2017 WBMC will be held at The Long Center.




There are plenty of great hotels in Downtown Austin. We recommend staying closer to the Long Center. For a detailed list of hotels see our list.

Reminder: It's Labor Day weekend so grab your rooms before they are sold out. 

Invitation Letter | Visa

If you are in need of an invitation letter to obtain a Visa please download it here

Ticketing | Registration

3 Day Competitor wristbands cost $75.00 + fees. Registration (Competitor wristband) closes on August 1st 2017.  To purchase a competitor wristband and register go here.

3 Day Spectator wristbands cost $20.00 + fess. Sales close on August 31st 2017. To purchase a spectator wristband go here.

Single Day (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) Tickets will be available on The Long Centers website (coming soon) and at the box office. 

Kids 12 and under are free!

Pre-registration is closed. See above to purchase a competitor wristbands and do final registration. 

If you pre-registered through the site, have the number that was emailed to you on hand for ticket purchase. If you are not able to locate it, not a problem. We will cross reference our pre-registration list with ticketing.

Pre-registered contestants will receive a super secret special item in their competitor bag.



Pre-jury (aka pre-judging) will happen Friday morning prior to the Opening Ceremonies and Parade.

This exercise is to ensure you are placed in the proper category for competing. All facial hair will be reviewed and measured. If your facial hair doesn't match the category you registered for we will switch your category to better reflect your whiskers. 

2017 WBMC is sponsored by Remington | Beard Boss, Lonestar Beer, Tullamore D.E.W, Grave Before, Shave, and Legendary Man.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please review our sponsorship packet and or contact bryan@austinfacialhairclub.com


Interested in selling club merchandise or products at this event?
Great! We have an entire room dedicated for vendors. Check out our Vendor FAQ and submit a Vendor Application to reserve your spot. Space is limited so contact Tony before it's too late

Non-Profit? Not to worry we've got you covered. We will provide dedicated areas for a display table. 

Please contact tony@austinfacialhairclub.com for all vending or non-profit space details.