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Full Beard

A full beard consists of hair on the upper and lower lip, the chin, the cheeks, and the sideburns, without any natural or shaven gap. Lengths are measured from the bottom of the lower lip.


FULL BEARD Natural - Under 2"

For those who want to or must keep their beard short, and those new to the awesomeness of beards.

This natural full beard is a full beard, with all parts of the beard and moustache grown, to a length of no more than 2 inches (5.1 cm).

No styling aids permitted. Refer to the main Category Definitions page for acceptable styling methods.

FULL BEARD Natural - 2"-6"

This natural full beard is a full beard, with all parts of the beard and moustache grown, with the beard grown at a length of greater than 2 inches (5.1 cm) to no more than 6 inches (15.3 cm).

No styling aids permitted. Refer to the main Category Definitions page for acceptable styling methods.

FULL BEARD Natural - 6"-12"

This natural full beard is a full beard, with all parts of the beard and moustache naturally grown, with the beard grown at a length of greater than 6 inches (15.3 cm) to no more than 12 inches (30.6 cm).

No styling aids permitted. Refer to the main Category Definitions page for acceptable styling methods.

FULL BEARD Natural - Over 12"

This natural full beard is a full beard, with all parts of the beard and moustache naturally grown, with the beard grown at a length greater than 1 foot/12 inches (30.6 cm).

No styling aids permitted. Refer to the main Category Definitions page for acceptable styling methods.

FULL BEARD Natural with Styled Moustache

The moustache should be styled and prominent. The hairs should be connected up to a maximum of 0.6 inch (1.5 cm) beyond the edge of the upper lip.

The beard must be as it grows naturally, the more natural the better.

Styling aids are permitted in the moustache. No styling aids are permitted in the beard. Refer to the main Category Definitions page for acceptable styling aids for the moustache and acceptable styling methods for the beard.

FULL BEARD Freestyle

A styled full beard or “freestyle” beard is a full beard, with all parts of the beard and moustache grown and incorporates the free design and creative styling of thereof. All full beards that do not qualify for other categories may compete here.

Styling aids are permitted. Refer to the main Category Definitions page for acceptable aids.