Contestant Events – Optional

  • Early Registration
  • Victory Party at House of Blues
  • Winners Press Conference/Photo Op
  • Contestant Score Pick-up
  • Black and Blue Ball

Contestants are encouraged to attend the optional registration on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:00pm. By attending this event, you can complete all of the necessary paperwork and schedule your official IML photo shoot prior to Thursday’s Orientation.

One of the biggest parties in Chicago happens at the House of Blues immediately following Sunday’s Contest. DJs for this year’s Victory Party will be announced in the weeks ahead. Please let your Den Daddy know if you are interested in attending this event.

IML encourages all contestants to attend the Winner’s Press Conference & Photo Shoot Monday, May 27 at 12 noon. We will let you know where this event will be held. This is an excellent opportunity for you to show your support for and congratulate this year's winners!

Contestant Scores; available in the Contestant holding room Monday at 1:00 after the Winners Press Conference. If you are unable to pick up your scores and poster please inform Jeff Tucker.

IML will not give scores to anyone but the contestant himself. If circumstances prevent you from picking your scores up, contact Jeff Tucker your “Den Daddy” and arrange to have the scores sent to you.

The Black & Blue Ball is final blow-out and wildest party of IML, and it happens Monday, May 27. It is a time to celebrate the weekend and the men that you have come to know.