Eastern Canada LeatherSIR / Leatherboy 2006 Contest Weekend Results

May 07, 2006, Toronto – The Eastern Canada LeatherSIR/Leatherboy contest was held May 5-7 in Toronto. The event-filled weekend included a Salute to the Toronto boys of Leather, a workshop on the Master/slave dynamic, the contest, a late-night dungeon play party and a coinciding leather brunch and BBQ on the Sundays.

The contest was held Sat, May 6 at Black Eagle Toronto. Three contestants competed to represent the region that includes Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. One contestant stepped forward to run for the LeatherSIR title; two contestants vied for the title of Leatherboy.

Winning the title of Eastern Canada LeatherSIR 2006 was Sir Franco of Toronto. Born in Italy but raised in Toronto, Sir Franco is 49, 5’5″ and 150 lbs. Winning the title Eastern Canada Leatherboy 2006 was boy jason of Toronto. He’s 38, 5’7″ and 155 lbs.

Eastern Canada LeatherSIR 2006 Franco Tantillo, Eastern Canada Leatherboy 2006 boy jason (Photo: Matt Pavelich)Eastern Canada LeatherSIR 2006 Franco Tantillo, Eastern Canada Leatherboy 2006 boy jason (Photo: Matt Pavelich)

Also competing for the title of Leatherboy was Dave Galbraith (aka slave boy dave), who holds the title of MLT Bootblack 2004. With only one LeatherSIR contestant, Sir Franco had to meet a minimum qualifying score to win the title.

Judges for the competition were: International LeatherSIR 2005 Dexter Edmond; International Leatherboy 2005 Mike ‘stallion’ Fry; Mr Leather Montreal 2006 Bo Ladashevska; Eastern Canada LeatherSIR 2005 Todd Sweet; and, Eastern Canada Leatherboy 2004 Dan Falkenham (standing in for ECLb 2005 Andrew MacDonald, who could not attend the weekend). Tally Master for the event was Matthew Pavelich, of Ottawa.

The weekend kicked off at Bent Inn with a V.I.b. reception, an ECLSb celebration honouring the Very Important boys of Toronto boys of Leather (TboL). Members of TboL served as den staff and provided assistance to judges and contest operations.

Forty people turned out for the three-hour social event where community members from local leather organizations mingled with out of town guests. TboL President cub (Ron Tummon) and TboL Secretary boy alex (Alex Dunlop) surprised ECLSb weekend producers Brandon Matheson and Dan Falkenham, presenting them with Honorary Membership in TboL.

ECLSb 2006 JudgesECLSb 2006 Judges, and Emcee Tom Stice in Bent Inn’s dungeon.L to R: stallion, Todd Sweet, Dexter Edmond, Tom Stice, Bo Ladashevska, Dan Falkenham (Photo: Matt Pavelich)

Opening night festivities continued at Black Eagle Toronto, with the official Meet & Greet party that featured an erotic hot wax and clothespin demonstration by Toronto’s own Master R and Mr Black Eagle 2006 Brad Hill.

A highlight of the weekend was the Saturday afternoon workshop The Master/slave Dynamic, presented by Master Mike Zuhl and International Slave 1995 Tom Stice. The event at Bent Inn captivated the 35-member audience, taking them on a 90-minute journey of wide-ranging frank personal anecdotes and insights that provoked much laughter but also tear-filled emotionally charged moments.

A post-contest dungeon play party was held at Bent Inn, a twisted leather guesthouse complete with an 800 square foot dungeon.

ECLSb 2006 Demo at the Black Eagle Toronto
Master R. with Mr. Black Eagle Toronto 2006 Brad Hill (Photo: Todd Sweet)

The contest weekend coincided with Mr Leatherman Toronto’s monthly fundraising brunch. On Sunday, the new ECLSb titleholders, judges, organizers and weekend visitors converged on Zelda’s to dine and socialize with members and titleholders of MLT.

The weekend wrapped up at the weekly Sizzlin’ Sunday BBQ presented by Steve Buzcek, on the infamous patio of the Black Eagle.Eastern Canada LeatherSIR / Leatherboy 2005 Weekend was produced by regional sponsors Brandon Matheson and Dan Falkenham, with the support of major sponsors and community partners.

The Black Eagle Toronto is presenting sponsor and home bar for the Eastern Canada regional contest. Major sponsors of the event included Steamworks, Raw Studio, Bent Inn, Bearbound.com, Cruiseline, Master R’s Dungeon Equipment and Xtra.ca. Community partners included Church Street Fetish Fair and Toronto Boys Of Leather.

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