Weekend registration is available via one of the following packages, each of which includes assorted benefits. Review the chart below to better understand which weekend package suits your needs, and be sure to review the seating chart for MIR27: Intergalactic Rubber at The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts here

Interested in buying a Box for the contest? They include 8 Universe packages, as well as a spot to hang a banner or advertisement. Available for $2,000 ($200 savings over individual packages). Please reach out to for information. Great for a group of friends!

Registration is Now Closed. See you at MIR 28!

Universe Package Galaxy Package Nebula Package Weekend Market Pass
Price $285 $200 $135 $35 (Single Day $25, ask at Registration)
Weekend Admission to Kink Market ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Chicago Rubber Club Gear Swap ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Sunday Gaymes and Gear ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Educational Workshops ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Free Coat Check ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Cocktail Parties on Friday and Saturday Night ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Friday Night Dance Party ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Participation in Audience Vote ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Shuttle Bus Between DoubleTree and Chicago Bars Fri, Sat, and Sun ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Drink Tickets to be used throughout the weekend at the DoubleTree or NSCPA 4 1
VIP Section Bar Access ✔️
MIR27 Contest Seating Assigned, Front of House Floor Seating at the NSCPA Floor Seating at the NSCPA, General Admission Balcony Seating at the NSCPA, General Admission
Sunday Winner's Reception ✔️


Weekend market passes will be available for purchase starting Thursday October 19th online, and Friday October 20th in-person.

Single day passes are available for $25 in-person only.


Contact at any point up until the time of the MIR27 contest to upgrade your package and pay the difference in price. Package downgrades are not available.

Want to make a donation to support MIR or buy swag from past MIRs?

BUY SWAG FROM PREVIOUS MIRs -  Did you forget to grab a t-shirt for a previous MIR? Simply visit The MIR Red Bubble Store and then click on the "Shop All Products" under either of the two designs.  There are over 60 items to choose from this year.  So explore, shop and don't let pandemic leave a hole in your MIR swag collection!

MAKE A DONATION* - Head to the "Donate" tab above to make a direct donation to support MIR Operating Expenses or to support the Sly Hands Travel Fund - which helps our titleholder travel to events and support the rubber scene around the globe.


Attendee Initiated Cancellation Refund Policy

If circumstances (such as state or federal emergency) require the cancellation of the in-person portion of MIR Contest events, all weekend package holders will have the option to receive a 75% refund on their weekend package or to roll over their full value towards the next year’s weekend package.

T-shirt sizes are guaranteed prior to October 10th. T-shirt sizes will be met with available stock after this date.

Thank you again for your continued support of MIR Contest, Inc.
Please direct any questions about swag or donations to

* Please Note: As a federally recognized 501(c)4 Social Welfare Organization, donations made to MIR Contest, Inc. are not tax deductible.