August 4th – 6th, 2017 marks the seventh year, and it is going to be phenomenal! The weekend will be filled with workshops, activities, women’s history and a contest like no other! We have a great event lined up and would love for you to join us in Dallas. Women's International Leather Legacy Weekend is an experience of history and energy in an atmosphere that allows “magic” to happen!
The weekend kicks off Friday morning with classes, followed by the Women’s Leather History panel. This year’s panel features an amazing group of women who will share their experiences, stories, and answer questions from the audience.
Following the panel, join us for Friday dinner and socializing! After dinner you will have the opportunity to meet and mingle in the Meet & Greet. This will be your first opportunity to see the WILL 2017 contestants onstage and some super, hot entertainment. Wind down for the evening by socializing or come experience the Bootblack Roundtable, where you will hear tips, tricks, stories and experiences shared by a group of bootblack panelists. The Bootblack panel is moderated by Jayson DaBoi, IMsBB 2010 and Briar, ICBB 2015.
Saturday's scheduled is filled with classes and activities. WILL 2017 contestants will return to the stage Saturday afternoon to share their historical presentations with the judges and audience and we will continue the tradition of Inside the Leather Jacket interviews. This year Sraah Humble will be interviewing, Liza, International Master 2011. After taking a break for dinner we will be back in the ballroom for the finale of the WILL 2017 contest. The contestants will be presenting the information from the interviews they conducted during the weekend and answering pop questions from the stage. The evening culminates with the announcement of the WILL 2017 titleholder.
Sunday features a full brunch with Keynote by Annie Romano, and we will finish off the afternoon with more workshops!
If that's not enough... Let me tell you what is going on all weekend that you certainly just can't miss out on... The Bootblack Lounge, featuring some amazing bootblacks all weekend. Please go let the Bubbas love on your leather! Starting Friday thru Sunday classes galore with amazing presenters, 21 Women's only classes, and 6 classes just for the Men of WILL! The vending area will be open throughout the weekend with a variety of items that are sure to delight, tantalize and be welcome additions to your wardrobe or toy bag. And don’t forget the Silent Auction who will have some amazing wares available throughout the weekend and all proceeds will go to the WILL 2017 travel fund.
And last but not least... You do not want to miss the opportunity to socialize and enjoy the energy of WILL. Right outside the main contest area is a large open area with plenty of seating to sit and visit, catch up with old friends or meet new ones. Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of WILL Weekend 2017!