Great Lakes Leather Alliance weekend 2012

GLLA 2012 winners

The GLLA 2012 winners: (from left) Master Peter Raven and slave evangeline from Illinois, CherriesJubalie from Illinois, Bootblack Bella from Kentucky, boy mark from Indiana, and Sir Papa Bear from Michigan. (Chicago Den photo by Beth R.)

INDIANAPOLIS – Great Lakes Leather Alliance just completed its 11th year in Indianapolis, Indiana. There were five contests and three sets of Judges for the weekend. The event toped 500 attendees with a sold out hotel and an overflow hotel that almost sold out.

The new titleholders are:
Great Lakes LeatherSIR – Sir Papa Bear from Michigan
Great Lakes Leatherboy – boy mark from Indiana
Great Lakes Ms Leather Pride – CherriesJubalie from Illinois
Great Lakes Bootblack – bella from Kentucky
Great Lakes Master/slave – Master Peter and slave evangeline from Illinois

The Judges for the SIR/boy/Ms Contest were: Mark Frazier, boy Bamm-Bamm (International Leatherboy), Queen Cougar, Eddy Bowers, Daddy Sal, Sir Alan Penrod, Pup Nitro, and Hardy Haberman. The Judges for the Great Lakes Master/slave contest were: Master Alex Keppeler, Master Z of Dallas, Master Dan (International Master 2012), slave Melissa (International slave 2012), Lady Elsa (International Power Exchange 2012), Tom Stice, and slave keith. The Great Lakes Bootblack contest judges were: Jayson DaBoi, Leslie Anderson, Master Kristina, Susy, Nick Elliott (International Mr Bootblack 2012) and Sarah Sloane.

There were over 30 workshops, numerous cocktail parties, a midnight pool party, a sash bash, movie showing of IMsL, the movie, regional MAsT meeting, a Sunday brunch with keynote speaker, Hardy Haberman, and a lakes side Ash Bash. The Saturday afternoon poolside titleholder auction raised over $3500 for the titleholders travel funds.

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Via press release