$1500 prize for each category winner - April 14th, 2019



Regular price $100.00

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 Vintage Barbering competition is open to all professional barbers.  This competition must display classic barbering techniques, styling and finishing.  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.  Look to present work that is exceptionally executed and technically correct. Take inspiration from the history of men’s tailoring in fashion, style, hair and hygiene.

Each competitor will be required to present a live model.  Models must be a minimum of 18 years of age. A minimum of 1cm must be eliminated from the entirety of the models head.  The choice to start wet or dry is free. Sages will inspect models fully prior to the start of the competition. Only natural looking hair colour is allowed with all colour being done prior to the competition.  With the exception of facial hair, absolutely no pre-cutting is permitted prior to the competition.  No carving, hair tattooing or extensions can be used in this competition. The style must be classically finished.  Wardrobe and accessories will be relevant to your 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
  • Models must be facing the mirror straight on for judging
  • A minimum of 1cm must be eliminated from the entirety of the models head
  • No spray or fashion colour
  • No pre-cutting prior to the competition
  • No designs and/or hair tattooing
  • No extensions of any kind may be used

The Blo Championships has the right to cancel any event at any time.

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