FRIDAY, MARCH 8th
Tattoo of the Day
Color, 1 Award
Black and Gray, 1 Award. (Can include ONE color)
(These tattoos must be completed from start to finish at the expo, no exceptions! Award will go to the artist)
SATURDAY, MARCH 9th
Sleeve, Male Two Awards. Must be at least ¾ arm coverage as determined at registration. Can include chest.
Sleeve, Female Two Awards. Must be at least a ¾ arm coverage sleeve as determined at registration. Can include chest.
Overall, Male One Award. Will be judged on overall coverage and quality of work.
Overall, Female One Award. Will be judged on overall coverage and quality of work.
Black and Gray Portrait Three Awards. Must have picture to go along with your tattoo so judges can determine accuracy of the tattoo. NO color in this category. The only exception is white highlights.
Black and Gray Large Three Awards. Size will be approved at registration. Must be black and gray, no color!
Black and Gray Small Three Awards. Size will be approved at registration. Must be black and gray, no color!
My Tattoo F’n Sucks Award This contest is for the worst tattoo at the show. One award and a gift card to get your tattoo covered!
Miss Pittsburgh Pin Up Contest
Female Contestants Only Please!
Ladies, dress up in your best pin-up fashions for a chance to win our 9th Annual Miss DC Pin Up contest and walk away with the grand prize of $300.00 in cash!
Contest begins 6pm
- 1st Place $300.00, trophy and prizes
- Runner Up $200.00 & trophy
- Third Place $100.00 & trophy
- Most Patriotic $100.00 & trophy
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 30 MINUTES BEFORE EACH CONTEST TIME
Sign up for all contests at the ticketing and registration desk
Pittsburgh Pin-Up is a $30.00 entry fee
Color Large, Three awards. Size will be determined at registration.
Color Small, Three awards. Size will be determined at registration.
Back Piece, Male & Female, Two Awards. Must be at least 75% coverage of back as determined at registration.
Color Portrait, Three Awards. Must have picture to go along with your tattoo so judges can determine accuracy. (Portraits accepted are people and animals)
Traditional (American or Asian), Two awards. Must be determined at registration.
Neo-Traditional, Two Awards. Must be determined at registration.Artist Only Categories
Street Shop Style Flash (Black & Gray or Color)
Two awards will be given. Must be in street style format, no bigger than 11x17.
Two awards will be given for fine art pieces submitted.
One award for best photo submitted
Two awards for best custom skate deck.