February 16, 2017

Illinois Leather Alliance is pleased to announce that the Chicago Hellfire Club has sponsored the cost of the Leather Archives & Musuem (LA&M) as the venue for the Illinois Leather Contest night, on March 18th, 2017.

“We are very grateful that the Hellfire Club is willing to support local contests and we’re very happy to start a relationship with an icon of the Chicago and worldwide leather community.” said Michael Shorten, Executive Producer of ILA. “Because of their generosity and support, we can continue to offer the contest for free at the LA&M, so that everyone from our leather, kink and fetish communities can come celebrate with us.”

The Illinois Leather Contest provides titles for for Illinois Leather Sir, Illinois Leather boy, Illinois Ms. Leather Pride, Illinois Bootblack, Illinois Master/slave and Illinois Puppy/Trainer. Many of the contests are feeders into the Great Lakes regional contests, held during Great Lakes Leather Alliance (GLLA) Weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana. From GLLA, winners compete in International contests for their title.

The Illinois Leather Contest weekend will start with a Meet & Greet on Friday, March 17th at 10pm at it’s traditional location – Touché – known as “Chicago’s Leather Bar Since 1977.” The Contest will continue on Saturday with interviews at Touché starting at noon – open to the public. Demos will be held throughout the day as well. For more information on the weekend, visit the ILA Facebook page or Website, which will have the latest information and schedule up shortly.

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