Bronner Bros

ANDIS TOTAL LOOK BARBERING COMPETITION

Limited to 16 competitors -- Competition Fee $50

1st Place $500

⦁ Plus —
*Andis Emerge Clipper
*A trophy from Bronner Brothers®
*Your winning photo posted on our Bronner Bros. social media with your handle attached for contact (hashtag). *Photos featured on BronnerBros.com
*Admission to the next Bronner Bros. Beauty Show (3Day/night pass)

2nd Place $250

⦁ Plus —
*Andis GTX EXO Trimmer
*A trophy from Bronner Brothers®
*Your winning photo posted on our Bronner Bros. social media with your handle attached for contact (hashtag). *Photos featured on BronnerBros.com
*Admission to the next Bronner Bros. Beauty Show (3Day/night pass)

3rd Place $150

⦁ Plus —
*Andis reSURGE Shaver and Stand
*A trophy from Bronner Brothers®
*Your winning photo posted on our Bronner Bros. social media with your handle attached for contact (hashtag).
*Photos featured on BronnerBros.com
*Admission to the next Bronner Bros. Beauty Show (3Day/night pass)

COMPETITION SCHEDULE
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2024

Place: Georgia World Congress Center
Address: 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Check-in Location: Competition Check-in Desk in the Registration Hall
Check-In Time: 10:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.
Prep Location: Competition Headquarters (DO NOT GO TO MAIN STAGE)
Prejudging time (During briefing): 10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Briefing: 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Line up: 11:20 a.m.
Start Time: 11:30 a.m. Main Stage
Stage Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Judging: 12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
End Time: 1:00 p.m.
Last Day To Register:
Thursday, February, 22, 2024- 11:59pm

RULES & REGULATIONS

 “Ignorance of rules excuses no one”– is a legal principle holding that a person who is unaware of a law or rule may not escape penalty for violating or not doing that law or rule merely because because he/she was unaware of its content.
⦿ This competition is open to all licensed Barbers. You must upload your license and state issued ID during the registration process.
⦿ This competition does not limit or restrict by race, gender, creed color or nationality.
⦿ Only ages 18 and older are allowed to compete and be models.
⦿ Competitor has to make sure that the model signs and submits all paperwork and waivers to participate or risk disqualification.

MODELS: You MUST provide two forms of ID to registration for this competition to show proof of your age and a photograph (for example, a birth certificate and driver’s license or a birth certificate and a passport or a birth certificate and a school ID card with your name on it). Because age can be deceiving, your model must prove their age. Proof that the model is at least 18 years of age. Without it, the model cannot be used.
COMPETITOR: Must upload active proof of licensure in your state of residence.
Please contact the Director of Competitions at the email listed below at the bottom of the rules if your state does not require licenses.

PLEASE NOTE: Inspecting your work before completion, to correct symmetry, is vital. Design Lines will have NO EFFECT if not executed well. And choosing the right model is critical to the end result. Please consider the skin of the head and face as a canvas for your artistic work.

By paying the entry fee, you are agreeing to all the General Rules and Regulations and the individual rules of this competition. 

RULES & REGULATIONS

Whether it’s a clean fade, pompadour, disconnected cut, or creatively expressive design, some looks just stand out. In this professional barbering competition, judges will be looking for pristine clipper work, unique design and overall originality used to create your Total Look.

Registered competitors will be provided with these ANDIS Tools:
Andis Galaxy Combo Kit including:
Andis Galaxy Envy Li Cordless Clipper
Andis Galaxy Slimline Pro Trimmer
Andis Cool Care Plus 5 in 1 Spray
Andis Bag
Andis Towel

You can click HERE to view the General Rules and Regulations for ALL competitions.

This is a total look men’s haircut and style competition. You are expected to create a complete haircut and head-to-toe fashion look (the attire must compliment the hairstyle). You will be judged on the entire presentation. There is an “OPEN” theme to this competition.

Competitors will have 30 minutes to complete the haircut and finished style and are required to remove at least ½ inch of hair. “Clippers down” will be announced at the close of the competition and you must stop cutting and/or styling even if the look is not complete. At their discretion, judges may disqualify a participant for cutting beyond the time limit. If any designs are to be cut into the hair, they must be done completely during the 30 minutes allotted for the competition using equipment from the sponsor of the competition.

