Beard Competition Style Guide 2018

Beard Style Guide Yorkshire beard day 2018

Beard Style Guide Yorkshire beard day 2018

  • Styled Stubble
  • Moustache
  • Goatee
  • Musketeer
  • Sideburns / Mutton chops
  • Business Beard (Short Beard)
  • King Edward VII
  • Verdi
  • Badger Beard (Natural beard of any colour that has distinct stripes)
  • Garibaldi
  • Full Beard Natural
  • Full Beard Styled Moustache
  • Full Beard Freestyle
  • Partial Beard Freestyle
  • Creative False Beard Freestyle (open to those unable to grow a beard)

Styled Stubble: a few days growth closely cropped and styled/designed/sculpted/patterned using razer and beard clippers.

Moustache: Facial hair on the top lip only. can be any style, left natural or twirled.

Goatee:  Hair on the chin or chin and top lip around the mouth.

Musketeer: A narrow pointed chin beard and a distinct moustache usually fashioned with wax or naturally trained.

Sideburns / Mutton Chops: Hair on the side of the face, can be joined by a moustache but chin must be clean shaven.

Business Beard / Short Beard: a neat and tidy shaped full set beard like a well kept lawn.

King Edward VII: Classic full set beard long enough to be trimmed to naturally occuring point with a naturally trained or subtly waxed and combed tea strainer.

Verdi: short to medium sized beard, not pointy but of a rounded appearance. Waxed and curled moustache.

Badger Beard: Natural Beard of any colour that has distinct stripes.

Garibaldi:  Big Bushy rounded beard so thick you can lose items in it…

Full Beard Natural: Full set that has been left to grow out as nature intended… a little cultivation/trimming can have occurred to keep it in check and a comb put through it.

Full Beard Natural with styled moustache: Full set that has been left to grow out as nature intended… a little cultivation/ trimming can have occurred to keep it in check and a comb put through it. Plus a styled moustache which can be a naturally trained one or styled with wax.

Full Beard Freestyle: Anything goes, you can style your full beard however you want, use all manner of product, colourings, hairsprays and waxes as long as the base of your creation is your naturally occuring facial hair. Let your imagination be your inspiration.

Partial Beard Freestyle: Partial beard is any beard that isn’t a full set, you can style your Partial Beard however you want, use all manner of product, colourings, hairsprays and waxes as long as the base of your creation is your naturally occuring facial hair. Let your imagination be your inspiration.

Creative, False Beard Freestyle: This is the category for those of you who can’t grow a beard, either because you are a child, usually because you are a woman or because you just naturally have a baby face 😉 Your false beard can be made to look as real as possible or as spectacularly unreal as possible and made from whatever material you happen to have laying around. Themed or artistic beards are an especially good with both the Judges and the spectating crowd… dress up, have fun! take a look at the Whiskerinas for inspiration

 

Beard Registration desk will be open from 10am on the Sunday until approximately 2pm when the Competitions are due to start… for more info click here

Once registered you will have the opportunity to get your official beard portrait photograph taken, explore the many historical features of the Grand Hotel, browse the various beardy merchandise stalls, enjoy the bearded Live music performances, Draw beards, choose and purchase knitted beards from the amazing knitted beard stall, take a stroll on the beach and join in the “Dog with Beard, Beard with Dog” fun competition…

There will also be Barbering competitions and barbering demonstrations by some of the UKs top Barbers and educators taking place in both the Ballrooms.

A printed list of all the Yorkshire Beard Days – Beards and Barbers Festival activities will be available on the day and on this website shortly before the Big Beardy occasion.

Photographers and Media organisations – There is ample space to set up portable studios in and around the venue please use the contact form let us know any special requests or requirements in advance and we will do our best to help and advise you on what facilities are available. Please ensure your equipment has been PAT tested in advance.

Beard Competition info click here

Barber Competition info click here

I met a Bearded man upon a stair… 2018 Poster

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 poster - image is of Musician & Artist Alastair Magraw serenading a lady who clearly loves the opulent ornamental balustrades of the glorious Grand Staircase of the Grand Hotel.

