Andis Sponsors Men’s Grooming Events At Premiere Orlando

Barbers, cosmetologists and students are invited to display their talents and clipper-cutting techniques in the Fantastic Fades and Designs & Patterns Competitions powered by Andis Company at the Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event on Sunday, June 4.

Run in partnership with the Professional Beauty Association, the two competitions will feature professionals from across the country who will showcase their creativity and attention to detail by creating classic or cutting-edge looks on a live male model using Andis cutting tools exclusively. For each competition, contestants will have 45 minutes to complete their finished looks, and are required to remove at least ½ inch of hair. Final judging criteria will include technique, originality, style, and tool usage.

“We are excited to partner with Premiere Orlando and the PBA to highlight the clipper-cutting skills of talented men’s grooming specialists through these competitions,” says Karen Formico, Vice President of Marketing for Andis. “New this year is the Patterns & Designs Competition where contestants will truly be able to unleash their originality and creativity.”


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Each of the winners of the Fantastic Fades and Designs & Patterns competitions will receive $400, while the second and third place finishers will receive $300 and $200, respectively. All entrants will take home the Andis tools package – valued at over $150 – they received for the competition. Cost for registration is $120, and registered competitors will receive a complimentary three-day show pass to Premiere Orlando while participating models will receive a complimentary one-day pass.

For more information about the Andis competitions, or to register to participate in the competition, please visit here.

About: Andis® Company, a family held business founded in 1922, is a leading manufacturer of handheld tools to trim, cut, curl, straighten and dry hair. The company’s products are purchased in more than 90 countries by barbers and salon professionals, consumers, hotels, motels, resorts, small animal groomers and large animal groomers and shearers. To find a local distributor, call 800-558-9441 or visit