BE ON TIME: You Must be at the Check-In desk in the CHQ at the appointed time or risk point deduction and/or disqualification. Please be aware that parking will not be easy. Also, Hotel accommodations are going fast as this is a VERY busy weekend. Traveling by Car is going to be hectic. PLEASE make time allowances to be on time because we DO NOT allow late participants nor do we give refunds for late arrivals or for any reason other than competition cancellation by Bronner Bros. Late arrivals will not be allowed to enter the competition or be allowed to go on stage after the competition has started. You have been informed.

Due to the Insurance rules that govern our exhibit floor, no children under the age of 12 will be allowed to enter the show floor under any circumstances. All competition models must be 18 or older.

What to Bring to Registration for Model and Stylist: You MUST bring two forms of ID to registration that day to show proof of your age and a photograph (for example, a birth certificate and driver’s license or a birth certificate and a passport or a birth certificate and a school ID card with your name on it). Proof that the model is at least 18 years of age. If the age of the model is questioned and proper ID is not available, the model cannot be used.

Your License or proof online of your active status.

Competition fee payment of $50.

The Competitor is responsible for securing their travel and hotel accommodations to participate in this competition.

Competitors must also purchase a 3-day registration (if staying the entire weekend) or a 1-day registration (if only participating on the day of the competition.) Your model is allowed free entry on the day of the competition ONLY from 10 am until 5 pm.

Current Bronner Brothers employees, platform artists, and educators cannot compete in this competition. A minimum of 2 years of non-association with the company is required to qualify.

Each competitor must provide a live model – no mannequins. All competitors and models must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. Photo ID for both competitor and model is required.

The competition is open to licensed Barbers only. (Male and Female Barbers)

ALL JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL.

Children under 12 are NOT allowed on the Exhibit floor, backstage or in the area for this competition. Click here for our DAYCARE options.

At the start of the competition, the competitors will have 10 minutes to set up their station and will receive their assortment of Andis® tools. During this time competitors can adjust the blades of the clippers provided if they are able to perform this task in the given set-up time of 10 minutes. There will not be any extra time given for blade adjustments, nor will the start of the competition be delayed for this reason.

ALL COMPETITORS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN PERSONAL BELONGINGS!! Bronner Brothers is not responsible for theft or lost items left on the stage after the competition. NO EXCEPTIONS! Please see the specified site for Lost and Found in the Convention Center.

All models are welcome to participate. All races, nationalities, creeds, and colors will ignite the multicultural look of the industry. Competitors must find and provide their own model.

No additional persons are allowed in the prep room. Only Model and Competitor will be allowed in the Prep room during the briefing and pre-judging time. There will be an area around Main Stage for viewing during the competition.

Models must be dressed in an appropriate attire to reflect the mood of the hair creation. Please REPORT DRESSED. No dressing room will be provided.

All coloring and chemical processes MUST be completed prior to checking in for the competition.

No Wigs or man units are allowed!

No grotesque – No horror – No Monsters!

There may be heavy traffic or major detours near the  Convention Center.  Please use your time wisely and plan your route to the facility ahead of time.

All cut hair MUST be left on the floor.

All models’ hair must be cut during the competition. Competitors are not allowed to cut, trim, shape or preset the model’s hair before the competition begins. All cut hair MUST be left on the floor and participants MUST stay at their station for the duration of the competition and judging.

Your Model may or may not be asked to walk the floor. This depends on the time constraints of the competition.

No clipper or razor pre-work may be done on the model before the competition. [This means: If your model is a regular client and gets his/her hair cut weekly, he/she has to have at least 2 weeks of visible stubble at the hairline, temple area, beard and sideburn areas. All cutting, including the basic haircut, MUST be done on stage. A minimum of 1/2 inch of hair must be visible over the model’s entire head. The starting point of the head is to be a “Hairy Canvas”.] (Pre-judging will be performed and points will be deducted for infractions to the rules).

Entrants and models must remain until the judges’ decisions are announced.

All competitors will receive a gift from ANDIS as a part of their competition kit. The tool is yours to keep following the competition. Tool package valued at over $300.00. Competitors are allowed to use ONLY the electrical cutting equipment provided by ANDIS. Competitors can adjust the blades of the clippers provided if they are able to perform this task in the given set-up time. There will not be any extra time given for blade adjustments, nor will the start of the competition be delayed for this reason.

