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This year’s competition will benefit FosterAdopt Connect.  We are currently seeking sponsors for the 2018 competition. If you’re interested in sponsoring, please contact us at treasurer@queencitybeards.com

You can find our call for sponsors here. Please feel free to print to share with your favorite business!

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2018 Competition


ANYONE can participate this year!  FREE event t-shirt with online registration, available until April 15 2018  Registration continues until the day of the event. Event registration is OPEN. Contestant options are as follows:

Moustache Division – $20.00
This division is distinguished by having hair that grows only above the corner of the mouth.

Partial Beard Division – $20.00
Facial hair along the jaw line that does not connect from ear to ear.
–Alaskan Whaler

Full Beard Division – $20.00
Facial hair will include moustache and beard connecting from ear to ear.
–Natural, Business Casual (2″ or under)
–Natural, Under 8″
–Natural, Over 8″
–Full Beard, Styled Moustache

Fake Division – $20.00 ($10 for Junior Category)
Anything goes. Whatever you can create to look like a beard or moustache and manage to keep on your face will be accepted.
–Junior Beard or Moustache (17 and under)

For more information about the judging process, read this article from 2016. We’re happy to have the Facial Hair League joining us to help judge the event. Contestants can purchase a special FHL lanyard available at registration on day of the event.  Our judges include Shadow from Q102 and a representative from Springfield Community Gardens.

Spectator Division – $8.00
This is an all ages event until 6:30 p.m. Children under 12 get in free with parent.


Meet & Greet will be held at Mother’s Brewing Company on Friday, May 5 at 5pm. Their address is, 215 S. Grant, Springfield, MO.

2:00pm Registration opens at 319 Event Center
5:00pm Junior Competition begins
6:15pm Adult Competition begins

Raffle tickets can be pre-purchased via this event page or at the event. General raffle tickets are $1/each while the  50/50 raffle tickets are $5/each.


For our out of town guest we have a special rate with the University Plaza Hotel, click the link to book http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=2042775&hotelID=17728