Raw Talent Barbering Competition

 Monday 5th July, Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel, Brighton

COMPETITION:

The Raw Talent Barbering Competition, sponsored by VTCT, is brought to you by Modern Barber Magazine, BARBERFEST and Mike Taylor Education with the aim to provide a platform for barber students and junior barbers to showcase their skills.

WHO CAN ENTER:

Entrants must be currently undertaking a formally accredited level 2 barbering qualification, currently registered on the Hair Professional Standards (Barbering) or recently qualified within the previous 12 months.

HOW TO ENTER:

Simply click ENTER NOW on one of the 3 categories listed below to get started. Here's what to expect:

Round 1: Entries will be judged on photographs uploaded to the Modern Barber Magazine website - (www.modernbarberawards.co.uk). For further details on specific requirements, please see the Photographic Requirements section.

Round 2: The chosen finalists will be invited to recreate their look on a live model at BARBERFEST. Please note, should you reach the finals, you will be required to provide your model.

Freshers

This category is for students - ideal if you’re working towards a level 2 qualification at a college or training academy

Entry to the competition costs £10 per entry. Every entrant will receive free entry to BARBERFEST usually £15. This includes entry for your model, should you reach the finals.

£ 8.33 +VAT (20%)

HOW TO ENTER:

Round 1: Entries will be judged on photographs uploaded to the Modern Barber Magazine website - (www.modernbarberawards.co.uk). For further details on specific requirements, please see the Photographic Requirements section.

TIMETABLE & ENTRY DEADLINES:

  • The closing date for entries to this competition is Friday 21st May 2021 at (5pm). Under no circumstances will entries be allowed after this time.
  • Finalists will be notified on Tuesday 1st June on (and announced on Modern Barber Magazine Facebook).
  • Finalists will be required to attend BARBERFEST on Monday 5th July at Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel for the live final.

PHOTOGRAPHIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Each photographic submission must comprise of at least TWO head shot photographs.
  • These must show only front and side head shots. 
  • All entries must be the original and the unassisted work of the applicant.
  • For round 1, photographs of work created on either headblocks or live clients will be accepted to ensure you can safely follow COVID-19 government guidelines.

JUDGING:

  • The competition will be judged by top industry professionals, there will be four judges to make sure all the entries are judged fairly.
  • Entries will be judged solely on the following, as evidenced by their photographic submission:

                Accuracy

                Style

                Skills

  • It should be noted that all photographic materials submitted by entrants would be of sufficient quality to enable proper judging (photos taken on mobile phones will be submitted).
  • Any entry that is of poor photographic quality, and therefore insufficient to be accurately judged will be discarded by the judges.

FINALS:

The finals will take place at BARBERFEST on Monday 5th July where the entrant will be required to recreate their look live on a model. Please note, should you reach the finals, you will be required to provide your model.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS:

Every entrant to the competition avows that by participating in this competition they positively confirm that they consent to the free and absolute use by Modern Barber Magazine, BARBERFEST and Mike Taylor Education of any photographic, digital or other imagery submitted by them or on their behalf for entry purposes and any subsequent material which is created for or as a result of this competition including use of film, photography or written words including quotes whether in press releases, website materials, promotional purposes of otherwise. However, Modern Barber Magazine, BARBERFEST and Mike Taylor Education will not cause or permit the publication of any personal information relating to any entrant other than the name, age and place of study.

Graduate

This category is for apprentices - ideal for anyone currently on the Hair Professional Standards (Barbering) Apprenticeship

Entry to the competition costs £10 per entry. Every entrant will receive free entry to BARBERFEST usually £15. This includes entry for your model, should you reach the finals.

£ 8.33 +VAT (20%)

HOW TO ENTER:

Round 1: Entries will be judged on photographs uploaded to the Modern Barber Magazine website - (www.modernbarberawards.co.uk). For further details on specific requirements, please see the Photographic Requirements section.

TIMETABLE & ENTRY DEADLINES:

  • The closing date for entries to this competition is Friday 21st May 2021 at (5pm).
  • Under no circumstances will entries be allowed after this time.
  • Finalists will be notified on Tuesday 1st June on (and announced on Modern Barber Magazine Facebook).
  • Finalists will be required to attend BARBERFEST on Monday 5th July at Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel for the live final.

PHOTOGRAPHIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Each photographic submission must comprise of at least TWO head shot photographs.
  • These must show only front and side head shots.
  • All entries must be the original and the unassisted work of the applicant.
  • For round 1, photographs of work created on either headblocks or live clients will be accepted to ensure you can safely follow COVID-19 government guidelines.

JUDGING:

  • The competition will be judged by top industry professionals, there will be four judges to make sure all the entries are judged fairly.
  • Entries will be judged solely on the following, as evidenced by their photographic submission:

                Accuracy

                Style

                Skills

  • It should be noted that all photographic materials submitted by entrants would be of sufficient quality to enable proper judging (photos taken on mobile phones will be submitted).
  • Any entry that is of poor photographic quality, and therefore insufficient to be accurately judged will be discarded by the judges.

