The Mr. Midwest Leather title represents 13 Midwestern states and is open to Leather Men from Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, and Kentucky. The producer of the contest is looking for men interested in participating and contributing to the community through outreach, fundraising and education through the platform of the Mr. Midwest Leather title.
“This is not a beauty contest or about the body.” said Charlie Schoenherr, producer of the contest, “This is about you, the community and making a difference in people’s lives and your own, through community involvement, fundraising and promoting the Leather lifestyle.”
The current Mr. Midwest Leather 2011, Mike Prater of Evansville, Indiana, has traveled throughout the Midwest and participated in the 2012 International Mr. Leather Contest in Chicago, Illinois.
“This has been a great experience,” Prater said, “I’ve had a chance to meet some wonderful people, make new friends, raise a lot of money for charity, visit a lot of places and attend Leather events around the country. You make bonds with other Leather Men and Women; bonds that will last forever.”
For qualifications, check out www.MrMidwestLeather.com. Contestants should be ready to make a contribution to the community, represent the title at International Mr. Leather, be prepared to meet a lot of people and make a difference locally and across the region. The contest will be the weekend of October 5-7, 2012 at Bad Dog Bar & Grill, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. It is part of the Midwest Leather Weekend, including the Midwest Puppy Contest, the Puppy Mosh Pit Party and the Midwest LeatherBall. For more information, visit www.MidwestLeatherWeekend.com.
Via press release