Apprentice Wars

Due South Tattoo & Art Expo 2018

Apprentice: a person who is learning a trade from a skilled employer, having agreed to work for a fixed period at low wages.

Friday, March 23rd 1:00-2:30PM
Hosted by Dylan “Sasquatch” Sartin

***DUE SOUTH IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY HURT FEELINGS RESULTING FROM COMPETITIONS. DUE SOUTH USES A STATE OF THE ART COMPUTER JUDGING PROGRAM THAT JUDGES DIFFERENT CHARACTERISTICS AND ARTISTIC ASPECTS OF THE TATTOOS. SOLIN SYSTEMS HAS DEVELOPED THIS WEB BASED SERVICE FOR JUDGING COMPETITIONS ACCURATELY AND FAIRLY.***

APPRENTICE WARS RULES:

• ALL CONTESTANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER TO ENTER IN APPRENTICE WARS.
• TO ENTER, YOU MUST FILL OUT THE MANDATORY ONLINE APPRENTICE WARS FORM IN IT’S ENTIRITY ON THE DUE SOUTH WEBSITE.
• ALL CONTESTANTS/APPRENTICES’ MENTORS MUST BE A DUE SOUTH ATTENDING ARTISTS.
• ALL MENTORS MUST OBTAIN A MISSISSIPPI PROVISIONAL TATTOO LICENSE AND BLOOD BORNE PATHOGEN.

HOW IT WORKS:

• MENTORS AND APPRENTICES WILL NOT FIND OUT THE CHALLENGES IN THE COMPETITION UNTIL THE DAY OF THE COMPETITION, ALONG WITH EVERYONE ELSE.
• ONLY A SELECT FEW WILL BE CHOSEN TO COMPETE.
• IF YOU ARE CHOSEN, AN EMAIL WILL BE SENT TO THE ADDRESS YOU USE ON YOUR APPLICATION FORM. MAKE SURE THESE ARE CORRECT!
• FINAL VOTING WILL TAKE PLACE AT DUE SOUTH BY A PANEL OF JUDGES ON THE MAINSTAGE.
• THE COMPETITION AT DUE SOUTH WILL BEGIN AT 1:00PM ON FRIDAY, MARCH 23RD.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN BY FEBRUARY 1ST. IF YOU HAVEN’T HEARD FROM US BY MARCH 1ST, YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CHOSEN TO COMPETE.

FINAL VOTING WILL TAKE PLACE AT DUE SOUTH AT THE GOLDEN NUGGET BILOXI CASINO AND RESORT BY A PANEL OF JUDGES. THIS MEANS YOU WILL HAVE TO BE IN ATTANDANCE IN ORDER TO WIN THE TITLE OF APPRENTICE WARS 2018.