Categories and Judging Criteria

There are eighteen categories that will be used at the 2012 National Beard and Moustache Championships presented by Panasonic in Las Vegas on November 11, 2012.

The categories are based on the categories in use at the World Beard and Moustache Championships. These links will take you an explanation for each category with some history and past winners.

Note: The term “aids” as used in the category descriptions means artificial styling aids such as moustache wax, hair spray, hair cream, styling foam, hair gel, hair pins, rubber bands, hair ties, and the like.

Moustaches:

Natural

English

Dali

Imperial

Hungarian

Freestyle

Partial Beards:

Fu Manchu

Imperial

Musketeer

Sideburns

Amish Beard

Freestyle

Full beards:

Natural

Natural with styled moustache

Verdi

Garibaldi

Freestyle