Beard Team USA & The Bruigher Beard Club Present
The Montana State
Beard &
Moustache
Competition
Saturday, July 26th 2014

The Montana State Beard and Moustache Competition will take place at the Red Ants Pants Music Festival in White Sulphur Springs, Montana.

Registration will begin the morning of Saturday, July 26th at the Bruigher Beard Club Booth inside the Music Festival. (Contestants must have tickets to the Music Festival to compete).

Tickets are available at RedAntsPantsMusicFestival.com

The competition will start in the mid afternoon (time TBA) on the side stage.

The judges will be asked to determine which contestant’s facial hair best enhances his overall appearance, style, and personality. In the freestyle categories the judges will be asked to consider originality and creativity as well.

The top three contestants in each category will be awarded trophies based on the results from a panel of judges.

This competition is part of the National Beards and Moustache Series, which qualifies all contestants to earn points toward Beardsman of the Year, to be honored at the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships in Portland, Oregon.  For more information on the series visit BeardTeamUSA.com.

Compete in four Categories

The Montana State Beard and Moustache Competition will feature four general categories. Full Beard, Partial Beard, Moustache, & Freestyle.

Below is a full list of the Beard Team USA sub-categories. Find the style that best represents your facial hair and start grooming.

The judges will be asked to determine which contestant's facial hair best enhances his overall appearance, style, and personality. In the freestyle categories the judges will be asked to consider originality and creativity as well.

Full Beard

Full Beard Natural

As grown, moustache integrated. No styling aids allowed.

Full Beard Styled Moustache

As grown, only moustache can be styled with aids and may start growing from up to maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip.

Verdi

Short, length not to exceed 10 cm, and round. Moustache may be styled. Aids are allowed.

Garibaldi

Broad, full and round. Length not to exceed 20 cm, moustache integrated. Aids are not allowed.

Partial Beard

Goatee Natural

Facial hair grown only on chin, upper and lower lip. Beard and moustache may be styled but without aids. Aids are not allowed. Moustache not required.

Fu Manchu

Chin shaved with moustache allowed to start to grow up to a maximum of 2 cm beyond and below the end of the upper lip.Tips are long and pulled down. Aids are allowed.

Imperial Partial Beard

Slender with long tips, straight up or arching up. The hairs are only allowed to start growing up to the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

Musketeer

Moustache long and slender. Hairs are allowed to start growing from up to maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip. Beard small and pointed.

Sideburns

All sideburns with shaved chin.

Amish Beard

Unbroken unshaven area from temple to chin to temple. Upper lip clean shaven.

Moustache

Natural

Mustache may be styled but without aids. The hairs are allowed to start growing from up to a maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip. No aids are allowed.

English

Slender, beginning from the middle of the upper lip with the hairs extremely long and pulled to the side. Tips may be lifted slightly. The hairs are only allowed to start growing up to the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

Dali

Slender with long tips, straight up or arching up. The hairs are only allowed to start growing up to the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

Imperial Moustache

Small and bushy with tips arching up. The hairs are only allowed to start growing up to the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

Hungarian

Big and bushy, beginning from the middle of the upper lip and pulled to the side. The hairs are allowed to start growing from up to a maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

Freestyle

Freestyle Full Beard

All full beards not matching other classes will be considered full beard freestyle. Aids are allowed. Creativity is encouraged.

Freestyle Partial Beard

All partial beards not matching other classes will be considered partial beard freestyle. Aids are allowed.

Freestyle Moustache

All moustaches that do not match other classes. The hairs are allowed to start growing from up to a maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.