The search is on for the Barber Of The Year 2021, as the Professional Barber World Series announces a brand new competition aimed at finding the best in the business.
The competition which is sponsored by Dapper Dan, with BarberEVO as proud media partners, is calling all barbers to sharpen their scissors and enter this prestigious competition.
Competition organisers said: “After an uncertain year for the industry, it is finally time to pick up the scissors once more and get snipping. With this in mind, what better time to introduce a brand new photographic competition for all barbers worldwide? The Professional Barber World Series is designed as a springboard for all barbers looking to hone their skills and test their talents against the best in the business. Judged by industry stalwarts and highly qualified educators, this simply can’t be missed. Top prizes and media coverage for all winners and runners up.
The competition has three categories:
UK BARBER OF THE YEAR
INTERNATIONAL BARBER OF THE YEAR
YOUNG BARBER OF THE YEAR
Prizes include a DSLR camera, Barberblades vouchers up to £500; BarberEVO front cover photoshoot; a five day Sid Sottung Academy Course; up to £400 in Nearcut credit.
MEET THE JUDGES:
Sid Sottung: international educator with 30+ years in the business, 20+ years in education and Global Andis educator.
Baldy: Owner of Baldy’s Barbers, Andis International European Lead educator.
Simon May: Dapper Dan founder, 20+ years barbering, owner of Wolf & Co Barbers
Brandi Lashay: Owner of the Barber Doll House LLC, 24+ years in the industry, BaByliss Barberology Platform educator.
Colin Petrie: Founder of Hard Grind barbershops, 10+ years in the industry, part of the American Crew Elite Team, Matakki Scissors Ambassador.
Tyrik Jackson: CEO Premier Barber Institute and Sharper Image Barbers, international educator.