he legendary facial hair championship celebrated in story and song is returning. The mighty RVA Beard League invites you to join us the 22nd day of April at the battlements of the Canal Club in Richmond for the Mid-Atlantic Beard & ‘Stache Championships VI, Presented by Legendary Beard Company, where 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Pink Ink Fund

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, with no extra fee to compete in any of our 15 categories. Doors open & on-site registration starts at 4 PM, and the Championships starts at 6 PM!  

https://www.facebook.com/events/760737980624592/  Frequent updates for the event will be made on the Mid-Atlantic Championships' Facebook Event page. Be sure to click that you’re Going, then share it and tell your friends!

Schedule of Events

We have four main events planned throughout the weekend for local folks and those traveling from out-of-town to enjoy. With the obvious exception of the Championships (at $15/$20), all are free to attend. We're working on a few side events throughout the month to get things going early!

Charity Beers & Bake Sale  ...get baked (goods) on 4/20!

Thursday, April 20 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Origin Beer Lab - 106 South Railroad Avenue, Ashland 23005

Welcome Party

Friday, April 21 at 9:00 p.m.
Station 2 - 2016 East Main Street, 23223

Volunteer, Lunch & Beer

Saturday, April 22
Volunteer: 11:45 a.m. - Richmond SPCA - 2519 Hermitage Road, 23220
Lunch & Beer: 2:00 - Hardywood Park Craft Brewing - 2408-2410 Ownby Lane, 23220

Mid-Atlantic Beard & ‘Stache Championships VI, Presented by Legendary Beard Company

Saturday, April 22
Doors/Registration starts at 4:00 p.m.
Event starts at 6:00 p.m.
The Canal Club - 1545 East Cary Street, 23219

Farewell Brunch

Sunday, April 23 at 11:00 a.m.
District 5 - 1911 West Main Street, 23220

This Year’s Beneficiary

Pink Ink Fund is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Organization here in Richmond that seeks to aid people needing assistance with their post-mastectomy tattoo needs as part of their Breast Reconstruction due to Breast Cancer and/or BRCA diagnosis. They assist patients with reconstructive, restorative, and recovery tattooing, providing an important part of their full physical and emotional recovery. Take a look at some of the work the Pink Ink Fund does on their Instagram or Facebook pages to see why we're supporting what they do.

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Our Previous Events


$15,165 raised 
for the Richmond Fisher House Foundation


$10,500 raised 
for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America

3rd Annual


$12,200 raised 
for Safe Harbor Shelter

2nd Annual

$5,400 raised 
for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Richmond & Tri-Cities

1st Ever

$1,400 raised
& 250 pounds of food donated to the Central Virginia Food Bank