Now in its fourth year, San Francisco's Mr. Marina Contest is a baffling show of bro-dom.
The Marina neighborhood is essentially the city's Frat Row, a haven for freshly sprung college grads to live together in tiny apartments and chug Bud Light Lime at happy hour after clocking out of their finance jobs. At its annual pageant, 12 contestants compete to see who can reign as the king of an area code known for day drinking, shirtless lawn games and frat guys who will just never leave the lifestyle.
Far from the displays of turbo drinking that marked the event's first edition, the pageant benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and this year raised an impressive $190,000 for the cause. The boys are judged on a combination of their scores from each of the three rounds, plus a huge emphasis on their individual fundraising efforts.
Take it away, boys: