With great facial hair comes great responsibility.

The next in a series legendary facial hair competitions, the RVA Beard League invites y
ou to join us April 30th at the Canal Club in Richmond for the Mid-Atlantic Beard & ‘Stache Championships 5! This year the proceeds will go to the Richmond Fisher House, which provides lodging to the families of veterans receiving treatment at the McGuire VA Hospital, at no cost. 

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, with no extra fee to compete in any of our 14 categories. Doors open & on-site registration starts at 4 PM, and the Championships starts at 6 PM! 

https://www.facebook.com/events/760737980624592/  Frequent updates for the event will be made on the Mid-Atlantic Championships' Facebook Event page. Be sure to click that you’re going, then share it and tell your friends!

           

RESULTS!

Category 100: Artistic Realistic

1. Meagan Cool 47.5
2. Kristin Wagner 45.0
3. Natali Johnston 44.5
Finnegan Nicholas 44.0
Sarah Bogue 43.0
Unicorn 41.5
Rebecca Maiese 40.5

Category 200: Mustache Natural

1. Dewey Mound 47.5
2. Terry Craven 46.5
3. Phil Weinman 43.0
Dean Weinman 42.0
Paul Cooley 41.5
Oscar Bruck 41.0
Ron Preston 39.0

Category 300: Moustache Styled/Freestyle

1. Sam Holcombe 48.5
2. Fred Rohr 46.0
3. Kurtis Lawrence 44.0
Michael Hostetler 43.0
Allen Small 42.0
Jason Yarina 41.5

Category 400: Partial Beard Natural

1. Eddie Johnson 47.0
2. Allen Neely 46.0
3. Doug Cameron 46.0
Butch Amos 41.5
Kevin DeGarmo 41.5
Charles Strachan 40.5
Patrick Bell 39.5

Category 500: Partial Beard Natural Whaler/Donegal

1. Dave Geers 47.5
2. Shan Man Sullivan 46.5
3. Josh Kimm 43.5
James Tromblay 42.5
Wayne Mincey 42.0
John Viar 42.0
Brian Wisecarver 42.0
Randy Byrd 39.5
Bryan Gillick 39.5

Category 600: Partial Beard Natural Sideburns/Chops

1. Russell Nagel 49.5
2. Eric Booyah Chops 48.0
3. Matthew Boyanowski 45.0

Category 700: Partial Beard Styled/Freestyle

1. Luke Sumpter 49.0
2. Charles Abadam 47.5
3. Paul Bradshaw 45.5

Category 800: Full Beard w/Styled Mustache
(Finalists from 2 Heats)

1. Nick Ackermann 48.5
2. Aaron Johnston 45.5
3. Blake Ulmer 45.5
Fkn Guido 45.0
Forrest Smith 43.0
Will Poole 42.5

Category 900: Full Beard Freestyle

1. Jason Kiley 49.5
2. Eric Zatchok 46.5
3. Johnathan Wakefield 45.0
Jason Nicholas 43.5
Russell Bruscato 43.0
Ben Samuels 42.5

Category 1000: Artistic Creative
(Finalists from 2 Heats)

1. Rachel Iammarino 50.0 ***
2. Jodi Mitnick 46.5
3. Sarah Holbach 45.0
Logan Best 44.5
Natali Johnston 44.0

Category 1100: Full Beard Natural Under 2"
(Finalists from 2 Heats)

1. John Dozier 47.5
2. Patrick Lahm 46.5
3. Dan Carrasquillo 46.0
Oasis Handy 44.0

Category 1200: Full Beard 2-6"
(Finalists from 4 Heats)

1. Jordan Cox 48.5
2. Jeremy Heckman 47.0
3. Tommy Thomson 45.0
Jeff Carlson 45.0
Jake Page 45.0
Rusty Horner 44.5
Corey Reda 43.0
Adam Escobar 42.0

Category 1300: Full Beard 6-12"
(Finalists from 2 Heats)

1. Ominick Detell 48.0
2. Shawn Duff 46.5
3. Eric Johnson 46.0
Bradley Cool 45.5
Craig Keough 44.0
Trey Taylor 44.0

Category 1400: Full Beard >12"

1. Cody Corcoran 49.0
2. Vic Martinson 48.5
3. Jay Cole 44.5
Levi Wilson 42.5
Bryce Royal 42.5
Daniel de los Reyes 42.5
Max Doss 42.5
John Hazard 41.5
Rodger 41.5
Josh Watts 41.0
Drew Miskoweic 40.5
Jesse Leacock 40.0

Longest Beard: "Cindy Pong" from Oceanside California, at 2,666 miles
Best Represented Club: Hampton Roads Beard & Stache Society
Best in Show: Rachel Iammarino

About the Richmond Fisher House

The McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Richmond is major VA facility for patients with polytrauma and spinal cord injuries, and the Richmond Fisher House, directly across from the hospital helps to ease the hardships of families of veterans injured in combat. 

The Richmond Fisher House contains 21 family suites, including private baths, dining, recreation, and entertainment areas, and is fully handicap-accessible. Its average occupancy level is 92-94%, with an average length of stay around 2 weeks. Guest stays have extended as long as one year. Since opening in 2008, over 4,500 families have been their guests. Having family members nearby provides significant benefits and advantages to patient treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. By providing cost-free living quarters for patient families, the Richmond Fisher House provides an immeasurable benefit to patient care, in addition to the care and well-being of our veterans’ family members. 

RECENT COMPETITOR STATS

 

Our Previous Events

MABSC IV


$10,500 raised 
for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America

3rd Annual

http://beardleague.org/2014MidAtlantic

$12,200 raised 
for Safe Harbor Shelter

2nd Annual



$5,400 raised 
for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Richmond & Tri-Cities

1st Ever


$1,400 raised
250 pounds of food donated to the Central Virginia Food Bank