Contestant Information

Our next California Drummer Regional Contest will be held on June 30, 2017 till July 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. Contestants must be a resident in the state of California or Baja California Norte, MX (but work in California). And must be a self-identified gay man with any type of fetish (sexual or non-sexual) with the ability to play out their fetish in a public space.

Each contestant in the California Drummer contest whether competing for the title of “Drummer” or “Drummerboy” or "Bootblack" must be:

  1. ​At least twenty-one (21) years old;
  2. A gay-identified male active within the leather/fetish/kink communities;
  3. Able to represent solely the title of California Drummer or California Drummerboy or California Drummer Bootblack and not hold any other current title on the date of the regional contest, nor hold any other title other than a DNA regional title on the date of the North American contest;
  4. A person with demonstrated interest in leather/fetish/kink, as determined by the judging panel;
  5. A resident of California or in Baja California Norte, Mexico (but must work in California) that region to which he represents, unless an exception was granted in writing by the executive board prior to him winning or being awarded the title, and following consultation by DNA with the sponsors of both the contest region and the region in which he resides;
  6. The owner of much of his leather/fetish/kink apparel worn onstage during the contest, except for apparel and/or props used in the Fantasy scene portion; and, must agree to: 
  7. Appear onstage wearing appropriate leather/fetish/kink apparel and perform an onstage leather/fetish/kink sexual fantasy of an explicit nature (while conforming with local regulations, if any, pertaining to nudity and obscenity);
  8. Represent his title, if he wins, throughout his title year and refrain from competing in any other title contest until the conclusion of his CALIFORNIA DRUMMER title year;
  9. Submit fully completed and signed contestant application and photographic release forms and agree to submit to a criminal background check prior to their contestant application being approved and accepted by California Drummer Region.

Contestant Schedule