Pacific Northwest
Tattoo Arts & History Expo 2019
Contest Categories & Rules

Friday, Nov 8th

Registration: 6:30-7:30PM,
Judging @ 8PM

Color Tattoos:
Small (Under 12" dia.)
Large (Over 12" dia.)
Body Panel
(Back, Chest/torso, Leg)
Full Sleeve Tattoo
Portrait/Realistic

Tattoo of the Day @10PM

Saturday, NOV 9th

Registration: 6:30-7:30PM,
Judging @ 8PM

Black/Grey Tattoos:
Small (Under 12" dia.)
Large (Over 12" dia.)
Body Panel
(Back, Chest/torso, Leg)
Full Sleeve Tattoo
Portrait/Realistic
Traditional Tattoo
(Color or Black/Grey)

Tattoo of the Day @10PM

Sunday, NOV 10th

Tattoo of the Day @6PM


Small=under 12" diameter; Large=over 12" diameter


CONTEST REGULATIONS

No Full Sleeve or Full Back tattoos in the
Large Black/Grey & Large Color Categories!
All Portait tattoos must be entered in Portrait/Realistic!

Registration for ALL LIVE CONTEST CATEGORIES will be held 1 1/2 hours prior to judging each day. No registration will be accepted once judging begins!

There will be a $5.00 entry fee per category. This fee applies to ALL categories EXCEPT Tattoo of the Day.

Any individual may enter as many categories as they have appropriate tattoos, however, a tattoo may only be entered in any one (1) category.

A panel of judges will review all tattoos and assign a score based on a pre-determined point system. All points are entered into a computer and a total score for each tattoo is calculated. First, Second and Third place are determined by the three (3) highest scores in each category.

Winners in ALL LIVE CONTEST CATEGORIES will be announced shortly after each contest session.

First place contestants & artists receive hand-crafted plaques. First, Second & Third place winners, as well as the artists responsible for the work, will receive certificates.

 

TATTOO OF THE DAY

The Tattoo of the Day Contest will be held on Friday (10PM), Saturday (10PM) and Sunday (6PM). There is NO entry fee and NO pre-registration. A call for entries will be made one (1) hour before the competition will begin. To be eligible for entry, all tattoos must be completed on the convention floor by an artist registered at the convention. Only one (1) winner will be determined. The winning enthusiast receives $100 cash and a hand crafted plaque. The artist who applied the tattoo receives a custom sculpture from Goatus Art, ink from NorthWest Pigments and additional prizes TBA. Both the artist and enthusiast will receive certificates.

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