Events, Seminars, and Contests at BTSOE™






Friday October 26, 2012
9:00 p.m. – Best Tattoo of the Day

Saturday, October 27, 2012
3:15 p.m. – Best Black & White (Male)
4:00 p.m. – Best Black & White (Female)
4:30 p.m. – Best Color (Male)
5:30 p.m. – Best Color (Female)
6:00 p.m. – Best Back or Chest (Male)
7:00 p.m. – Best Back or Chest (Female)
9:00 p.m. – Best Tattoo of the Day

Sunday, October 28, 2012
2:30 p.m. – Best Tribal (Male)
2:45 p.m. – Best Tribal (Female)
3:30 p.m. – Best Overall (Male)
4:30 p.m. – Best Overall (Female)
5:15 p.m. – Best Color Design Sheet
5:30 p.m. – Best Black & White Design Sheet
6:30 p.m. – Best Tattoo of the Day

*All Categories (except “Best Tattoo of the Day”) will include Male and Female winners (1st, 2nd, & 3rd place)

Best Tattoo of the Day
Must have been done at the convention on the day of the contest. Trophies will be awarded for each day of the convention (Friday, Saturday, Sunday).

Best Black and White & Color Design Sheet
Must be no smaller than 8″ x 10″ and no larger than 16″ x 20″ in B&W or color. Do not sign the sheet or it will be covered. One trophy will be awarded on Sunday. All entries must be submitted no later than Saturday Oct. 25th by 11am.

The Convention will hold several major competitions, which will feature the following components:

  • Trophies
  • International Recognition
  • Media Coverage

Rules and Regulations

Any individual may enter any contest provided the tattoo fits into the category chosen. No individual may enter more than three contests. No individual may enter the same tattoo in two categories with the exception of Best Overall. Entrants in this category are allowed to have entered the same tattoo in one other category.

Contests will be held Saturday and Sunday with the exception of the “Best Tattoo of the Day Contest” which will be awarded each day (Fri, Sat, Sun).