ABAA STATE FACE OFF CHAMPIONSHIPS are here again!!! This competition is via photo submission. Only one entry per person and one photo may be submitted. All entries must be in by Friday 11th of March 2016 (This date has been extended)

 

Entries must be posted on the Face Book group called

"ABAA Australian Body Art Awards & Conventions, Melb, GCoast, Sydney & Perth"  

Please request to join the group if you are not already a member.

You must state your full name when posting your entry and which State you are from.  Internationals please include your country.

 

Each State must have 15 entries to qualify except for Tasmania who need 10 to qualify. For the first time New Zealand has been invited to enter the competition.   NZ will need to submit 40 entries to qualify.  Painters from other countries can also submit entries. They will go under the heading of Internationals.  There must be at least 150 entries from internationals to qualify.  

 

NOTE that convention ticket prizes can be used in 2017 only in the case where the winners have already purchased a convention ticket.

 

Themes for State Face Off Championships

Victoria – Bridge to your Secret Hideaway

NSW & Canberra -The Magic of life 
South Australia - Pixies at Play
Western  Australia - Witches in Time
Tasmania - Deep in the Forest
Queensland & N.T. - Winter is coming

New Zealand - Beauty IN THE Beast

Internationals - Creatures in the Woods

State Face Off Championships 2016

Entries - scroll to bottom of page

Entries close Friday 11th March 2016

Entries must be posted on the Face Book group called

"ABAA Australian Body Art Awards & Conventions, Melb, GCoast, Sydney & Perth"

 

 

2016 Categories & Sponsors

AWARD WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON Saturday the 19th of MARCH

Award Categories are - Australian, New Zealand & International

 

Australian Category Prizes

 

  • National Australian State Face Off Winner (judged - please read criteria & rules below).

  • Prize - One ABAA (Melb, Bris, Syd OR Perth) Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - One Pre OR Post Convention Class valued at $195.00 Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - Featured on the ABAA website and future ABAA promotions

 

 

  • One Lucky Draw prize - Australian Painters.

  • Prize - One ABAA (Melb, Bris, Syd OR PerthConvention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

 

  • State Winners - (judged - please read criteria & rules below).

  • $50 products for New South Wales State Winner - Sponsor  - The Face Paint Store www.amygrigg.com.au

  • $50 products for Western Australia State Winner - SponsorFace Paint for Every Body www.facepaintforeverybody.com

  • $50 products for Victoria State Winner - Sponsor - Face Paints Australia www.looneybin.com.au

  • $50 products for South Australia State Winner - N/A

  • $50 products for Tasmania State Winner - Sponsor - Face Paints on Line www.facepaintsonline.com.au

  • $50 products for Queensland State Winner - Sponsor- Funtopia Face Painting, Entertainment and Supply www. funtopia.com.au

  • Prize - Each State Winner - ABAA Network membership from July 2015 to June 2016 valued at $45.00 Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - Featured on the ABAA website and future ABAA promotions

 

 

  • Most Popular in each State of Australia.

  • Prize - $35 Voucher for each State. One Sponsor 6 x $35 vouchers

  • Sponsor - Face Paints on Line www.facepaintsonline.com.au

 

 

 

  • Australian Painters only - Voting prizes - One will receive.  (lucky draw prize for voting)

  • Prize - $50 voucher Sponsor - Face Paints Australia www.looneybin.com.au

  • Prize - ABAA Professional Face/Body Painters Network Membership (1 year) Sponsor - The Australina Body Art Awards

 

New Zealand Category Prizes

Winner

  • Prize - One ABAA (Melb, Bris, Syd OR Perth) Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - Featured on the ABAA website and future ABAA promotions

 

New Zealand Lucky draw prize

  • Prize - One ABAA (Melb, Bris, Syd OR Perth) Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

 

International Category Prizes

Winner

  • Prize - One ABAA (Melbourne only) Convention ticket valued @ $495.00 Sponsor The Australian Body Art awards

  • Prize - One Pre OR Post Convention Class valued at $195.00 Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - Featured on the ABAA website and future ABAA promotions

  • Prize - The ABAA will promote fund raising to contribute to the flight to Australia.  

 

Second

  • Prize - ABAA (Melbourne Only) Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Prize - ABAA (Melbourne Only) Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

 

3 International Lucky Draw Prizes

  • Lucky Draw - ABAA (Melbourne only) Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Lucky Draw - ABAA (Melbourne only) Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

  • Lucky Draw - ABAA (Melbourne only) Convention ticket valued @ $495.00  Sponsor The Australian Body Art Awards

 

 

Voting Instructions - (voting starts 12th March)

Only Australian Painters can vote for the most popular in each state.

