Tattoo Contest

Judging begins at 8:00 PM daily

  • Sign up at the NorCal Tattoo Expo Merch Booth & closes daily at 7:30 PM

  • $5.00 entry fee for each category *Worst Tattoo Free Entry

    • Limit 2 categories per person on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

    • Best of Day must be fresh tattoo done on the same day at the expo.

    • Saturday’s extended categories can be fresh or healed tattoos.

  • The contest will be judged by a panel of judges not associated with any of the judged tattoos. Judges will grade each tattoo from a scale of 1-10. Artist names will not be announced until after a winner is selected.

  • Awards & Prizes.

    • 1st Place Only for Best of Day & Best of Show (Award + $50 Free Play + Dutch Bro’s Gift Card)

    • Saturday’s Extended Categories: 1st Place ($50 Free Play + Award) & 2nd Place ($25 Free Play)

  • Participants agree to be photographed & allow such photographs to be used for promotional purposes.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Best Tattoo of Day (DONE AT EXPO)

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Best Tattoo of Day (DONE AT EXPO)

Best Color

Best Black & Gray

Best Portrait

Best Realistic

Best Sleeve (Arm or Leg)

Best Traditional

Best Lettering/Script

Best Chest Piece

Best Hand/Neck

Worst Tattoo

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Best Tattoo of Day (DONE AT EXPO)

Best of Show (DONE AT EXPO)