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Trademark XXXI Leather Run
May 5-7, 2017

What is Trademark? Every year the Tradesmen host their annual Leather Run which is 3 days of parties and fun.
This year marks the 31st Anniversary of the Tradesmen and we will be celebrating at the
Country Inn and Suites, 2541 Little Rock Road, Charlotte, NC.

TM XXXI Run Schedule

FRIDAY Host Times
Registration TBD Tradesmen 4:00-8:00
Opening Cocktail Party at Hotel Woodshed 6:00-7:30
Cocktail Party / Contestant and Judge Meet and Greet at Hotel Sidelines 7:30-9:00
Break/Get Ready   9-9:30
Bar Time/ Contestant Introductions at Woodshed Woodshed 10:00-2:00
Cocktail Party The Littles 1:30-2:30
Cocktail Party Panthers 2:30-3:30
Male Only Play SpaceóDungeon/Dark Room Tradesmen 2:00-4:00
Female Playspace Jade 2:00-4:00
Registration   8:30-10:30
Coffee & Donuts Tradesmen 8:30-9:30
Eye Opener Cocktail Party Bloody Maryís and Mimosas Jade 8:30-10:30
Contest interviews NCLC 9:00-11:00
Games and Lunch Tradesmen 12:00-2:00
Cocktail Party AWOL 2:00-3:00
Main Cocktail Party Steph Sanders, ABW 2016 3:00-4:00
Opening/ Parade of Colors   5:00
NCLC Contest   5:00-7:00
NCLC Celebration Photographs 7:00
Uniform Leather Heavy Hors d'oeuvres Tradesmen 7:00-8:30
Cocktail Party New winner Celebration Tradesmen 9:00-10:00
Bar Time Woodshed 10:00-2:00
Cocktail Party Columbia Leather Order 1:30-2:30
Cocktail Party SC Pride in Leather 2:30-3:30
Male Only Play SpaceóDungeon/Dark Room Tradesmen 2:00-4:00
Pansexual Play Space NC Master 2:00-4:00
SUNDAY Host Times
Coffee & Donuts Tradesmen 9:00-10:00
Cocktail Party TBA Red Lions 9:00-10:00
Brunch & Awards Tradesmen 10:30-12:00
To schedule a cocktail party click here!


Cocktail Parties:

What better way to show your support than throwing your own cocktail party! There are plenty of times to choose from and multiple locations to host it. This is where you can set the bar for all the other clubs to compete with. Bring your drinks, decorations and attitude!

Sign up for a time slot on the cocktail party schedule. We will honor all requests for specific times as first come first served, so hurry to insure you get your spot today.


Click here to request a cocktail party!

Country Inn and Suites

2541 Little Rock Road
Charlotte, NC 28214


Hotel Web site

The room rate is $85.00 per night for regular rooms, $134 for suites, plus tax includes hot breakfast.
Please use the code 0517TRADES when reserving your rooms to ensure you get the correct room rate.


Please consider sponsoring an ad in our run book or register to sponsor a cocktail party.

The Trademark 30 Run Book is an 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" booklet that features schedules of cocktail parties, special demos, information about special guests and more. The covers are full color with black and white interior pages.

Advertising Rates:
Inside Front Cover: (Full Color Glossy - 8.5" high x 5.5 " wide) - $95
Inside Back Cover: (Full Color Glossy - 8.5 " high x 5.5 " wide) - $90
Spread: (8.5" high x 11 " wide) - $120
Full page: (8.5" high x 5.5 " wide) - $70
1/2 page Horizontal: (4.25" high x 5.5 " wide) - $45
1/4 page: (4.25" high x 2.75 " wide) - $35

Design Files/Artwork:
Provide fonts with artwork (or convert to curves)
Resolution should be 300 dpi - PDF, TIFF, JPG or PSD file only
All Photoshop files must be saved as CMYK color-mode
Do not flatten any Photoshop files
* If you have any technical questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Advertisement Placement:
The publisher reserves the right to place all advertisements where needed in the program. Requests to be adjacent to, or separate from another advertiser are acceptable and will be honored wherever possible. Prospective advertisers may not purchase special positioning, such as right-hand front placement, etc. All advertisers pay the same affordable ad rates regardless of placement.






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