Unless otherwise noted, you can find our Contest Signup booth next to the Entertainment Stage. Signup for these contests ends 30 minutes prior to Judging.
Entry Fees: Tattoo of the Day/ Best In Show = $20, All other Contests = $15
Size Parameters: Small = 4’x 4′ and smaller. Medium = Up to 8’ x 8′. Large = Up to 12′ x 12′
- All judges are impartial and unbiased. All entries are considered fairly and equally upon their own merit.
- The performing artists remain anonymous until awards are presented, judging is based solely on the technical and artistic qualities of each tattoo.
- Winning artists and winning collectors will receive a plaque. Contest registration is open to all applicants whose artist is attending the convention
- All Tattoo of the Day entrants must be performed by artists in attendance at the convention, started and completed on the day of the contest.
- Best Of Show entrants must have been started and completed on any day(s) of the convention
- Both the tattoo artist and the collector must be present to receive their plaque for Tattoo of the Day & Best Of Show. The collector must be present for their plaque in all other categories. In the case that either is absent, trophies will be awarded to the runner up.
- All submissions to the “Best Cover-Up” category must include a clear and publishable “before” photograph.
|Registration||8:00 PM – 11:00 PM||Tattoo of the Day|
|Registration Closes||6:00 PM||Small Color|
|Judging||7:00 PM||Small Black and Grey|
|Medium Black and Grey|
|Cover-Up (clear “before” photo required)|
|Large Black and Grey|
|Fine Art (Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture, etc.)|
|Registration Closes||9:30 PM||Tattoo of the Day|
|Registration Closes||3:30 PM||Overall Female|
|Judging||4:00 PM||Overall Male|
|Registration Closes||5:00 PM||Tattoo of the Day|
|Judging||5:30 PM||Best Of Show|