European Beard and Moustache Championships 2012

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The 2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships took place in Wittersdorf, France on Sept. 22, 2012. About a hundred participants from all around the globe gathered in the in the Alsace region to show off their funky facial hair, their appearance accentuated with crazy costumes and bizarre hats. Some participants chose to keep their facial hair in its natural state while others had to use sticky tape or grips to keep their beards stashed properly.

Also see European Beard and Moustache Championships 2010 and World Beard and Moustache Championships 2011

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German hairdresser Elmar Weisser, 48, shows off his beard, which is shaped like a stork, during the 2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships in Wittersdorf near Mulhouse, Eastern France. Weisser, who won the World Beard and Moustache Championship in 2011, ranked second in the freestyle category this year.

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Elmar Weisser is helped by his wife as he gets ready

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The judges give their scores as as a competitor stands on stage

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via The Telegraph

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2 comments:

  1. I wanna be here one day, not only as a photographer but a contestent as well.

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  2. classy group! we could benefit from their lead. call beards for what they should be - art!

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