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IML 2014 Judges Announced

By January 18, 2014

Several IML 2014 JudgesThe judges for International Mr. Leather 2014 were announced on Saturday, January 18 in the Congressional Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel in Washington, DC during Mid Atlantic Leather weekend by IML Executive Coordinator Jon Krongaard.

The panel includes Internatonal Mr. Leather 2013 Andy Cross, Mr. Atlanta Eagle 2010 Chandler Bearden, American Leatherwoman 2002 Tobin Britton, Northeast Mr. Drummer 1997 Will Clark, Co-Owner of the Black Eagle Toronto Carlos Filetti, Mr. Leather Colorado 2006 Mike Maez, Mr. Iowa Leather 2012 Jeremy Morris, Mr. Maryland Leather 2010 Justin Terry Smith and Chairman of Leather Friends Italia Andrea Zanella.

The tallymasters will be International Ms Leather 1993 Amy Marie Meek and Mr. New Jersey Leather 2012 Danny Tamez.


IML 2014 Contestants At Mid Atlantic Leather By Dave RhodesKrongaard had a lot more to share with the approximately 100 Leatherfolk in the room, mostly titleholders who would be competing for IML 2014 and many who vied for the title in recent years, and IML founder Chuck Renslow with his partner, Juan 21 of the contestants for International Mr. Leather 2014 were on hand and 20 appear in the group photo of contestants as one had to leave before the shot was taken.

International Mr. Leather 2015 will be back at the Congress Hotel, scene of IML in the early 1990s. The announcement was cheered by most, but not by all as many liked the high end hotels that followed such as the Palmer House Hilton and Hyatt Regency. Many could remember the "good old days" in the Congress Hotel's huge ornate lobby with all of the unabashed debauchery taking place therein.

Jon Krongaard is now the Executive Coordinator of IML who is the Chief Financial Officer. Bill Stadt, past IML Coordinator, has returned and will oversee the day-to-day operations. These are full-time positions. International Mr. Leather has evolved with the times.

International Mr. Leather 2014, IML's 36th Annual Reunion, will be held Friday, May 23 through Monday, May 26, 2014 (Memorial Day Weekend) in Chicago, IL. The Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL will be the host hotel for IML 2014.

For weekend information, ticketing, hotel reservations and frequent updates, visit http://www.imrl.com