Beard Team USA Nationals – Online registration deadline June 3
Beards! Beer! Bend!
Online registration for the first ever Beard Team USA National Beard and Moustache Championships will close at 5 pm on June 3. After that contestants may register in person for an additional fee. The championships take place on Saturday, June 5, in Bend, Oregon. $5000 in prizes courtesy of Visit Bend! Get all the Nationals info!
There will be competition in four separate categories. The winner in each category will walk away with a cool $1000. So that everyone gets a shot at the cash, the fifth $1000 prize will go to a contestant selected at random.
1. Best moustache. Beards are allowed in this category but the contestants will be judged on their moustaches only;
2. Best partial beard. Includes goatees, van dykes, sideburns, musketeers, etc.;
3. Best full beard. Styling aids are permitted;
4. Freestyle. Anything goes. Anything. Be creative.
Like membership in BTUSA, the competition is open to everyone. There are no annoying qualifying events, drug tests, or dues. Located on the Deschutes River in Central Oregon, Bend offers fly-fishing, rafting, golf, canoeing, mountain biking, hiking, and more. Did I mention beer? Bend is the home of seven microbreweries including the famous Deschutes Brewery practically next door to the Les Schwab Amphitheater where the competiton will take place. Visit Bend is a major sponsor of the event.The championships will take place in conjunction with the 8th Annual Balloons Over Bend hot air balloon festival. Stay tuned for information on registration, lodging options, transportation from the airport in Portland, and everything else you will need to know.