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Pro Battles on Sunday - Students Battles on Monday
Entry into the competition includes a ticket to the show floor

For more information, contact Amy Shoulders :: amys@theimageexpo.com - 877-219-3976

 

Professional Design Battle

Sunday 12:00PM - 1:00PM

 

Entry Fee: $100

1st place $400, belt, and prizes; minimum 4 competitors 2nd and 3rd place trophies and prizes

 

This competition is focused on accuracy and speed. Competitors have 15 minutes to do their best work. Models may not be pre-cut, including line ups. Hair must be cut to no lower than 1 ½ on top to bald on the sides. Barbers will be judged on speed, blend of fade, line ups, and overall cleanliness.

Professional Fastest Fade

Sunday 1:30PM - 2:30PM

 

Entry Fee: $100

1st place $400, belt, and prizes; minimum 4 competitors 2nd and 3rd place trophies and prizes

 

This competition consists of barbers competing with everyday styles. Models may not be pre- cut or pre-colored, including line ups and shape ups. Competitors will have 40 minutes to complete the entire cut. Color is allowed. Barbers will be judged on blend of fade, line ups, and overall cleanliness of the cut.

Professional
Traditional Battle

Sunday 3:00PM - 4:00PM

 

Entry Fee: $100

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies and prizes

 

This competition consists of barbers competing on everyday men's hairstyles. Each barber will have the maximum time of 25 minutes. NO COLOR, NO SPRAY. Judging will take place after the 25 minutes. Competitors will have an additional 10 minutes to add color or spray for extra points. All cutting will be performed on the foor. Pre-cutting is not allowed. Judging will be based on precision cutting.

 

Student
Design Battle

Monday 12:00PM - 1:00PM

 

Entry Fee: $50

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies and prizes

 

This competition consists of students/ apprentice barbers. Students are allowed to showcase their skills with traditional cuts. Hair may not be pre-cut or pre-colored. Beards are allowed. This competition is 40 minutes long. Barbers will be judged on blend of fade, accurate line, and overall cleanliness of the cut.

Student
Fastest Fade

Monday 1:30PM - 2:30PM

 

Entry Fee: $50

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies and prizes

 

This competition consists of student/ apprentice barbers. Students are allowed to show their skills with any type of cut they prefer. No pre-cuts, but pre-color is allowed. Students are encouraged to show their creativity and skills. This competition is 40 minutes long. Barbers will be judged on creativity, line ups, and overall cleanliness of the cut.

Student
Traditional Battle

Monday 3:00PM - 4:00PM

 

Entry Fee: $50

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies and prizes

 

This competition consists of student/ apprentice barbers competing on everyday men's hairstyles. Each barber will have the maximum time of 25 minutes. NO COLOR, NO SPRAY. Judging will take place after the 25 minutes. Competitors will have an additional 10 minutes to add color or spray for extra points. All cutting will be performed on the foor. Pre-cutting is not allowed. Judging will be based on precision cutting.