The Mr Midwest Leather Contest is held every year and open to Leathermen from Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, and Kentucky. The titleholder represents these 13 Midwestern States at IML and events all over the area. The Mr Midwest Leather title is a platform for doing good in the community.
Midwest Leather Weekend: Mr Midwest Leather & Midwest Puppy
Midwest Leather Weekend is made up of two contests as well as associated events, parties and demos.. This year the two contests, Mr Midwest Leather and Midwest Puppy, will be on Saturday night. The two contests will take place before the same panel of judges. While participants from one contest are off stage preparing for the next segment, the participants from the other contest will be on stage. Twice the fun and hot men on one special night.
Meet & Greet event at Bad Dog Bar & Grill, 10pm. Open to the public, come meet the Judges, contestants, fellow members of the Leather and Puppy Communities. A great chance to meet Leather Men, Women and Puppies from all around the Midwest.
Kink Seminars at Bad Dog Bar & Grill will be going on throughout the afternoon. Times to be posted soon. The first two seminars are on Puppy Play: Puppy 101 and Advanced Puppy. Next is Bondage and then fourth is Hot Wax. Each conducted by experts in the fields. All seminars are free and open to the public. We had a great turnout with attendees from all over the Midwest last year. Details on each seminar to come.
Event includes raffles (1st Prize: $200 gift card of choice, 2nd Prize: $100 gift card of choice, 3rd Prize is $50 gift card of choice. Chances are $5 each or 6 for $20), jello shots, atomic cherries, Silent Auction, Grab Bags with valuable gift cards, Liquor Baskets.
The Midwest Leather Weekend official Leather Artist, Jerry of Branded Leather, will be there with great items to buy, have custom fitted and take orders for custom pieces.
There will be more details and events to come, so keep checking back for more info.
Midwest Leather Weekend 2013: Photos From RFT
St Louis' Riverfront Times sent a photographer to cover the two contests Saturday night. Here's a link to their slideshow. An impressive turnout with visitors from all over.