CONTEST

TATTOO CONTEST

All entries can be either fully healed OR fresh, with the exception of The Tattoo of the Day and Best In Show, which must be done at the show.

Registration starts at 1’oclock every day and ends when category begins (when the 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

Large Color Tattoo

Small Color Tattoo

Large Black & Gray Tattoo

Small Black & Gray Tattoo

Best Military Tattoo

American Pride Tattoo

Best Geometric / Dotwork

Best Asian Inspired Tattoo

* Best Hand Tatto

* Best Neck / Face Tattoo

Best Cover Up Tattoo

Tattoo Of the Day
(Must be done Day of)

*Denotes new for 2020

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

* Best Neotraditional Tattoo

* Best Watercolor Tattoo

* Best Small Color Portrait

* Best Large Color Portrait

* Small Black & Gray Portrait

* Large Black & Gray Portrait

Best Back Piece

Best Arm Sleeve

Best Leg Sleeve

Best Chest Piece

Best Overall Male

Best Overall Female

Tattoo Of the Day
(Must be done Day of)

*Denotes new for 2020

Sunday

Contest start at 4pm

Tattoo of Day 8pm

Large Color Tattoo

Small Color Tattoo

Large Black & Gray Tattoo

Small Black & Gray Tattoo

Best Tattoo by a Veteran

* Best Comic/Superhero

* Most Unusual Tattoo

Best Original Flash

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

Best In Show (Must be done at the convention)

*Denotes new for 2020

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.