Minnesota Leather Pride was proud to present the third annual Minnesota Leather Pride Weekend contest, March 31 - April 2, 2017. Contestants competed for the titles of Ms Minnesota Leather Pride, Minnesota Leather Sir, and Minnesota Leather boy.

We want to thank The Saloon, LUSH, and the eagleBolt Bar for hosting events during the weekend.


2017 Minnesota Leather Pride Weekend Draws Large Crowd, Sashes Three New Titleholders

Wow! What an amazing weekend! On behalf of the entire Weekend Planning Committee congratulations to 2017 Minnesota Leather Sir Dylan Dwiyn, Minnesota Leather boy Pugsley Michael Urness and Ms. Minnesota Leather Pride Mikayla Victoria Stanek!

A giant thank you to all of our contestants for participating and contributing to the amazing success of the weekend! Genevieve Allen, Rylee Ray Prettyman and Dick Salami, we are so thrilled you participated and we are all eagerly anticipating the next steps of your journey!

We had a tremendous production staff that kept the night running smoothly. Huge thanks to our Tally Masters Randy Ingram-Lile and L Russell Waisanen who managed a whirlwind of score sheets and tabulated all the scores. In addition, we extend our gratitude to Stage Manager Robert Smith (Bobbie), Den Parents Vicki King and David Coral along with Den Girl Rhaki, and Judges Boy Justin Anderson (boy Sassy).

Our 2017 Judges Panel included Sir Ivan E Nunez, Justin Woodington, Alexandra Gray, boy Jake, Tony Mayes, Bootblack Marta and Syn Oldroyd Palmer. We are so thankful that you served with honor and distinction!

Thank you to our outgoing titleholders 2016 Minnesota Leather Sir Roman Keller, 2016 Minnesota Leather boy Kole Durant and 2016 Ms. Minnesota Leather Pride Angie Dwiyn! You served with dedication and service to your community and we have been honored to have you represent Minnesota Leather Pride for the last year!

And to our many volunteers who worked their tails off all weekend long to produce a wonderful weekend, thank you for all that you did! Volunteer Coordinator Justin Woodington put together a crew that knocked our socks off!

We are so fortunate to have the generous support of our sponsors, including Lush, the Saloon, Eagle-Bolt Bar, Everett Allen Photography, Twin Cities Leather & Latte and Lavender magazine.                                 

Thank you to the board of directors of Minnesota Leather Pride, and its President Charles Chaz, for their support and assistance throughout the last year.

And, lastly, to the 2017 weekend planning committee Andrew Bertke, Holly Kraft, Rileigh Hündchen, Cameron Powell and Gunnar Hayes, thank you for working tirelessly and for meeting every other Sunday morning for months on end, overcoming all kinds of challenges! I am honored and privileged to know and work with each of you!

Yours in Leather,
Bruizer Hündchen
Chair, 2017 MNLP Weekend Planning Committee

Weekend Schedule

Friday, March 31, 2017

Meet & Greet
Friday, 6 pm - @ LUSH
Come and meet the contestants, judges, and all of your fellow MNLPW attendees. Take a chance on some exciting raffle prizes! Entertainment by Nocturna Lee Mission, Maxi, Samantha Fox, and more!

Cigar Social
Friday, 9 pm -@ LUSH
The Twin Cities girls of Leather and the Atons of Minneapolis invite you to the patio at Lush to enjoy a cigar and shot of bourbon. $10 tickets for a cigar and shot. Of course, you don't need to smoke to enjoy the nice evening on Lush's fine patio.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Contestant Interview
Saturday, 11 am - 2 pm @ Private Location for judges and contestants only
While you are getting an education at Kink U, the judges will be getting to know the contestants better

Kink U Classes
Saturday, 11 am - 1 pm @ eagleBolt Bar
The Titans of the Midwest bring you more courses towards your degree in kink!
11:00 am: Biting 101
12:00 pm: Panel Discussion: Being A Switch

Puppy/Trainer Class
Saturday, 1 pm - 2 pm  @ eagleBolt Bar
Presented by North Star Kennel Club, whether you need training in agility or obedience, this class is a great place to start or continue your puppy and trainer education.

Puppy Mosh 
Saturday, 2 pm - 5 pm @ eagleBolt Bar
Presented by North Star Kennel Club after class, the pups and trainers are going to hang out for some fun time on the mat.

2017 MNLP Weekend Contest
Saturday, 7 pm - 10 pm @ Saloon
This is the main event! We have a fun night of entertainment planned for everyone as we celebrate our Minnesota leather family.

Victory Party
Saturday, 10 pm @ Saloon
Hang out at the Saloon after the contest as we all celebrate the new title holders.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Victory Brunch
Sunday, 11 am - 2 pm @ Lush
Requires Ticket - Purchase Here

Join us late Sunday morning (because no one is getting up early for breakfast!) as we congratulate the new titles holders and spend a little more time with our extended leather family before they travel home.

Follow our Facebook event page for up-to-date news and to see who else is attending.

Purchase Victory Brunch Tickets at Lush

Host Hotel

Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis Downtown!

There are two ways to book your room for Minnesota Leather Pride Weekend:

Book your room online

Group Name: Minnesota Leather Pride 2017
Group Code: CHHMLP
Check-in: 31-MAR-2017
Check-out: 02-APR-2017

Or call 612-341-3333 and press option 1 for reservations. Reference Minnesota Leather Pride

Included in Rate:
Hot breakfast buffet included
Wireless Internet is included

Parking in Downtown Minneapolis

Information about parking ramps, rates, can be found on the City of Minneapolis Parking information page.