Whisper de Corvo competing for Best Fan Dance Without Fans

The Seattle Burlesque Olympics 2012 were held Saturday at Re-Bar, a celebration

The Seattle Burlesque Olympics 2012 were held Saturday at Re-Bar, a celebration of the dance genre that benefited the Burlesque Hall of Fame. Photos by Victoria HoltPublished on September 24, 2012

Whisper de Corvo competing for Best Fan Dance Without Fans

Olatsa Assin competing for Best Fan Dance Without Fans

Olatsa Assin competing for Best Fan Dance Without Fans

Lady Drew Blood prepares to compete for Most Consistent Assle Twirl

Dessi Devine competing for Most Original Tassle Use

Madisun Avenue competing for Most Original Tassle Use

Holly Bordeaux competing for Best Stocking Pull

Holly Bordeaux competing for Best Stocking Pull

Man Johnson competing for Best Bump n’ Grind

Kylie Koyote competing for Best Stocking Pull

Kylie Koyote competing for Best Stocking Pull

Kylie Koyote competing for Best Stocking Pull

Holly Bordeaux competing for Best Stocking Pull

Holly Bordeaux competing for Best Stocking Pull

Holly Bordeaux competing for Best Stocking Pull

Host Ernie Von Schmaltz makes a grand entrance

Host Ernie Von Schmaltz

Host Ernie Von Schmaltz and judges Miss/ter Waxie Moon and Miss Indigo Blue

Opening Ceremonies performed by Jamie Von Stratton

Opening Ceremonies performed by Jamie Von Stratton

Opening Ceremonies performed by Jamie Von Stratton

Opening Ceremonies performed by Jamie Von Stratton

EmpeROAR Fabulous competing for Best Gender Bend

June Cleavage competing for Best Gender Bend

Pidgeon Von Tramp competing for Best Gender Bend

Pidgeon Von Tramp competing for Best Gender Bend

Kylie Koyote competing for Best Stocking Pull

Man Johnson competing for Best Bump n’ Grind

Man Johnson competing for Best Bump n’ Grind

Man Johnson competing for Best Bump n’ Grind

Jovie DeVoe and Cherry Tart competing for Best Outfit Repair

The judges review Taffeta Vee’s work for Best Outfit Repair

Host Ernie Von Schmaltz strips off another layer

EmpeROAR Fabulous competes for Mayor of Seattle Burlesque

EmpeROAR Fabulous competes for Mayor of Seattle Burlesque

EmpeROAR Fabulous competes for Mayor of Seattle Burlesque

Paris Original competing for Best Fan Dance Without Fans

Paris Original competing for Best Fan Dance Without Fans

Eddie van Glam competing for Most Original Tassle Use

Eddie van Glam competing for Most Original Tassle Use

Eddie van Glam competing for Most Original Tassle Use

Madisun Avenue competing for Most Original Tassle Use

Madisun Avenue competing for Most Original Tassle Use

Madisun Avenue competing for Most Original Tassle Use

EmpeROAR Fabulous competing for Best Lip Synch Performance

EmpeROAR Fabulous competing for Best Lip Synch Performanc

Seraphina Fiero competing for Best Lip Synch Performance

Olatsa Assin competing for Most Dramatic Glove Removal

Olatsa Assin competing for Most Dramatic Glove Removal

Whisper de Corvo competing for Most Dramatic Glove Removal

Ivy DuPri competing for Most Dramatic Glove Removal

Madisun Avenue receiving award for Most Original Tassle Use

EmpeROAR Fabulous receiving banner for Mayor of Seattle Burlesque

Miss Kitty Baby, producer of the Seattle Burlesque Olympics

The performers gather for a group picture after the awards ceremony

Whisper de Corvo (Olympic Champion) and EmpeROAR Fabulous (Mayor of Seattle Burlesque)

Whisper de Corvo (Olympic Champion), Miss Indigo Blue (judge and Miss Exotic World 2011), and EmpeROAR Fabulous (Mayor of Seattle Burlesque)

Miss/ter Waxie Moon (judge), Whisper de Corvo (Olympic Champion), Miss Indigo Blue (judge and Miss Exotic World 2011), and EmpeROAR Fabulous (Mayor of Seattle Burlesque)