Please note, you can only register yourself for this event. If you have a friend that would like to compete, they will need to purchase registration on their own. This registration also includes your admission to our event.
Your model's entrance fee is covered with this registration.
April 14th, 2019. 12 p.m.- 7 p.m.
The Sleeman Centre. 50 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON, Canada.
$1500 prize for the winner of this category.
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The Innovative Barbering competition is open to all professional barbers. For this category, we encourage competitors to think outside of the box and take the element of ‘freestyle’ to the next level!
This competition is a Total Look category and will be judged so. Every aspect from head to toe will be taken into consideration by the judges. Competitions should present work that is imaginative and innovative from start to finish. No visual guides or aides are allowed in the competition (i.e. cell phones, drawings, etc.).
Each competitor will be required to present a live model. Models must be a minimum of 18 years of age. The competition is completely gender neutral. The length of the model's hair and colour is completely free. Hair carving and tattooing is permitted in this competition. There must be a distinctive change in length and style of the model's hair. The choice to start wet or dry is free. The competition sages will inspect the models fully prior to the start of the competition. The finished style, wardrobe and accessory choice is free and will be relevant to the final score.
All cutting tools are allowed including straight razor blades. Competitors must begin with a fresh blade and the disposal will be completed in the presence of a sage. Competitors must provide their own proper disposal containers for used blades. Competitors will be provided with 1 standard outlet.
The competition will be 40 minutes.
Maximum: 30 points
Minimum: 25 points
Competition Rules & Regulations Overview
Open to all professional barbers
No visual guides or aides (cell phones, drawings, etc.)
Models must be facing the mirror straight on for judging
Models hair length and colour is free
Hair carving, tattooing and extensions are permitted
No pre-cutting prior to the competition
The Blo Championships has the right to cancel any event at any time.