It’s called the Beard Pageant.
It’s your basic beard/moustache contest with a couple twists. In addition to the “hairy” categories, there is also a talent category and also a photoshop/image manipulation category (no facial hair required!) . For the photoshop category, the only beard that is required is the one that you put on some photo in a creative/funny way. All of the entries will have a social vote and a judge vote. There will be cash prizes for the winners and runners-up ($10-$50). The winners will be announced at the finale at Paschall Bar. The deadline to enter is March 9.
Please, do participate in this. It’s cheap, easy, and should be really fun. Here are the categories:
The most traditionally beautiful, natural, unmodified beard. Winners will have the best combination of size, beauty and style
Talent contest. Contestant must have a beard/moustache and their face must be visible and identifiable. Videos required. Submit links only, no files. Must be uploaded to one of the following: Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, or Google Video. Video must be between 5 seconds and 3 minutes.
This is a contest of pure size. All measurements will be considered, but length, from tip of chin to tip of beard, will factor most heavily.
This is a “Photoshop contest”, judging the quality/humor of Photoshopped or digitally-modified images of beards on people/things that don’t have them in real life. Quality of work, humor and tastefulness will be considered.
Overall best moustache, that does not take any present beard into consideration.
This is for the most interesting non-traditional beard. Dyed, braided, dreadlocked, or enhanced beards would fall into this competition. Color, style, artistic quality, humor, beauty, shape and size would all factor in this category.
A contest of celebrated beards. The celebrities will be chosen by panel, and though there will be no popular vote, the winners will be chosen by a combination of judges’ votes and pure chance. Just for fun.
Here are some photos of the event:
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Most of you probably know about Denton’s Holiday Lighting Festival this Friday night. There will be wassail, horse drawn wagons, twinkle lights, music, children laughing, people passing, meeting smile after smile, etc. etc… I think it starts around 5:30pm. Not to be missed.
BUT you may not have heard about another Christmas event this Friday and Saturday that you definitely do not want to miss: THE CHRISTMAS SHOW.
The Christmas Show is a cozy little gathering of local artists and designers who will be making their handmade whimsies and whatnots available to us all to buy and enjoy. From bagels and pies, to photos, women’s clothing, baby items, furniture, and many more must-haves. This is their fourth year doing this and every year it just keeps getting better.
It starts this Friday from 4pm until 9pm. And then continues on Saturday from 9am until 2pm. The show will be at a charming old house in Denton near downtown: 418 Texas St.
Don’t wait until Saturday! Everything is handmade and one-of-a-kind, so the earlier you get there, the more choices you’ll have! So take a quick break from the festival downtown on Friday and stop by!
Also, when you stop by, bring some canned goods. They are collecting cans this year for Vision Ministries.
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Denton is rich in little gems like the ones found in these tips, there are many, many more that could be mentioned- that’s one reason I love living here!
I would also add Weinberger’s Deli and Rooster’s Roadhouse as restaurants that you must frequent (I mean, if you like good food).]]>