Thank you for helping to make a dream a reality!  We're so grateful to our sponsors! 


 Platinum Sponsor & Raffle Sponsor

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BDSMClasses/Lady Catherine offers the longest running weekend exploratory seminar for submissives, service oriented and s-types. Servant's Retreat focuses on sustaining healthy power dynamic relationships by strengthening personal foundations.  SR did not ever include play classes-- it's focus is on personal development. Thirty years of educating and having taught at 600+ organizations, has provided her with the proviledge of working with dozens of generations since 1983.

Foundations in Mastery is an evidence-based intensive weekend retreat for d-types. Visit the website for seminars that have been attended by 4200+ community members.

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The Mid-Atlantic Deaf & Interpreter Fund is generously proving interpreting services for the contest.  MADIF is a group of individuals who have dedicated themselves to providing access for the Interpreting/Deaf/HoH (Hard of Hearing) community. Inclusion for everyone regardless of auditory status is their ultimate goal. They achieve this by offering ASL classes, grants for student interpreters and mentoring. They offer interpreting services at a discounted rate to LGBTQ festivals, businesses, non-profits and events within the region. Please support them!
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For your Life Coach- Multicertified Alternative Coach for 20 years. Get experience.

With 20+ years of experience serving the kink communities. Catherine partners with her clients to create better life foundations, reduce anxiety, and solidify aligned outcomes with her clients. She does individual and couple sessions.  She is known for working with anxiety, relationship issues, family life, confidence, and life transitions.

Professionally, she is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) - This credential is the internationally recognized gold standard of coaches (International Coaching Federation). Only 4% of coaches hold this highest credential.  She is a founding Board Certified Coach. She is a certified Mentor Coach and loves participating in the development of professionally credentialed coaches. She has chosen to work with alternative communities who are historically underserved. She holds the gold standard of coach credentials MCC, BCC and CMC designations and is a six time award winning professional. Visit her website and contact her to find your answers with a non-jugdmental, kink-proficient, relationship professional.


Passional Boutique / SexploratoriumServing the community proudly for 24.5 years, Passional Boutique/Sexploratorium is a 2-in-1 pleasure and wellness boutique and multipurpose center based in Philadelphia. Passional specializes in body positive fantasy fashions for all bodies and all genders. Passional is a main destination for corsets, kilts, leather, latex, gender expression wear, and other fantasy fashions/accessories. Our other half, Sexploratorium serves as a curated sexuality space with body-safe sexuality products, BDSM gear and other pleasure tools. Sexploratorium also hosts educational resources, interactive classes, and community events facilitated by up and coming & recognized pleasure professionals.

 Our mission is to provide quality-guaranteed merchandise and excellent customer service with an attitude that is sophisticated, affirming, safe, and supportive!

You can follow us on our website at, or on the following social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

TheDungeonStore logo We're the sister brand of Violet Wand Store  and the house vendor at The Baltimore Playhouse, so many of your are already familiar with us and our work. We carry a wide variety of products, with a special emphasis on Violet Wands, other electro-fetish items, and medical play paraphernalia. But we also deal in a wide variety of leather, wood, and vegan impact across a full spectrum of price points for the discerning shopper. Internally, we oft say that education is our fetish so we happily carry BDSM nonfiction books on as many topics as we can lay our hands on, even the more rare ones! As our passion for education has grown, so has our line of books. We are happy to say we now vend a curated selected of modern occult books on a variety of practices and pantheons, along with tarot and oracle decks. We're a woman-owned, intergenerational family business and we pride ourselves on over two decades of curating collections of fine BDSM & fetish toys with an eye towards community care and development.
CommandMCv1COMMAND MC is an all-gender inclusive, Baltimore-based Leather Club that has served the LGBTQIA+ community of the Maryland area since 1988. COMMAND aims to promote pride in the leather community, as well as welcome and promote the different ways that pride in the leather community can be expressed, both personally and publicly. COMMAND strives to work hard and play hard to support our community financially and actively whenever possible.


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 At Addison's Jewelry and Design, we offer a variety of handmade jewelry pieces made using various chainmaille weaves and techniques. We feature a wide range of pieces from necklaces and bracelets to pendants and earrings in a multitude of sizes and metals. Our goal is to produce affordable pieces that are of high quality and as hypoallergenic as possible. To that end we do our best to avoid products which are made of or contain nickel.  We also offer larger scale pieces such as belts, chain shirts, etc. on special order as well as non-jewelry chain- and scalemaille designs such a statuettes, scale bags, and other applications.  Contact us to discuss your custom order today at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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We are on Facebook at:  The Baltimore ShipMates   
The ShipMates were the first leather club in the state of Maryland, founded in 1974. Last year we proudly celebrated 45 years of community service and were thrilled to add ten new members. Our biggest fundraiser of the year is Daddy Christmas held each year on the first Saturday of December.

F.I.S.T. is Females Investigating Sexual Terrain. We are a real-time women's leather/BDSM educational and social organization based in Baltimore. We are open to all women who feel they have a place in the women's BDSM community. 
We welcome all women who feel they have a place in the women's community to join us, here...we're glad to have you.
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Our mission is to provide a safe, non-discriminatory space for everyone in our community to socialize with friends and make new ones, learn new skills and improve on the ones you know, and most importantly – “MAKE PLAY HAPPEN!™” The Baltimore Playhouse is 12,000 square feet, the largest known play space of its kind in the United States!  We have been the premier kink destination for Charm City since 1997!

Hooker & Boys Ministries, "Serving the Communities since 1999", is a group of Community Service oriented friends and family who serve the GLBTSQ communities by raising funds for numerous charitable organizations via our annual 12 Days of Christmas benefit show, as well as, by volunteering our services for other organizations, festivals, events, contests, etc. throughout the communities all over the country. H&B is celebrating our 20th year with our 21st Annual 12 Days of Christmas. Want to know more? Visit our website: or check us out on Facebook.