Keep Asheville Beard

Competition and Fundraiser

Xpand introduces
Keep Asheville Beard Competition and Fundraiser!

Keep Asheville Beard

February 24, 2019
Hi-Wire Big Top
$5
1pm - 6pm
All Ages

Master of Ceremonies:
Adam Meier

Keep Asheville Beard is a new event presented by Xpand. A Competition of WNC’s finest beards and mustaches as well as a fundraiser.

Celebrating Asheville’s creative economy, Keep Asheville Beard will feature a competition with four categories ANYONE (and we mean anyone) can enter along with entertainment and fun for the whole family. 

Tickets for the public will be available early December.

Start growing your beard or mustache and apply today!

PRIZES will be awarded to the top competitors in each category

CROWD FAVORITE will earn the title of BEARD CZAR for all Xpand events in 2019!

Prizes Include:

CASH PRIZE (FOR THE BEARD CZAR ONLY)

PROFESSIONAL GROOMING SERVICES

LOCAL PRODUCTS/STYLING AIDS 

GIFT CERTIFICATES

SWAG

Judges Include:

SETH BRADEN- OWNER- STEADFAST TRADITIONAL BARBERSHOP

AMANDA MCKENZIE- LEAD STYLIST- ADORN SALON & BOUTIQUE

SABRINA WHITE- OWNER- DESOTO LOUNGE

DREW SMITH- OWNER- WESTVILLE PUB

MORGAN HICKORY- OWNER- OLE SHAKEY’S GETAWAY

COMPETITION GUIDELINES

$11 Registration fee per category

Multi registration accepted

Registration is open until all spots are filled

COMPETITION CATEGORIES

NATURAL BEARDS: 

The more natural the better!  A full Beard left as they grow, no grooming. 

Beards shall be and shall look natural.   NO styling aids permitted*

MUSTACHE: 

The mustache may be maintained with or without styling aids. Like to “do up” your stache?  Then this category is for you!

FREESTYLE: 

THIS CATEGORY IS OPEN TO ALL! Free design and styling of the beard and or mustache.  All facial hair (real or artificial) styles, colors, glitter, paint, braids, dreads etc. may compete in this category. Styling aids strongly encouraged* 

GROOMED BEARDS: 

A full beard consists of hair on the upper and lower lip, the chin, the cheeks, and the sideburns, clean shaven.   

Important Notes

* Styling aids include, for example, mustache/hair wax, hair spray, hair die, lacquer, hair gel, styling foam, etc.

 Hair dye is absolutely prohibited in the natural categories.

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