Beard  Contest!

2019 will mark our 4th Annual Beard Contest!
Beardsmen of all ages will be able to show off their finest facial hair! No one grows a better beard than the Scots, so this contest is bound to be a bonny good time for all.
Your mission as a contestant is to have fun.
To style, shape, condition, use beard oil, beard balm, mustache wax and/or hair spray, and to trim your facial hair in such a way that it represents the best in your category, and shows off your unique beard and mustache color, texture, density, and style. Categories are: Mustache, Partial Beard, Full Beard/Full Beard Natural, Free Style (create crazy shapes, colors, put decorations in your beard), and Cutest Bearded Child (ages 2 to 10 -face paint a beard, do a cardboard cut-out, or crochet a beard the child can wear!).

If you have facial hair come and join in the merriment! Honors and prizes (sponsored by our vendor, Scotsman Beard Oil) will go to the first, second, and third place winners. The competitions will take place on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 at the Whisky Tavern.

There is no charge to be a contestant - you can register the day of the event at the Scotsman Beard Oil Booth (booth TBD in the Costa Mesa Building), but contestants must be registered no later than two hours before the competition. For more  information, email, or visit the Scotsman Beard Oil booth to pick up an entry form. Enter early, space is limited!


Contestants:               16 years and over may participate

Contestants: Must compete with their own, naturally grown beard/mustache.  Costume beards, fake beards that are glued on or artificially attached to the face in anyway are not allowed in competition.

Contestants:  Will be assigned to compete in one of four categories.  

                                              Categories are  

  • Mustache

  • Partial Beard  (i.e., goatee, sideburns, etc.)

  • Full Beard  (beards 12 inches and under)

  • Full Beard Natural  (beards over 12 inches)





Contestants:               11 years old and under may participate

Contestants:  will create a fake beard out of anything they wish to use.  Beards may be attached by artificial means.  *FOR THE CUTEST BEARDED CHILD CONTEST BRING YOUR CHILD TO THE LAND Ó LADS & LASSIES TO FIND CRAFTS TO MAKE A FREE FAKE BEARD.





                                       JUDGING & PRIZES               1 – 10 judging system will be used by the judges.  Half points are allowed.  Ties are broken by the judges.  In case of a problem, all final decisions in judging, qualifications, and participation will be decided by the Committee Chair, Roger Scott. Prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in each category.

Official Contest Rules





Sponsor of Scottish Fest
PO Box 2237
Palos Verdes Pen.,CA. 90274



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