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Tattoo Competition: 2018 Details & Categories

The London Tattoo Convention is proud to present the 14th edition of our highly anticipated Tattoo Competition. This year, the Tattoo Competition Stage will showcase some of the most spectacular tattoo artwork in the world, completed by talented artists worldwide, offering visitors a chance to see the best tattoos created over the course of the convention weekend.

Always well-attended, the Tattoo Competition is a highlight of the convention, with artists and clients showcasing jaw-dropping skin-inked artworks up on stage. Our specialist judges will determine which lucky artists walk away with a coveted prize trophy, created according to convention tradition by silversmiths El Rana.

This years awards will be presented by the sensational Fuel Girls. Unigloves and Tattoo Life Magazine will once again sponsor our 'Best of Show' award, and will be offering the individual winner a chance to design a new limited edition box for their 'Select Black' range.

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

Best Black and Grey

Best Ornamental

Best of Day (for tattoos completed Friday & Saturday at the convention)

Best Backpiece/Coverage
Best Colour
Best Realism
Best of Show (for tattoos completed Friday, Saturday or Sunday at the convention)

The artwork on display is sure to be phenomenal; don't miss it! Saturday Competition Times Cut off for entry is at 16.00pm Pre Judging 16.30pm -17.30pm Competition 18.00pm Sunday Competition Times Cut off for entry is at 14.00pm Pre Judging 14.30pm -15.00pm Competition 16.00pm

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