Lash Global Championship & Conference

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. GENERAL
    1. Only qualified specialists who have passed specialized training can take part in the competition. All participants must provide a scanned copy or a photo of the certificate of basic eyelash extension training or an equivalent document
    2. The Organizer provides a couch, a working chair, a cabinet or chair for materials (one for each two participants), a power source (US plug, 110 V), disposable sheets, and caps for models if necessary. Participants must supply their own lamp, tools and supplies, as well as a pillow and a blanket for the model. Participants must also have one or two additional pairs of eye patches and brushes for each model for the jury
    3. The contestant must bring their model. All models must be at least 16 years old. The Organizer does not provide models for the championship! For technical categories, models with thick eyelashes are recommended. For creative categories, model looks and experience with being on the stage is preferable
    4. All participants must wear a white T-shirt, shirt or medical gown
    5. Participants must present themselves one hour before registration in accordance with the schedule of categories in which the participant competes. From there participants should proceed to the registration table where both the contestant and the model will receive a registered participant badge
    6. Before the start of the competition, Participants may seat on the couches and prepare for the competition, i.e. adjust the lamp, prepare the materials, attach the eye patches. Participants must perform any other preparation strictly within the time allotted for the competition
    7. The Organizer does not check the eyelashes of the models. By default, all models are considered to have average lashes If in your opinion there are any features the organizers should pay attention to, you can call an assistant before the start of the competition. Then these features will be taken into account in the model card. The presence of eyelash extensions on the model before the competition is strictly forbidden (exception: fantasy lash art nomination)!
    8. Before the start of the championship, the model should get her photo taken by the photographer provided by the event
    9. The Organizer announces starting and finishing time. The Participant may use a timer to manage the allotted time
    10. Participants must not start working before the signal to start the competition. If this condition is broken, the participant will be penalized (-15 points). During the competition, all participants are expected to follow the competition leader's instructions
    11. Participants and models may leave the workplace to visit washroom during the contest after having notified an assistant
    12. For assistance with any difficulties the participant can request help from the assistants present on site
    13. Trimming or partially removing the lashes is prohibited
    14. All participants must stop working immediately after the signal to stop has sounded. They should leave the working area within 5-10 minutes even if they participate in the next category and await further instructions
    15. The model must not give either first or last name of her lash master to the judges
    16. Only accredited reporters and photographers approved by the Organizer may do photo and video shooting in the competition zone. Any questions about photos and videos should be directed at the Organizer at info@angelwingsbeauty.ca
    17. Judges only assess the finished work. The decision of the judges is final and not subject to review or appeal
    18. After the judges have assessed the work, all models must have their photo taken by the on-site photographer
    19. If the participant is not present at the awards ceremony on the second day of the championship, they will be required to pay for the delivery of their prizes. The exception are online Fantasy lash art participants. If the participant wants another person to pick up the prize on participant’s behalf, they must show a government-issued piece of ID with photo and a letter of authorization signed by the participant
    20. The organizers reserve the right to amend or modify these rules at any time
  2. EXPERIENCE GROUPS
    • Junior
      up to 1.5 years of lash making experience. Participation is allowed in all categories except of Mega Volume.
    • Master
      1.5-4 years of lash making without being a school or private lash trainer.
    • Expert
      4 and more years of experience OR teaching status OR contest winners with more then 1 year of lash making experience.
  3. CONTENTS OF THE EVENT
    • CONFERENCE
      • Lash Global Conference (3,5 hrs)
    • TECHNICAL CATEGORIES:
      • Classic (2,5 hrs)
      • 3-5D (3,5 hrs)
    • LASH ART DECORATION CATEGORIES:
      • Decoration live, topic: Steampunk (1,5 hrs)
      • Decoration online, topics: Steampunk or Wild tribe, at your choice (submissions are opened until April, 15)
  4. PRICING*
    • Registration fees are accepted until April, 15 2018.
      The entrance fee when applying from July, 25 until October, 31 2017 (early bird)
    • ONLY 20 SPOTS AVAILABLE!
      • One technical category – 205 CAD;
      • Two technical categories – 420 CAD;
      • Decoration live, Decoration online: 50 CAD each (or 100 CAD total)
      • Conference ticket for contestants: 150 CAD
      • Conference ticket only, without compeeting: 350 CAD
    • The entrance fee when applying from October, 31 until April, 15 2018
      • One categories – 240 CAD;
      • Two categories – 460 CAD;
      • Live Decoration and online Decoration: 70 CAD each (140 CAD total)
      • Conference ticket for contestants: 200 CAD
      • Conference ticket only, without compeeting: 400 CAD
    • *Please note, there will be no refunds in case of refusal to participate in the event.
