STUDENT COMPETITIONS

Last year’s themed student beauty competition “Alice in Funderland” was such a success, we’ve expanded it to FOUR opportunities for students to shine and win prizes.

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*Entry forms are shown when you register for the show*

MODERN FADE

For barbers and cosmetology students. Live competition. Over $1000 in prizes!
 Sunday, April 16, 2 pm.
Entry deadline April 2, 2023

*Sponsors: Great Clips, Sport Clips, Floyd’s Barbershop, Lucky Spot Barbershop Management, Andis, Jonny B’s Hair Care*

 

This competition is for the best of the fade. Models must have at least 2 inches on top, no pre-cut, no lines, and no shape-ups. Hair will be cut to ½-inch on top to bald on the sides. Competitors will be judged on the blend of the fade, how tight the line is, and the cleanliness of the haircut. 55 minutes to complete. This must be performed on a live model.

 

The following judging scale will be used for this competition:

  • 25 Points Blending of cut
  • 25 Points for Line tightness
  • 25 Points Cleanliness of Cut
  • 25 Points Overall look

    FULL RULES AND REGULATIONS


Prize Packages:

 1st Place:   $600 Prize Package of Cash, Product and Tools

2nd Place - $300 Prize Package of Cash, Product and Tools

 3rd Place - $150 Prize Package of Cash, Product and Tools

 

Deadline for entries: April 2, 2023

Check In: 2:00pm Sunday, April 16

Competition Begins: 2:30pm – 55 Minutes

THE FUTURE OF FANTASY

Student School Team Fantasy Competition

Create your modern fantasy futuristic look. Live competition. $2,750 in prizes!
Monday, April 17, 1pm.
Entry deadline April 2, 2023.

*Sponsored By, Fantastic Sams, JCPenney, Great Clips, Sport Clips, Floyd’s Barbershop, Lucky Spot Barbershop Management, Andis, Jonny B’s Hair Care, Olivia Garden, ISPA and Nail Alliance, Intercoiffure, and Instyle Salons*

 

Beauty Cast Network and their National Employment Partners are hosting The Student Future of Fantasy School Team Competition. Teams will create a modern fantasy futuristic look of beauty on a live model.

 

Competitors will be judged on the following criteria (teams can receive up to 25 points per criteria and 100 points per judge):

  • 25 Points for Creativity
  • 25 Points for Technical Difficulty
  • 25 Points for Skill Accuracy
  • 25 Points for Presentation

  • FULL RULES AND REGULATIONS

Prizes: (All prizes will be shared between each winning team)

1st Place - 1 Trophy, 2 Gold Medals, and a prize package valued at $1,500

2nd Place - 1 Trophy, 2 Silver Medals, and a prize package valued at $750

3rd Place - 1 Trophy, 2 Bronze Medals, and a prize package valued at $500

Bragging Rights

The winners will be spotlighted in the Beauty Cast Network Career Mentor and Beauty Cast Network Career Close-up 22/23 Annual Career Guide.

 

Deadline for Entry: April 2, 2023

Check In: 12:45pm Monday, April 17

Competition Begins: 1:15pm – 75 Minutes

 

Additional FUTURE of FANTASY Rules

HAIR

The use of hair color and extensions is optional but must be done in advance. Hairpieces, wigs, and bald caps are NOT allowed.

All styling tools are allowed and are the responsibility of the competitors to provide. One (1) electrical outlet with a 1500 WATT maximum will be provided.

Hair may be pre-set/pre-curled but must be loose at the start of the competition.

MAKEUP

    Model must arrive at the competition with NO makeup or ONLY a foundation. Models with more than a make-up foundation will be required to remove it prior to competition.

Competitors will provide their own makeup

Prosthetics application is allowed but must be pre-colored prosthetics. They must be made by the team using professional-grade material to ensure the model's safety.

SHORT TREND CUT & STYLE

Fashionable and short. Live competition. Over $1,000 in prizes!
Monday, April 17, 11:30am.
Entry deadline April 2, 2023.

