Category: Regional

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Midwest Drummer names new titleholders

CHICAGO — Midwest Drummer held it’s second contest at Chicago’s Jackhammer bar on Sept. 22. Brandon Gentry of Chicago took home the Midwest Drummer title and Pup Bayard won Midwest Drummerboy.

Brandon came out ahead of Michael Sanders, another Chicago resident, for the Drummer title. Bayard was the only Drummerboy contestant but still had to reach a minimum number of points to win the title. There was no bootblack contestant for this year.

Mr. Nebraska Leather 2018, Aug. 18-20

OMAHA — Hey Kinky People! Check out the official schedule for Mr. Nebraska Leather 2018! FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 CHECK OUT THE MEAT! 6:00 – 8:00 PM Kick off your kinky weekend with a smoke-out and grill-out on the patio at the Max! Bring your appetite and your favorite cigar, because the meat will be sizzling.…

Mr. Heartland Bear, Aug. 4

ST. LOUIS — Hey guys it’s that time of year again. Come out and celebrate the diversity of our bear community August 4-6. WE ARE LOOKING FOR CONTESTANTS. All types of men including bears, cubs, otters, and admirers have competed. The Heartland Bear title includes prizes such as a leather vest, bar tabs, run fees…