  5. CLASSIC, 2D, 3-5D, MEGA VOLUME EXTENSION COMPETITION OBJECTIVES
    1. Eyelash extensions must be performed on both eyes and only within the competition area
    2. The Participant chooses the length, curve, thickness, and manufacturer of the lash extensions
    3. The colour of lash extensions can be either black or brown
    4. The glue must be black or transparent. Picking their preferred manufacturer, consistency and depth of color is up to the Participant
    5. The Participant may choose the aesthetic effect (i.e. cat eye, doll, etc.) at their own discretion
    6. In this category, the natural look of the lash extensions is taken into account
    7. The use of strip eyelashes or pre-made fans is forbidden
  6. FANTASY LASH ART DESIGN EYELASH EXTENSION COMPETITIONS OBJECTIVES
    1. A team of up to four people (e.g. a lash artist, a make-up artist, a hairdresser and a stylist) can participate in the Fantasy Lash Art category
    2. The task is to create an image of a Steampunk character complete with sophisticated lash-extension decoration
    3. The model can have their basic lash extension done beforehand. Lash artists is free to choose any type of lash extensions, but for convenient decoration application volume extension is recommended
    4. Basic lash extension criteria are the same as those in technical categories
    5. The team may have the costume, hairstyle, and make-up done beforehand
    6. Full or partial decoration of the eyelashes before the competition is prohibited
    7. The costume should be designed in advance. The model can arrive fully outfitted or put the costume on before the contest. We encourage the use of accessories!
    8. Any materials that cannot cause harm to the model may be used for decoration. For instance, color lashes, rhinestones, feathers, stardust, caviar, etc. The use of strip eyelashes and pre-made fans is allowed on the lower eyelid only!
    9. The team may help the lash artist in finishing the image during the contest
    10. Reproducing the images previously used at similar events is prohibited. In case of non-compliance with this requirement, the team will be penalized by -5 points
    11. Nudity is not allowed. For more information, please, contact the organizer
    12. At the end of the competition all models must be photographed, do the catwalk as directed by the Organizer, and then pass consequent refereeing
  7. FANTASY LASH ART DESIGN ONLINE COMPETITIONS OBJECTIVES
    1. A team of up to four people (e.g. a lash artist, a make-up artist, a hairdresser and a stylist) can participate in the Fantasy Lash Art category
    2. The task is to create an image of a character on the topic of Steampunk or Wild Tribe (at your choice), it has to be complete with sophisticated lash-extension decoration. There’s only one model from one participant is allowed
    3. The model should have their lash extension done beforehand. Lash artists is free to choose any type of lash extensions, but for convenient decoration application volume extension is recommended
    4. Basic lash extension criteria are the same as those in technical categories
    5. Any materials that cannot cause harm to the model may be used for decoration. For instance, color lashes, rhinestones, feathers, stardust, caviar, etc. The use of strip eyelashes and pre-made fans is allowed on the lower eyelid only!
    6. Reproducing or using the ready the images previously used at similar events is prohibited. In case of non-compliance with this requirement, the team will be penalized by -5 points
    7. Nudity is not allowed. For more information, please, contact the organizer
    8. To participate a contestant has to send four photos of the character image created: a full height photo, a portrait, and 2-3 close-up photos of the lashes with the eyes opened and closed
    9. Photos must be clear and made by a professional photographer. Poor quality photos will not be accepted for the competition because it will be impossible to determine the quality of the work performed
    10. For competitive photos, any retouching is prohibited
    11. All participants’ photos will be posted in the upcoming issue of Lash Global magazine. You can send copies of your photos, retouched in any graphic editor at your discretion as long as the original shape of eyelashes and decoration is left untouched
  8. EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR TECHNICAL EXTENSION
    • General impression (1-10 points)
    • Red eyes (-3-0 points)
    • Effect (1-10 points)
    • Symmetry (1-10 points)
    • Smoothness (1-10 points)
    • Cleanliness (1-10 points)
    • Length (1-5 points)
    • Curl (1-10 points)
    • Thickness (1-10 points)
    • Direction (1-10 points)
    • Distance from the lid (1-10 points)
    • Contact surface (1-10 points)
    • Inner corners (1-10 points)
    • Outer corners (1-10 points)
    • Coverage (10 points)
    • Stickies (-1 point each)
    • Dropped lashes (-1 point each)
    • Fan quality (1-10 points) – not used for classic
  9. EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR FANTASY LASH ART
    • General impression (1-10 points)
    • Red eyes (-3-0 points)
    • Cleanliness (1-10 points)
    • Technique:
      • Classic (1-5 points)
      • 2D (1-10 points)
      • 3D and more (1-10 points)
      • Tiered extension (1-20 points)
    • Lash coloring (1-10 points)
    • Bottom lashes (1-10 points)
    • Complicity of decoration (1-15 points)
    • Makeup (1-10 points)
    • Hair styling (1-10 points)
    • Costume (1-10 points)
    • Accessories (1-10 points)
    • Originality of the image created (1-10 points)
    • Integrity of the image created (1-10 points)
  10. DISQUALIFICATION
    1. The participant can be disqualified for any of the reasons listed bellow:
      • Providing incorrect information in the registration form, including participation in the experience group that does not correspond to your actual experience
      • Incorrect behavior in the competition area and/or event hall
      • Continuing to work after the signal to finish has been sounded
      • Leaving the competition area without advising the assistant while the competition is taking place
      • Using of prohibited tools or supplies mentioned in current rules
  11. CELECTION OF WINNERS
    1. The jury identifies the winners according to the scoring system in the Eyes Forms
    2. The participants who scored the maximum number of points win the category
    3. There are First, Second and Third prize places in each category
  12. AWARDS
    1. All the participants get prizes and diplomas from the Organizer
    2. Prize winners (1-2-3 places) get personalized diplomas, championship cups and presents
    3. The Grand Prix will be awarded during the Lash Global Championship award ceremony! This prize will go to the participant who gets the maximum number of total points in all categories