Mr. Michigan Leather Weekend enjoyed a strong showing of attendees and contestants, and capped off the September 23-25 weekend by selecting Adam "Woody" Woodruff as Mr. Michigan Leather 2012 at the Dunes Resort in Saugatuck, MI on Saturday, September 24.
Woodruff lives in Waterford, MI.
The runner-up was Mr. Detour Leather Eli Shannon who was also awarded the Brotherhood Award, which was determined by the contestants. Five men competed.
The judges were Mr. Michigan Leather 2011 David German, Jason Hendrix, Lady Justice, David Durman and John Boslooper. Mr. Michigan Leather 2009 Dave Watt was the emcee.
Mr. Michigan Leather Adam "Woody" Woodruff competed at International Mr. Leather (IML).
Joe Chmielowski -Liu was selected Mr. Maryland Leather 2012 at the Hippo the weekend of November 4-6 in Baltimore, MD and Thomas Idoux was the runner-up
Mr. Maryland Leather was produced by COMMAND MC.
The judges were JP Halford, boy Ky, Phillip Terry-Smith, Sandy "Mama" Reinhardt, Morgaine, Vern Stewart, Ben Carter and out going Mr. Maryland Leather 2011 Alex Lemaire.
Bob Rose, Mr. Michigan Leather 2004 handled the emcee duties.
Mr. Maryland Leather Joe Chmielowski-Liu competed at International Mr. Leather (IML).
Danny won the title of Mr. New Jersey Leather 2012 on October 22 at Paradise in Asbury Park, NJ. The contest was hosted by Morgaine and J.R. Ramos. The were Amanda Farrell, Robert Vitale, Lisa Clark, Sarah Vibes, Jeff Tucker, Tim White, Ben Carter and Sandy "Mama" Reinhardt.
Danny has been a vital part of the Asbury Park Leather community since moving "down the shore" in 2004, a founding committee member and integral part of Fore Play, a Leather/Kink block party which for six years kicked off New Jersey's Pride celebrations. He created this year's smash hit Sinner Sundays.
Mr. New Jersey Leather Danny Tamez competed at International Mr. Leather (IML).
The Parliament House Resort in Augusta GA was the site of ONYX' Blackout XVI weekend where Peter Hamilton won the Leatherman Of Color 2012 sash the weekend of October 7-9.
Judges Dee Pamplin, Theo, Lady D, Dexter Edmond, and Rod McCoy made the decision.
Hamilton is from Atlanta GA.
The Legacy Award (Lifetime Achievement) which was presented to Leather journalist Vern Stewart.
Leatherman Of Color Peter Hamilton competed at International Mr. Leather (IML).