Southeast Rubber Weekend taking place this weekend at the Atlanta Eagle is the Hotlanta Rubber Group’s “annual blowout” complete with meet-and-greets, a cookout, demos and, of course, the highlight of the weekend, the Mr. Southeast Rubber contest.
The weekend kicks off tonight at 9 p.m. with contest registration and then a meet-and-greet starting at 10 p.m. The Mr. Southeast Rubber contest is Saturday starting at 8 p.m. with a victory party to follow with DJ Vicki Powell, voted best DJ by Georgia Voice readers, spinning the beats.
Judges for the Mr. Southeast Rubber contest are Pamm, executive director of the Lloyd E. Russell Foundation; Alan Holloway, Mr. Southeast Rubber 2009; Scott Laflex, Mr. Hotlanta Rubber 2010; Chandler Bearden, Mr. Atlanta Eagle 2010; and Mark Gordon, also known as DJ Diablo and creator of The Man Shaft parties at Mary’s bar in East Atlanta.
Proceeds from the event benefit Pets Are Loving Support, a non-profit that allows chronically ill people, including those with HIV, keep their pets by covering vet bills, food costs and other pet-related expenses.