Tattoo Competition Conditions


To participate in the Tattoo Contest, you must register: there will be a registration area at the event, or you can do it yourself online

To register for the event, you must come on the day of the chosen nomination for submitting information and photographing the tattoo. Participation in the contest costs 500 RUB unless you're renting an exhibition booth.

Registered online before entering the stage should receive the number of the Contest participant in the registration are       a. The number is issued without waiting in the zone marked "ON-LINE". Participation in the contest is free.

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The stylistic separation is conditional due to subjectivity and depends entirely on the competence of the organizers of the competition. The style of work is determined at the time of registration of the participant based on his personal wishes. Each work has the right to participate in only one nomination.

12 of April

Best Lettering Tattoo.
The artistic image of letters and inscriptions on the human body. Lettering is more than choosing a successful font, it's rather a way to emphasize the contours of the body, with a massive accent on letters as a plot component.

Works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Subjective impression
 -   Compositional components:
       a. Detailing
       b. Dynamics
 -   Application technique
 -   Time spent for the sessions
 -   How much time has gone since the last session


Best black and white tattoo.
Monochrome tattoo. Any styles of tattoing allowed. The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Application technique
 -   Compositional components:
       a. Detailing
       b. Plastic / volume / special effects.
       c. Dynamics
 -   Subjective impression


Best colour tattoo.
Tattoo in any style made in color. The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Application technique
 -   Compositional components:
       a. Detailing
       b. Plastic / volume / special effects.
       c. Dynamics
 -   Subjective impression


Best of Day
The best work done from beginning to end during the first day of the Festival. Tattoos, partially made before the Festival for participation in the nomination, are not allowed. This nomination is divided into different styles. The works are evaluated on the basis of the criteria of it's sub-nomination. A tattoo made before the convention can not be registered.
 -   Black and White
 -   Colour


13 of April

Best Realistic tattoo.
Tattoo that depicts objects or objects existing in reality, showing them exactly in the same form as they exist in nature. Photographs or other images transferred to the skin by direct, accurate and detailed copying without any additions dictated by the artist's imagination in favor of the possible enhancement of the impression of the work.
The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Application technique
 -   Compositional components:
       a. Detailing
       b. Plastic / volume / special effects
       c. Dynamics
 -   Stylistic matching / resemblance to the original
 -   Subjective impression

Best Old school tattoo.
Ahh, classic! The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Application technique
 -   Subjective impression
 -   Details
 -   Integrity of work

Best New school tattoo.
The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Application technique
 -   Subjective impression
 -   Details
 -   Integrity of work

Best Neotraditional tattoo
The peculiarity of this style are bright colors, three-dimensional drawings in the cartoon style, drawings made in the technique of graffiti, when the image has an outline, but its borders are not marked and the colors are often mixed, contrasting with each other. In the style of New School, you can often see comic and cartoon characters, fantasy and humorous stories.The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:

Works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Application technique
 -   Compositional components:
       a. Detailing
       b. Plastic / volume / special effects
       c. Dynamics
 -   Stylistic matching / resemblance to the original
 -   Subjective impression

Best Dotwork tattoo.
Tattoo, made in a special technique, by applying a set of points, with a certain interval, from which the body pattern is folded. The main distinctive feature of this tattoo style, besides the method of application, is the abstractness of the pattern and high contrast, which allows us to look at the tattoo even from a long distance. The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Technical of application
 -   Compositional components:
       a. Detailing
       b. Plastic / volume / special effects
        at. Dynamics
 -   Stylistic match
 -   Subjective impression


Best of the day :
The best work done over day two; or which was started at day one and finished at day two. Tattoos, partially made before the Festival for participation in the nomination, are not allowed. This nomination is divided into different styles. The works are evaluated on the basis of the criteria of it's sub-nomination. A tattoo made before the convention can not be registered.
 -   Black and White
 -   Colour


14 of April


Best large tattoo
A tattoo that goes beyond any part of the body and constitutes a single composition - leg and back, back and buttocks, back and shoulders, torso and hips, as well as other combinations. Style and technique - any. The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Application technique
 -   Compositional components:
       a. Detailing
       b. Dynamics
 -   Subjective impression
 -   Time spent for the sessions
 -   How much time has gone since the last session


Best Ornamental tattoo.
Ornament, translated from Latin, ornamentum - decoration - a pattern based on the repetition and alternation of its geometric, plant or animal elements. An ornamental tattoo can be a symbolic description of the world or just a body decoration. This style includes: Polynesian tattoo, Mayan tattoo, Celtic, Indian, Maori, Slavic ornamental tattoos, geometry, tribal. The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Technical of application
 -   Compositional components:
       a. Detailing
       b. Plastic / volume / special effects
       at. Dynamics
 -   Stylistic match
 -   Subjective impression

Best Oriental tattoo.
Tattoo with classic Japanese scenes, usually covering the whole body or most of it. May be color or black and white. It depicts Japanese motifs: dragons, tigers, Asian legends heroes, carps, lotuses, boiling water, sakura flowers. Each picture is full of allegories and symbols, contains many elements.The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:

The works are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria in priority order:
 -   Authorship of the work
 -   Subjective impression
 -   Dynamic and details
 -   Integrity of work
 -   Time spent on sessions and how much time has gone since the last session

Best of Show
The best work which is made over day three; or which was started at any other day of the convention and finished at day three. Sounds confusing, isn't it. Basically the tattoo made over the convention. Tattoos, partially made before the Festival for participation in the nomination, are not allowed. This nomination is divided into different styles. The works are evaluated on the basis of the criteria of it's sub-nomination. A tattoo made before the convention can not be registered.
 -   Black and White
 -   Colour


GRAND PRIX!

In the Gran Prix involved the work, who took first place in any of the nominations for healed tattoos. Models participating in the nomination will be provided with a free pass to the event. The model, which did not come on Sunday at the Gran Prix, is removed from participation.


NEW NAME OF THE FEST!

This nomination is a personal prize from our founder Olga Nazimov       a. Every year she awards the most interesting, progressive and talented exponent of the Festival. This is our own tradition: to honor young talents and encourage them to continue their creative path.

Good luck guys! Smash it! Its gonna be sick !