COMPETITIONS 2018

DAY 1

CATEGORY 1 – BEST IN NEW ARTIST (BLACK & GREY)

Experience of 5 years & below

Size: Minimum of Palm Size & Above

CATEGORY 2 – BEST IN ORNAMENTAL, MAORI, MANDALA, GEOMETRIC & DOTWORK

Size: Minimum of A5 Size & Above

CATEGORY 3 – BEST IN SMALL PIECE (BLACK & GREY)

Size: Maximum of A4 Size & Below

CATEGORY 4 – BEST IN LEG OR ARM SLEEVE (BLACK & GREY)

Size: At least 3/4 of Leg/Arm

CATEGORY 5 – BEST IN BIG PIECE (BLACK & GREY)

Size: Full Back/Front or Bodysuit

CATEGORY 6 – BEST OF DAY (FRIDAY)

Size: Any

3 Winners in no particular order

Only tattoos done on the day

DAY 2

CATEGORY 1 – BEST IN NEW ARTIST (COLOUR)

Experience of 5 years & below

Size: Minimum of Palm Size & Above

CATEGORY 2 – BEST IN COVER UP

Size: Any

CATEGORY 3 – BEST IN SMALL PIECE (COLOUR)

Size: Maximum of A4 Size & Below

CATEGORY 4 – BEST IN LEG OR ARM SLEEVE (COLOUR)

Size: At least 3/4 of Leg/Arm

CATEGORY 5 – BEST IN BIG PIECE (COLOUR)

Size: Full Back/Front or Bodysuit

CATEGORY 6 – BEST OF DAY (SATURDAY)

Size: Any

3 Winners in no particular order

Only tattoos done on the day

DAY 3

CATEGORY 1 – BEST IN WESTERN TRADITIONAL/NEO TRADITIONAL

Size: Minimum of Palm Size & Above

CATEGORY 2 – BEST IN ORIENTAL (TRADITIONAL/NEW TRADITIONAL)

Size: Any

CATEGORY 3 – BEST IN REALISM (BLACK & GREY)

Size: Minimum of Palm Size & Above

CATEGORY 4 – BEST IN REALISM (COLOUR)

Size: Minimum of Palm Size & Above

CATEGORY 5 – BEST OF DAY (SUNDAY)

Size: Any

3 Winners in no particular order

Only tattoos done on the day

CATEGORY 6 – BEST OF SHOW

Winners of “Best of Day” will directly be entered into this category

Other entering tattoo pieces must be done at the show and take at least 2 days to complete

Terms & Condition

 

  • Registration will be conducted on the day of each category. (time and venue to be announced) 
  • A registration fee of SGD50 will be charged for each category. (this fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable) 
  • Only artists who have registered booths at Singapore Ink Show 2018 are allowed to participate in the tattoo competitions. If it is found out that you do not have a registered booth, your entry will be disqualified. The registration fee will not be refunded and cannot be transferred to another artist. 
  • A minimum of 6 and maximum of 30 participants will be accepted for each category. Registration for that category will close once we have 30 contestants. In the event that there are lesser than 6 contestants for a particular category, that category will be cancelled and the registration fee will be fully refunded. 
  • Winning pieces of Singapore Ink Show 2018 (regardless of placing and category) will not be allowed to participate again in any of the tattoo competition categories in Singapore Ink Show 2018. 
  • Artists are not allowed to use the same piece to participate in multiple categories on the same day. However, if the criteria is fulfilled, the same piece can be used to participate in categories on other days. 
  • Winning pieces of Singapore Ink Show 2017 (regardless of placing and category) will not be allowed to participate in the Singapore Ink Show 2018 competition.
  • For all participating pieces of Best of Day, artists are required to bring their models to the registration booth before starting on the piece. A photo of the model with his/her contesting body part will be taken and the body part should be clean of any tattoos. This is to ensure fairness to all contestants participating in the Best of Day category, that indeed the tattoo was completed on that particular day. In the event that a contestant is unable to finish the participating piece before the reporting time, the entry will be disqualified and the registration fee will not be refunded. 
  • Artists who are keen to participate in Best of Show Category should bring their models to have their photos taken on either the 1st or 2nd day of show during competition registration before starting on the piece. 
  • Organisers of Singapore Ink Show 2018 reserves the rights to make amendments to the above terms and conditions without prior notice.

