Contests, Awards & Giveaways

Ms. United Ink

Time & Date: Saturday October 21 at 3 pm.

Registration Fee: $25 | Non-refundable. The fee includes the outfit that is mandatory to wear during the judging. *Purchasing this ticket does not include admittance into expo. General admission tickets can be purchased here.

Contest Host: Bernadette Macias

Rules: Contestants must be tattooed and must wear official expo outfit (to be provided at show). Will be judged on personality, looks and tattoos. Also, if you have a special skill or talent you will be allowed to put that on display too (5 mins or less).

Prizes: 1st place – Cover mention and inclusion 4 page spread in MMM Magazine plus $500 cash | 2nd place – $300 cash | 3rd place – $100 cash

Cut-off Time: All contestants must be registered by 5pm, Monday October 16th.

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Ms. United Ink contest hosted by Bernadette Macias In NYC

Tattoo Awards

Contest registration for all days begins at the start of the expo on Friday. You may signup for any category up until that specific category judging begins.

Friday
8:30pm

Original Flash
Worst Tattoo Contest (1st place only)
Most Unusual (1st place only)
Arm Sleeve
Leg Sleeve
Hand, Neck, Face
Tattoo of the Day (color)
Tattoo of the Day (black & grey)

Both ‘Tattoo Of The Day’ winners will receive an Inkjecta Nano courtesy of Inkjecta.

Saturday
4:00pm

Best Color Tattoo (all sizes)
Best Black & Grey Tattoo (all sizes)
Small Color Portrait (4″ x 4″ or smaller)
Large Color Portrait (larger than 4″ x 4″)
Small Black & Grey Portrait (4″ x 4″ or smaller)
Large Black & Grey Portrait (larger than 4″ x 4″)
Traditional & Neo-traditional
Horror (fresh & healed)
Ornamental (fresh & healed)
Animal Portrait (fresh & healed)
New York/ American Pride
Biomechanical (fresh & healed)
Fresh traditonal & neo-traditional
Fresh color & new school
Fresh Black & Grey
Fresh Portrait
Tattoo of the Day (color)
Tattoo of the Day (black & grey)

Both ‘Tattoo Of The Day’ winners will receive an FK Xion courtesy of FK Irons.

Sunday
4:00pm

Avant-Garde (1st place only)
Watercolor (fresh & healed)
Floral (fresh & healed)
Cover-up
Asian Style
Backpiece
Overall Female (1st place only)
Overall Male (1st place only)
Tattoo of the Day (color)
Tattoo of the Day (black & grey)
Best Collaboration Tattoo
Best of Show (1st place only)
Artist Hanger & Fusion Project – Best of Show
Grand Prix Award – must have won 1st place in any category to enter.

Both ‘Tattoo Of The Day’ winners will receive an Inkjecta Nano courtesy of Inkjecta.
‘Best Of Show’ winner will receive an FK Xion courtesy of FK Irons.
‘Grand Prix’ winner will receive an FK Xion courtesy of FK Irons.

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