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2017 Remington Beard Boss World Beard & Moustache Championships

  • The Long Center for the Performing Arts 701 West Riverside Drive Austin, TX, 78704 United States (map)

Proceeds from this event will be donated to the following charities.

Out Youth
F.A.R.M Vet



Remington Beard Boss
Lonestar Beer
Tullamore D.E.W Whiskey
Grave Before Shave

Captain Fawcett
Legendary Man
Billy Jealousy




The 2017 World Beard and Moustache Championships are coming to Austin, Texas Sep. 1–3 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. The three-day competition, hosted by the Austin Facial Hair Club, will attract beard enthusiasts from around the world including more than 1000 competitors and fans. Every two years, the WBMC showcases the very best in men’s and women’s whiskers and unites beards in a cultural event like no other. Projected to be the largest competition to date, the three-day event will include live entertainment, local food vendors, family-friendly activities and dozens of facial hair categories. 



Friday, September 1 @ The Long Center

10AM -12PM | Check-In & Qualifying/Category Confirmation
12:15PM | Competitor group photo on the lawn
1 PM | Opening Ceremonies
2PM | Moustache Categories*
5PM | Craft/Fantasy | Whiskerinas*

Saturday, September 2 @ The Long Center

10AM | Late Check-in & Qualifying/Category Confirmation
12PM | Partial Beard Categories*
5PM | Full Beard Categories*

Sunday, September 3 @ The Long Center

10AM | Late Check-in, Qualifying/Category Confirmation
12:30AM |  ALL Freestyle Categories (moustache, partial, full beard)*
5PM | Best In Show*
6PM | Closing Ceremonies*

*Category placement is subject to change depending on size

Competition Schedule

Earlier Event: August 31
Official WBMC Welcome Party
Later Event: September 1
Vision Kids, Moonbow, Militant Babies