Tattoo Competitions – Any Artist

1st and 2nd place trophies will be awarded for these categories. All tattoos in these categories must be fully healed at the time of judging.

Friday – Judging Time 8:15pm-9:15pm

Best Traditional

Best Neo-Traditional

Best New School

Best Half Arm Sleeve

Best Full Arm Sleeve

Saturday - Judging 7:45pm-9:15pm

Best Small Black & Gray

Best Large Black & Gray

Best Small Color

Best Large Color

Best Portrait (must have reference photo)

Best Cover-Up (must have before photo)

Best Horror

Best Comic Book Character or Anime

Sunday - Judging 6:15pm-7:15pm

Best Full Leg Sleeve

Best Full Back

Best Full Chest Piece

Tattoo Competitions – Attending Artist Only

Only 1st place trophies or prizes for these categories. Tattoo of the Day and Best of the Show must be started and completed during Ink’d Out Loud.

Judging to take place with General Tattoo Contests

Tattoo of the Day – Friday, Saturday & Sunday (trophy)

Best of the Show (prize)

Most Tattoo Awards by an Attending Artist (prize)