DAYTON, Ohio — Aaron Hudd won the Mr. Gem City Bear 2016 contest on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Dayton’s MJ’s on Jefferson night club.
Aaron beat out a crowd for the contest’s first showing in the northwestern Ohio city. He is eligible to compete representing Dayton at the North American Bear Weekend in Lexington, Ky., in February 2017. He also won a kilt from Kilted Bros, a free websites for a year, a weekend pass to CLAW in Cleveland, Tri-State Leather/Pup Weekend in Cincinnati, and a two-night stay at Indiana’s Camp Buckwood.
The emcee was National Holiday and the judges were North American Bear 2016 Raymond Smith, Kalos Techne, Michael Lucky Baker, B Sharp and Devin Dame.
The new Mr. Gem City Bear can be followed on his Facebook page.