Schedule of Events

This year we celebrate 22 years of Mr. International Rubber!  Join in the fun with gear intensive kinksters from around the globe for a weekend filled with shopping, playing, socializing, education, entertainment and so much more.  Check out the schedule of events below and make your plans to attend MIR22!

(This schedule is tentative and subject to change. All events at Center on Halsted and Museum of Contemporary Art are open to attendees 18 years and older with package purchase. For offsite events, check with venue for admission policies. Additional events will be added as they are confirmed.)

7:00 PM

Welcome Dinner

Mr. Midwest Rubber, Rodi Coderage, welcomes MIR22 attendees to Chicago. Then head out to Touche for the first party of the evening. Get all the details and RSVP on the Facebook event here.

10:00 PM

Touché Welcomes Rubbermen to Chicago!

Chicago's longest serving leather bar kicks off their MIR22 Weekend with Shiny Black Latex Lust!   
Must be 21 for entry.  Photo ID required.

12:00 PM

Registration and Individual Ticket Sales

The Reception Hall of Center on Halsted

12:00 PM

Kink Market, Social, and Chicago Rubbermen Gear Sale

Recreation Center of Center on Halsted

1:00 PM

Lubing Up - MIR Newbie Orientation

2nd Floor Event Space of Center on Halsted

Our social media team lead a brief orientation for new attendees to MIR. Meet other newbies, review the schedule, ask questions - get ready for the weekend ahead!

2:00 PM

Kink Education Session 1 - Body Decorating with Liquid Latex 201: Making it Artistic

2nd Floor Event Space of Center on Halsted

Presenter: Dan The Rubberman
Click presenter name for Bio and Course Description

5:00 PM

Lubed Up Latex Wrestling

The Recreation Center of Center on Halsted

Sponsored by Leather64Ten.

6:00 PM

Mocktails - A Recovering Rubberfolk Social

Hosted by Leathermen of Recovery.  
This event is open to anyone wishing to enjoy a substance-free space. You need not be in recovery to attend.

7:00 PM

Cocktail Party

The Reception Hall of Center on Halsted

Sponsored by the Chicago Rubbermen.

9:00 PM

Mr. International Rubber Contest - Part 1  

The Theater of Center on Halsted

9:30 PM

The Rubber Ball - A Dance Party

The Theater of Center on Halsted

Join us for a dance party in gear on Friday night. Open to all MIR attendees.
Chicago DJ, Mark "Moose" Moder, will be spinning house hits and darker tracks to get you in the mood before heading out to the late night event of your choosing.

10:00 PM

Slick & Twisted : The M.A.F.I.A. Party at Steamworks

The men of M.A.F.I.A. (Mid America Fists In Action) invite you to join in the fun with a rubber fisting party at Steamworks.  Regular Steamworks admission applies, must have valid photo ID, the party will be on the third floor.  

11:00 PM

Men's Strict Rubber Dress Code Party

This is a dress code enforced play party for rubbermen. Please see the rules here.

Must purchase play party add-on to MIR weekend package.  Photo ID Required.

11:00 PM

Behind Bars

Enjoy a cocktail and socialize in the bar where MIR all began.
Must be 21 for entry.  Photo ID required.

11:00 AM

Registration and Individual Ticket Sales

The Reception Hall of Center on Halsted

11:00 AM

Kink Market, Social, and Chicago Rubbermen Gear Sale

The Recreation Center of Center on Halsted

12:00 PM

Kink Education Session 2 - Click: Connecting Photography, Fashion, and Kink

2nd Floor Event Space of Center on Halsted

Presenter : Lauren DeLand
Click presenter name for Bio and Course Description

1:30 PM

Kink Education Session 3 - Good Touch Games

2nd Floor Event Space of Center on Halsted

Presenter : Pup Havok
Click presenter name for Bio and Course Description

3:00 PM

The Rubber Pup Rumpus

The Recreation Center of Center on Halsted

Join handlers and pups in this annual mosh hosted by the Chicago Puppy Patrol.

3:00 PM

Chgo Waterbuddies: MIR Special

This Chgo Waterbuddies is a social group for men interested in watersports. Individuals interested in attending this party should visit the  CHGO Waterbuddies website and sign-up there. For legal reasons, your registration must be recieved by Noon Saturday, November 10th for entry into this event, however your admission fee of $25 will be collected at the door. There is no registration at the door. Check with website for full details on party.  Must be 21 for entry.  Photo ID required.

3:30 PM

Rubberists Of Color Meet-up

2nd Floor Event Space of Center on Halsted

6:00 PM

Pre-Contest Cocktail Party

Grand Atrium and Galleries of Museum of Contemporary Art

A Social, Theater or Priority Package is required for admission to the MCA on this evening.

8:00 PM

MIR22 Brew and View at the MCA

Board Room and Commons of Museum of Contemporary Art

Attendees are invited to watch the contest via live stream at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The Commons area will be set aside for those wishing to socialize while they watch, while the Board Room will be a quiet viewing space.
A Social, Theater or Priority Package is required for admission to the MCA on this evening.

8:00 PM

Mr. International Rubber Contest - Part 2  

A Theater or Priority Package is required for seating in the Theater.
Social package holders can view the live stream in our Brew and View at the MCA.

11:00 PM

Tight & Shiny : The Omnisexual Play Party

Individuals interested in attending "Tight and Shiny" should visit the GD2 website and sign-up for a "trial membership" using discount code "MIR22". This will bring your membership fee to $15 total. Your membership is valid for 21 days and entitles you to all the benefits listed on the GD2 website. For legal reasons, your membership application/fee must be recieved by 11:59 pm Friday November 9th for entry into this event. There is no registration at the door. This event is dry, there is no consumption of either alcohol or drugs allowed on premises. Soda and water are provided. This venue is located on the third floor of a walk-up and is not ADA accessible. Attendees must bring a government issued ID for admittance.

11:00 PM

Rubbermen Pack The Hole

Join Rubbermen down in "The Hole", Chicago's underground fetish bar.
Cover charge may apply. Must be 21 for entry.  Photo ID required.

11:00 AM

Chicago Puppy Patrol Potluck

The Chicago Puppy Patrol hosts their Annual Potluck Brunch.
Details and RSVP on their Facebook event.
Must be 21 for entry.  Photo ID required.

12:00 PM

The MIR22 Winners Reception

The Theater of Center on Halsted

VIP Package holders may enjoy a light buffet and mingle with the contestants and winner of MIR22!

12:00 PM

Kink Market, Social, and Chicago Rubbermen Gear Sale

The Recreation Center of Center on Halsted

1:30 PM

Gaymes and Mimosas

The Reception Hall of Center on Halsted

Join fellow gaymers to socialize over board and card games.

2:00 PM

Kink Education Session 4 - The Art of Anal Fisting and its Mechanics

The Reception Hall of Center on Halsted

Preseter : Pup Icarus 
Click presenter name for Bio and Course Description
Meet in the 3rd Floor Lobby and then walk to the venue.

3:00 PM

The Rubber Club Summit

2nd Floor Event Space of Center on Halsted

Join leaders & members of rubber clubs in discussion about building stronger rubber communities.
Moderated by G-Man, MIR2011 and a member of the Hotlanta Rubber and Gear Club.

5:00 PM

Shiny Guys, Showtunes, and Slushies

Join in the traditional closing party of MIR at Chicago's world famous video bar, Sidetrack! 
Must be 21 for entry.  Photo ID required.