This year’s Mr. Ottawa Bear competition, entitled “Hot Paws”, will take place on Saturday January 26, 2019 at Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly Avenue). Doors open at 6pm, contest starts at 7pm.

All proceeds from the event will go to Northern Lights Refuge.

Tickets are being sold through Eventbrite for $18 + service fee and there is a limited number available so purchase yours today! If there are any unsold tickets, they will be available at the door for $25.

Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase at the event.

Along with the competition itself, the Ottawa Bears are organizing an entire weekend of fun-filled events around the capital region to entertain our local bears and to attract our out-of-town brothers.

The entire weekend schedule is available here.

Become a competitor

We are currently looking for competitors for this year’s contest. If you’ve been on the fence about competing, now is your chance!

Participating in MOB is a life-changing event, whether or not you win the title, and past competitors have reported improved self esteem, a more positive body image as well as an improvement in their social circles from meeting so many new people.

Click here for information about becoming a competitor and come help the local bear community.

Volunteers Needed

We are also looking for volunteers to help out during the competition so please contact us if you are able to help out.

Positions needed:

  • Coat check
  • Judge’s boy
  • Stage hands