  • HOW TO VOTE FOR THE MOST POPULAR STATE ENTRY Imp., please read carefully......entries close midnight Friday the 18th March 2016. This voting DOES NOT contribute to the National and State winners award. Those awards are judged and have a judging criteria with a point system that can be viewed on the ABAA web site. For those who participate in the voting there is a lucky draw prize -  This is how it works:- Any Face/Body Painter in The Australian Body Art Awards & Face/Body Painting Convention FACE BOOK GROUP can vote but it CANNOT be for anyone in your own State

 

  • Victoria votes for Western Australia

  • Western Australia votes for Queensland as well

  • South Australia votes for Tasmania

  • Tasmania Votes for NSW

  • NSW votes for Queensland

  • Queensland votes for Victoria
     

  • EMAIL YOUR VOTE TO ABAAnetwork@hotmail.com
    With your name & State and the name of the person and State they are from.

 

Judging Criteria

Face Painting Categories - Brush & Sponge ONLY
CREATIVITY -  Idea  (uniqueness of the idea),  Originality, Use of Colour (not how many colours!)  & Composition of the work as well as overall impression - 1 to 30points
THEME - Interpretation of theme (expression of theme & uniqueness of interpretation) - 1 to 30 points
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE - Quality, (line work & blending etc), Technique, Degree of difficulty - 1 to 40 points
TOTAL of 100 points

 

Face Painting Rules (Brush & Sponge ONLY)

Rules may be amended at any time for clarification.

Set out in this document are the rules for the ABAA State Face Off Championships.

Breaking the rules will result in a reduction of points or disqualification depending on the severity of the breach.  The Artist must work alone (assistant not permitted) and the Face Painting must be done by the person submitting the photo. In addition, the work must be original.  Ie not copied from someone elses design.  Additional rules are -


•The Artist may include the upper chest and neck in their design BUT NOT THE SHOULDERS.  Please remember though that it is a Face Painting competition and therefore a substancial amount of the work should be on the face.

 

• Entry is via photo submission and must be posted on The Australian Body Art Awards & Face/Body Painting Convention FACE BOOK GROUP. Please send Maria Mormile Abaa a friend request if you are not already in this group and you will be added.

 

•No attachments, stencils or tracing allowed.  In addition the use of a ruler is NOT permitted, even for measuring.  Stencils include any instrument that will guide the placement of the paint.  For example using the hand as a stencil on the body to  outline the shape or to create an imprint of a hand is not permitted.

 

•Glitter is permitted but not liquid bling.

 

• Any images painted must not be in breach of copyright laws.  While  many images are used as references, care must be
taken not to reproduces images that are a copy of someone elses artwork.

 

•There is no time frame.

 

•Only professional Face & Body Painting products (including only cosmetic glitter) may be used on the face/body.

 

•The Face Painting does not have age restrictions.

 

•The judges decision is final.

 

•All work will be published by The Australian Body Art Awards on the ABAA web site.  The Australian Body Art Awards has the right to use them for any future advertising and promotional purposes.

 

The following is a list of things allowed in Brush and Sponge
•Sponges are allowed.
•Decorative head wear is allowed, including hats.  Decorative headwear should be an extension of the face or body painting.  It should not cover the face or the body.
•False Eyelashes
•Wigs and false hair (for the head only)
•Glitter permitted but not liquid bling.

 

The following is a list of things NOT ALLOWED  in Brush and Sponge
•Airbrushing is NOT allowed.
•Attachments of any kind are NOT permitted. NO CRYSTAL DIAMONDS.

 

TO SEE THE ARTISTS NAME PLACE YOUR CURSER OVER THE PICTURE

 

 

2016 Award winners

View 2015 Entries

View 2014 Entries

 

National Winner  

Susanne Daoud

 

State Winners

Western Australia - Lindy van Tuil

South Australia -  N/A

Victoria - Susanne Daoud

Tasmania - Emma Berechree

New South Wales -  Rema Dannawe

Queensland: Tammy Harrison

 

Voted most popular

Western Australia – Leona Smyth

South Australia – N/A

Victoria – Susanne Daoud

Tasmania – Emma Berechree

New South Wales – Britany Ivery

Queensland – Tammy Harrison

 

Convention ticket lucky draw prize

Julie Swanston - Tasmania

 

Voting lucky draw

Carleen Adorn - Queensland

New South Wales Entries

Qualified

Theme - The Magic of Life

ENTRIES

Tasmania

QUALIFIED

Theme - Tasmania - Deep in the Forest

10 ENTRIES required - I entry per person

Victoria

QUALIFIED

Theme - Bridge to your Secret Hideaway

15 ENTRIES required - I entry per person

Queensland & N.T. 

QUALIFIED

Theme - Winter is coming

15 ENTRIES required  - I entry per person

Western Australia

QUALIFIED 

Theme - Witches in Time

15 ENTRIES required - I entry per person

South Australia 

Theme - Pixies at Play

15 ENTRIES required - I entry per person

New Zealand 

Beauty IN THE Beast

40 ENTRIES required - I entry per person

Internationals 

Creatures in the Woods

150 ENTRIES required - I entry per person

maria@glamourbodyart.com

0407 627 427