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 poster – image is of Musician & Artist Alastair Magraw serenading a lady who clearly loves the opulent ornamental balustrades of the glorious Grand Staircase of the Grand Hotel.

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 – NEW VENUE

Yorkshire Beard day 2018 has a new Venue for 2018

This year we are in the iconic Victorian building of The Grand Hotel, South Bay Scarborough.

 

Yorkshire beard day 2018 - The Grand Hotel, Southbay, Scarborough, YO112ET Sunday March 11th, Monday March 12th - Competitor tickets, and Day wristband access all areas Tickets available on the door. Public access from 10am through Charitable donation. Competitor Registration available all day until 2pm when competitions start.

Yorkshire beard day 2018 – The Grand Hotel, Southbay, Scarborough, YO112ET Sunday March 11th, Monday March 12th – Competitor tickets, and Day wristband access all areas Tickets available on the door. Public access from 10am through Charitable donation. Competitor Registration available all day until 2pm when competitions start.

Competitor and Day wristband access all areas tickets available on the door.

General Public access before and inbetween competitions is available by charitable donation

Day Competition Spectator Tickets available on the door.

FREE Entry:

Children 12 years old and under and Mothers on Mother’s Day.

Any Questions? please use the contact form on this website. click here

Beard Competition info click here

Barber Competition info click here

Yorkshire Beard Comp 2018 Entry Details…

Beard Competition

This Year’s Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 TBBC Beard Competition takes place on Sunday 11th March 2018

Registration desk open all day until about 2pm when competitions are due to start shortly afterwards….

Once you are registered you will be given a wristband and can come and go as you please.

A full list of the other events and activities happening during the festival will be posted on the website and available on the day.

To compete you will need a Beard competitor ticket.

All monies from the ticket face value will be going to charity.

FREE Entry for Children 12yrs and younger.

On the day you will need to sign in at the Beard registration table for pre-judging to confirm the beard category you are wanting to enter is the correct one for your beard.

Those of you who are judged to be the top of your beard category will receive trophies and prize goody bags.

You will need to nominate a valid Yorkshire based Charity close to your heart and near to where you live which will receive the prize money if your beard wins Yorkshire Beard of the Year 2018

All competitors will receive goody bags & certificates of entry.

There will be portrait photographers in the building ready to capture your beard in all it’s glory.

Join the The British Beard Club before the event and you will receive additional exclusive benefits in your goody bag on the day.

Public access to the venue is available from 10am on the day.

Yorkshire Beard Day 2018 TBBC Beard Competition Categories.

  • Styled Stubble
  • Moustache
  • Goatee
  • Musketeer
  • Sideburns / Mutton chops
  • Business Beard (Short Beard)
  • King Edward VII
  • Verdi
  • Badger Beard (Natural beard of any colour that has distinct stripes)
  • Garibaldi
  • Full Beard Natural
  • Full Beard Styled Moustache
  • Full Beard Freestyle
  • Partial Beard Freestyle
  • Creative & Realistic False Beard Freestyle (open to both children and adults unable to grow a beard)
Sunday March 11th & Monday March 12th - Competitor tickets and Day wristband access all areas Tickets available on the door. Public access from 10am by Charitable donation. Competitor Registration available all day until 2pm when competitions start.

Yorkshire beard day 2018 – TBBC Beard Competition, Sunday 11th March 2018 – The Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Street, Southbay, Scarborough, YO112ET
Part of Yorkshire Beard Days 2018 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up – Barbers & Beards Festival.
Sunday March 11th & Monday March 12th – Competitor tickets and Day wristband access all areas Tickets available on the door. Public access from 10am by Charitable donation. Competitor Registration available all day until 2pm when competitions start.

Competitior Tickets will be available on the door, you must be registered in your category  and in the building by 2pm to be able to compete.

Barbers…. For info on the Barber Competitions click here

Yorkshire Beard Days 2018 – Dates & Venue announced

Yorkshire beard days 2018 poster - Image is of Musketeer Ben Waddington and his false beard freestyling Daughters

Yorkshire beard days 2018 poster – Image is of Musketeer Ben Waddington and his false beard freestyling Daughters

Yorkshire Beard Days 2018 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet UP

Barbers & Beards Festival

Sunday 11th March and Monday 12th March 2018

Venue: The Grand Hotel, Scarborough, YO11 2ET

More Details to follow… but here’s a poster to view….

