Contests For The Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival
Tattoo contests are $10.00 to enter.
All contest entries must be submitted ONE HOUR prior to judging on the day of that particular contest. If you are entering “Tattoo of the Day,” you can work on the tattoo up until the time of judging. However, you must register the tattoo by 6:00 PM. If you’re entering in “Best of Show,” you can register any time before 6:00 PM on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies awarded in all categories except “Tattoo Of The Day”,“Best of Show,” And “Best Booth.” There will be one award given for each of these categories.
- Best Traditional (Judging begins at 7:00pm)
- Best Black Work (Judging begins at 7:00pm)
- Best Japanese (Judging begins at 7:00pm)
- Best Nautical (Judging Begins At 7:00pm)
- FREE Tattoo of the Day :Started And Finished day of : (Judging begins at 9:00PM)
- Best Color Portrait (Judging begins at 3:00pm)
- Best Small Color (Judging begins at 3:00pm)
- Best Large Color (Judging begins at 3:00pm)
- Best Small Black and Grey (Judging begins at 3:00pm)
- Best Large Black and Grey (Judging begins at 3:00pm)
- Best Black and Grey Portrait (Judging begins at 3:00pm)
- FREE Worst Tattoo Contest Sponsored by Atlantic Laser Tattoo Removal (Judging Begins Around 4:15pm)
- Miss Hampton Roads Pin-Up Girl Contest (Judging begins at 6:00pm)
- FREE Tattoo of the Day : Started and Finished day of (Judging begins at 9:00pm)
(Small tattoo 6″ or smaller) (Large tattoo – 6″or bigger)
- Best Sleeve Arm or Leg (Judging begins at 3:00pm)
- Best Back Piece (Judging begins at 3:00pm)
- Best Military Inspired Tattoo (Judging Begins At 3:00pm)
- Best Booth (Judging begins at 2:00pm)
- FREE Kids Temporary Tattoo Contest (Judging Begins Around 4:15pm)
- FREE Tattoo of the Day : Started and Finished day of (Judging begins at 7:00pm)
- FREE Best of Show (Judging begins at 7:00pm)
Rules and Regulations
- All tattoos must be fully-healed except for “Tattoo of the Day” and “Best of Show.”
- You must be present at time of judging or you will be disqualified.
- “Tattoo of the Day” must be started and completed on day of judging.
- “Best of Show” must be started and completed throughout the weekend.
- No complete disrobing. No exceptions!
Enigma Puzzle piece Tattoo Giveaway rules & Regulations!
From 12:00am on 2/25/19 to 11:59pm on 3/3/19, entrants must text the keyword TATTOO to 62582 to enter to win a puzzle piece tattoo given away by The Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival done by Enigma at the Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival March 22 – 24, 2019 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center (ARV: $400). Winner will also receive a pair of tickets to the festival (ARV$: 50).
One winner will be randomly chosen from all eligible entrants on 3/4/19 and notified by phone. The tattoo will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2pm at Enigma’s booth at the Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. Winner will also be told the time and date of the tattoo session when he/she is called. This session time and date is final and may not be rescheduled. Winner will pick up tickets at the box office at the venue on the day of their session. Tickets are required for admission to the festival for the tattoo winner and his/her guest. Tattoos and tickets are non-transferable. Winner must be 18 years old, have valid photo ID, and must be present at the assigned time. The Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival, Enigma, and WNOR have no responsibility or liability for waiting time, delays, or if the tattoo session is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. No purchase necessary. Entrants and winners are to be chosen at the sole discretion of The Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival.
One entry per person. No purchase necessary. The Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival’s sole responsibility will be to award the prize. The Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival will have no further responsibility in connection with the prize if the prize winner, for any reason, cannot or decides not to use any of the prizes. Winner will be responsible for all federal and state taxes, and any fees and incidentals. Prizes are not transferrable or redeemable for cash.