World Beard Championships


The World Beard and Moustache Championships is a biennial competition in which men with beards and moustaches display lengthy, highly-styled facial hair. :))
The first Championship took place in Höfen-Enz, Germany, in 1990.

Yesterday in Trondheim, Norway Elmar Weisser, 47, beat 160 contestants to the prize with his elaborate facial hair sculpture of a moose, in the latest World Beard and Moustache Championship.   –  full Gallery inside

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7 responses

  1. Umm – This is amazing. I had no idea this competition existed – I’m so glad it does.

    May 16, 2011 at 3:46 pm

  2. pawsitivelife

    I would love to see these people eat soup!

    May 16, 2011 at 7:21 pm

  3. I had no idea this existed but it is amazing! The doorman to OZ in the Wizard of Oz could have entered this contest.

    May 16, 2011 at 10:52 pm

  4. Is it just me or is there a championship for anything?!

    May 17, 2011 at 6:07 am

  5. Pingback: Behold: One man’s world champion beard (via National Post | News) | The Calculable

  6. This… this looks like the World Championship of Internet Daters to me.

    May 20, 2011 at 2:17 am

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