Our judges represent an assortment of some of competitive bearding's biggest stars. With hundreds of competitions under their combined belts, they've traveled the world and seen it all (or so they think). From world and national champions to well-traveled fellow Californians, you're in good hands with our panel.
The judging criteria is based on health, thickness, color, and length of the facial hair, in addition to how well it enhances the competitor's overall look. Presentation matters, folks. Contestants will be graded on a classic 10-scale, with each judge giving out one 10, one 9.5, and one 9 to their top three picks in every category.