Ted Clements, Justin Smith & CODE Honored with Community Service Awards ~ Dungeon Dance!
Washington DC ~ Vern Stewart as head judge leads DCLeatherPRIDE's esteemed and distinguished local panel of judges for Mr. & Ms. DC Leather Contest which also includes Highwaymen TNT's President Ken Rogers, SigMa's Jim Plant, Potomac's Mama Schell, and dc boys of leather's president pupp tripp. Former Mr. DC Eagle John Harris and former Mr. Capital Pride Leather Jim Rinefierd will serve as tallymasters while boy ky of the dc boys of leather will serve as MC. Highwaymen TNT's Tim Woody serves as contest coordinator.
The Mr. & Ms. DC Leather contest takes place this Friday night June 3, 2011 at the DC Eagle. Judges, support staff, and contestants should arrive at the Eagle around 8pm for interviews and setup at which food and beverage will also be provided free of charge. The contest starts promptly at 10pm. Mr. DC Leather 2011 will be eligible to compete in either American Brotherhood Weekend (ABW) contest or Mid-Atlantic Leather (MAL) contest; while Ms. DC Leather 2011 will be eligible to compete in either American Brotherhood Weekend (ABW) contest or International Ms. Leather (IMsL) contest. Both winners will receive $250 each in cash and prizes, custom leathers (stole and back-patch), will appear Thursday June 9, 2011 and host the beer bar at the DC Eagle along with the rest of the DCLeatherPRIDE organizing committee, march in the Capital Pride parade with the leather contingency, and represent DCLeatherPRIDE throughout the year.
For the contestant application and for more information, please visit www.DCLeatherPRIDE.com.
Organizers of DCLeatherPRIDE are also very pleased to announce Ted Clements, Justin Smith & CODE as winners of DCLeatherPRIDE's Community Service Awards. Ted is a long-time leatherman, supporter of the community, and long-time landmark at the DC Eagle where he is now primary owner. Justin, formerly of the dc boys of leather and also known as Mister J, is a former Mr. Maryland Leather, produces Justin's journal and has now written a children's book on how to address HIV/AIDS with children and family. CODE, launched several years by event producers and promoters David Merrill and Jacob Pring as a gear party with a strict dress code, has been a non-stop success and has been held at other special events and cities.
The Awards Ceremony takes place during the Mr. & Ms. DC Leather contest Friday night June 3, 2011 at the DC Eagle.
Last but not least, organizers are pleased to bring you a hot, late night event for after the contest: Dungeon Dance Party at District in Adams Morgan. There's no dress code, but feel free to come in and show off your kinky, fetish gear.
Of course DCLeatherPRIDE kicks off with tonight's Boys Night Out! beer bar hosted by the dc boys of leather at the DC Eagle. Drop by to meet and greet the boys and find out more information about DCLeatherPRIDE and about leather clubs in the Metro DC area.
All events, activities and information for DCLeatherPRIDE2011 are posted and available at www.DCLeatherPRIDE.com. For questions or concerns, please contact me directly here at BOSman4man@aol.com.