Calling all Students and Professionals!!! Competition season is right around the corner… and to kick it off the right way,  the first show of the year is once again hosting competitions. This year they are also adding barbering to the list, Hot Hands Barber Competition comes to ISSE.

2014 is the year to show the industry that you are ready to put your skills to the test. Be sure to pack all your best tools, hair necessities, and grab your Hair Nerd buddies before heading to Long Beach for ISSE.

Hair Competitions

Monday, January 27, 2014

Calling all students and professionals! Show off your skills and gain prestige and honor at the ISSE Long Beach hairstyling competitions. All competitions are completed on mannequins. Students and professionals compete at the same time, but not against each other. Register today for your chance to win awesome prizes and the glory of competing!

Competition Schedule:

Competitor Check-in Begins: 8:30am

Ladies Trend Cut, Color and Style: 9:30am

Long Hair Bridal: 11:30am

Fantasy-Inspired by Hollywood: 1:30pm

Awards Ceremony: 3:30pm

Registration Fees (Includes 3-Day Expo Ticket):

Students: PBA Members $30 | Non-Member $50 Professionals: PBA Members $50 | Non-Members $75 Registration is due by January 23. 3-day expo ticket included with competition registration. Download the Rules & Regulations or REGISTER NOW!




Hot Hands Barber Competition at ISSE Long Beach

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Who has what it takes to be a Major League Barber 2014 Hot Hands Champion? Four explosive categories that are guaranteed to put your hands to the test. Compete for your chance to win this all out Hot Hands Barber Brawl!

Competition Categories:

Original tag team – Design and Color – 2 barbers (70 min) Conservative – Basic haircut (60 min) Fastest Barber in the World – Bald Fade (15 min) Shear Crazy – No machines, just shears to complete the haircut (60 min)

Registration Fees (Includes 3-Day Expo Ticket):

Tag Team: PBA Members $125 | Non-Members $150 (includes barber and model) All Other Categories: PBA Members $75 | Non-Members $100 (includes barber and model) Registration is due by January 23. 3-day expo ticket included with competition registration. REGISTER NOW! For Rules and Regulations click here.


Nailpro Competition Class & Competitions

Nailpro Competition Class: Compete with the Best Saturday, January 25, 2014 6:00pm – 7:00pm

This class is a must for the first-time competitor, veteran and anyone interested in competing. Class reviews what the judges do; how points are calculated; what the staff does; what competition supplies you need; the fine points of the rules governing the specific competitions; and what happens during and after the competitions. ***All turn-in entries are due on Saturday, January 25 between 6pm and 7pm.

Competition Schedule: Sunday, January 26, 2014

Competitors Check-In: 6:00am – 7:00am Hand-Painted Nail Art (Trouble Lurking Theme) -Turn in only* Inspired Artistic Genius (revealed on site): 7:25am – 8:45am French Twist – One Hand: 9:40am – 10:15am Soak Off Gel Manicure: 11:10am – 11:45am   Mixed Media Nail Art (Window Shopping Theme) -Turn in only* It’s All About the Bling: 12:40pm – 1:30pm 3 In One: 2:25pm – 5:00pm

Monday, January 27, 2014

Competitors Check-In: 7:00am -7:30am Fantasy Nail Art: 7:00am – 8:00am Salon Success: 8:25am – 10:00am Awards Ceremony: 4:00pm For competition rules and to register, visit All competitions count toward the Nailpro Cup 2014. Space is limited.



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