ANDIS Man Weave Competition


SUNDAY, August 29, 2021
Place: Ernest Morial Convention Center
Address: 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
Check-in Location: Competition Check-in Desk in the Registration Hall
Check-In Time: 10:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.
Prep Location: Competition Headquarters (Area 2) (DO NOT GO TO MAIN STAGE)
Prejudging time: 10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Briefing: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Line up: 12:45 p.m.
Start Time: 1:00 p.m. Main Stage
Stage Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (90 minutes)
Judging: 2:30 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.
End Time: 3:00 p.m.

DEADLINE:  Friday,
August 27, 2021
– 11:59pm

The fee for this competition is $100.00
(You still must pay for admission to the show separately).

Click Here to Purchase your Beauty Show Pass to enter Exhibit floor to participate and/or view the competition.

THE COMPETITOR’S MODEL will be given complimentary entrance to the Bronner Bros. Exhibit Hall Floor on the day of their competition ONLY!
Please BE ON TIME!


By paying the entry fee, you are agreeing to all the General Rules and Regulations and the individual rules of this competition. 

Rules & Regulations

  • MODELS: You MUST provide two forms of ID to registration for this competition to show proof of your age and a photograph (for example, a birth certificate and driver’s license or a birth certificate and a passport or a birth certificate and a school ID card with your name on it). Because age can be deceiving, your model must prove their age. Proof that the model is at least 18 years of age. Without it, the model cannot be used.
  • COMPETITOR: Must upload active proof of licensure in your state of residence. Please contact if your state does not require licensure for further details.

PLEASE NOTE: Inspecting your work before completion, to correct symmetry, is vital. Design Lines will have NO EFFECT if not executed well. And choosing the right model is critical to the end result. Please consider the skin of the head and face as a canvas for your artistic work.

    1. You can click HERE to view the General Rules and Regulations for ALL competitions.
    2. This is a technical expertise for man weave installation and style competition. You are expected to create a complete hair cut and head-to-toe fashion look (the attire must compliment the hairstyle). You will be judged on the entire presentation. You choose your theme for the presentation.
    3. If any designs are to be cut into the hair, they must be done completely during the 90 minutes allotted for the competition using equipment from the sponsor of the competition.
    4. The individual competitor will choose the theme of their head to toe look and creations.
    5. Due to the Insurance rules that govern our exhibit floor, no children under the age of 12 will be allowed to enter the show floor under any circumstances. All competition competitors and models must be 18 or older.
    6. Please follow these criteria for the Man Weave competition.
      • Any Hair Unit technique can be applied. Competitors must supply their own hair. Example: Hair unit/toupee, 2-4 week hair braiding hair, track hair, fill in hair).

      • -For the competitors you will need to bring their own clipper equipment, shear, combs, brushes,  color sprays, blow dryer and Hair Enhancement.- tools and products.       

      •  -Prep time includes: Shaving/Cutting client head bald and Fading of Client’s hair.  No hair should be applied until the final stage, Competitor can also apply no sweat, scalp protector, no layer of adhesive including glue and tape can be applied.

      • All shampoo services should be complete before arrival.

      •  -Stage time: Apply adhesive, Apply Hair, Cut and Style 

      • -Competitors will be judged on: neatness, natural hairline, creativity, overall final look.

