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Barber Brawl @ ISSE

Major League Barber Brawl

Show off your skill and compete against your industry peers.

Monday, Jan. 27, 2020

Promenade Lobby, Room 104C

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Competition Information

Schedule of Events

  • Competitor Check-In: 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Original Student – Anything Goes: 10:30am
  • Original Best Fade & Style: 12:00pm
  • Original Fastest & Cleanest Fade: 1:30pm
  • Original Tag Team Design: 2:30pm

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Original Student – Anything Goes

Regular: $80 | PBA Member: $50

Monday, January 27 | 10:30am – 11:15am

Barbers will have 45 minutes to execute any style haircut and design of their choice. No existing designs or pre-haircuts are permitted. Barber’s work must reflect a complete transformation from beginning to the end of the competition.

Prizes
  • 1st Place: $125 Cash Prize, Trophy, Wahl products and other various products
  • 2nd Place: Trophy, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 3rd Place: Trophy, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 4th Place: Medallion, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 5th Place: Medallion, Wahl Products and other various products

Original Best Fade & Style

Regular: $120 | PBA Member: $80

Monday, January 27 | 12:00pm – 12:50pm

Barbers will have 50 minutes to complete a light or bald fade around the sides of the model with a detailed beard. No existing designs or pre-haircuts are permitted. Barber’s work must reflect a complete transformation from beginning to the end of the competition.

Prizes
  • 1st Place: Champion Belt, Wahl products and other various products
  • 2nd Place: Trophy, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 3rd Place: Trophy, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 4th Place: Medallion, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 5th Place: Medallion, Wahl Products and other various products

Original Fastest & Cleanest Fade

Regular: $120 | PBA Member: $80

Monday, January 27 | 1:30pm – 1:45pm

This category is for barbers who are out to prove they are the fastest of the fast and the best of the best. Each entrant will have 15 minutes to complete a haircut. Starting length on top of head must be at least 2 1/2 inches. Hair must be cut down to 1 1/2 inches with a bald fade on the sides of the head. Please be advised that completing the challenge before the allotted time may help improve your overall score.

Prizes
  • 1st Place: Champion Belt, Wahl products and other various products
  • 2nd Place: Trophy, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 3rd Place: Trophy, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 4th Place: Medallion, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 5th Place: Medallion, Wahl Products and other various products

Original Tag Team Design

Price: $190 | PBA Member: $145

Monday, January 27 | 2:30pm – 3:40pm

Design category with or without color will be accepted, but color must be done in advance. Two barbers will alternate on corresponding models for 30 minutes each. A time keeper will be on hand to ensure barbers alternate at the correct time. After each barber has worked their allotted time, they will finish by working together for 10 minutes to complete the 70-minute time frame. This category is for barbers who love a challenge!

Prizes
  • 1st Place: $600 Cash Prize, Tag Team Champion Belts, Wahl products and other various products
  • 2nd Place: Trophy, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 3rd Place: Trophy, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 4th Place: Medallion, Wahl Products and other various products
  • 5th Place: Medallion, Wahl Products and other various productsCOMPETITION REGISTRATION – Monday, January 27

Qualifications

  • Student: To qualify as a student, the competitor must be currently enrolled in a cosmetology school on the day of the competition and show proof of enrollment. The competitor CANNOT 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 25 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 competition area between 10:00am and 12:30pm. Competitors who fail to check in or check in after 12:30pm will forfeit their place and paid entry fee.
  6. Registered competitors will receive a complimentary 3-day show pass and a 1-day model pass for their model.

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