Categories

The categories of the 2016 National Beard and Moustache Championships will follow the traditional categories of the World Championships.

Moustache

Natural Moustache

Mustache may be styled but without aids. The hairs are allowed to start growing from up to a maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip. No aids are allowed.

English Moustache

Slender, beginning from the middle of the upper lip with the hairs extremely long and pulled to the side. Tips may be lifted slightly. The hairs are only allowed to start growing up to the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

Dali Moustache

Slender with long tips, straight up or arching up. The hairs are only allowed to start growing up to the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

Imperial Moustache

Small and bushy with tips arching up. The hairs are only allowed to start growing up to the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

Hungarian Moustache

Big and bushy, beginning from the middle of the upper lip and pulled to the side. The hairs are allowed to start growing from up to a maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

Freestyle Moustache

All moustaches that do not match other classes. The hairs are allowed to start growing from up to a maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip. Aids are allowed.

 

Partial Beard

Natural Goatee

Facial hair grown only on chin, upper and lower lip. Beard and moustache may be styled but without aids. Aids are not allowed. Moustache
not required.

Fu Manchu

Chin shaved with moustache allowed to start to grow up to a maximum of 2 cm beyond and below the end of the upper lip. Tips are long and pulled down. Aids are allowed.

Imperial Partial Beard

Hair on the cheeks and upper lip. There must be clean shaven spaces of at least 4 cm wide (the width of a razor blade) on the chin and between the facial hair and the onset of the head hair. The whiskers are styled upwards. No closed curls. The hairs on the upper lip may not be separated from the hairs on the cheeks. The hairs may not be too long, not above the level of the eyes.
Styling aids are allowed.

Musketeer

Moustache long and slender. Hairs are allowed to start growing from up to maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip. Beard small and pointed.

Sideburns

All sideburns with shaved chin.

Amish Beard

Unbroken unshaven area from temple to chin to temple. Upper lip clean shaven.

Freestyle Partial Beard

All partial beards not matching other classes will be considered partial beard freestyle. Aids are allowed.

Full Beard

Full Beard Natural

As grown, moustache integrated. No styling aids allowed.

Full Beard with Styled Moustache

As grown, only moustache can be styled with aids and may start growing from up to maximum of 1.5 cm beyond the end of the upper lip.

Verdi

Short, length not to exceed 10 cm, and round. Moustache may be styled. Aids are allowed.

Garibaldi

Broad, full and round. Length not to  exceed 20 cm, moustache integrated. Aids are not allowed.

Full Beard Freestyle

All full beards not matching other classes will be considered full beard freestyle. Aids are allowed.