Contest Scoring

Contest Scoring Values and Languages

The Ms Los Angeles Leather contest is judged by a panel of seven judges selected from the community and Olympic scoring system is utilized. Contestants can earn a maximum of 200 points. A minimum score of 80% must be achieved to be eligible for the title.

This is the first formal opportunity the Contestants will have to meet the judging panel. Scoring is based on observation of social interaction.

Interviews are open to the public.The judging panel will interview the contestants for a period of approximately 25 minutes.  Questions may include, but are not limited to, community contributions, personal history, Leather history and current events. RECORDING IS PROHIBITED.

The contestants will be introduced to the audience in their bar wear and will answer a pop question that is either funny or serious.

Each Contestant will have the opportunity to dazzle the audience and judging panel with intellect and/or quick wit, while they strut their stuff in Hot Wear.


Outfits should make contestant’s feel hot, sexy, fierce but most importantly, confident.

Fantasies will be performed on stage during Saturday’s show.  Fantasies can be up to five minutes in length and are open to showcase the contestant’s creativity. Trigger warnings will be issued for content as necessary.

The Contestant Coordinator will award these points according to the contestant’s timeliness with completed tasks, adherence to the rules and instructions set forth, and the manner by which contestants interact with the staff, volunteers, and attendees.

Contestants will give their Speech on stage during Saturday’s show.  Each contestant has ninety (90) seconds to speak on a topic of their choice.  This segment is intended to showcase the contestant and their ability to connect with not only the judging panel but also the audience.

Fantasies will be performed on stage during Saturday’s show.  Fantasies can be up to five minutes in length and are open to showcase the contestant’s creativity. Trigger warnings will be issued for content as necessary.

Point Breakdown

  • Meet & Greet
  • Interview
  • Bar Wear/ Introduction
  • Hot Wear
  • Fantasy
  • Leather Spirit
  • Speech/Formal Wear