COMPETITIONS

DAY 1

CATEGORY 1 – BEST IN VIETNAMESE STYLE
Size: minimum of A4 size and above

CATEGORY 2 – BEST IN ORNAMENTAL, MAORI, MANDALA, GEOMETRIC & DOTWORK
Size: minimum of A4 size & above

CATEGORY 3 – BEST IN REALISM (BLACK & GREY)
Size: minimum of 25cm2 & above

CATEGORY 4 – BEST IN LEG/ARM SLEEVE (BLACK & GREY)
Size: at least 3/4 of leg/arm

CATEGORY 5 – BEST IN BIG PIECE (BLACK & GREY)
Size: full back/front or bodysuit

CATEGORY 6 – BEST OF DAY
Size: any size
Only tattoos done on the day

DAY 2

CATEGORY 1 – BEST IN REALISM (COLOUR)
Size: minimum of 25cm2 & above

CATEGORY 2 – BEST IN ORIENTAL
Size: minimum of A4 size & above

CATEGORY 3 – BEST IN LEG/ARM SLEEVE (COLOUR)
Size: at least 3/4 of leg/arm

CATEGORY 4 – BEST IN BIG PIECE (COLOUR)
Size: full back/front or bodysuit

CATEGORY 5 – BEST IN NEO-TRADITION, OLDSCHOOL
Size: minimum of A4 size & above

CATEGORY 6 – BEST OF DAY
Size: any size
Only tattoos done on the day

CATEGORY 7 – BEST OF SHOW
The winners of “Best of Day” categories, automatically make it into this category.
Other entering tattoo pieces must be done at the show and take at least 2 days to complete.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  1. Registration will be conducted on the day of the expo (time and venue to be announced).
  2. Artists who have registered booths at the Saigon Tattoo Expo 2018 are allowed to participate in the tattoo competitions without the competition fee.
  3. A minimum of 6 participants will be accepted for each category. In the event that there are lesser than 6 contestants for a particular category, that category will be cancelled .
  4. Winning pieces of Saigon Tattoo Expo 2018 (regardless of placing and category) are not allowed to participate again in any of the tattoo competition categories in Saigon Tattoo Expo 2018
  5. Artists are not allowed to use the same entries to participate in multiple categories on the same day. However, the same piece can be used to participate in a category on another day.
  6. For all participating entries of the “Best of Day” and “Best of the Show” , artists are required to bring their models to the registration booth before starting on the entries. A photo of the model with his/her contesting body part will be taken and the body part should be clean of any tattoos. This is to ensure fairness to all contestants participating in the “Best of Day” category that indeed the tattoo was completed on that particular day.
  7. The Organizers reserve the right to disqualify any work submitted for the competition for the following reasons:
    • Work with content, ideas, colors, etc. copied from more than 50% of other artist’s work
    • Entries not made by the registered artist
    • Works with offensive content and / or tattoo placement on private parts
    • Artists participating under the influence of alcohol or illegal substances during contests
    • Work containing content and / or messages related to politics
  8. Organizers of the Saigon Tattoo Expo 2018 reserves the right to make amendments to the above terms and conditions without prior notice.