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Second Annual ’Stoli Guy’ Competition Now Accepting Applicants

Friday Jun 6, 2014

$10,000, outfits by Andrew Christian, a trip to New York City and lots of yummy vodka could be yours, all for entering the second annual "Stoli Guy" competition.

GayCities, Inc., the world's most popular LGBT community city guide, announced that it is partnering with Stolichnaya® Vodka for the second annual "Stoli Guy" nationwide competition.

Applicants may apply online at for a chance to take the stage and showcase what makes them original and authentic at official Stoli Guy events in 12 U.S. cities. Lucky contestants in each city will be invited to compete in three categories: talent, modeling and a new interactive challenge.

Finalists selected at the local events will be flown to New York City to compete for the coveted title, where a celebrity judging panel will determine the winner based on each contestant's talent, personality and online popularity. This year's contestants will be outfitted by menswear designer Andrew Christian, and the winner will be presented with a $10,000 check from GayCities.

"After last year's widely successful competition, Stoli Vodka is once again proud to partner with GayCities for this exciting national program. We remain committed to working with key partners in the LGBT community to identify authentic and original programs that celebrate and support LGBT pride," said Sarah Gorvitz, Brand Director, Stoli Group USA.

This year's program adds Seattle to the event series schedule that includes: New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Boston, Philadelphia, San Diego and Denver.

"GayCities is looking forward to reprising our fun, multi-platform Stoli Guy program and connecting Stoli with gay consumers in some of our biggest cities," said Scott Gatz, CEO of GayCities.

Notable past Stoli Guy finalists include: Broadway dancers, Cirque du Soleil acrobats, singers, musicians and professional models. With the new cash prize, Stoli® Vodka and GayCities are raising the stakes by also encouraging gymnasts, martial artists and other athletes to take the stage and partake in the Stoli Guy experience.

This year, media partners include: Chicago's Windy City Media Group, San Francisco's Gloss Magazine, Seattle Gay Scene, Florida's Mark's List, New York's Next Magazine, Edge Boston, and SDPix in San Diego.

To be considered for Stoli Guy 2014, apply online today.


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