We are honored to have James Lee International Mr Leather 2018 to serve on our panel of judges for the 2019 Mr Chicago Leather Contest.
Returning from London for his 15th straight year, International Mr Leather 2003 John Pendal will host the contest events this weekend.
As his final duty as Mr Chicago Leather 2018, Zach "Stitch" Roberts will help select the next Mr Chicago Leather. Oh, and yes, he will get a proper roasting this weekend, too.
all events at Touche' unless otherwise noted
Personal interview 40%
Each contestant will be interviewed by our panel of judges prior to the public
contest. Questions may range from your personal history, occupation, life
experience and social affiliations, to personal and political opinions about current
events topics, just to name a few.
Formal Leather Image 15%
Each contestant will be judged on their overall appearance in full leather on
stage. Judges will be looking for how well your gear fits you, your attitude and
your overall appeal in leather.
Cruise Leather Image 10%
In this category, the judges want to see how you dress in leather when it’s cruise
time at Touche'. Their focus will be on how you express your sexual interests
through your gear.
Public Speech 15%
The judges want to know what’s on your mind and will judge your ability to
articulate your thoughts to the audience.
Public Q&A 10%
The dreaded question of every contest! Judges will be looking to see how you
composed you are when on the spot. Questions may be serious, comical or both.
Jock Strap 10%
Always the crowd pleaser, show us some skin. Judges will be looking for more
than just your physique -- of equal importance is how you carry yourself on
stage, and how you maintain your poise while exposing what you've got.