Barber Brands International “Barber of the Year” is an Australian national skills competition that is open to all States and Territories. 
The Heats and Grand Final are live on stage at The Makers Expo in Brisbane on the 4th & 5th May 2019.

How to Enter

  • Share a video on your socials; introduce yourself and show us your best work at your chair
  • Tag Barber Brands International and The Cutthroat Journal and also hashtag #BarberbrandsInternational #Barberoftheyear2019 #thecutthroatjournal 
  • Winners will then be notified by April 12th
  • To secure a position to participate in the heat round, live on stage Saturday 4th May you will need to:
    • Pay $60 entry fee  ($60 includes a 12 month subscription of The Cutthroat Journal) 
    • Get yourself to Brisbane for the weekend of May 4th and 5th
    • Bring your own model

Heat Winners will then battle it live on stage on Saturday 4th May with the finals being held on Sunday 5th May to take the title of Barber Brands International ‘Barber of the Year’ 2019


Heat & Final Format

1/2 hour
Showcase your best clipper and scissor work

Judged on technique, confidence & workflow 

Grand Final Prize

$1000 cash and prize package


Brisbane 5th & 6th May

The Makers Expo

Eagle farm racecourse


Book your ticket here

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