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The Tattoo Competition - Handmade Awards by El Rana

The London Tattoo Convention are 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, offering visitors a chance to see the best tattoos created over the course of the convention weekend.

We are excited to give you a sneak peek of the intricate, hand-made trophies up for grabs this year, designed by Italian silversmiths El Rana. Inspired by religious iconography and featuring genuine 'ex-voto' motifs, these coveted awards will take pride of place in the lucky winner's studios.

This years awards will be presented by the sensational Fuel GirlsUnigloves and Tattoo Life Magazine will once again sponsor our 'Best of Show' award, and world-renowned tattoo artists Mark Mahoney, Filip Leu, Tin Tin and Luke Atkinson will form the judging panel.

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

SATURDAY 

Best Black and Grey

Best Ornamental

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

Saturday competition times:

Cut-off for entry is at 16.00pm

Pre Judging 16.30pm -17.30pm

Competition 18.00pm

SUNDAY

Best Backpiece/Coverage

Best Colour 

Best Realism

Best of Show (for tattoos completed Friday, Saturday or Sunday at the convention)

Sunday Competition Times:

Cut-off for entry is at 14.00pm

Pre Judging 14.30pm -15.00pm

Competition 16.00pm

Buy your Advance tickets now; click to visit www.kingpintickets.com.

 

 

1st Place Best of Show Award designed by El Rana

1st Place Best of Show Award designed by El Rana

Second place award designed by El Rana

Second place award designed by El Rana

First place award designed by El Rana

First place award designed by El Rana