2019 Tattoo Contest Schedule

Please keep in mind:

Contest Entry Fee: $5 per Tattoo Entered.

Must be FULLY HEALED except Best Of Contests.

Best Of are only FRESH tattoos -- started

and finished at PTE 2019!

(Check out our FAQ page why that is!)

Sign Up at the Info Booth 15 Minutes Prior To Contest!

Contest rules:

1. All tattoos must be FULLY HEALED before entering the contest (does not apply to Best of Day or Best of Show, see #3 and #4 below).

2. SMALL tattoos are any piece under 8"x8" (64" squared); LARGE tattoos are any pieces over that size.

3. Best of Day tattoos must be started on the day of judging.

4. Best of Show must be started not earlier than October 11th, 2019, and must have been worked on solely during the Portland Tattoo Expo, and exclusively at the Expo Center.

Friday the 11th of October 2019

@4:30 pm:

Best Asian

Must be healed work

@5:15 pm:

Best PORTRAIT

Must be healed work

@6:00 pm:

Best Tribal

Must be healed work

@7:15 pm:

BesT BLACKWORK

Must be healed work

@8:00 pm:

Winners Announced

@9:00 pm:

Best of Day Tattoo

*Tattoo MUST BE  Started and Ended on Friday the 11th of October 2019 at the event

Saturday the 12th, October  2019

@2:00 pm:

Best Small Black & Grey

Must be healed work

@2:45 pm:

Best Large Black & Grey

Must be healed work

@4:15 pm:

Best LETTERING

Must be healed work

 

@5:00 pm:

Best Small Color

Must be healed work

@5:45 pm:

Best LARGE Color

Must be healed work

@7:15 pm:

BesT Back

Must be healed work

@8:00 pm:

Winners Announced

@9:00 pm:

Best of Day Tattoo

*Tattoo MUST BE  Started and Ended on Saturday the 12th of October 2019 at the event

Sunday the 13th of October 2019

@2:00 pm:

Best Realistic

Must be healed work

 

@2:45 pm:

Best Geometric

Must be healed work

@3:30 pm:

Best Small Traditional

Must be healed work

@4:15 pm:

Best Large Traditional  

Must be healed work

@5:00 pm:

Best Sleeve

Must be healed work

@5:45 pm:

Winners Announced

 

@7:00 pm:

Best of Day Tattoo

*Tattoo MUST BE Started and Ended on Sunday the 13th of October 2019 at the event

@7:30 pm:

Best of Show Tattoo

*Tattoo MUST BE  Started and Ended at the Portland Tattoo Expo

between Friday the 11th and Sunday the 13th of October 2019