by Daddy Wendell, Seattle Leather Daddy 2003, NW LeatherSir 2006
Seattle Men in Leather hosted the 2012 Seattle Leather Daddy and Daddy's Boy contest at The Cuff Complex in Seattle on Saturday, November 26th. Judges included Jean Hardy, Seattle Daddy's Boy 2010; Mark, Seattle Leather Daddy 2010; Mark, Emperor XXXVII of the Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle and Washington State Mr. Leather 2003; Stephen, NW Drummer boy 1997 and Seattle Daddy's boy 1997; and Gina Hunting, host of the monthly Blood, Sweat and Queers play party at Seattle's Center for Sex Positive Culture, aka The Wet Spot. Kelley, NW Community Bootblack 2004, stepped up as a replacement judge for Sir Hugh, International LeatherSir 2010, who was forced to cancel at the last minute.
Ryan was sashed as Seattle Leather Daddy 2012, and Damien DeOnier was sashed as Seattle Daddy's Boy 2012 and Jeff Henness, Seattle Leather Daddy 1998 was honored as Seattle Leather Grandad 2012. All three were awarded title patches by Bearhide Creations.
To commemorate the conclusion of their very successful title year, Shawn, Seattle Leather Daddy 2011 and Brandon, Seattle Daddy's Boy 2011, were presented with studded title belts made by Daddy Wendell, Seattle Leather Daddy 2003.