It's back and we're on the hunt for braaaiiinnnnsss! Blood Over Texas is taking over Playland Skate Center to infest Austin with hordes of the undead... on wheels. We're calling out all zombies, skate lovers and MUA artists to impress with their best rot and flesh-eating talents. Come skate in all of your zombie guts and glory! **ZOMBIE STREET TEAM ON THE 13TH. Details below.** ZOMBIE COSTUME CONTEST: Show us your best and get a chance to win awesome prizes and have bragging rights for kick-ass zombie status. CONTEST AT 9PM • MOST GRUESOME (disgusting, gory, disturbing) • BEST COUPLE (two zombies who go together) • MOST ORIGINAL (funny, clever, original, weirdo) • BEST MINI-ZOMBIE (under 13 zombies) PRIZE PACKAGE IF YOU WIN: • A fresh issue of horror mag, RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE and a T-shirt. (not for Mini-Zombie) • I LUV VIDEO gift certificates! $10 to spend in Texas' oldest and largest video store for over 30 years and a huge horror catalog. • 2 tickets to Alamo Drafthouse Cinema ZOMBIE FX ARTISTS: There FX artists on site to give you zombie makeup or add to your own if you really wanna show off. These artists are talented and most have worked at haunted houses so you know they know their stuff. Joining the team: • FX ARTIST: CHASE McBRIDE • FX ARTIST: TAYLOR HAGGARD • FXA ARTIST: GYPSY SNOW FX OPTIONS: • ZOMBIE BITE: A pre-made appliance to put on your zom-body. Keep it simple with a bite or add to your own makeup. $25 • FULL-FACE: A full face airbrush treatment for the full effect. $40 • SPECIAL REQUESTS: Got an idea? Tell us and we'll see what we can do. Appointments are required and prices on this option will vary depending on the idea. Dj EDMINISTER: Spinning an insane mix of songs to feed your zombie brains and keep you rollin' in undead fashion. 80s, new wave, 70s disco & funk, industrial and what ever else gets your veins pumping again. HORROR VENDORS: We're looking for horror vendors now! We're asking vendors to have some, or better yet, LOTS of zombie-related merch. Space in this venue is VERY limited, so contact us a.s.a.p. if you're interested: firstname.lastname@example.org with "Zombie Vendor" in the subject line. • VENDOR: LadyAlchemy 13 • VENDOR: Hatbox Ghost • VENDOR: Tim Miller RAFFLE: This is one cool horror package! Buy your raffle tickets for a chance to win. ** B.O.T. members will get one free raffle ticket after paid entry. MUST show your membership card. ** • A 6-month Subscription to horror mag, Rue Morgue Magazine. That's 6 months of page-to-page horror! It'll change your life. (value $59.70) • A Haunted ATX Hearse Tour for 6. You can win a tour of Austin's reportedly haunted sites in a 1992 Cadillac Hearse that has been converted into a luxurious limo. The tour is for up to 6 people, for 2 hours and is sure to be the best creep-around-Austin you'll have. Value ($188.35) APOCALYPTIC PHOTO BOOTH: We'll have a DIY photo booth set up so you can take pics with your friends. Feel free to tag your pics after the event with #zombieskate5 ZOMBIE LIFE PODCAST will be doing a live podcast so impress them with your zombie good looks and show your love of zombies. They might just pull you aside to get a look into your brain. Give their page a LIKE! GORE NOIR MAGAZINE will be gore-ing things up at the Skate. Stop by their table while you're there and check out the gore-geous bloody pages of Gore Noir Magazine for yourself. The best in horror film, art, music, models and all things gore. And they just happen to reside in our fine city. Subscribe to support the horror on their site or download an issue on your iPad, iPhone and iTunes and give their page a LIKE. ALL AGES: All ages are welcome, but parents and others are strongly cautioned that zombies may be disturbing and we can't promise the music will be free of naughty words and what not. Skate rental will be included and snack bar will be open. $10. Tickets for sale at the door. Kids under 3 free. No outside food, drinks or gum. ZOMBIE AFTER-PARTY AT ELYSIUM: After Zombie Skate 5, head down in all your zombie gORY and mention the code word "Lowell's Birthday" to get in free for 80s night!! ************************************************************** ZOMBIE STREET TEAM!!! We will be having a Zombie Street Team on Friday, the 13th to promote the skate. The plan is to meet up and start the horde on 6th street around 11pm. Right when the victims are most vulnerable. We ask that you show up already zombified and, if you have skates, wear 'em! We will be popping inside of bars along the "walk" so be aware of 21+ requirements and have your ID. Those under 21 are allowed to join, but if you are under 18, you MUST have your parent or guardian with you at all times. Under 21s can hang outside the bar and join up to continue the walk. Everyone must be made up into a zombie since that's the whole point. To promote we will be handing out flyers for the skate. You will also be in pictures and on a video that we plan on making into a short montage. It's also important to add that we will be in zombie character, so growling, moaning and zombie gestures (dragging legs, arms out, etc.) are needed to make it look good. Lunging towards people is okay, touching them is not. Please don't be a zombie jerk, and harass those that don't want to be bothered. You'll be able to tell who likes it and who doesn't, so please be aware. We want everyone to enjoy the zombie fun! The meet up spot and time will be announced here, on this invite, a few days before the night.
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