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 are be available on The Long Centers website 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.



Qualifying Pre-jury will happen Friday morning 10 AM - 12PM prior to the competitor photo and Opening Ceremonies. We will have Qualification and check-in staff available each morning from 10 AM - 11:30 AM if you cannot make Friday morning.

This Qualifying Procedure 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. Every competitor will need to check-in in order to enter the competition hall and other areas

2017 WBMC is sponsored by Remington Beard Boss, Lonestar Beer, Tullamore D.E.W, Billy Jealousy, and Legendary Man.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor 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.