CLEVELAND, OHIO- May 30th-May 31st, was the first ever Ohio Annual Leather Weekend. A weekend held to contain the Ohio Leather Master/slave, Ohio LeatherSir/boy, and Ohio Leather Bootblack contests. The bar was significantly packed both nights, with an amazing attendance of people from all over the Great Lakes Region. The contestants all did an amazing job, and really showed the community their worth and then some. While only having one contestant for the Master/slave, Sir, and Bootblack titles, and no boy contestant, each contestant still had to make at least 70% of their score. The contestants were Miss Brenda and slave R. Cain, Sir Jim Overholser, and Zach Bellman.
The categories for Master/slave were: interview, on stage question, presentation, speech, community forum, and Master/slave dynamic. The categories for Sir/boy were: interview, on stage question, presentation, pecs and personality, fantasy scene, and community forum. For Bootblack, the categories were: interview, presentation, on stage question, technique, social, and community forum. Miss Brenda and slave R. Cain took home the title of Ohio Leather Master and slave, with 92% of their needed scores. Sir Jim took home the title of Ohio Leather Sir, with 92% of His scores, and Zach Bellman took His title home with 95% of His scores.