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Tattoo contest

We are excited to give you a sneak peek of the intricate, hand-made trophies up for grabs this year,

designed by Dong Dong and Italian silversmiths El Rana

We are pleased to announce the following competition categories for the weekend

All of our awards art work are sponsored by El Rana art and Jewellery

 

- Each category are limited, first come first served, pre-selection could be done

- Artist cannot enter the same work in more than one category

- Only registered artists who is working at the Expo can entered their work into our competition

- If the winner does not match the requirement, the expo will retrieve all the awards and prices and it will be filled in by the next   follow up winner

- According to the current tax law, if the chance of winning the prize is more than $20,010 twd, 10% must be paid (the foreigner is   required to pay 20% of the amount of the winning prize)

- All awards may not exchange for cash or other prize

- Each category requires minimum of 15 completed entries, less than 15 entries the category will be cancel.

  (Except Collaboration which requires minimum of 12 groups, I Love Tattoo awards which requires minimum of 10 entries)

- We reserves all the rights to change the prize and the final decision.

Friday:​

Best small black and grey 

Size of the tattoo must be within 30x25cm

 

Best small color ​

Size of the tattoo must be within 30x25cm

Best black work (ornamental/ tribal/ dotwork) 

No size restriction 

Best of day Friday

(1st place cash price for artist $30,000TWD, customer $20,000TWD

This category for single artist work, No collaboration work allowed

Tattoo must be ALL done and complete at the show, first place will be automatically entered for BEST OF SHOW on Sunday

Minimum of 15 competitors, if less than 15 competitors this category will be canceled

 

Saturday:

Best realistic 

No size restriction, color or black and grey

Best Large black and grey 

Size of the tattoo must be bigger than 30x30cm, tattoo must be over 80% in black and grey.

Large back piece work cannot be entered

 

Best Large color 

Size of the tattoo must be bigger than 30x30cm, tattoo must be over 80% in color.

Large back piece work cannot be entered

Best I LOVE TATTOO awards Black and Grey

(This category is only for non-registered artists work of the expo to be entered) 

No size restriction, all styles in black and grey

This category requires minimum of 10 completed entries

Fee for each entries: $ 6000TWD

 

Best of day Saturday 

(1st place cash price for artist $30,000TWD, customer $20,000TWD)

This category for single artist work, No collaboration work allowed

Tattoo must be ALL done and complete at the show, first place will be automatically entered for BEST OF SHOW on Sunday

Minimum of 15 competitors, if less than 15 competitors this category will be canceled

 

Sunday:

Best body suit / back piece (black and grey) 

Tattoo must be covered the whole front of the upper body, and full back tattoo exclusively, tattoo can be in any style

 

Best body suit / back piece (color) 

Tattoo must be covered the whole front of the upper body, and full back tattoo exclusively, tattoo can be in any style 

 

Best I LOVE TATTOO awards Color

(This category is only for non-registered artists work of the expo to be entered) 

No size restriction, all styles in color

This category requires minimum of 10 completed entries

Fee for each entries: $ 6000TWD

Best of day Sunday

(1st place cash price for artist $30,000TWD, customer $20,000TWD)

This category for single artist work, No collaboration work allowed

Tattoo must be ALL done and complete at the show, first place will be automatically entered for BEST OF SHOW on Sunday

Minimum of 15 competitors, if less than 15 competitors this category will be canceled

 

Best of show (Only 1st prize award)

Only the 1st place from Best of day Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be enter for this category

For the best of day Friday and Saturday customer unable to show on category, we will take record of the work and complete for the best of show

Best collaboration (cash price for artist $150,000TWD, customer $50,000TWD)

Tattoo must be ALL done at the show, minimum 2 artist (no limit on artist numbers). All artist must be a confirmed artist of the expo.

Minimum size of the tattoo must be 30x70cm or above. If less than 12  completed entries, this category will be cancel. 

Before start and finish customer must report at the info desk for record, non report team will be disqualify.

If any of the work is incomplete or partly not done at the expo will be disqualified.  (Only 1st prize award)

(If you are interested for this category, please let us know in advance by mail, so we can arrange booth locations, and promotion on our social media)