CONTESTS

CONTEST RULES & REGULATIONS
Any individual may enter any contest provided the tattoo fits into the category chosen.
No individual may enter the same tattoo in more than two contests +  The Best of Show. (So, 3 Contests max) 

 

 

FRIDAY: ENTRY DEADLINE IS 8pm. ALL ENTRIES ARE $10.

8:30pm - JUDGING for all categories 

9pm - Best of Day (MAIN STAGE)

FRIDAY COMPETITIONS:

(Contests #1 - #6) Yes, These Entries Can Be Completed Before The Show).

(Contests #7 & #26) Yes, These Entries MUST have been Started & Finished at the show. 

(Contests #21) MUST have been Started and Completed at the show, Both the Artist and Client must be in attendance.  Artists, If your client wins a Best of the Day Contest, your Client is Automatically Entered in BEST OF SHOW. Make sure they are back for the final contest by 5 pm Sunday).

(#1-6) - Any Size. Completed Before the Show, Must be healed.

HEALED CONTESTS: (1st Place Awards)

#1. SMALL COLOR (8"x8" and Smaller)

#2. LARGE COLOR (8"x8" and Larger)

#3. SMALL BLACK & GREY (8"x8" and Smaller)

#4. LARGE BLACK & GREY (8"x8" and Larger)

#5. FULL SLEEVE (ARM OR LEG)

#6. CHEST OR BACK PIECE

(#5 & #6) This May Be 1 Design Piece or Combination of Many) 

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FRESH CONTESTS: (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Awards)

(#7-12) - Must be Started & Completed Day of the Contest).

#7. BEST SMALL SCRIPT (8"x 8" and smaller)

#8. BEST SMALL COLOR (8"x 8" and smaller)

#9. BEST SMALL BLACK & GREY (8"x 8" and smaller)

#10. BEST SMALL TRADITIONAL or NEOTRAD (8"x 8" and smaller)

#11. BEST SMALL REALISM (8"x 8" and smaller) 

 

9pm - #12. BEST OF THE DAY CONTEST

 All Tattoos of all sizes / categories may enter this contests provided they were started and completed in the day entering.

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SATURDAY

ENTRY DEADLINE IS 8:00pm. (#13-18)  ALL ENTRIES ARE $10.

Competition Starting at 8:30pm.

- Full Project Started and Completed within the day.

 FRESH CONTESTS: (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Awards)

#13. BEST LARGE SCRIPT OR SCRIPT COLLABORATION (8" x 8" and larger)

#14. BEST LARGE COLOR  (8" x 8" and larger)

#15. BEST LARGE BLACK & GREY (8" x 8" and larger)

#16. BEST LARGE REALISM (8"x 8" and larger) 

#17. BEST LARGE TRADITIONAL or NEOTRADITIONAL (8"x 8" and larger)

 

9pm - #18. BEST OF THE DAY 

All Tattoos of all sizes / categories may enter this contests provided they were started and completed in the day entering.

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SUNDAY

ENTRY DEADLINE IS 5:30pm. ALL ENTRIES ARE $10.

Judging Will Commence At 5:30pm

All Entries Must Have Been Started and Finished At the show. 

5:30pm

FRESH CONTESTS: (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Awards)

(#19-26) 

#19. BEST FINELINE (6"x6" and Larger)

#20. BEST FLORAL COLOR (6"x6" and Larger)

#21. BEST MICRO REALISM (6"x6" and Smaller)

#22. BEST GEOMETRIC (6"x6" and larger)

#23. BEST ILLUSTRATIVE or ANIME (6"x6" and Larger)

#24. BEST COLLABORATION TATTOO or MULTI-DAY PIECE

(Collab or Multi-day Tattoo is NOT Eligible to enter Best of the Day, As We Believe It Is An Unfair Advantage To Have Multiple Artists or Days Enter/Win a Best of Day). Which is why we made it a category all it's own.

6pm

FRESH CONTESTS: (1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Awards)

#25. BEST OF THE DAY.

All Tattoos of all sizes / categories may enter this contests provided they were started and completed in the day entering.

6:30pm

FINAL CONTEST: 

1St Place Only - 1 Winner / 1 Award

#26  BEST OF SHOW.

BEST OF SHOW CONTEST: ENTRIES:

This Contest is for the Best Of Day Winners ONLY. 

Artist and Client MUST be in Attendance.

Why? Because if a Tattoo already won BEST OF DAY, Then it already beat the rest of the Tattoos for it's day.

This is :

BEST OF DAY FRIDAY

vs.

BEST OF DAY SATURDAY

vs.

BEST OF DAY SUNDAY. 

 

WINNER OF BEST OF SHOW MOVES ON TO BEST OF TOUR.

ONE WINNER TO RULE THEM ALL.

SEE CONTEST #79

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FINAL CONTEST IN BARRIE, ONTARIO: 

#79 - BEST OF THE TOUR (CONTEST IN PICKERING):

BEST OF THE SHOW MARKHAM

-VS-

BEST OF THE SHOW BARRIE

-VS-

BEST OF SHOW WINDSOR

-VS-

BEST OF SHOW LONDON

-VS-

BEST OF SHOW NIAGARA FALLS

-VS-

BEST OF SHOW PICKERING

One Artist will be crowned BEST OF THE TOUR.

(Rules for BEST OF SHOW: Best Of Show):

OPEN ONLYTO ANY TATTOO THAT HAS WON A PREVIOUS "BEST OF DAY" or CONTEST for a Tattoo Started and Finished at the show during the weekend. Friday vs Saturday vs Sunday. 

Not including Collab Tattoos or Multi-Day Tattoos , see Contest #24 for details. 

 

WINNERS OF THE BEST IN SHOW (Contest #26) WILL  MOVE ON TO THE BEST OF TOUR CONTEST, HELD DURING THE LAST STOP IN PICKERING. (Contest #79)

- WINNER OF THE BEST OF THE TOUR CONTEST WILL RECEIVE NOT ONLY THEIR ARTIST BOOTH FOR FREE (2024 Tour) TO DEFEND THEIR TITLE AT NEXT YEAR'S INKED CIRCUS TATTOO EXPOS, BUT PRIZES AND BRAGGING RIGHTS. 

BEST OF DAY(3) and BEST OF SHOW CONTESTS are Sponsored in part by Primal Attitude.