Contests

Best Tattoos Contest

SATURDAY

  • Large Tattoo
  • Traditional Tattoo
  • Neotraditional Tattoo
  • Realistic Tattoo
  • Best of Day I*

SUNDAY

  • Small Tattoo
  • Sleeve / leg sleeve / all front / all back Tattoo
  • Graphic / Geometric Tattoo
  • Two-day tattoo & collaborations*
  • Best of Day II*

    * These tattoos have been during the festival

Jury:

  • Jarek "Goraj" Gorajek - owner of Goraj Tattoo
  • Aleksandra Kozubska - owner of Ładne Rzeczy Tattoo & Piercing
  • Damian Gorski - owner of USHUAIA TATTOO

 
 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS of the contests:

  1. The “one tattoo = one category” rule applies,
  2. Tattoos must be submitted in the info point not later than 30 minutes before the given contest starts (please do it as early as possible),
  3. After submitting the tattoo, the applicant will receive tags colored accordingly to the category and the order in which they will be called by the announcer,
  4. The jury will assess the correspondence of the tattoos with the given category and review the works in terms of composition, technique and artistic value,
  5. Prizes will be awarded after completing each category
 

Description of the contest categorories:

Large Tattoo

In order to submit a tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made before or during the festival,
  • It is made in grayscale or in color,
  • It is larger than the a4 format

Small Tattoo

In order to submit a tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made before or during the festival,
  • It is made in grayscale or in color,
  • It is not larger than the a4 format

Sleeve / Leg Sleeve / All Front / All Back Tattoo

In order to submit a tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made before or during the festival,
  • It is made in grayscale or in color,
  • Takes up at least 3/4 of the total surface of the arm (long sleeve), leg (leg sleeve), all back or all front of the model’s torso
 

Traditional Tattoo

In order to submit a tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made before or during the festival,
  • It is made according to the aesthetics and the strict rules that make the original traditional style
  • It is characterized by simple and vivid aesthetics dominated by such factors as thick contour, limited variety of colors and a scarce shading.
 

Neo-traditional Tattoo

In order to submit a tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made before or during the festival,
 

Realistic Tattoo

In order to submit a realistic tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made before or during the festival,
  • It is made in grayscale or in color
 

Graphic Tattoo

In order to submit a tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made before or during the festival,
  • It is inspired by any graphic techniques in the broad sense - both grayscale and color are accepted, as well as trash polka or geometry elements,
  • On reviewing works in this category a special emphasis is put on the composition's originality as well as on interesting technical solutions applied in the tattoo.
 

Two-Day Tattoo & Collaborations

In order to submit a tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made during the festival,
  • It was being made on both days of the festival by one or two tattoo artists (during one or both days),
  • There are no size nor stylistic restrictions

Best Tattoo Day I

In order to submit a tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made on the first day of the Konwent,
  • finishing up or ‘refurbishing’ earlier works is not permitted

Best Tattoo Day II

In order to submit a tattoo to the contest, it must fulfill the following conditions:

  • It has been made on the second day of the Konwent,
  • Finishing up or ‘refurbishing’ earlier works is not permitted

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