    7. What to Bring to Registration for Model and Stylist: You MUST bring two forms of ID to registration that day to show proof of your age and a photograph (for example, a birth certificate and driver’s license or a birth certificate and a passport or a birth certificate and a school ID card with your name on it). Proof that the model is at least 18 years of age. If the age of the model is questioned and proper ID is not available, the model cannot be used.
      1. Your License or proof online of your active status.
      2. The QR codes sent to you via email or Text with your proof of purchases for:
        1. Admissions (1 day pass, 3 day/2 night pass, or VIP pass)
        2. Competition fee payment of $100.
    8. The Competitor is responsible for securing their travel and hotel accommodations to participate in this competition.
    9. Competitors must also purchase a 3 day registration (if staying the entire weekend) or a 1 day registration (if only participating on the day of the competition.) Your model is allowed free entry on the day of the competition ONLY from 10am until 5pm.
    10. Current Bronner Brothers employees, platform artists, and educators cannot compete in this competition. A minimum of 2 year of non-association with the company is required to qualify.
    11. The competition is open to licensed professionals. (Cosmetologists and Barbers.)
    13. Children under 12 are NOT allowed on the Exhibit floor, back stage or in the area for this competition. Click here for our DAYCARE options.
    14. ALL COMPETITORS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN PERSONAL BELONGINGS!! Bronner Brothers is not responsible for theft or lost items left on the stage after the competition. NO EXCEPTIONS! Please see the specified site for Lost and Found in the Ernest Morial Convention Center.
    15. All models are welcomed to participate. All races, nationalities, creeds, and colors will ignite the multicultural look of the industry. Competitors must find and provide their own model.
    16. No additional persons are allowed in the prep room. Only Model and Competitor will be allowed in the Prep room during the briefing and pre-judging time. There will be an area around Main Stage for viewing during the competition.
    17. Models must be dressed in an appropriate attire to reflect the mood of the hair creation. Please REPORT DRESSED. No dressing room will be provided.
    18. All coloring and chemical processes MUST be completed prior to checking in for the competition.
    19. No grotesque – No horror – No Monsters!
    20. There may be heavy traffic or major detours near the Ernest Morial Convention Center.  Please use your time wisely and plan your route to the facility ahead of time.
    21. All cut hair MUST be left on the floor.
    22. You, (the Barber), MUST stay at your station for the duration of the competition or until you are instructed to pack up and return backstage. (For judges inspection)
    23. Your Model may or may not be asked to walk the floor.  
    24. Hair cutting is a part of this competition. (The embedded video, is only for inspiration.)
    25. No clipper or razor pre-work may be done on the model before the competition. [This means: If your model is a regular client and gets his/her hair cut weekly, he/she has to have at least 2 weeks of visible stubble at the hairline, temple area, beard and side burn areas. All cutting, including the basic haircut, MUST be done on stage. A minimum of 1/2 inch of hair must be visible over the model’s entire head. The starting point of the head is to be a “Hairy Canvas”.] (Pre-judging will be performed and points will be deducted for infractions to the rules).
    26. Entrants and models must remain until the judges’ decisions are announced.
    27. No PRE CUTTING of the head or hair is allowed in any way prior to competition.
    28. Competitors are permitted to bring and use combs, brushes, liquid styling tools, and color pencils of their choosing (including color sprays and hair fibers) to create their finished look during the competition.
    29. There is a limit of 20 competitors for this competition.
    30. Contestants will be judged on the following: Technical execution of styles Originality, Suitability and head contour, and New Ideas.
    31. All Participants (contestants and models) must sign a model release form. Failure to complete this form before arriving downtown WILL significantly delay your check-in process as you WILL NOT be allowed entry into the competition headquarters until these forms are received electronically. 
    32. AFTER WINNING THE COMPETITION, the contestant agrees to abide by the final decision of the judges. All winners must report to the Competition Headquarters to complete all paperwork to receive payment of awards and prizes. If this paperwork is incomplete, you may significantly delay or in some cases forfeit your payment in full if you place or win the competition.
    33. Bronner Brothers and the Sponsors reserve the right to cancel the competition of a minimum amount of competitors is not met. This competition requires 8 competitors in order for the competition to take place.


FYI: In past Beauty Shows, competitors that chose to disregard any rule had significant point reduction and severely decreased their opportunity to win the competition.

FYI: Many competitions have very close scores. Sometimes, the final judges decisions have been based on the amount of hair that is left on the floor and if the lengths and amounts are within the rules and regulations governed for the competition.