Contest Rules

contest-rules

#ONESHOT IS FREE TO ENTER.

  • You can enter as many times as you want, in as many categories as you want and there is zero entry fee.

YOU MUST BE LICENSED.

Hair categories may only be entered by licensed cosmetologists and barbers. Please note the following exceptions:

  • Intricate Braids & Twists: You must be a licensed braider OR licensed cosmetologist or barber if your state requires such a license. If your state does not require a license, you are not required to hold one.
  • Extensions: You must be licensed for extensions if your state requires such a license. If your state does not require such a license, you are not required to hold one.
  • Student: You must have been in cosmetology school at the time you created your entry.
  • Nails: You must be a licensed nail technician.
  • Makeup: These categories do no require a license.

WORK MUST BE CREATED BETWEEN MARCH 22, 2022 – JANUARY 2, 2023.

  • If you previously posted your shot on Instagram before the entry period, your shots must be reposted between October 24, 2022 – January 2, 2023. Shots posted outside of this range will not be considered.
  • Work created before March 22, 2022 will not be eligible.

HASHTAGS MUST BE IN THE CAPTION—NOT THE COMMENTS.

  • For your entries to be eligible, place the appropriate category hashtags in the caption of your entry, not the comments section.
  • ONLY use the hashtags that are appropriate for your shot. Do NOT use all hashtags on every post.

DON’T PLACE HASHTAGS ON OLD POSTS.

  • Only entries posted during the official #ONESHOT entry period (October 24, 2022 – January 2, 2023) will be considered. Do not add #ONESHOT hashtags to old posts.

SHOTS ARE ONLY ELIGIBLE FOR THE CATEGORIES IN WHICH THEY ARE TAGGED.

  • Example: A colorist that is tagged/credited on a haircut entry will NOT be attributed as a finalist in a cutting category.

ONLY ONE ARTIST WILL BE CREDITED PER ENTRY.

Exceptions include:

  • Extensions – Up to 2 artists can be credited: Installer & Cut /Colorist.
  • Collaboration – Up to 4 artists can be credited: Cut, Color, Hairstyle & Makeup

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Disclaimer: Behindthechair.com is not a law firm, and use of this website and/or this model release form does not constitute an attorney-client relationship or legal advice. For questions, you should consult with your legal counsel. This sample release form was developed based upon laws generally applicable in the United States.