Mr. Bear Bash Contest

Bear Bash, International Bear Bash, Bear Bash Events, Gay Bear, Bear Bust

Contest Judges: Our contest judges feature two prior contest winners, as well as, anonymous judges.

The International Bear Bash contests are just for fun and are not part of any conference or preliminary contests. All International Bear Bash run pass holders are eligible to participate in the Bear Bash Contest. Applicants may choose to run in any category they feel suits them. Application deadline is: September 20, 2018. Applicants may be accepted after this date if space permits.

Contest Categories

  • International Bear Bash Mr. Bear 2018
  • International Bear Bash Cub 2018
  • International Bear Bash Mr. Leather 2018

For an application to participate [Click Here for Application]

Judging Information

Contestants who participate in the International Bear Bash Contest are evaluated and judged on a point system utilizing multiple methods that include both on and off stage activities.

Each International Bear Bash event pass holder will have the opportunity to participate in voting for a contest winner in each category. Each pass holder gets a one point vote in the contest.

Contestants are encouraged to layer their outfits so that no costume changes are necessary. Additionally, there will be a panel of judges that will evaluate contestants in each of the following categories:

  • Theme Attire
  • Bears in Underwear
  • On Stage fun Question/Answer and fun activities.

For more details [Contestant Informaiton]

For an application to participate [Click Here for Application]

Judging Awards and Prizes

The winner of each category for the 2018 contest will receive the following:

  • Free standard hotel room for the main dates (check-in Thursday to check-out Sunday) of International Bear Bash 2018 at the IBB host venue.
  • Two (2) free standard/general event passes for International Bear Bash 2019.
  • International Bear Bash winners vest custom fitted to contest winner.
  • International Bear Bash contest winner medal,
  • International Bear Bash contests winner sash (to be worn and returned at stepping down ceremony for 2018).