Regulations of the Normand International Barbe and Mustache Championship

ARTICLE 1: Presentation

The Normand International Barbe and Mustache Championship (CINBM) is a competition organized by the association: Viking Normandie Barbe Mustache Club (VNBMC) – 9, rue des jardins – 14790 Fontaine-Etoupefour

Its goal is to make known this style of international championships that exist in recent years in the world, but also to fight against prejudice, to support the bearded community of France and accompany them in demonstrating their art of living their beards on a daily basis, as well as revealing their talent to the event’s partner partners.

It is an event that aims to provoke meetings, synergies of centers of interest and to provoke new collaborations.

For the first time a French club will organize this type of competition inspired by the international model WBMA (World Beard and Mustache Association).

ARTICLE 2: Date and place

The International Normandy Barbe and Mustache Championship will take place in Fontaine-Etoupefour on September 28th, 2019 and will be held in: Paul Cash Hall – Jules Quesnel Stadium Alley – 14790 Fontaine-Etoupefour

ARTICLE 3 : Registration and Terms

To participate in this championship, simply complete a registration form to find on the website of the association: http: //www.vnbmc.fr /.

To be complete, this entry form must be completed by the participant with:

  • Last Name,
  • First Name,
  • address,
  • Phone Number,
  • Email,
  • Club (if any),
  • Category,
  • Recent photo (face).

This Championship includes a contribution of 25 euros for each participant for the association. It is open to men and women, adults, as well as anyone directly or indirectly involved in the design.

There will be 3 main categories that will be distinguished and a 4th that is new :

Mustaches Partials Beards Beards Femmes**
  • Natural
  • English
  • Dali
  • Imperial
  • Hungarian
  • Free Style
  • Natural Goat
  • Fu Manchu
  • Musketeer
  • Imperial or Kaiser
  • Free Style*
  • Natural Beard *
  • Natural Beard with Stylized Mustache
  • Verdi beard
  • Barbe Garibaldi
  • Beard Free Style
  • Mustache Realistic
  • Mustache Creative
  • Beard Realistic
  • Beard Creative

* Category that can be divided
** If there is a sufficient number of candidates

Candidates undertake on their honor to guarantee the truthfulness and veracity of the information they provide, any inaccuracy or omission likely to introduce a wrong judgment will result in the cancellation of the application file or the exclusion of the candidate.

Registrations will be open from November 1rst, 2018 until  July 15th, 2019. A minimum of three candidates for the categories « Mustache », « Barbiche and Partial Barb » and « Woman » are required to reward competitors and five candidates for « Beard » categories. Categories of fewer than three or five candidates will be merged. Incomplete ballots will not be considered.

All pornographic, antisemitic or racist type communications are strictly prohibited under penalty of permanent exclusion from the contest. The decisions of the Jury are sovereign. They can not be the object of any claim and will not be susceptible of appeal by the candidates.

ARTICLE 4 : Competition result and awards ceremony

The announcement of the results will take place at the end of the jury parade on September 28th, 2019 in Fontaine-Etoupefour. The presence of the winner(s) is mandatory.

Prizes won are non-transferable, non-transferable and may not give rise to any exchange or surrender of their total or partial value, in kind or in cash. Each winner will receive his prize after jury debate.

Participation in this contest implies the full and entire acceptance of the present rules, without possibility of complaint against the results. The organizers decline all responsibility for any incidents and/or accidents that may occur during the enjoyment of the prize awarded and/or because of its use.

ARTICLE 5 : Jury

The jury will bring together the seven personalities of the world of hairdressing and beard.

ARTICLE 6 : Confidentiality

Participation in this contest implies the unconditional acceptance of these rules. It will come into effect on November 1, 2018, the start date of Operation « International Norman Beard and Mustache Championship » and will end on September 30, 2019 at midnight, the end date of the competition.

At the end of the game, and in application of the provisions of article 27 of Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data, files and freedoms, the participant has a right of access and correction of the data concerning him and he may request by simple letter sent to the organizing company to the address referred to in Article 1, that his contact details be removed from this list and/or not communicated to third parties.

ARTICLE 7 : Intellectual Property

Each candidate authorizes the contest organizers and all the partners to refer to their names, distinctive signs, images and projects for press, public relations and communication purposes (including goodies) without this authorization entitling them to compensation.

The participation in the contest and the filing of a file imply full and unreserved acceptance of these rules. Candidates undertake to participate in all public relations and post event events related to the contest.

Candidates undertake to respond to requests for information from the Jury and to attend interviews organized by the Jury.

Thank you for pointing out your desire not to appear in these publications.

ARTICLE 8 : Responsibilities

The VNBMC reserves the right to modify these rules at any time and to shorten, extend or even cancel the International Beard Championship if the circumstances so require. The organizers can not be held responsible for this.

ARTICLE 9 : Personal data

In accordance with the law « Informatique et Libertés » of the 06/01/1978, the candidates have a right of access and correction to the personal data concerning them by writing to the address appearing in article 1 of the present regulation. The information provided by the candidates is intended for the management of this contest and in particular for the presentation of the prizes.