2nd Annual Midwest Mustache and Beard Wearer’s Championships

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2nd Annual Midwest Mustache and Beard Wearer’s Championships

July 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Type: Social

This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community

Prepare your facial hair for one of the premier bearding competitions of the summer! The Madison Beard Wearer’s Union Local 608 has once again teamed up with Remington to present to you the 2nd Annual MIDWEST MUSTACHE AND BEARD WEARER’S CHAMPIONSHIP!!

We’ve got a lot in store for you! This year’s comp will be held at the historic Orpheum Madison and all proceeds from this event will go to Gilda’s Club Madison.

The night before the competition on Friday, July 17th, we’ll be kicking off the weekend at Beard Night with the help of the Madison Mallards.

If you are coming from out of town, the Best Western Plus Inn On The Park is the official hotel of the MMBWC. This hotel is within walking distance of the Orpheum and they are offering special rates to those travelling for this event. To get the discount, be one of the first 30 people to reference “2015 Midwest Beard Championships Block” when booking your room. Prices are as follows (for a 2 night minimum stay):

1 Bed = 159.00 + tax
2 Bed = 179.00 + tax
Suite = $199.00 + tax

There are only 5 rooms available at a discounted rate for Saturday night only, so BOOK NOW!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS because you aren’t going to want to miss this event! More details such as categories, judges, ticket sales will be coming soon…

*******UPDATE #1*******
We’ve got free Mallards tickets again for the pre-party on Friday, July 17th. The first 50 competitors to show up get them, so don’t wait! If you don’t make the cut, there will be tickets for sale the night of the game.

Tickets to the event will be $25 for competitors. The ticket sales will be through the Orpheum, and that will be live in the near future. We will make another announcement when it’s ready to go.

*******UPDATE #2*******
Tickets are on sale NOW here:


Registration will be the day of the event. The competition is FREE to the non-competing public (but there will be a suggested donation of a few bucks to help out our charity)

Categories will include:

Full Beard Under 3″
Full Beard 3″-8″
Full Beard 8″ and Over
Moustache (Natural and Styled)
Partial Beard (No Hair on Chin)
Partial Beard (Hair on Chin)
Kid’s Beard

…and we will crown a Best in Show from the 1st place finishers in each category.

Registration will be the day of the event, so no need to worry about that beforehand. All measurements and classifications will happen the day of the event to ensure each competitor is in the correct category.


Orpheum Theater
216 State Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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