Competitions

The contests are divided in the following categories and open for visitors
(participating with “old” tattoos is also possible):

Friday 25/10/2019

19.45-  LETTERING/TEXT tattoos & BACK-PIECE tattoos (registration till 19.30)

21.00-  Miss tattoo NL & Mister tattoo NL – most tattooed local visitor (registration till 20.45)

21.30-  BEST OF DAY (registration till 22.15)

Saturday 26/10/2019

17.15-       COLOR tattoos & OLD SCHOOL tattoos (registration till 17.00)

19.00-       ORIENTAL tattoos & DOT work tattoos (registration till 18.45)

21.30-       BEST OF DAY (registration till 22.15)

Sunday 27/10/2019

15.00-       SLEEVES tattoos & TRIBE / TRIBAL (incl. “black works”) tattoos (registration till 14.45)

17.00-       BLACK & GREY (registration till 16.45)

18.15-       BEST "tattooed"/painted wooden shoe (registration till 18.00) – just for stand holders!

18.30-       BEST OF DAY (registration till 19.00)

19.45-       BEST OF SHOW (competition between 3 best of days)
Will only take place when all 3 winners are present.

The participant must register at the info stand (5,00 euro’s). The participant will receive
a number and a time for when he/she must be present next to the stage. Around that time
the participant will be called to the stage
and the jury will look at the tattoo.

Every category must have at least 10 participants to proceed.

The tattoo will be judged on design, artwork, composition, placement, proportion and
originality. After judging the 3 best judged tattoo’s in the category will be called on stage.
ONLY then the participant can reveal the name of the artist.
The artist will receive her'/his award (1st & 2nd place).

Rules for participating:

  1. The name of the artist MUST NOT be revealed until after the judging
    (to prevent any favoritism or personal preferences).
  2. Participating costs 5,00 Euro’s.
  3. Participating automatically authorizes taking pictures and publishing on our
    convention websites, Facebook, Instagram, tattoo magazines, etc. – without
    any right of compensation.
  4. Best of day category: the tattoo must be completely (start to finish) made on that day.

NOTE: every visitor who gets tattooed at the convention can pick up afree tube of Bepanthen
after-care ointment at the information stand.
This is an action of Bepanthen/Bayer Health-Care and Coldskin tattoo supply.