Must be a true sideburn. No natural or shaven gap by the ear. Chin is shaven at least 1.5" (4 cm, the width of a razor blade) and hair is optional on the upper lip.
The moustache may or may not be connected, also known as the “friendly or unfriendly” chops.


No styling aids allowed.

Sideburns / Mutton Chops

  • NOTE: Competitors can enter in the category of their choice but may be placed into a different category at the registration check-in if they do not meet the specifications for the chosen category. 

    **Legal aids would include wax, hairspray, beard oil, beard balm or other hair cosmetics. False hair, hair extensions or pins and elastics are forbidden**