Big Sky Beard & Stache Competition 2016

May 20-21, 2016 in Billings, MT

YOUR FACIAL HAIR

It’s more than just a beard or mustache, and defies mere definition like soul patch or a goatee. It’s your signature, your one-of-a-kind, this-is-who-I-am, like-it-or-not way of telling the world who you are--and it’s time to celebrate it in all its manly glory. That’s why we are calling on all well-styled men to grab their beard oil, wax and gel to compete in the Big Sky Beard & Stache Competition. Whether big and bushy or sleek and slender, your facial phenomenon is precisely what we’re looking for. It’s time to be known for the well-styled man you truly are. You want this. You need this. And by damn, you deserve it.

ABOUT THE CONTEST

The 2016 Big Sky Beard & Stache Competition will be held on on May 21 in Billings, Montana. The competition gets underway at 1:00 pm on the 100 block of Broadway, in the heart of downtown Billings. This inaugural event is presented by Singh Contracting. We appreciate the additional support of Heavy Horse Bar, JP’s Auto Central, Beard Mountain, Western Security Bank, Farmer’s Insurance and Scraggly Beard.

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categories to judge

winners to award

band to entertain

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CATEGORIES & JUDGING

The Big Sky Beard & Stache competition conforms to the rules of the World Beard and Moustache Championships, with eighteen categories being judged in all. These categories are divided into three groups: Mustaches, Partial Beards and Full Beards. Categories are presented below, with an explanation of criteria required for all entrants.

Moustache

Moustache

Natural Moustache

A Natural Moustache is just that - natural. In fact, the more natural, the better. All hair growth from more than 1.5 cm past the corner of the mouth must be shaved. Closed curls are not allowed. Mous

Natural Moustache

Moustache

Dali Moustache

A Dali is a stache with tips curled skyward; however, tips may not extend above eyebrow-level. Hairs growing from beyond the corner of the mouth must be shaved. Styling aids* are permitted in this cat

Dali Moustache

Moustache

English Moustache

This is a slender stache in which hairs extend outward from the middle of the upper lip. Moustache tips may be slightly raised. Hairs growing from beyond the corner of the mouth must be shaved. Stylin

English Moustache

Moustache

Imperial Moustache

An Imperial stache is bushy but small, with the tips curled upward. Hairs growing from beyond the corner of the mouth must be shaved. Styling aids* are permitted in this category.

Imperial Moustache

Moustache

Hungarian Moustache

A Hungarian stache both bushy and big. Hair extends outward from the middle of the upper lip. All hair growing from more than 1.5 cm past the past the corner of the mouth must be shaved. Styling aids*

Hungarian Moustache

Moustache

Fu Manchu

All areas under the chin and more than 2cm past the corner of the mouth must be shaved clean. Tips of the stache extend downward. Go Genghis Khan-style if you want. Styling aids* are permitted in this

Fu Manchu

Moustache

Freestyle Moustache

Design and style this stache any way you choose. Any stache that does not meet the criteria for any other category may compete in this one. All hair growing from more than 1.5 cm past the corner of th

Freestyle Moustache

Moustache

Partial Beards

Partial Beards

Goatee Natural

The Natural Goatee? You guessed it – natural. We celebrate natural growth here. Maintain the stache and goatee if you want, but no styling aids* allowed. Do not curl the stache. An area at least the

Goatee Natural

Moustache & Beard

Musketeer

The Musketeer stache is long, slender, and drawn out in a slight bow while the beard is narrow and pointed. The moustache may not include hairs growing from more than 1.5 cm past the corners of the mo

Musketeer

Moustache & Beard

Goatee Freestyle

Design and style this goatee any way you like. A goatee that doesn’t meet the criteria for any other category can enter here. An area at least the width of a razor blade (4 cm) between the temple an

Goatee Freestyle

Goatee

Imperial Partial Beard/Kaiser Beard

Any and all facial hair not growing from the cheeks and upper lip shaved clean. Areas at least the width of a razor blade (4 cm) on the chin and between the temple and the partial beard must be clean

Imperial Partial Beard/Kaiser Beard

Partial Beard

Partial Beards

Freestyle

Partial Beards

Freestyle

Partial Beard Freestyle

Design and style any partial beard that is not a goatee. A partial beard that doesn’t meet the criteria for any other category may compete here. An area at least the width of a razor blade (4 cm) be

Partial Beard Freestyle

Partial Beard

Partial Beards

Sideburns

Partial Beards

Sideburns

Partial Beard Sideburns

Design and style any partial beard that is not a goatee. A partial beard that doesn’t meet the criteria for any other category may compete here. An area at least the width of a razor blade (4 cm) be

Partial Beard Sideburns

Partial Beard

Full Beards

Full Beards

Full Beard Natural

A natural beard appears as it grows - naturally. No highlights in the stache. The beard may not be curled under at the bottom! No styling aids* permitted in this category.

Full Beard Natural

Moustache & Beard

Full Beard Styled Moustache

The stache may be Dali, English, Hungarian or Imperial Style; however, it must be distinct from the beard. The stache may not include hair growing from more than 1.5 cm past the corner of the mouth. T

Full Beard Styled Moustache

Moustache & Beard

*styling aids are things like moustache wax, hair spray, hair cream, styling foam, hair gel, hair pins, rubber bands, hair ties and other products or materials used in preparation for competition.

7:30 PM

Friday Night MMA Fight

Each registrant receives a pair of tickets to the MMA fights for Friday, May 20 at Rimrock Auto Arena. There will be a Parade of Manliness that night in the ring ­ all competitors will be called to the stage and recognized for their participation in the event to be held the next day.
-There will be a shuttle provided to get competitors to/from the arena safely.

1:00 pm

Saturday, Judging Begins

Stella Daskalakis & Mayor Tom Hanel
5:00 pm

Prizes Awarded

6:00 pm

Band Starts

10:00 pm

Street party done

The Best Western ClockTower Inn is offering a room discount to all competitors.

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$25

Entrance Fee