$15 PER TATTOO ENTRY, PER CATEGORY

$20 PER TATTOO ENTRY FOR BEST OF DAY SMALL AND BEST OF DAY LARGE.


* Tattoos must be FULLY healed to be Judged for all categories. (other  than Best of Day categories) 


* Best of Day must be started and finished the day of the contest.


* Tattoos must be represented by an artist or shop in attendance at the convention.


* A single tattoo can only be entered into up to 2 contests categories. 


* Contest registration is done at the convention. you must be present for judging. you do not have to be present to win the trophy.


** Times noted below could change due to length of judging times **



Friday

2 PM-6:30 PM Contests registration for all categories (Best of Day may register up to 9:30 PM)
7 PM Judging (For all categories besides ‘Best of Day’)
9 PM Winner Announcements for all categories besides “Best of Day”
10 PM Best of day Judging
11 PM Best of Day winner announcements


CATEGORIES:

Best Color Portrait (For Portraits, please try to bring reference photo)
Best Traditional
Best Chest or Back Piece (This may be one piece, or a combination of many)
Best Black and Gray Portrait (For Portraits, please try to bring reference photo)
Small Best of Day - 7x7 inches and Smaller (Must be started and completed the day of contest)
Large Best of Day- 7x7 inches and larger (Must be started and completed the day of contest)




SATURDAY

12 PM- 6PM Contests registration for all categories (BEST OF DAY MAY REGISTER UP TO 10 PM)
6:30 PM Judging (For all categories besides “Best of Day”)
9 PM Winner Announcements for all categories besides “Best of Day”
10:30 PM Best of Day Judging
11 PM Best of Day winner announcements

CATEGORIES:

Best Small Color (8”x 8” and smaller)
Best large Color (8”X 8” and larger)
Best Small Black and Gray (8”X 8” and smaller)
Best Large Black and Gray (8”X 8” and larger)
Small Best of Day - 7x7 inches and Smaller (Must be started and completed the day of contest)Large Best of Day- 7x7 inches and larger (Must be started and completed the day of contest)



SUNDAY

12 PM- 3:30 PM Contests Registration (Best of Day registration available up to 6:30 PM)
4 PM: Judging for all categories (Besides ‘Best of Day’)
6 PM Winner announcements (For all categories besides “Best of Day”)
7 PM Best of Day Judging
7:30 PM Best of Day winner announcements

CATEGORIES:
Best Cover-Up (Please bring before picture as reference)
Best Sleeve (Arm or Leg)
Best Pop-Culture (Sci-Fi, Comic, Horror, Cartoon, Gaming) REFERENCES ARE APPRECIATED
Small Best of Day - 7x7 inches and Smaller (Must be started and completed the day of contest)
Large Best of Day- 7x7 inches and larger (Must be started and completed the day of contest)




2018 Convention Contest Categories, Times and Rules.