Mr Gay World South Africa announced on Thursday that the annual event would be held in Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth.
Reigning Mr World South Africa, 42-year-old Chris Emmanuel will crown his successor.
The Mr Gay World South Africa competition looks for a well-groomed, well-spoken South African representative for the upcoming Mr Gay World Competition in 2020.
Last year the Mr Gay World Competition was hosted in South Africa, for the fourth time in the organisation's 11-year history, and 41-year-old Janjep Carlos from the Philippines walked away with the title.
Applications for the Mr Gay World South Africa is open until 15 October 2019, and anyone can enter at www.mrgwsa.com/entry-form.
Mr Gay World is an opportunity for LGBTQ+ members across South Africa to highlight the plight and success of the LGBTQ+ community as well as gain tremendous exposure for themselves and their causes.
The top 12 finalists for Mr Gay World South Africa will be announced on Saturday 26 October 2019 at Johannesburg Pride.