CONTEST

TATTOO CONTEST

All entries except for Tattoo of the Day, and Best of Show must be FULLY HEALED (this means that you received this tattoo at a previous date and it is FULLY healed).

Registration starts at 1’oclock everyday and ends when category begins (when category is called to the stage).  Please register at the registration table beside STAGE 1.

Tattoo Contest Schedule

Friday-Contest start at 4pm

Tattoo of Day 10pm

Saturday-Contest start at 4pm

Tattoo of Day 10pm

Sunday-Contest start at 4pm

Tattoo of Day and Best of Show 8pm

Friday

Contest start at 4pm

Tattoo of Day 10pm

Best Military Tattoo

American Pride Tattoo (Patriotic)

Best Geometric Tattoo

Best Asian Inspired Tattoo

Best Hand / Neck Tattoo

Best Cover Up Tattoo (Must have a before picture)

Tattoo Of the Day (Must be done at the convention)

Saturday

Contest start at 4pm

Tattoo of Day 10pm

Large Color Tattoo

Small Color Tattoo

Large Black & Gray Tattoo

Small Black & Gray Tattoo

Best Lettering Tattoo

Best American Traditional Tattoo

Best Color Portrait Tattoo

Best Black & Gray Portrait Tattoo

Best Back Piece

Best Sleeve

Best Leg Sleeve

Best Chest Piece

Best Overall Male

Best Overall Female

Tattoo Of the Day (Must be done at the convention)

Sunday

Contest start at 4pm

Tattoo of Day 8pm

Best Tattoo by a Veteran Artist (Must be done at the convention)

Best Original Flash

Tattoo Of the Day (Must be done at the convention)

Best In Show (Must be done at the convention)

Contest Fee $10 each

No refunds for contestants who do not show up for the contest. (Times will be in event booklet & announced).

You must be present 5 minutes before the contest starts

Tattoos must be entered into the correct category to compete

Tattoos must be complete to enter

Tattoos will be measured to decide the correct category it belongs in

Black & Gray tattoos may have only a 10% accenting color

Pieces done at the show are eligible for entry into the “Tattoo of the Day”

Tattoos done by a judge may not enter the contests for judging.

TATTOO OF THE DAY:  This contest is open to anyone who received a brand new tattoo from beginning to end on that day by a Tattooist in his/her booth at this convention. Get your entry form at the Registration Desk, fill it out and then bring it back to the registration desk to get your contestant number.

BEST COVER-UP:  Limited to OD 18” x 22”. Bring at least 1 photos of before picture. NAME ON BACK ONLY of picture only. Any reference to Artist or Studio on front is an automatic disqualification. Attach your photos in sequence if you have taken before, during and after shot.