World Beard & Moustache Championships

If you like a bit of facial hair, then this may be the competition for you. Men with elaborate beards and moustaches come together every two years for the World Beard and Moustache Championships. The competition involves men with lengthy, highly-styled facial hair. The first Championship was held in Höfen-Enz, Germany, in 1990. The next competition will in 2011, in Trondheim, Norway.

Competition Rules

For the competition, there are four categories of facial hair, with each category broken into 17-18 individual categories.

  1. Moustache
  2. Sideburn
  3. Partial Beard
  4. Full Beard


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