IMAGE Expo
Member of the Professional Beauty Association

HOUSTON
George R. Brown Convention Center
October 3 & 4, 2021
Sunday 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m./Monday 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

 
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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

 

 

THE COMPETITIONS

Professional Fastest FadeProfessional Fastest Fade

Sunday 1:15PM - 1:45PM

 

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 Traditional BattleProfessional Traditional Battle

Sunday 2:00PM - 2:45PM

 

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 not allowed. Barbers will be judged on blend of fade, line ups, and overall cleanliness of the cut.

 

Prizes Announced

Monday 3:00PM - 3:30PM

 

Student Fastest FadeStudent
Fastest Fade

Monday 11:00AM - 11:45AM

 

Entry Fee: $50

1st, 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.

Student TraditionalStudent
Traditional

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.

 

Battles are Sponsored by Da Gauge

DaGauge Brand