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This is the basic contestant information, explaining who you are. This will be used by the Leather Pride Chairman and the Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2023 Judges, allowing us to get a sense of who you are.


There is no registration fee. This contest is free to enter for all leather enthusiasts, as well as those who want to become part of the of lifestyle and be part of our brotherhood.


Thursday, October 26, 6:00pm @ Hotel ZOSO

There will be an introduction to the Contest Coordinator and Den Daddy. A contestant package will be presented with details of the overall participation. Weekend events will be discussed and there will be a question-and-answer period, various introductions will take place. This is the initial introduction of the judges and emcees in a private setting. A contestant should come prepared with three (3) distinct clothing changes. A formal leather gear set-up, a casual or “cruise” change and then for the physique element is shorts, jock or something erotic. The important thing to remember is to wear something that you are comfortable with.



Thursday, October 27, 8:00pm: Meet and Greet @ The Tool Shed

This is the first opportunity to meet the judges in a casual setting and mingle with the crowd and is considered the opening of the contest portions of the weekend. The program will consist of an introduction of the judges and the contestants at which time there will be a draw of contestant line-up for the interview and contest. The contestant number will determine the order in which you appear for your interview, the order you appear in all stage presentations. Casual bar, cruise attire recommended.


Friday, October 28, Afternoon (12 Noon) @ Hotel ZOSO

The contestants will be presented to the judges in a group setting, then the private interview with the judges panel will commence, each contestant will be called in numerical order. Attire is left to the discretion of the individual contestant: wear something that you are comfortable and represents you.


Cocktail Hour @ Hotel Zoso

Friday, October 28, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Dinner @ Hotel Zoso

Friday, October 28, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

There will be a contestant introduction as part of the dinner program, attendance is required along with the contestant sponsor, if applicable.


Stage Rehearsal @ Hotel Zoso

Saturday, October 29, 3:00pm

Cocktail Hour 
@ Hotel Zoso

Saturday, October 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Contest @ Hotel Zoso

Saturday, October 29, 7:30pm - 9:00p

This event will emphasize your stage presence, physique, and your public speaking ability to the audience. All contestants will appear on stage as a group. The second stage appearance will be a personal introduction of each contestant by the emcees from information you have presented in your application. The emcees will ask a question of the contestant and when finished with the answer this will end this portion. The finalist will give a speech to the audience.


Saturday, October 30, 9:00pm @ The Barracks Bar

Come dance the night away, as we celebrate this year's Mr. Palm Springs Leather Pride title holder, with drinks, music, laughter, camaraderie and cigars. Party as hearty as you can, but the next day is the last day of Palm Springs Leather Pride 2022. Save some energy for the parties on the final day as well, which promise to be epic, all day long.


The contestant supplies a copy of state or federal identification with a photo. High resolution images should be a minimum of 300 dpi (.jpg or .png format preferred). There should be a head shot, full length. At least two photos are requested, a contestant can submit up to five (5) photos of their choice.

Sponsor Information
All sponsor information, if applicable will be used in connection with the contestants on our website and throughout the full calendar year of Palm Springs Leather Order of the Desert, PSLOD.

A high-resolution logo image (.jpg, .png format) is required for each sponsor.


For all information, please email to:

PSLOD Secretary

You can also send information using regular mail, at:


Palm Springs Leather Order of the Desert
PO Box 5506
Palm Springs, CA 92263 - 1643

Contestant Disclosure Form
Contestant Disclosure
Contestant Applicaiton & Code of Conduct
Contestant Application
Code of Conduct
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