FINALS:

The finals will take place at BARBERFEST on Monday 5th July where the entrant will be required to recreate their look live on a model. Please note, should you reach the finals, you will be required to provide your model.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS:

Every entrant to the competition avows that by participating in this competition they positively confirm that they consent to the free and absolute use by Modern Barber Magazine, BARBERFEST and Mike Taylor Education of any photographic, digital or other imagery submitted by them or on their behalf for entry purposes and any subsequent material which is created for or as a result of this competition including use of film, photography or written words including quotes whether in press releases, website materials, promotional purposes of otherwise. However, Modern Barber Magazine, BARBERFEST and Mike Taylor Education will not cause or permit the publication of any personal information relating to any entrant other than the name, age and place of study.

Post Graduate

This category is for junior barbers - ideal if you’ve recently achieved a level 2 qualification in Barbering (within 12 months)

Entry to the competition costs £10 per entry. Every entrant will receive free entry to BARBERFEST usually £15. This includes entry for your model, should you reach the finals.

£ 8.33 +VAT (20%)

HOW TO ENTER:

Round 1: Entries will be judged on photographs uploaded to the Modern Barber Magazine website - (www.modernbarberawards.co.uk). For further details on specific requirements, please see the Photographic Requirements section.

TIMETABLE & ENTRY DEADLINES:

  • The closing date for entries to this competition is Friday 21st May 2021 at (5pm). Under no circumstances will entries be allowed after this time.
  • Finalists will be notified on Tuesday 1st June on (and announced on Modern Barber Magazine Facebook).
  • Finalists will be required to attend BARBERFEST on Monday 5th July at Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel for the live final.

PHOTOGRAPHIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Each photographic submission must comprise of at least TWO head shot photographs.
  • These must show only front and side head shots.
  • All entries must be the original and the unassisted work of the applicant.
  • For round 1, photographs of work created on either headblocks or live clients will be accepted to ensure you can safely follow COVID-19 government guidelines.

JUDGING:

  • The competition will be judged by top industry professionals, there will be four judges to make sure all the entries are judged fairly.
  • Entries will be judged solely on the following, as evidenced by their photographic submission:

                Accuracy

                Style

                Skills

  • It should be noted that all photographic materials submitted by entrants would be of sufficient quality to enable proper judging (photos taken on mobile phones will be submitted).
  • Any entry that is of poor photographic quality, and therefore insufficient to be accurately judged will be discarded by the judges.

FINALS:

The finals will take place at BARBERFEST on Monday 5th July where the entrant will be required to recreate their look live on a model. Please note, should you reach the finals, you will be required to provide your model.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS:

Every entrant to the competition avows that by participating in this competition they positively confirm that they consent to the free and absolute use by Modern Barber Magazine, BARBERFEST and Mike Taylor Education of any photographic, digital or other imagery submitted by them or on their behalf for entry purposes and any subsequent material which is created for or as a result of this competition including use of film, photography or written words including quotes whether in press releases, website materials, promotional purposes of otherwise. However, Modern Barber Magazine, BARBERFEST and Mike Taylor Education will not cause or permit the publication of any personal information relating to any entrant other than the name, age and place of study.

COST OF ENTRY:

Entry to the competition costs £10 per entry. Every entrant will receive free entry to BARBERFEST usually £15. This includes entry for your model, should you reach the finals.

TIMETABLE & ENTRY DEADLINES:

The closing date for entries to this competition is Friday 21st May 2021 at (5pm). Under no circumstances will entries be allowed after this time.

Finalists will be notified on Tuesday 1st June 2021 on (and announced on Modern Barber Magazine Facebook).

Finalists will be required to attend BARBERFEST on Monday 5th July at Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel for the live final.

PHOTOGRAPHIC REQUIREMENTS:

Each photographic submission must comprise of at least TWO head shot photographs. These must show only front and side head shots. All entries must be the original and the unassisted work of the applicant.

For round 1, photographs of work created on either headblocks or live clients will be accepted to ensure you can safely follow COVID-19 government guidelines.

JUDGING:

The competition will be judged by top industry professionals, there will be four judges to make sure all the entries are judged fairly. Entries will be judged solely on the following, as evidenced by their photographic submission: 

  • Accuracy
  • Style
  • Skills

It should be noted that all photographic materials submitted by entrants would be of sufficient quality to enable proper judging (photos taken on mobile phones will be submitted). Any entry that is of poor photographic quality, and therefore insufficient to be accurately judged will be discarded by the judges.

FINALS:

The finals will take place at BARBERFEST on Monday 5th July where the entrant will be required to recreate their look live on a model. Please note, should you reach the finals, you will be required to provide your model.

PRIZE:

£250!

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS:

Every entrant to the competition avows that by participating in this competition they positively confirm that they consent to the free and absolute use by Modern Barber Magazine, BARBERFEST and Mike Taylor Education of any photographic, digital or other imagery submitted by them or on their behalf for entry purposes and any subsequent material which is created for or as a result of this competition including use of film, photography or written words including quotes whether in press releases, website materials, promotional purposes of otherwise. However, Modern Barber Magazine, BARBERFEST and Mike Taylor Education will not cause or permit the publication of any personal information relating to any entrant other than the name, age and place of study.