The toughest and best tattoo competition in Texas! Bring your A- Game!

Past years winners include: "Rember, David Vega, Zack Singer, Matt Curzon, Quin Hernandez, Jason Call, Randy Englehard, Sarah Miller, Tye Harris, Danny G, Cory Salls, Mat Valles" and many more talented tattoo artists! Please scroll to the bottom for contest rules.

Best of Show :  wins $1000 cash prize and magazine publication from Texas Inked Mag! 

Contest Schedule:

FRIDAY SHOW HOURS: 4pm-12am

 

FRIDAY

      Unique

      Animal/ wildlife

      Texas Themed

      Dia de los Muertos

      Religous    

      Horror

      Movie/ Comic

      Tattoo of the Day

 

 

 



1. Only one tattoo per category per day! (if you have a rose you can not enter that into small color and realistic, you must choose one category) If you have 2 roses on different parts of your body then you can pick which one goes in each category. 


4. If you enter the competition and are not present at the time you are called up, then you will be eliminated with out a refund. Artists do not need to be present, the client who wins is responsible for getting the award to the right hands. 

SATURDAY SHOW HOURS: 12pm-10pm

 

SATURDAY

   Small Color                 1-3

   Medium Color             1-3

  Small Black & Grey     1-3

 Medium Black and Grey  1-3

   Small Traditional         1-3

   Lettering                     1-3

 

     Color portrait              1-3

Black and grey portrait    1-3

        Realistic                    1-3

      New School                1-3

     Neo Traditional            1-3

     Geometric                    1-3

 Tattoo of the day

 


CONTEST RULES:

$20 per tattoo entry 

2. Tattoo of the Day and best of show, basically can break rule 1. You can enter 2 categories and win in up to 2 categories since these are bonus categories. Ex: you do a rose you can enter it into small color,  best of day and best of show. And possibly win all 3. 


5. Contest entry deadlines are firm. Please don’t harras our staff. They are just doing what they are told so don’t try to put them in a bad positition because you are feeling entitled.




Hand-made awards for every category! 

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SUNDAY SHOW HOURS: 12pm-8pm

 

  SUNDAY

      Sleeve/ Leg

    Star Wars Theme

        Back piece

        Chest/ Stomach

        Side/ Ribs

         Overall Male

         Overall Female 

     Large Color              1-3

     Large Black & Grey  1-3

     Large Traditional       1-3

     Japanese                  1-3

      Best Rose / floral  1-3

Tattoo of the day 

3. No sore losers, running a contest is not easy and the decisions are based on opinions. This is not like a race with a clear winner, sometimes we make tough calls. If you act like an idiot you will not be invited back. Police and security will be happy to show you out if there are any problems. 

6. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS.

SIZES:

Small = 5x7 or smaller

Medium = smaller than paper size 8.5x11

Large = larger than a piece of paper 8.5x 11