*Sponsored by Fantastic Sams, Olivia Garden*

 

The competitors are to cut and style a fashionable short consumer hairstyle on a live model that should look like it comes from the cover of a fashion magazine. The competitor has 55 minutes to cut and style the model. No fantasy looks allowed. Models can have an existing color and or highlights in hair prior to competition.

 

The competitors will be judged on the following:

  • 25 Points Creativity of Cut
  • 25 Points Difficulty of Cut
  • 25 Points Styling
  • 25 Points Overall Look

    FULL RULES AND REGULATIONS
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  • Prizes:

1st Place:   $600 Prize Package of Cash, Product and Tools

2nd Place - $300 Prize Package of Cash, Product and Tools

3rd Place - $150 Prize Package of Cash, Product and Tools

 

Deadline for Entry: April 2, 2023

Check In: 11:30am Monday, April 17

Competition Begins: 11.45am – 55 Minutes

Creative 3-D Nail Design

Create 10 individual tips, mounted on display board. Over $1,000 in prizes!
Monday, April 17, 12 pm (3 pm Awards).
Entry deadline April 2, 2023.

*Sponsored by Nail Alliance*

 

This nail art contest is designed to challenge students by giving them the opportunity to push their skills to the limit. Students will create 10 different tips and mount on a display board.

The competitors will be judged using the following criteria (up to max points shown):

  • 15 Points Originality
  • 15 Points Visual Interest
  • 30 Points Workmanship
  • 30 Points Complexity & Detail

    Nail Design Rules:

Competitors may submit more than one entry but must pay a registration fee for EACH entry. 

Each 3-D Nail Art entry must consist of 10 individual tips. Entry may be no taller than 1 inch in height. 

All work must be completed before the competition. No workstation, seating, or electrical outlet will be provided. 

All nail art must be made from professional nail products (colored liquid and powder acrylic, light-cured gel, wraps, resin, polish, rhinestones, etc.) 

Embellishments or adornments may be used but must NOT exceed 25% of the overall design. 

Top coat, UV gel sealant, or glitter polish may be used. 

Competitors may NOT use any copyrighted art, designs or logos. 

Competitors must prepare and submit a written statement in two parts:

Part One: detailing the products and processes used to create the art and

Part Two: telling the story of your interpretation of the theme. Do NOT name specific brands or manufacturers; DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME. 

Display/Presentation: 10 tips must be securely fastened to a plain (one color, no texture, no mirror), flat surface for the judging process. The size of the mounting surface is to be a maximum of 8 inches wide by 10 inches long, and it must be STURDY.

 

Prizes:

1st Place:   $600 Prize Package of Cash, Product and Tools

2nd Place - $300 Prize Package of Cash, Product and Tools

3rd Place - $150 Prize Package of Cash, Product and Tools

Deadline for entry: April 2, 2023

Check In: Bring your completed board to the Beauty Cast Career Showcase any time BEFORE NOON on Monday, January 17. Boards will be displayed for all attendees to see. Judging begins at 12pm on January 17th. Award winners will be announced at 3:00pm at the awards presentations.

Award Presentations: All Competitions

Monday, April 17th at 3:00PM Central

General Competition Rules

  1. Registration is limited to the first 20 teams. For the Fantasy Competition, a team consists of 2 student competitors and one model. All other live competitions, a team consists of one student and one model. NO EXCEPTIONS
  2. All competitors must be students on the day of the competition and cannot hold any professional licensing related to the competition.
  3. Competing teams must be enrolled at the same school and be present at the call time to compete.
  4. The team must supply their model and the model must be at least 16 years of age or older. Photo ID is required.
  5. Upon arrival at check-in, models will be reviewed by a competition sage to ensure they are in compliance with all competition rules.
  6. Models must be pre-dressed but may wear an extra layer as a cover.
  7. Teams will have 75 minutes to complete their looks. All styling must be completed within this time. Five minutes after the competition will be to touch up the model’s clothes and accessories. During this time, competitors may not touch the model’s hair, face, or makeup.
  8. Models can pose standing or sitting during judging.
  9. Competitors will need to bring a 3X5 card explaining their inspiration for their design.

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