Hot Hands Barber Brawl @ ISSE
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Barber Brawl @ ISSE

Hot Hands barber Brawl

Do you have what it takes to be a champ? 

The Hot Hands Barber Brawl is back at ISSE 2022! Compete and show your skills among the best in the industry.

Registration includes a 2-day ticket to ISSE 2022.

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Hot Hands Barber Brawl

Competition information

Schedule of Events

SUNDAY

  • Best Rookie Student – 10:30am-11:15am
  • Creative Cut – 11:45am-12:45pm
  • Best Fade and Style with Beard – 1:15pm-2:05pm
  • Showcasing - 12:45pm-2:00pm
  • Ceremony – 3:00pm

REGISTRATION FEES

  • Creative Cut, Best Fade and Style with Beard
    PRICE: $150
  • Best Rookie Student
    PRICE: $90
  • Showcasing
    PRICE: $120

2 Day ISSE Ticket included with your competition registration!

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Qualifications

  • Student: To qualify as a student, the competitor must be currently enrolled in a cosmetology school on the day of the competition and be able to show proof of enrollments. The competitor may NOT be currently licensed in any state or country. 
  • Licensed Professional: To qualify as a licensed professional, the competitor must be currently licensed and show proof of licensure.

General Rules

  1. The competition is open to students and licensed hair professionals, both barbers and cosmetologists.
  2. Each entrant must provide a live model – no mannequins. All competitors and models must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  3. There will be a limit of (20) competitors for each competition.
  4. PBA and Major League Barber reserve the right to cancel the competition if a minimum of 10 competitors is not met.
  5. All competitors MUST check in at the Barber Brawl registration area on the show floor one hour prior to their competition start time. Checking in 30 minutes late will forfeit their place and paid entry fee. Barbers competing in the first competition of each day, need to check-in right after the show floor opens at 10:00am

Competition Descriptions, Prizes & Judging

BEST ROOKIE STUDENT (20 Spots)
Barbers will have 45 minutes to complete a fade or freestyle design of barber’s choice. For this category, the barber must show a total transformation. No existing designs or pre-haircuts, shapeups, or trims are permitted.
Price: $90 

Judges are looking for:

  1. Creativity
  2. Precision
  3. Finish
  4. Overall Haircut

Prizes:
1st Place: $200 Cash Prize, Trophy, clippers, and other various products 
2nd Place: Trophy, clippers, and other various products
3rd Place: Trophy, clippers, and other various products
4th Place: Medallion, clippers, and other various products
5th Place: Medallion, clippers, and other various products

CREATIVE CUT (20 spots)
Barbers will have 60 minutes to complete their best cut/ style. The haircut can be a fade, design of barber’s choice. Barber is allowed the use of a "hot tool" such as a curling iron, straightener, blow dryer, etc. Barbers will have full creativity on their model. Have fun and play with the haircut, color, style, wardrobe, etc. No existing designs, pre-haircuts, shapeups, or trims are permitted. If using enhancements, they must look natural.

Price: $150 

Judges are looking for:

  1. Creativity
  2. Technique
  3. Clean and Precise Design
  4. Overall Haircut 

Prizes:
1st Place: $500 Cash Prize and various stylist products 
2nd Place: Trophy and various stylist products
3rd Place: Trophy and various stylist products

BEST FADE & STYLE WITH BEARD (20 spots)
Barbers will have 50 minutes to complete a fade of their choice. The fade can be low, mid, or high with least 3 inches of hair or more on the top. Barber must show total transformation in the haircut and the beard. Model may have a straight part, pre-colored hair (done off the premises). No existing designs or pre-haircuts, shapeups, or trims are permitted. Also, no braids or dreads unless they are being styled during the competition. If using enhancements, they must look natural.

Price: $150 

Judges are looking for:

  1. Precision of Fade
  2. Style
  3. Finish
  4. Overall Haircut

Prizes:
1st Place: $500 Cash Prize, clippers, and other various products 
2nd Place: Trophy, clippers, and other various products 
3rd Place: Trophy, clippers, and other various products

SHOWCASING - (2 spots total, only one registration for each time slot)
Want to participate in Barber Brawl, but don’t want to compete? For the first time, Barber Brawl is now offering Showcasing from their stage on the show floor! Barbers will have 30-minutes to show off their talent, style, and ‘swag’ from the Barber Brawl stage during show hours. Barber needs to bring their own tools and models. Check-in at the Barber Brawl registration area on the show floor at least 30-minutes prior to presentation time. 
Sunday, June 26th - 

  • 12:45pm-1:00pm
  • 1:30pm-2:00pm
    Price: $120

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