2014 STARS and RISING STARS Photo Competition

Winners to Be Honored March 22, 2014, at the ABS BeautyBASH

The STARS and RISING Stars Photo Competition, sponsored by Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) since 2000, always receives an enthusiastic embrace from established salon professionals as well as those just entering our exciting industry.

After an unprecedented increase in entries for the 2013 contest, CC will continue to use the re-energized format for the 2014 hairdressing photo competition that showcases the creativity, talent, technical expertise and competitive spirit of those participating.

STARS and RISING STARS winners and their work will be introduced to the professional beauty industry at the third annual BeautyBASH on Saturday evening, March 22, 2014.  The STARS and RISING Stars winners receive cash prizes, media recognition and complimentary accommodations in downtown Chicago during the America’s Beauty Show weekend.

The STARS and RISING Stars entries are judged on technical merit, execution and suitability of the styles to each category, as well as concept and overall approach. A select panel of leaders in the industry will be the final judges for STARS and RISING Stars.

The deadline for entries is February 14, 2014. Entry forms and rules are available for download at AmericasBeautyShow.com or by calling 312-321-6809. The STARS categories are open to salon professionals licensed more than three years.  The RISING Star of ABS 2014 category is open ONLY to students currently enrolled in an accredited cosmetology school.

Compete and Win in These STARS Categories
Those with three or more years in the profession may compete in as many of the categories as desired. The RISING Star of ABS 2014 category is for cosmetology students or professionals with less than 3-years of salon experience:

The deadline for entries is February 14, 2014.
Entry forms and rules are available for download at AmericasBeautyShow.com or by calling 312-321-6809. ABS will be held March 22-24, 2014 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago.

 

Cosmetologists Chicago® (CC), celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012. The association is the owner and producer of America’s Beauty Show®, held annually in Chicago since 1924. The members of this association of 7,000 salon professionals include licensed cosmetologists, estheticians and nail technicians, salon owners and cosmetology students. CC offers its members continuing education, legislative representation, technology, scholarships, networking opportunities and an extensive website at AmericasBeautyShow.com.