IML Judges Announced

CHICAGO (January 14, 2012) – Chuck Renslow and the Board of Directors of International Mr. Leather are pleased to announce the Judges and Tally Masters for International Mr. Leather 2012.

The Judges for the 34th International Mr. Leather competition are as follows:
  • Eric Guttierez, Annecy, France – International Mr. Leather 2011
  • Brian Conway, Denver, CO – Co-Owner/Producer, Thunder in The Mountains
  • Jaak Evert, Tartu, Estonia – Club President, LMC Estonia
  • David Hughes, New York, NY – Founding President, NY boys of Leather and Mr. East Coast Rubber, 2005
  • Richard Hunter, San Francisco, CA – Owner, Mr. S Leather
  •  Steve Ranger, Washington, DC – President, Centaur Motorcycle Club and Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather, 2005
  • Ira Smith, Fort Lauderdale, FL – Renowned Erotic Artist and Founding Member of the Leather Masked Ball
  • Dave Watt, Kalamazoo, MI – Creator of the Mr. Friendly HIV Awareness Campaign and Mr. Michigan Leather, 2009
  • Andrea Zanin, Toronto, Canada – Erotic Author and Blogger a.k.a “Sex Geek”

The Tally Masters for IML 2012 are as follows:

  • George Brown, Grand Rapids, MI – Mr. Cellblock Leatherman, 2005
  • Paul Cantrell, Chicago, IL – President, Chicago Hellfire Club

The emcees for the contest are IML 2003 John Pendal and Karen “UltraDomme” Crecelius.

International Mr. Leather 2012 will be held Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28, 2012 (Memorial Day Weekend) in Chicago. The Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive, is the official host hotel for IML 2012.
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