Makeup National Championship presented by M.A.C. Pro and Makeup Artist Magazine

*SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED*

The First Annual Makeup National Championship presented by M.A.C. Pro and Makeup Artist Magazine at Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con 2016

Join us on the Hot Topic Main Stage as we showcase YOUR professional makeup skills! The best beauty/fashion/professional makeup artist will be named the National Champion. This is NOT a special effects makeup competition!

How to register: Be sure to read all the rules carefully below. You must complete your online registration form (link below). You must also upload 3 photos of your best work with your entry form: these should showcase your best makeup application.

You must submit your entry form by October 18th 2016! There will be no sign ups after October 19th, 12:00am PST. Keep in mind you must receive an invitation via email from our Makeup Competition Director in order to participate at Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con. Be sure the subject line reads: your entry name and Makeup character.

Invitation emails will be sent out on October 20th, 2016.

There will be NO ON-SITE registration.

Where and when: Check in is Sunday, October 30th between 9:30-9:45am. Between 9:45-10am kits are to be set up and "before" pictures of models will be taken. Application begins at 10am. You will have 2 hours to complete your makeup. Prejudging will begin at 12pm and "after" photos will be taken at this time.

You will have from 1-2pm for lunch and touch ups. Touch ups mean touch ups- if any contestant is found to have added more than basic touch ups they will be disqualified.

Must check back in backstage by 2pm.

The finals and award ceremony will be on the Hot Topic Main Stage, 2:30pm.

You MUST check in by 10 am in order to participate. Be sure to be on time as there will be NO LATE ENTRIES allowed once application begins. Check back for more times on location.

Judges and hosts: While we will not announce the judges at this time, know that the judges are selected from fine women and men who work in the Makeup Communities, including from our sponsors. Our hosts will be spotlighted and well-known Makeup personalities from on-screen media to published work in the community who are not only engaging, but also entertaining.

THEME: HAUNTED BEAUTY

Prizes:
1st Place: $3,000 cash prize courtesy of Makeup Artist Magazine, $2,000 in M.A.C. products, a M.A.C. experience, and a complimentary one-year M.A.C. PRO Membership.
2nd Place: $1,500 cash prize courtesy of Makeup Artist Magazine, $1,000 in M.A.C. products, and a complimentary one-year M.A.C. PRO Membership.
3rd Place: $500 cash prize courtesy of Makeup Artist Magazine, $500 in M.A.C. products, and a complimentary one-year M.A.C. PRO Membership.

Official Rules