Online Contest & Hard Rock Cafe Key West in person Competition

Details & Criteria

Welcome to the 2021 Inaugural WOLEK’S FAMOUS MOUSTACHE BEARD CHAMPIONSHIP,
open to all genders!

 

CATEGORIES
Competitors can enter any of 22 categories from four groups: Fantasy Beards (categories open to all genders), Hard Rock Cafe Key West ‘Rock Star’ Beards (full natural beards), MustacheParlor.com Mustaches (natural facial hair of the upper lip), and Partial Beards (full natural beards). See detailed competition guidelines below for each categories.
 
JUDGING
Online and In Person competitors will be judged remotely via photographs. In Person competitors will photographed on-site at Hard Rock Cafe Key West. Online competitors will be provided with an email link to send their photos between now and midnight EDT, October 23.
The photos will be viewed by judges independent from MustacheParlor.com and Hard Rock Cafe Key West and posted to the @mustacheparlor instagram page.
The judging panel is composed of judges courtesy of the Vancouver Facial Hair Club in Vancouver, Canada and scoring will follow guidelines set by the National Beard & Mustache Association’s competition standards. An additional ‘Most Popular’ award will be given to the competitor with the highest likes on the @MustacheParlor instagram page.

PRIZES
Winners of all 22 categories will be awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes and a certificate of honor. Trophies will be awarded for Best in Show and Most Popular.
 
ENTRY FEES & DONATIONS
At the heart of every beard competition is inclusion and charity. Our In Person and Online entry fees are a remarkably low $2 per category to allow you to enter as many categories as you wish. For those with more to give, there is an additional donation option at the registration checkout, to support our local charities of choice A.H. of Monroe County (www.ahmonroe.org), and the ReMARCable Fantasy Fest Bead Recycling Project (https://www.fantasyfest.com/marc-house/)
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
After signing up and registering for the Oct. 24th MoustacheParlour.com 2021 Inaugural Competition, you will receive detailed information for the online and Hard Rock Cafe Key West Competitions’s protocols.

Hard Rock Cafe 'Rock Star' Beard Categories

Categories open to people with full, natural beards

Under 4 inch Natural Beard / Barry Gibb Bee Gees Tribute

A well presented full beard, and also the overall groomed presentation. Grooming Aids permitted, under 4″ length accepted. 

A Hard Rock Tribute category to Barry Gibbing. 

4-8 inch Natural Beard / John Lennon 'Bed Peace' Memorial

A well presented full beard, and also the overall groomed presentation. Grooming Aids permitted, 4-8″ length accepted.

A Hard Rock tribute to John Lennon and his Give Peace A Chance Album.

8-12 inch Natural Beard / Jerry Garcia Memorial

A well presented full beard, and also the overall groomed presentation. Grooming Aids permitted, 8-12″ length accepted. 

A Hard Rock tribute to Jerry Garcia from the Grateful Dead.

over 12 inch Natural Beard / Dusty Hill Memorial

A well presented full beard, and also the overall groomed presentation. Grooming Aids permitted, over 12″ length only accepted.

A Hard Rock Tribute to Dusty Hill.

Ernest Hemingway / Silver Business Beard

A well presented full silver beard, and also the overall groomed presentation. Grooming Aids permitted, under 3″ lengths accepted.

Groomed Beard with Styled Mustache

A well presented full  beard with full styled mustache, and also the overall groomed presentation. Grooming Aids permitted in the beard.

Mustache Categories

Categories open to people with classic, natural moustaches

Sgt Pepper's Lonely Natural Mustache

A well presented natural mustache, with no Styling Aids present. All hair growing from more than 3/4” past the corner of the mouth must be shaved. Any length of mustache is accepted.

Handle Bar Syled Mustache

Styled mustaches with open curl or loop on both sides. All hair growing from more than 3/4” past the corner of the mouth must be shaved. Styling Aids permitted. 

I Wish I Had a Pencil Thin Groomed Mustache

A narrow, slender groomed and trimmed mustache with hairs extended outward from the middle of the upper lip. All hair growing from more than 3/4” past the corner of the mouth must be shaved. Styling Aids permitted.

Partial Beard Categories

Categories open to people with facial hair other than full beards or classic moustaches

Horseshoe or FuManchu Mustache

All area more than 3/4″ past the corner of the mouth horizontally must be clean shaven, and the chin area is shaved as well. The mustache and partial beard hairs are permitted to grow from the face descending vertically towards the jawline and beyond. The tips of the mustache extend downward. Styling aides are permitted. No false hair pieces or added materials allowed.

Mutton Chops or Side Burns

Includes any facial hair along the sides of the jaw, with a minimum 1.5” width (razor width) shaven chin. May also include mustaches, Hulihees, or Friendly’s. Grooming airs are permitted and encouraged. No false hair pieces or added materials allowed.

Goatee

Goatees should have a minimum 3″ gap or shaved skin between the bottom of the ear and the beginning of the goatee. Mustaches are permitted but not required. Grooming aids are permitted and encouraged. No false hair pieces or added materials allowed.

Whaler

Natural beard without a mustache. Cheeks can shaved or unshaved. Grooming Aids permitted. No false hair pieces or added materials allowed.

Fantasy Beard Categories

Categories open to all genders, using natural or creative hair pieces and materials

Fantasy Beards

Beards with multiple viviid neon colors only, can be natural or hair pieces made from any material. Open to all genders.

Realistic Whiskerina & Whiskerinos

False facial hair pieces made to look like real natural beards and mustaches. This category is limited to hair pieces only. Materials are restricted to human, animal, or synthetic hair. Open to all genders.

Glitter Mer-Beards

Aquatic Glitter added to natural beards or hair pieces, made of any material, and may also be adorned with objects originating from the sea.Open to all genders.

Flower Power Beards for Whiskerinas & Whiskerinos

Crafted, false facial hair in a beardish or otherwise beard-like in shape and nature. The creation must be able to hang freely from the face or general head/upper torso area without consistent help from the appendages of the wearer. No restrictions on materials used. Open to all genders.

Hard Rock'n'Roll Beards

Realistic cosplay tributes of rock star beards. Dress up like you favorite rock star. Natural beards or realistic false hair pieces may be used. Open to all genders.

Decorative Beards

Put anything you want in your beard, go crazy! open to natural beards, hair pieces, or beards made of any materials. Open to all genders.

Freestyle Beards & Partial Beards

Any freestyle beard that is styled with the base facial hair used having the recognizable characteristics of a Full Beard and does not fit into any other natural beard category. Stying aids are required and limited to natural beards only; no additional materials allowed.

Santa Claus Natural Beard aka "All Days For A Holidaze"

A well presented full and white natural  beard, and also the overall groomed presentation. Grooming Aids permitted, any length accepted.

Santa Claus Traditional Beard

A well presented full  Santa beard with full styled mustache, and also the overall Santa presentation. Grooming Aids permitted in the beard, any length accepted. Open to all genders.

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