It has been announced! Yorkshire Beard Day 2017

Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 - TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday March 4th at 2pm - 7:30pm Scarborough Spa, Southbay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday March 4th at 2pm – 7:30pm Scarborough Spa, Southbay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up
Saturday March 4th 2017 at Scarborough Spa Complex, Scarborough UK.

2pm – 7:30pm

Yorkshire Beard Day 2017 is our annual follically family friendly fun event for beard growers, lovers and appreciators in and around Yorkshire and visitors from near and far.

You are invited to spend a Saturday at the seaside in the company of Yorkshire Beards, Real Beer and family friendly fun. All are welcome.

Join us in the Spa Sun Court from 2pm for a Northern Beard Meet up and friendly Beard Competition organised by The British Beard Club.

You will be greeted by bearded bands and artists, vintage vinyl records played on wind up gramophone players, specially brewed beard beer, stalls selling all manner of beard-related products including beard oil, beard balms, beard and moustache combs, moustache wax, beard t-shirts, knitted beards etc… Plus family friendly Fun and Games such as Beard Bingo! Beard drawing and colouring-in.

Beard competition bragging rights and prizes galore! Including prizes for best fake beard for those of you unable to grow your own. Fake beards can be made by yourself or purchased on the day with profits going to the prostate cancer support charity Prostate Cancer UK.

At 6pm There will be a Bearded Banquet whilst the judges decide the beard category winners and then at 7:30pm the title of Yorkshire Beard 2017 will be
announced.

After Party arrangements and further event details will be announced closer to the time for those of you with an eye to staying over and making a weekend of it. 🙂

Trade Stall & Sponsorship enquiries please click here

There is ample space for Photographers who wish to set up portable studios more info please click here

Beard Friendly Bands & Performers 2016

This Year’s Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Bearded Bands & Entertainers announced so far in no particular order…
Captain of the Lost Waves – a moustache & daggger music box of tales, unsolved mysteries & hidden gems from the bridge of The Pheonix
The Fuzz Junkies – Young Bearded Dreadlocked and Fuzzily Funky Sideburns , the Rythmic Musiketeers.
Annabel –  Bright Dayglo beard full of Eighties inspired electropop
Nely Arockalypse – The beard mountain of metal brings his guitar and a whole lotta beard love to Yorkshire Beard Day
Graham Rhodes Grey Goatee Beard full of punky rock’n’roll poetry

more to be announced shortly….  after all there’s also an afterparty for those of you making a weekend of it 😉

Captain of the Lost Waves - a moustache & daggger music box of tales, unsolved mysteries & hidden gems from the bridge of The Pheonix

Captain of the Lost Waves – a moustache & daggger music box of tales, unsolved mysteries & hidden gems from the bridge of The Pheonix

The Fuzz Junkies - Young Bearded Dreadlocked and Fuzzily Funky Sideburns , the Rythmic Musketeers of music

The Fuzz Junkies – Young Bearded Dreadlocked and Fuzzily Funky Sideburns , the Rythmic Musiketeers.

Annabel - Dayglo Beard Eighties inspired Electropop

Annabel – Dayglo Beard full of Eighties inspired Electropop

Nely Arockalypse - The beard mountain of metal brings his guitar and a whole lotta beard love to Yorkshire Beard Day

Nely Arockalypse – The beard mountain of metal brings his guitar and a whole lotta beard love to Yorkshire Beard Day

Click here to pre-register your beards in advance or turn up and register on the day between 2pm & 3pm Saturday 5th March, 2016 in The Spa Suncourt, Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay Foreshore, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD.

Click here for info on the Bearded Bike Ride which starts at 12 noon and takes you round the many marvelous sights of Scarborough and brings you back in time for the start of the beard competition.

Oyez!! Oyez!! Town Crier at Yorkshire Beard Day 2016

Scarborough Town Crier David Birdsall

Scarborough Town Crier David Birdsall

It is with great pleasure we can tell you that Scarborough’s Town Crier David Birdsall will be our master of ceremony at this years Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 – TBBC Northern Beards Meet Up Free Public Event being held at the Scarborough Spa Complex on Saturday March 5th 2016.