All cutting must be done exclusively with the Andis® tools provided. The use of straight-edge razors, razor blades, and/or shears is strictly prohibited. If any other haircutting tools are used, the competitor will be disqualified. The clipper(s) provided on stage MUST be used to create their competition entry.  ONLY products by the sponsorship company can be used to create the entry look on the competition stage.

THE USE OF STRAIGHT-EDGE RAZORS AND/OR RAZOR BLADES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. If found to be using these items, significant Points will be deducted. Blood found on the model’s head or face will be HIGHLY penalized.

No PRE-CUTTING of the head or hair is allowed in any way prior to competition. Use code SAVE10 Now through December 25, 2023, during the Early Bird Special.

Competitors are required to ONLY use the tools provided by ANDIS. Competitors using electric cutting tools other than those provided on stage will be disqualified. No other manufacturer’s clippers or personal clippers will be allowed on the competition stage. If other equipment is discovered during the competition, your scores will be disqualified. (Explanation: The products provided by ANDIS are the premier products that they are marketing for this Show. The company wishes to showcase the abilities of these tools through your excellent expertise on Main Stage as a Marketing promotion.)

Competitors are encouraged to bring their own finishing tools and products including combs, brushes, and spray bottles with water as these will NOT be provided. The use of semi-permanent color and permanent color are allowed but must be done in advance. The use of light color sprays and chalks is allowed.

There is a limit of 16 competitors for this competition.

Competitors are required to remove at least 1/2 inch of hair off the entire head during the competition to satisfy the requirement of executing a FULL Barbering HAIRCUT onstage during the competition time frame. JUDGES MAY VIEW HAIR ON THE FLOOR.  Competitors are required to cut 1/2 inch of hair from the model’s entire head but not to a completely bald head. The model must be judged with a hair cut leaving hair on the head with a beard and mustache cut (when applicable).

Contestants will be judged on the following: Technical execution of styles Originality, Suitability and head contour, and New Ideas.

All Participants (contestants and models) must sign a model release form. Failure to complete this form before arriving downtown WILL significantly delay your check-in process as you WILL NOT be allowed entry into the competition headquarters until these forms are received electronically.

AFTER WINNING THE COMPETITION, the contestant agrees to abide by the final decision of the judges. All winners must report to the Competition Headquarters to complete all paperwork to receive payment of awards and prizes. If this paperwork is incomplete, you may significantly delay or in some cases forfeit your payment in full if you place or win the competition.

Bronner Brothers and the Sponsors reserve the right to cancel the competition if a minimum number of competitors is not met. This competition requires 10 competitors in order for the competition to take place.

FYI: In past Beauty Shows, competitors that chose to disregard any rule had significant point reduction and severely decreased their opportunity to win the competition.

FYI: Many competitions have very close scores. Sometimes, the final judges decisions have been based on the amount of hair that is left on the floor and if the lengths and amounts are within the rules and regulations governed for the competition.

PLEASE NOTE: Inspecting your work before completion, to correct symmetry, is vital. Design Lines will have NO EFFECT if not executed well. And choosing the right model is critical to the end result. Please consider the skin of the head and face as a canvas for your artistic work.

 “Ignorance of rules excuses no one”– is a legal principle holding that a person who is unaware of a law or rule may not escape penalty for violating or not doing that law or rule merely because because he/she was unaware of its content.
⦿ This competition is open to all licensed Barbers. You must upload your license and state issued ID during the registration process.
⦿ This competition does not limit or restrict by race, gender, creed color or nationality.
⦿ Only ages 18 and older are allowed to compete and be models.
⦿ Competitor has to make sure that the model signs and submits all paperwork and waivers to participate or risk disqualification.

MODELS: You MUST provide two forms of ID to registration for this competition to show proof of your age and a photograph (for example, a birth certificate and driver’s license or a birth certificate and a passport or a birth certificate and a school ID card with your name on it). Because age can be deceiving, your model must prove their age. Proof that the model is at least 18 years of age. Without it, the model cannot be used.
COMPETITOR: Must upload active proof of licensure in your state of residence.
Please contact the Director of Competitions at the email listed below at the bottom of the rules if your state does not require licenses.

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