COMPETITIONS 2017

DAY 1

CATEGORY 1 – BEST IN ORNAMENTAL, MAORI, MANDALA, GEOMETRIC & DOTWORK

1ST PLACE – CHAT CHAI (THAILAND) MODEL: AUN

2ND PLACE – WANG XING WANG (CHINA) MODEL: GAO SHAN

3RD PLACE – TRACY NEOH (MALAYSIA) MODEL:  IVAN

CATEGORY 2 – BEST IN SMALL PIECE BLACK & GREY

1ST PLACE – BRADLEY TAN (SINGAPORE) MODEL: DARRYL CHEE

2ND PLACE – KELVIN LEOW (SINGAPORE) MODEL: BEVIS CHUA

3RD PLACE – IAN FRANCIS  (SINGAPORE) MODEL:  CLIFFORD HUANG

CATEGORY 3 – BEST IN LEG OR ARM SLEEVE BLACK & GREY

1ST PLACE – BRADLEY TAN (SINGAPORE) MODEL: JASON GUAN

2ND PLACE – BAMBOO MAN (THAILAND) MODEL: MUAY

3RD PLACE – DEAN (TAIWAN)               MODEL:  LIU POI

CATEGORY 4 – BEST IN BIG PIECE BLACK & GREY

1ST PLACE – AULLY (THAILAND)         MODEL: NEELS

2ND PLACE – YAO JIN LONG (CHINA) MODEL: FAN BIN

3RD PLACE – BRADLEY TAN (SINGAPORE) MODEL:  KEAVEN XU

CATEGORY 5 – BEST OF DAY (FRIDAY)

SHEN CHEN YUN (CHINA) MODEL: WANG YI TONG

PENTS C. (PHILIPPINES)     MODEL: ALEX TRDJANO

ATA (INDONESIA) MODEL:  PRIM FERRY

DAY 2

CATEGORY 1 – BEST IN COVER UP

1ST PLACE – KIM SUNG KWANG (S.KOREA) MODEL: JIN YOUNG

2ND PLACE – JEFF LAW (MALAYSIA) MODEL: ALEX KAKA

3RD PLACE – GUAN XIAO PENG (CHINA) MODEL:  KINKI RYUSAKI

CATEGORY 2 – BEST IN SMALL PIECE COLOUR

1ST PLACE – STEVE BUTCHER (N.ZEALAND) MODEL: JINN QUEK

2ND PLACE – BALL (THAILAND)           MODEL: KING PHAI

3RD PLACE – HO CHEON (S.KOREA) MODEL:  JIN

CATEGORY 3 – BEST IN LEG OR ARM SLEEVE COLOUR

1ST PLACE – PENG PO-WEI (TAIWAN) MODEL: PAN CHIA YANG

2ND PLACE – DEAN (TAIWAN)               MODEL:  PIN-CHO

3RD PLACE – KIM SANG KUANG (S.KOREA) MODEL:  JIN YOUNG

CATEGORY 4 – BEST IN BIG PIECE COLOUR

1ST PLACE – TRUNG KIEN (VIETNAM) MODEL: NGUYEN ANH TU

2ND PLACE – CHENG HAO (CHINA) MODEL:  YU JI YUAN

3RD PLACE – PENG PO-WEI (TAIWAN) MODEL:  PAN CHIA YANG

CATEGORY 5 – BEST OF DAY (SATURDAY)

TRUNG KIEN (VIETNAM)      MODEL: HAI ANH

RECYCLE BIN (VIETNAM)             MODEL:  NGUYEN NHAT NAM

H.BUDDHISM (VIETNAM)             MODEL:  LE QUANG VIET

DAY 3

CATEGORY 1 – BEST IN NEW ARTIST

1ST PLACE – MARIO GREGOR (N.ZEALAND) MODEL: WADINE DHATTY

2ND PLACE – SHU (TAIWAN)                 MODEL:  ZI HAO

3RD PLACE – SHUNSUKE AKIYAMA (JAPAN) MODEL:  KRISTIE GANNAWAY

CATEGORY 2 – BEST IN REALISM BLACK & GREY

1ST PLACE – BAMBOO MAN (THAILAND) MODEL: MUAY

2ND PLACE – DEAN (TAIWAN)               MODEL:  WEI JIE

3RD PLACE – AULLY (THAILAND)         MODEL: NEELS

CATEGORY 3 – BEST IN REALISM COLOUR

1ST PLACE – AARON OLAGUIVEL (PHILIPPINES) MODEL: MICHAEL NUERO

2ND PLACE – STEVE BUTCHER (N.ZEALAND)                       MODEL: JINN QUEK

3RD PLACE – BALL (THAILAND)           MODEL: KING PHAI

CATEGORY 4 – BEST OF DAY (SUNDAY)

SHEN CHEN YUN (CHINA) MODEL: WANG YI TONG

CHENG HAO (CHINA) MODEL: KENNETH TAN

VIET PHUANG (VIETNAM)         MODEL: DUC QUAN

CATEGORY 5 – BEST OF SHOW

WINNER – STEVE BUTCHER (N.ZEALAND) MODEL: JINN QUEK

POPULAR VOTE 2017

BEST IN BIG PIECE COLOUR

GUAN XIAO PENG (CHINA) MODEL: ZHU ZHE TONG

BEST IN SMALL PIECE COLOUR

MARIO GREGOR (N.ZEALAND) MODEL: WADINE DHATTY

BEST IN LEG OR ARM SLEEVE COLOUR

CK LOW (SINGAPORE) MODEL: RYAN

BEST IN NEW ARTIST

SYLVESTER TAY (SINGAPORE) MODEL: TIN KIAT