Battle Rules

5 Star Barber & Beauty Expo 2024 Competitions

Fastest Fade

***This purchase admits only one barber and one model on the expo floor on the day of the competition only. All other tickets are sold separately.*** ***Non Refundable**** Each competitor has 15 minutes to complete and will be judged and scored on the following: Speed and finished product. Haircut model must have a #2 or equivalent on the top before competition begins. The top must be taken down to a MINIMUM of 1½ . Longer hair and scissor techniques are welcome.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared. You will be judged on professionalism & overall look. Contestants will be judged on the finished product. Enhancements welcome. Fade & blend are the main things judged.

Traditional

***This purchase admits only one barber and one model on the expo floor on the day of the competition only. All other tickets are sold separately.*** ***Non Refundable**** Each competitor has 30 minutes to execute a Traditional Cut and style. Contestants will be judged and scored on the following: Cut must incorporate scissors and clippers, 5SBE is looking for gentlemen cuts: Combover, Pomps, Tapers, Part etc. Haircut will be graded on cuts and finished look/style.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared. You will be judged on professionalism & overall look. Contestants will be judged on the finished product. Enhancements welcome. Fade & blend are the main things judged.

Freestyle

***This purchase admits only one barber and one model on the expo floor on the day on the competition only. All other tickets are sold separately.*** ***Non Refundable**** Each competitor has 30 minutes to complete and will be judged and scored on the following: Competitor has a option to do whatever he or she wants on model with no reference point such as paper, cell phone tablet etc. Basically only using skill and imagination.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared. You will be judged on professionalism & overall look. Contestants will be judged on finished product. Enhancements welcome.

Student

***This purchase admits only one barber and one model on the expo floor on the day of the competition only. All other tickets are sold separately.*** ***Non Refundable**** The student will have 40 minutes to perform their best fade. We will be looking for the best fade & blend. Any haircut or style desired by student competitor.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared. You will be judged on professionalism & overall look. Contestants will be judged on finished product. Enhancements welcome. Fade & blend are the main thing judged.

TAg Team Competition

***This purchase admits 2 competitors and one model on the expo floor on the day on the competition only. All other tickets are sold separately.*** ***Non Refundable****

Each competitor has 45 minutes to complete and will be judged and scored on the following: Competitors have options to do whatever he or she wants on model. Any haircut or style, we encourage you to use enhancements and dress up your model. We are looking for the barber Tag Team that is going to go above and beyond in every way.

Freestyle Braids

***This purchase admits only one competitor and one model on the expo floor on the day on the competition only. All other tickets are sold separately.*** ***Non Refundable****

Competitors have 60 minutes to do freestyle braids on a head. Model can have undercut or full head of braids.

Braiders are judged by difficulty of quantity of braids, difficulty in design pattern, precision in parting & creativeness!

Best Barber In Texas

***This purchase admits only one barber and one model on the expo floor on the day on the competition only. All other tickets are sold separately.*** ***Non Refundable**** Each competitor has 45 minutes to complete and will be judged and scored on the following: Competitor has a option to do whatever he or she wants on model. Any haircut or style, we encourage you to use enhancements and dress up your model. We are looking for the barber that is going to go above and beyond in every way.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared. You will be judged on professionalism & overall look. Contestants will be judged on the finished product. Enhancements welcome.

Best MUA in Texas

***This purchase admits only one makeup artist  and one model on the expo floor on the day of the competition. All other tickets are sold separately.*** ***Non Refundable**** Each competitor has 60 minutes to execute a full glam make up look. The duo will work simultaneously on one model. This is a freestyle glam competition. Competitors  have an option to do whatever he or she wants on the model with no reference point such as paper, cell phone, or tablet. Competitors will be judged on application, cohesiveness and overall aesthetic. Feel free to dress your model to complete the look!

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared. You will be judged on professionalism & overall look. Contestants will be judged on the finished product.