Mr Chicago Leather 2018 Contest Weekend
Touché is pleased to announce our plans for the Mr Chicago Leather 2018 Contest weekend scheduled for January 26-28, 2018. The contest weekend this year features even more activities with a few new twists. Once again the big contest will be held at the Leather Archives & Museum on that Saturday evening.
Returning all the way from London, England for the 14th straight time to host the contest will be International Mr Leather 2003 John Pendal. Since his year as IML, John has gone on to a fulltime career as a comedian, appearing across the UK and abroad, but keeps this date in January to come back to Chicago to emcee our contest. We could not be honored more.
Touché is pleased to announce that International Mr Leather 2017 Ralph Bruneau will be on hand as well to act as a judge for this year's contest. Serving on our judges panel with Ralph will be Joe Dinello, Mr ICON Detroit 2017, Illinois Bear 2017 Freddy Miranda, Mr Midwest Rubber 2017 DJ "Pup Link" Steele and Mr Chicago Leather 2017 Gerald Cernak.
For 2018, the MCL weekend features numerous cocktail; parties, a KINK U presented by the Titans of the Midwest, eye-openers, a leather brunch, leather showtunes, fetish flea market, behind the scene tours and more. Plus the big MCL2018 contest at the LA&M on Saturday night.
A weekend package is again being offered for $75 which includes the following:
$35 Admission ticket to the Mr Chicago Leather 2017 Contest at the Leather Archives & Museum on Saturday night (includes 2 beverage tickets)
$15 Ticket for the MCL Brunch on Sunday
$25 Drink tickets for the Welcome Party & Roast on Friday, Leather Eyeopeners, MCL2018 Contest & PURE Victory Party on Saturday, Leather Showtunes on Sunday.
$15 MCL2018 t-shirt, program, promotional goodies
Total value $90 for just $75.
Guarantee your seat for the contest and order an MCL2018 weekend package through Brown Paper Tickets.
The new Hampton Inn Chicago North/Loyola Station at 1209 West Albion (Albion & Sheridan Road) is our host hotel. The hotel features double queen beds, complimentary breakfast and much more. It is conveniently locate just east of Touché and the LA&M with and steps from the CTA Red Line. You may book rooms by calling 1-800-HILTONS and mention Mr Chicago Leather.
Schedule of Events All weekend events are held at Touché, 6412 North Clark Street unless otherwise noted. There is no admission charge for events at Touché.
Thursday, January 25th
MCL2018 REGISTRATION open 5pm-midnight pick up your weekend package, purchase tickets to contest, brunch and more.
Friday, January 26th
MCL2018 REGISTRATION open 5pm-midnight
WELCOME PARTY with introductions of judges and contestants 10pm
ROAST OF GERALD CERNAK -MR CHICAGO LEATHER 2017 with roast master Thib Guicherd-Callin Mr Santa Clara County Leather 2012 @midnight
Saturday, January 27th
LEATHER EYE-OPENERS 10am-noon presented by The Kitchen Sink
MCL2018 REGISTRATION open 11 am -4pm
FETISH FLEA MARKET noon - 5pm buy-sell-trade leather-rubber-uniforms
KINK U 1pm-4pm presented by Titans of the Midwest
PRE-CONTEST COCKTAILS 6pm hosted by BLUF/Chicago
MR CHICAGO LEATHER 2018 CONTEST 8pm @Leather Archives & Museum 6418 North Greenview hosted by John Pendal IML2003 doors open 7pm
PURE LEATHER VICTORY DANCE 10pm Celebrate with Mr Chicago Leather 2018 - Strict dress code in Club Room, RIPE Go-Go dudes, DJ Harry T
Sunday, January 28th
LEATHER BRUNCH 11am-2pm @Andersonville Brewing Company 5402 North Clark Street
SUNDAY BEER BUST $1 drafts & sodas all day at Touché
LEATHER SHOWTUNES 4-9pm @The Call Bar 1547 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Additional events may be added to this schedule, check our website touchechicago.com for updates.
6412 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60626
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