A crowd favourite, the most fun and entertaining whisker tournament in Michigan returns, bigger and better than ever before!

All styles and lengths of moustache and/or beard are allowed, but you must have at least one or the other.


Registration is open Saturday, 6 May 2017, from 2pm–2:45pm at the Island Park gazebo
Contest time
Saturday, 6 May 2017 at 2:45pm
Spectators should assemble around the Island Park gazebo.


Grand Prize
Best of Show, determined by our panel of judges

1st Prize
determined by judges' vote and audience enthusiasm (bring your friends!)

Best Creative Use of a Moustache or Beard as a Medium of Artistic Expression

Most Accurate Depiction of an Historical or Famous Moustache or Beard
The contestant must be able to give some details on the historical or famous facial locks of whom he – or she – is portraying. The judges reserve the right to access modern technology for on-the-spot fact-checking.

Best Dastardly or Otherwise Devious Presentation of a Whiskered Visage

Honourable Mention for Most Sincere Attempt at Hirsute Fortitude
(or Most Successful Attempt to Bribe the Judges)

Contest Particulars

  • Contestants must be present throughout the competition to win.
  • Prizes will be awarded based on the decisions of The Committee of Proper Victorian Ladies & Gentlemen for the Advancement of the Inspiring and Gentlemanly Moustache.
  • Prizes will be awarded at the end of the competition, after which official photos of winners will be taken.
  • Questions? Call 517.316.6694 or email sylvania@victoriandays.org.