Third Annual Mr.leather64ten Contest To Be Held In Chicago, March 10, 2018

Join us for our third annual MR.LEATHER64TEN weekend and contest to be held from March 8, 2018 – March 11, 2018. We have added some exciting new themes and events to our 2018 contest weekend including guest judge IML 2017 winner Ralph Bruneau.
MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018 Contest Flyer
MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018 Contest Flyer
CHICAGO - Feb. 14, 2018 - PRLog -- About MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018:
The MR.LEATHER64TEN contest and weekend events were created to help the Chicagoland leather community explore, celebrate and showcase their leather pride.  "We are thrilled to bring our 3rd annual MR.LEATHER64TEN contest back to the leather community and look forward to meeting all of you during this exciting weekend.  This year we are very excited and honored to have Ralph Bruneau (Winner of IML 2017) serve as a guest judge at our competition. We also have three amazing organizations involved this year as beneficiaries of our raffle sales: Leather Archives & Museum, CLAW Nation, and Titans of the Midwest. We have also added some new events and themes to our contest weekend (Complete description below) My hope in having the MR.LEATHER64TEN contest is the opportunity to award another person the experience of a lifetime to enjoy and participate in International Mr. Leather 2018. We look forward to hosting an amazing weekend of events for you this year!" says Eric Kugelman, owner of LEATHER64TEN.

What does MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018 Win?
• Direct Qualification to the International Mr. Leather contest, with shared room. (Transportation not included)
• $1000 custom leather from LEATHER64TEN Chicago
• CLAW package with shared room (transportation not included) ($800.00 value)
• Leather themed photo shoot ($250.00 value)
• Andrew Christian gift bag ($500 value)
• A LEATHER64TEN toy box worth $200.00
• $300 lube gift package ($100 Uberlube, $100 SuperSlyde and $100 Swiss Navy)
• Outfit from Breedwell
• $200.00 in Studio 64 and Mercury house aromas
• $100 bar tab from the Jackhammer Complex
• $50 bar tab from Touche
• Contest weekend gift bag with whirt, hat, etc. ($50 value)
• Title vest and passing sash and stole
• Contest medal and passing trophy
• One year membership to the Leather Archives and Museum
• Promotional materials and business cards
• New prizes being added daily (Check website for updated details)
• We will have prizes available for 2nd and 3rd place
• All contest participants will receive a gift bag and participation medal

How to sign up for the contest:
Those interested in competing for the MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018 title can pick up an application at the store, or download the application online at

Event Tickets:
Tickets are available online at Tickets for the 2018 contest are $10 and general admission (Each ticket includes admission into both the contest and Fetish Hell; The Victory Afterparty.) Please visit our website for a full list of ticket options available.

Special Guest Judges: (Bios available at (
Ralph Bruneau – International Mr. Leather 2017 Winner
Michael Pacas – MR.LEATHER64TEN 2015 Winner
TJ Howard – MR.LEATHER64TEN 2017 Winner

OFFERING AND RECEIVE! Raffle Opportunity:
Our contest is great for the leather community, but it also is an amazing way to help support a few local organizations: LA&M, CLAW Nation, and Titans of the Midwest. Throughout the contest weekend, you'll be able to purchase raffle tickets to win one of many prizes that have been donated by our vendors and community friends. Raffle tickets will be available at the store and at Jackhammer. Prizes include: Andrew Christian $500 underwear gift package, $100 LEATHER64TEN gift certificate, $50 Jackhammer Complex Bar Tab, $100 Swiss Navy gift package, $100 SuperSlyde gift package, $100 in Studio64 House Aromas, $500 toy bag from Lover's Playground, and many more to come.

Schedule and Description of All Weekend Events:

----- Thursday March 8, 2018 -----

10am – 4am:  INDULGE!
Check out our large selection of custom leather, toys, lube and aromas. Enjoy store specials at LEATHER64TEN all weekend long! Located at LEATHER64TEN – 6410 N Clark St, Chicago IL 60626 |

11am–7pm:  LUST!
LEATHER64TEN FREE Day at The Leather Archives and Museum
Enjoy complimentary admission and spend some time exploring our Leather and Fetish history as the staff of the LA&M welcomes MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018. Visit the Etienne Auditorium and see original murals which hung in the Gold Coast, Chicago Eagle and Mans Country. Other exhibits include the Uniform Collection, The Leatherbar, A Room of Her Own (an exhibit for the Women's Leather History Project), The Dungeon, Guest Galleries, and much more. The Leather Archives and Museum, located in Chicago, but serving the world. Located at Leather Archives and Museum – 6418 N Greenview Ave, Chicago IL 60626 |

----- Friday March 9, 2018 -----

10am – 4am:  INDULGE!
Shop at LEATHER64TEN (See description on Thursday)

