Competition program

Competition program

18 - 19 May 2019

MAY 18

  • Opening time

    10:00 - opening for the artists
    12:00 - opening for the guests
    21:00 - closing of the first day

  • Portrait

  • New/old school tattoo

  • Black and Grey

  • Cover up

  • Oriental

  • Graphic

  • Best of first day - Black & Grey

  • Best of first day - Color

  • Best of first day - Realistic




MAY 19

  • Opening time

    11:00 - opening for the artists
    12:00 - opening for the guests
    21:00 - closing of the second day

  • Realistic

  • Big tattoo

  • Small tattoo

  • Ornamental

  • Lettering

  • Color

  • Best of second day - Black & Grey

  • Best of second day - Color

  • Best of second day - Realistic

  • Best of Show

  • Grand Prix

The contest rules

Общие положения

Each Master can submit not more than 3 (three) tattoos in each Nomination.
Each work can be submitted only in one nomination.

All registered works are mandatory tested for compliance (moderated) and may be rejected by Organizers at a low professional level of performance or non-compliance with these rules, or transferred to another Nomination without the consent of the Applicant.

The nomination for which less than 3 works are submitted is considered void. This nomination is withdrawn from the contest and the works can be transferred for other nominations.
In nomination for which less than 5 works are submitted only 1 (one) prize is awarded.

Models should be exhibited at the time of the nomination contest.

Grand Prix

This contest involves the works that won first places in Tattoo Show 2019 nominations (excluding the Best of Day winners). The presence of the master and model at the time of the nomination contest is obligatory (otherwise the work is withdrawn from the contest).

Best of Show

This contest involves the works that won the first places in the Best of day. And also the works created during one (or several days) of the Tattoo Show 2019 by one (or several masters).

Best of Day

This contest involves the works created within one day of the Tattoo Show 2019 in the following styles: realism, black & gray, color tattoo.

Big Tattoo

This contest involves only fully healed, large works (back, torso, "suit") created by one master.

Small Tattoo

This contest involves only fully healed works of A6 size created by one master.

Cover up

This contest involves only the works overlapping the old tattoo created by one master. Be sure to have a photograph of the old tattoo before overlapping.

Realistic

This contest involves only fully healed tattoos created by one master in PHOTOREALISTIC manner.

New/old school tattoo

This contest involves only fully healed full-colour works created by one master in NEW SCHOOL/ TRADITIONAL style.

Black and Grey

This contest involves only fully healed works created by one master, using black, white and gray ink. The works which have less than 5% of the tattoo area in a different color are also included ( the final decision is taken by the organizing committee).

Portrait

This contest involves only fully healed portrait-works created by one master. All styles are accepted. The portraits of not well-known characters should be supported by the original photo.

Ornamental

This contest involves only fully healed works created by one master in ethnic/modern ornament styles.

Oriental

This contest involves only fully healed works created by one master in the oriental style.The image should comply with traditional standards and plot.

Graphic

The tattoo must be done in deep black color, have sharp contours and shadows in the form of linear hatching.

Lettering

The nomination covers fully healed works performed by one master. The image format: a word, phrase or text.

Color tattoo

This contest involves only fully healed full color tattoos created by one master, and that can not be attributed to one of the styles in other nominations. Back, torso, and leg sleeve - are not included.

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