a part of the leather community since 2000 when he began his leather journey under the mentorship of Daddy R in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Over the years he has been a member of several leather/fetish groups including the Tulsa Uniform Leather Seekers Association, KC boys of leather, and part of Mama’s family as Mama’s Sweet and Evil. He most recently became one of the instructors of Kinbaku KCMO. Chad recently became the secretary of the Kansas City Pioneers. He has had extensive involvement with leather contests including serving as a producer, title-holder, mentor, judge and emcee. He was honored to be a judge at Mr. International Rubber contest and the International Mr. Leather contest. Chad lives in Kansas City with his partner Rebel and two bio dogs Rocket and Boomer.