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Tattoo Competitions

This will work like most convention competition set ups meaning you can work on whatever tattoo you wish over the 3 day weekend.

 

However should you wish to enter a competition there will be 10 specific categories you can choose from as well as Best Tattoo of day (Friday), Best Tattoo of day (Saturday) and Best of show (Sunday).

*We are super excited to also announce the Friday will consist of an INK WARS COMPETITION which will consist of a theme (WOMENS FACES ANY STYLE) which will have an Ink Master type feel with the Artist being limited to create their best piece within a time limited 6 hour window.

Best of Day Friday
Plus INKWARS* 
to be judged and announced at the show Friday 17th

Best of Day Saturday
to be judged and announced at the show Saturday 18th

Categories & Best of Show
to be judged and announced at the show Sunday 19th

Small Colour (Smaller than A4)

This tattoo will need to be in full colour and under the size of an A4 piece of paper otherwise your entry will be removed.

2

Small Black & Grey (Smaller than A4)

This tattoo will need to be in black and grey with the exception of white highlights and under the size of an A4 piece of paper otherwise your entry will be removed.

3

Large Colour (larger than A4)

This tattoo will need to be in full colour and over the size of an A4 piece of paper otherwise your entry will be removed.

4

Large Black & Grey (larger than A4)

This tattoo will need to be in black and grey with the exception of white highlights and over the size of an A4 piece of paper otherwise your entry will be removed.

5

Best Ornamental/ Dot work

This category is not to be mistaken for Geometric! This one is for those who create awesome shades using the technique of dot work in any piece, not just geometric patterns.

 This tattoo can be as small or as large as you wish to enter, in either black and grey or colour, the only condition is it has a clear representation of the art form, Ornamental dot work. If the judges see otherwise your entry will be removed so please ensure you enter in the correct category to suit the style of your tattoo.

6

Best Oriental Japanese

This tattoo can be as small or as large as you wish to enter, in either black and grey or colour, the only condition is it has a clear representation of the art form, Oriental Japanese. If the judges see otherwise your entry will be removed so please ensure you enter in the correct category to suit the style of your tattoo.

7

Best Tribal/ Black work

This tattoo can be as small or as large as you wish to enter, in either black and grey or colour, the only condition is it has a clear representation of the art form, Tribal. Do not mistake this category for dot work, If the judges see otherwise your entry will be removed so please ensure you enter in the correct category to suit the style of your tattoo.

8

Best Realistic

This tattoo can be as small or as large as you wish to enter, in either black and grey or colour, the only condition is it has a clear representation of the art form, Realistic. If the judges see otherwise your entry will be removed so please ensure you enter in the correct category to suit the style of your tattoo.

9

Best Traditional

This tattoo can be as small or as large as you wish to enter, in either black and grey or colour, the only condition is it has a clear representation of the art form, Traditional. If the judges see otherwise your entry will be removed so please ensure you enter in the correct category to suit the style of your tattoo.

10

Best Geometric

Although you can use the technique (dot work), this category is not to be mistaken for ornamental dot work as this one is for the real geo lovers who enjoy the arts of weird and wonderful patterns...

 

This tattoo can be as small or as large as you wish to enter, in either black and grey or colour, the only condition is it has a clear representation of the art form, Geometric. If the judges see otherwise your entry will be removed so please ensure you enter in the correct category to suit the style of your tattoo.

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