9pm-4am:  PURGATORY!
MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018 Meet and Greet
Jackhammer hosts our opening night! It is your first chance to meet our contestants. Throughout the night they will be selling raffle tickets to benefit the LA&M, CLAW Nation, and Titans of the Midwest. We have thousands of dollars in prizes to give away.  Bar opens at 5pm, and the festivities start at 9pm as we bring on the men! After we introduce our contestants, you can drink and dance the night away with DJ Jerry Featherston. Get down and dirty in The Hole -  dress code is enforced.  Located at Jackhammer – 6408 N Clark St, Chicago IL 60626

----- Saturday March 10, 2018 -----

10am – 5am:  INDULGE!
Shop at LEATHER64TEN (See description on Thursday)

11am – 2pm:  THE LAST BRUNCH!
Dirty Boys and Danishes Brunch
Wake up, recharge, and enjoy brunch prepared by Executive Producer Michael Syrjanen. Spend some time meeting a new f*ck buddy over brunch. Our brunch will have an egg bake, build your own waffle bar, Bloody Marys, Mimosas and we'll also have non-alcoholic options available! Ticket required, and available at the door or online at Located at Jackhammer.

2pm – 5pm:  CHATECHISM!
Kink U Presented By the Titans of the Midwest (3 Sessions)
See website for details and updates. $5 suggested donation for admission which includes a complimentary raffle ticket. Located at Jackhammer.

Judges Dinner
Judges and Producers of the 2018 contest convene for one last supper before the contest commences at 8pm! By Invitation only.

MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018 – Contest
Teri Yaki and Todd Davidson host MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018! It's the contest you have all been waiting for… Who will be the next MR.LEATHER64TEN?  Special Guest Judge, IML 2017 Winner Ralph Bruneau. Drink specials, leather fun and special performances and giveaways all night long!  Ticket required, and available at the door or online at  Ticket for contest and afterparty available for only $10 (For both events!) Located at Jackhammer.

MR.LEATHER64TEN 2018 – Victory Party
After we find out the next MR.LEATHER64TEN, the party continues until 5 AM for ALL our attendees at our Fetish Hell Victory AfterParty! Join us at Jackhammer for a wild night of sick beats, great drinks, and sleazy fun! Ticket for contest and Fetish Hell Victory afterparty available for only $10 (For both events!) Can't make it to the contest? You can still celebrate with the winner and attendees with $10 Fetish Hell tickets at the door. Multiple themed performances on two levels featuring Aleks Buldocek, Lorenzo Flexx, Jonah Fontana, Tj & Slade, and Marquis the Bellydancing Bear. DJs spinning on both floors with DJ Jerry Featherston in The Hole and Marc "DJ Moose" Moder in the Main Bar.
Tickets available at the door and also online at
Located at Jackhammer.

----- Sunday March 11, 2018 ------

12pm – 4am:  INDULGE!
Shop at LEATHER64TEN (See description on Thursday)

7pm-11pm:  CUMUNION PARTY!
Party in The Hole at Jackhammer
CumUnion Invades The Hole at Jackhammer. Doors open 7pm-9pm, Party until 11pm. After an amazing contest weekend, we're giving you one more chance to party at this special event in the Hole on Sunday Night. Fetish dress encouraged, free clothes check. Everyone is invited to cum and get off with a hot mix of fun and friendly MEN of all races/types. Tickets available for $15 at the door only. Located at Jackhammer.

11pm-4am:  SINGLET SUNDAY!
Join the regulars on the wrestling mats with everyone's favorite bartender, Dan, playing all your alternative music favorites. The event will also feature pop-up fetish demonstrations. Located at The Hole inside Jackhammer.

Hotel Accommodations:
For all of our guests that are coming from out of town, we recommend the Hampton Inn Chicago North – Loyola Station. 1209 W. Albion Ave, Chicago, IL 60626.

LEATHER64TEN is a Leather retail store specializing in hand made and custom leather clothing for men and woman, as well as adult toys, accessories and more.  Store site:

LEATHER64TEN: 6410 N Clark, Chicago IL 60626 773-508-0900

About Eric Kugelman (Owner LEATHER64TEN)
Eric Kugelman has been an active member in the leather community for many years. He was Mr. Mephisto's Leather 2001 and competed in International Mr. Leather 23. During his years in the community, Mr. Kugelman was actively involved with the committee to bring the Gay Games to Chicago, as the first vice co-chair of the bidding organization and president of Team Chicago. Eric was also president of MAFIA and on the boards of several gay, lesbian and community organizations. Eric holds a strong passion for giving back to the community and currently supports many organizations such as, The Leather Archives and Museum, Gerber Hart Library, The Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame, CLAW, Vital Bridges and The Center on Halsted. Eric contributes to many contests and fund raising events to show continued support for the leather community. Mr. Kugelman was the co-owner The Ashland Arms, a Fetish/Leather themed bed and breakfast that closed after a long run in 2015. Eric currently owns LEATHER64TEN and loves to share his passion for leather and community with all those who come in! Eric is supported in his endeavors by his husband Michael.

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