CONTEST INFORMATION & ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
Our annual Kentucky Bourbon Bear Contest will be held in Lexington, KY on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 at 2:00pm at Crossings Lexington. This year's theme is "ESSENTIAL WORKERS". The contest is open to anyone over 21 years of age. Eligible participants must *EITHER* reside in the state of Kentucky AND/OR be an active member of the Kentucky Bourbon Bears.
All contestants will be required to complete the following tasks in order to be eligible to compete in the contest:
Complete the online contest application.
Have (3) outfits ready for the nights of the contest.
Contest categories consist of the following:
○ Theme Wear (Essential workers attire)
○ Bar Wear (whatever you'd wear to the bar to impress your suitors)
○ Fantasy Wear (Creative Costume)
NOTE: Due to the nature of our "virtual" contest being broadcasted, our "Fantasy Wear" category cannot include jockstraps or expose any genitalia. Contestants who show their butts or genitalia will be disqualified, and removed from the contest immediately! No confetti, water, liquids, or body fluids are allowed on the stage during the contest.
Participants MUST arrive no later than 1:00pm to be eligible to participate in the contest. There will be a brief Orientation to discuss important information.
Contestants must adhere to all rules & regulations associated with the Kentucky Bourbon Bear contest.
We ask all winners of the 2020 Kentucky Bourbon Bear Contest to represent the Kentucky Bourbon Bears and the LGBTQ+ Community in a positive manner for (1) full year in local events, including (but not limited to) state & local Pride events, future Kentucky Bourbon Bear & North American Bear Weekend contests, and bear/non-bear gay & lesbian activities in the contestant's home areas. The winners would also be asked to return to the 2021 Kentucky Bourbon Bear Contest to assist in next year's contest. In addition to the $75 cash prize, the winners will receive a title patch, a free run pass to our next North American Bear Weekend event, (1) free hotel night stay at the host hotel during NAB Weekend, and other prizes donated by generous community partners.