21 May 2024

Battle Royale – a New Barbering Competition by Andis

Andis invites barbers to compete in the new Battle Royale competitions at the UK’s premier barbering event, Barber Connect.

World leading manufacturer of barbering, styling and grooming tools, Andis remains at the forefront of innovation and education. It iis the main sponsor of Barber Connect, which takes place at the International Centre, Telford on June 11-12. This year Andis will debut Battle Royale – a new barbering competition format designed celebrate originality, technical precision and creativity.  

With three categories – ANDIS Creative Freestyle Barbering, ANDIS Fastest Fade and ANDIS Student Barbering – the Battle Royale competitions will bring together the most talented barbers from around the world to showcase their skills and creativity, and compete against each other to win in their chosen category.

A platform for barbers to showcase their talents

“Ultimately, Battle Royale is an exciting and dynamic event that celebrates the artistry and skill of barbers,” says Andis International Artistic Team Lead, Kevin Luchmun. “It provides a platform for barbers to showcase their talents and connect with other professionals in the industry. They can also push themselves to reach new heights of creativity and excellence. We’re so excited about presenting this competition on our impressive stage at Barber Connect.”

A panel of leading industry experts will judge the competitions. These include Andis International Artistic Team Lead Kevin Luchmun, Andis UK Education Team Lead Baldy and Andis International Platform Artist Hayden Cassidy. Each contestant’s work will have a close evaluation based on criteria such as technique, style, and overall presentation. 

Joseph Goss from Rum Barber, Andis Educator Sid Sottung and Bonds Barbershop owner and educator Mike Taylor will join the judges. Tte winners will receive a range of prizes. These include Andis tools, a cash prize and the opportunity to feature on Andis Social Media channels. The competition is a highly respected and sought-after accolade, and winning will be considered a significant achievement in the industry. All contestants will receive and Andis tool assortment values at £500, just for competing.


CLICK HERE to get all the information you need about entering the competition.


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