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)