Whiskerino 2009

Whiskerino. Fin.


Whiskerino 2009/2010

On November 1st, 2009 four hundred and eighty-four men shaved their faces clean and devoted themselves to growing beards for the duration of one hundred and twenty days. At the end of this journey, three hundred and fourty-three men stood standing; proudly embracing the growth upon their faces.

Thirty-One thousand images were submitted. Four Hundred Eighteen thousand comments were left between participants. Rap was conceived. Opera was executed. The Pose was created. Engagements were confirmed. Tattoos were emblazoned forever. Massive Throwing Down was achieved.

New lifelong friendships were established. Old ones were solidified beyond quantifiable measure.

There is no way to fully comprehend and appreciate the phenomena of Whiskerino without having experienced it first hand. For those of you who have taken the journey, thank you for making such an incredibly wonderful thing.

The Archives:

Whiskerino 2009 - 2010

Nov 1st, 2009 - Feb 28th, 2010

The Final Chapter in Whiskerino history. After three official iterations and one warm up beard contest this rounded off the experience. It's safe to say that the word "epic" doesn’t quite properly summarize the experience. If you weren't there, you wouldn't get it.

Whiskerino 2007 - 2008

Nov 1st, 2007 - Feb 28th, 2008

An overwhelming onslaught of competitive hair growth. Over 200 successfull competitors make it through the four month gauntlet. While the experience continues to defy words the sheer numbers take things to an entirely different level. Whiskerino is officially a beast with its own momentum.

Whiskerino 2005 - 2006

Nov 2nd, 2005 - Feb 28th, 2006

An unprecedented turnout for competitive beard growing. A new standard is set.

Beard Contest 2003

Aug. 2nd, 2003 - Dec. 20th, 2003

The one that started it all. Beard Contest 2003 (or BC2K3 for short) was an inter- continental contest that lasted for 4 1/2 months ending with a beard "throwdown" celebration. Contestants made lifelong friends and found themselves in the process.