The Institute of Beauty and Wellness presents our
1st Annual Barber Battle

 Date: Saturday, February 3
Time: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Aveda IBW 
327 E St Paul Ave, Milwaukee, WI

General Admission: $5
VIP: $10
Ticket includes voucher for food



Join us for our 1st annual Barber Battle as our students compete in creating looks in the following four categories:
Traditional Cut, Crispiest Beard, Fastest Fade, Design.

Our four judges will deliberate after all four looks are completed and awards will be presented to the winner in each category.




Battle Details

Traditional:   50 minutes to complete

Using traditional freehand and over comb techniques to perform a total haircut, removing at least ½ inch of hair all over.
No multiple guard or blade usage- a single detachable blade #1 or shorter or adjustable with no attachments-your choice.

Fastest Fade:  20 minutes to complete

Models must have at least a #2 length on top or higher, no pre-cut, no lines, no shape ups.
Hair will be cut to no lower than 1 ½ on top to bald on the sides. 
Any means necessary-clipper of choice with any/all attachments or blades.
Show us your best fade that has no lines, is well blended and finished with clean edges.

Crispiest Beard: 30 minutes or less to complete

Facial hair design of choice-all tools acceptable.
Break the skin and you are disqualified.

Tag-Team Design: 30 minutes or less to complete

Two-person team design-1person on the head at a time.
Freestyle design with a blank canvas to start-no precut guidelines.
Break the skin and you are disqualified.

Real live models only. No fibers, chalk, or other hair enhancements. Sanitation matters.

Click below for the complete list of rules. 

Battle Rules / Regulations


1st Place in each category receives trophy
2nd Place and 3rd Place in each category receives ribbon
Honorable Mention in each category receives certificate

$10 to participate

Barber Battle Registration




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