Mid Atlantic Leather Weekend saw at least 3,000 Leatherfolk and kinsters converge on the host Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC the weekend of January 12-15 where Martel Brown was chosen to be Mr. Mid Atlantic Leather ans Todd White was installed as Centaur Motorcycle Club president.
Eric Masters, Mr. 501 Eagle 2016 & Luis Tipantasig, Mr. Chicago Leather 2015 are the new owners and producers of the Mr. Indiana Leather contest. We are pleased to invite you to this year’s contest in heart of Indiana, the Circle City of Indianapolis, IN. The contest returns back to the leather community of Indiana after it has been dormant for many years. This historical moment is a contest that you don’t want to miss! Indianapolis lends to various tourist opportunities, including our pride and joy, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indy 500! The contest will take place at Greg’s Indy (231 E 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202) on January 6-8, 2017.
The contest will be Emcee'd by Karen Ultra, the Den Daddy is Daddy David, Judge's Pup will be Pup Flair , and the official MIL bootblack is Seth. Special guest performances will be by Siniya Spivey, Miss Circle City Pride 2016 and Denim Omni, Mr. Gay Indiana 2016.
Friday - Meet 'n Greet starts at 9:30pm
Saturday - contestant interviews @ 10am
Saturday - Kink Classes @ 12noon-4pm (Can U Knot by Bryan Bolt Donner | Mr. Tri-State Leather 2015, Food Play by Shane Achenbach & Giovonnte Tate, Playing Around with Rubber by Jeffrey Basile | Mr. International Rubber 2015, and Good Touch Games by Zak Rittenhouse)
Saturday - MIL 2017 Contest @ 9pm
Saturday - Victory Party following contest
Sunday - Victory Brunch @ 11am (TBA)
Various local hotels are available in downtown Indianapolis:
Embassy Suites by Hilton Indianapolis Downton - (317) 236-1800 Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre - (317) 635-2000 Courtyard Indianapolis at the Capitol - (317) 684-7733
Please visit us at indianaleather.com and like our FaceBook page Mr. Indiana Leather where you can find the leather archives of all Indiana titleholders and more detailed information regarding the contest, our judges and other #MIL2017 personnel. If you are interested in competing in this contest, please reach out to us via email: .
By Rob Silver
Esteban Bartholo, from Los Angeles, California won the title of Mr. CMEN Leather 2016 at the CMEN West Coast Gathering on September 8. Chris Lutz and Mike Pietrzykowski, both also from los angeles, were selected runner-ups.