Mr. 501 Eagle Ron Kautz
By Jerry Rosenberry
Ron Kautz was chosen Mr. 501 Eagle 2012 at the 501 Eagle in Indianapolis, during the weekend of January 13-14. Tony Loy was the runner-up. There were three contestants.
The judging panel included Indiana Mr. Olympus 2012 Sir Greg, Mr. 501 Eagle 2011 Daniel Purtha and Indiana Falcons president TIm Barton. To round out the contest we had emcee Jerry Roseberry, den daddy Jamie McKim and tally master John Drago.
On Friday night there was a party for the outgoing Mr. 501 Eagle Daniel Purtha and a meet and greet.
Six Leather titles were bestowed during Great Lakes Leather Alliance 2013, held August 22-25 in Indianapolis, IN.
Master Michael and slave angie, of Illinois, were winners of the Great Lakes Master and slave 2013 titles; Sir Mark Eddy of Michigan took Great Lakes Leather Sir 2013 and his title boy, boy paul of Indiana was chosen Great Lakes Leather boy 2013. Lynn of Indiana became Great Lakes Ms Leather Pride 2013. Last, but not least, Bootblack Kai of Minnesota took Great Lakes Bootblack 2013.
Doug O'Keeffe held one of his Fireside Chats with Master Alex Keppeler who is the Director Emeritus of MAsT International (Masters And slaves Together), a non profit division of Butchmann’s, Inc., and an education, support and resource group for people living or desiring to live in a Master/slave or other power exchange relationship.
A few of the workshops and presenters were Age Play and D/s by Brett; Bat Shit by Ms Tammy; CBT/CBF stands for Cock n' Ball Torture/Cock n Ball Fun by Wicked Wanda; Intimate Scenes with Clips and Clamps by Lady Elsa and boi kris; Negotiation: Finding the Right Partner for Play or Stay by Sir Harold; Play Piercing and Beading by Master Todd and slave elizabeth; and Sensuous and Serious Caning by Master Morris and slave jonathan.
The Great Lakes Olympus Leather 2015 and Great Lakes Power Exchange 2015 contests were held November 13 at the 501 Eagle in Indianapolis, IN with Mactep becoming Mr. Great Lakes Olympus Leather, Ms Tammy being chosen Ms Great Lakes Olympus Leather, Sir Travis and niki taking the Power Exchange title.
The panel of judges was comprised of head judge International Ms Olympus Leather 2010 christiana, International Mr. Olympus Leather 2012 Sir Greg, Great Lakes Power Exchange 2014 Linda, vending coordinator of the Great Lakes Leather Alliance Brad Plunket, Ms Great Lakes Leather Pride 2013 Lynn, Sir Victor of the Chicago Puppy Patrol, and Assistant Executive Director of the Great Lakes Leather Alliance slave garrett.
The emcees were Mr. Great Lakes Olympus Leather 2014 Master Bear Abbott and International Ms Olympus Leather 2013 robyn. Tri-State pup 2014, pup Spaz served as judges pup, Den Mother was Lisa Kaye of Indianapolis.
On November 8-9, the Great Lakes Mr. Olympus Leather 2014 title went to Sir Bear Abbott and Great Lakes Power Exchange Couple 2014 titles went to Sir Harold and Linda.
As the crowd filled the Indy 501 Eagle, for the Meet and Greet, on Friday night, one could feel the energy for the coming contest building.
On Saturday, afternoon, were the Interviews. The judges, Praxis, Lady Elsa, Jules, slave aaron, tracy, Walt, and everyone’s favorite little bug, cricket were ready to judge the one’s standing before them! The competitors were Mr Bear, Sir Harold and Linda.
On Saturday evening the contest started on time, at 10:30 PM at the 501 Eagle which was packed to capacity. The hysterical antics of the emcees, boi kris and Robyn, kept the contest on moving. Baskets were held for auction to provide the winners their own Travel Fund.
After the speeches and the fantasies played out, it was time for the judges to decide if the competitors had reached their 70 percent minimum to move on. It was Ms Kendra and boy john’s pleasure to announce that all competitors achieved more than 80 percent.
Great Lakes Olympus Leather and Power Exchange were produced by Ms Kendra and boy john.
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: .