At 12 noon he will officially announce the start of proceedings at this years Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 and ring his bell as Bearded Bike riders set off on a cycle tour round Scarborough. Later in the day he will join a panel of Beard Judges for the Yorkshire Beard Day Fun & Friendly Beard Competition which is being run by The British Beard Club and is open to all wearers of facial hair.

Pre-Registration for the Beard Competition and the Bearded Bike Ride is now open click here. Registration on the day for the beard competition takes place between 2pm and 3pm. The competition starts at 3:30pm when the Bearded Cyclists ride back into the suncourt to a round of applause. Enthusiastic & vocal Spectators of all ages and genders are very much welcomed & encouraged.

Between the Beards + Bikes and Beard Competitions you will be entertained by Beard friendly bands & artists as well as be able to browse stalls selling specially knitted Fake beards & an array of beard based merchandise plus specially brewed Beard Beer available from the public bar.

The Beard Beers created by North Riding Brewery this year go by the names of “Beardfiller” and “Baby Got Beard”. more info and tasting notes will appear in another post.

There will be a bearded banquet at 6pm whilst we all await the results to be counted and at 7:30pm the Winner of Yorkshire Beard of the Year will be proclaimed and bragging rights awarded.

After parties will be available and a list of Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 friendly cafes, pubs, bars and accommodation and their special Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 offers handed out. If you want to be on this list then please do contact us.

 

Beards + Bikes Beardcycle event to start Yorkshire Beard Day 2016

Beards+bikes is a Beard friendly Bike Ride around the Borough of Scarborough - Part of Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 - TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 5th March

Beards+bikes is a Beard friendly Bike Ride around the Borough of Scarborough – Part of Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up Saturday 5th March

Beards+Bikes

A cycle tour of the borough of Scarborough as part of Yorkshire Beard Day 2016

Saturday 5th March

Start from The Spa Complex Suncourt, Scarborough.

12 Noon

A 7 mile tour round the borough on mainly roads and cycle tracks with 5 mandatory checkpoints.

Refreshments will be available at all checkpoints in our beard friendly Yorkshire Public Houses.

The tour is open to any ability and any bike

Over 18s only

It is recommended to bring a lock

Spot prizes & goodies for all that attend.

There is just one rule….NO HELMET – NO RIDE….

YES you will return back at the Spa Suncourt in good time for the start of the Fun & Friendly Beard Competition.

I’m interested how do I register for the ride?

To sign up for Beards + Bikes simply check the box when you register for the Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Fun & Friendly Beard Competition. CLICK HERE

Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Beard Comp Pre-Registration NOW OPEN!

Our compère Captain of The Lost Waves will be one of the panel of beard judges appraising your Yorkshire Beards.

Our compère Captain of The Lost Waves will be one of the panel of beard judges appraising your Yorkshire Beards.

You Can Now Pre-Register Your Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Beard!

Pre-Registration for this Year’s Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 Fun & Friendly Beard Competition organised by The British Beard Club is NOW OPEN!

Register your beard Click Here

Categories to choose to compete in this year include…

Styled Stubble
Moustache
Goatee
Musketeer
Sideburns or Mutton chops
Business Beard
King Edward VII
Verdi
Garibaldi
Full Beard Natural
Full Beard Styled Moustache
Full Beard Freestyle
Partial Beard Freestyle
False Beard Freestyle

Yorkshire Beard Day 2016 – TBBC Northern Beard Meet Up takes place on Saturday 5th March 2016 at the Scarborough Spa Complex, Southbay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

It’s a Fun Family Friendly Day out, FREE to attend and All are welcome.

Spectators and Beard Appreciators very much welcomed and encouraged to cheer and applaud the beards as they take the stage for their moment of bearded glory 🙂

Updates & information see event website: http://pogonotrophy.tv/beards

Beard Portrait Photography

Photographers interested in setting up portable studios for taking portraits of the attending Beards can contact us using the Contact Us form and we can reserve you a space in the building.

Event Sponsorship & Stalls

If you wish to sponsor the event or have a stall please get in touch via the Contact Us form and we will be in touch.