ISTANBUL TATTOO CONVENTION 2023
Best Of Small
Best of Day 1
Healed Black and Gray
Ornamental – Geometric
Black and Gray Portrait
Best of Day 2
Dotwork – Linework
Black and Gray
Best of Show
All tattoos entered into the contest must be started/finished at the Convention area.
There is an obligation to finish the tattoo pieces during Convention.
Finished/healed tattoos can be registered into a different category.
And Tattoo artists cannot make touch up to healed tattoos, no exceptions.
Tattoo models must be present during registration.
All tattoos entered into the contests must be performed by artists in attendance at the convention
Artists can register in each category with only 1 tattoo.
A single tattoo cannot be registered in different categories at the same time. (Except Best of Day & Best of Show categories)
Healed tattoos can be registered in the only Healed Tattoo category.
The tattoo artist and the collector must be present to receive their trophies.
Awarded artists cannot leave the Convention area till reward delivery.
Photographers from multiple tattoo and lifestyle magazines will be present to photograph contest winners and participants.
Istanbul Tattoo Convention reserves the right to publish these photographs for promotional and for documentation purposes.
All artists confirm this in advance.
If the number of applications to the competition categories is below 5, the category will be canceled.
It is important to apply online.
Any tattoo not following the rules will be disqualified at the line by the Official Judge on-stage.
Any artists found exploiting the rules or loopholes will be disqualified.