Welcome to the

Ark-La-Tex Tattoo and Art Expo

Contest rules:

– All Best of Day entries must be started and completed each day during allotted show hours.

– Best of Show must be started and completed during show hours.

– All other categories can be entered fresh or healed

– Cover-up category must have a before picture

– All 3 judges will score on a 1-10 plus a decimal point system

Daily Entry Deadlines:

Friday: 12pm – 8:30pm (judging starts at 9pm)
Saturday: 12pm – 7:30pm (judging starts at 8pm)
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm (judging starts at 6:30pm)

Ark-La-Tex Tattoo and Art Expo Tattoo Contest

Contest Categories 

  • Best of Show – trophy
  • Best of Day – trophy
  • Small B/G – 3 places
  • Small Color – 3 places
  • Medium B/G – 3 places
  • Medium Color – 3 places
  • Large B/G – 3 places
  • Large Color – 3 places
  • Traditional – 3 places
  • Realism B/G – 3 places
  • Realism Color – 3 places
  • Day of Dead – 3 places
  • Lettering – 3 places
  • Floral – 3 places
  • Neo Traditional  – 3 places
  • Skull – 3 places
  • Watercolor – 3 places
  • Portrait – 3 places
  • Sleeve (arm/leg) – 3 places
  • Torso (chest/stomach/ribs/back) – 3 places
  • Overall male
  • Overall female
  • Most unusual/original – 3 places
  • Coverup – 3 places