Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Registration takes place both in house at Cascadia and online and the same time.
Saturday 18th - 12noon to 6:00PM
Sunday 19th - 2:00pm to 6:00PM
Monday 20th - 6:00pm to 9:00PM
NON TLC Holders
Thursday 23rd - 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Friday 24th - 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Saturday 25th - 12 noon to 6:00PM
$3995.00TT / $667.00US
$4399.00 TT/ $734.00US
Down payment on all frontline costumes is 50% of the cost
Down payment for regular costumes is $900.00TT/ $150.00US
All back line costume prices, save
Most expensive female costume of 2007 Jean and Dinah - $3295.00
Cheapest female costume of 2007 – Pierrot Grenade – $2595.00
Most expensive male costume of 2007 Warrior Spirit - $3295.00
Cheapest male costume of 2007 – Yankee Sailor – $2050.00
Most expensive female costume of 2008 Black Magic - $3299.00
Cheapest female costume of 2008 Butterfly Bliss/ Autumn Sprite – $2899.00
Most expensive male costume of 2008 (several sections) - $2399.00
Cheapest male costume of 2008 – (several sections) – $2350.00
The increase in prices of the cheapest costume is approximately $300.00TT or $40.00US, granted that the average price of a female costume last year was $2753.00 and this year it is $2983.40 (you guys know how to work out an average right) overall costume prices have increased by $230.40. While some may say any increase in price is unjustified, clearly the costumes for 2008 have much more feathers than 2007’s offerings and dare I say are even more elaborate.
To me the costumes have been increasing steadily by on average $200.00 each year so these prices were not a shock, in fact I had been hearing ludicrous rumors before that prices from TRIBE will start at $4000.00TT!! I get much more of a shock when I go to the supermarket every two weeks and see that prices there are steadily increasing, as I told someone I do not HAVE to play mas, or even play mas with TRIBE, but I do have to eat!! Inflation is driving up prices all around in
The real fun begins when frontline costume prices are posted later today, from my guesstimate I can see nothing under $4000.00TT/$600.00US and I think Silver Mist and Mystique will be that price. Silver Mist has the cheapest back pack, which is all foam, and Mystique is just a souped up version of the backline with a few more feathers and a fin, so I cannot see it crossing the line over $4000.00/$6000.00TT. All those wanting to experience F.H.O.ism for 2008 please no cries of exclamation when you see the prices for frontline costumes!
Finally the 45 comments racked up in a few hours over the costume prices shows how hotly debated this topic is; the general consensus seems to be “yuh cyar play mas and fraid powder”!! If you cannot afford these higher prices, there are other bands apart from TRIBE and its
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