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Hampton Roads Beard & ‘Stache Society

Hampton Roads Beard & ‘Stache Society

Inaugural Beard Mustache Competition

November 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Three Days of Events Planned

 

For Immediate Release

Hampton Roads Beard & ‘Stache Society is hosting its Inaugural Beard and Mustache Completion, to benefit Wounded Wheels, a program that provides disabled heroes with modified classic cars. The event will be held on November 8th, 2014 at the Shaka’s Live in Virginia Beach and is sponsored by Jake’s Place and 80/20 Burger Bar. Tickets are $10 compete or spectate and can be purchased at any Hampton Roads Beard & ‘Stache Society event or at the door the day of the competition.  Doors open & in-person registration starts at 6 p.m., and the Championships starts at 7:30 p.m.

The Hampton Roads Beard & ‘Stache Society (HRBSS) Inaugural Beard & Mustache Competition consists of 10 categories that represent a wide spectrum of facial hair styles including beards of all lengths, mustaches, partial beards, a fake beard category so that everyone—including ladies and the (in)voluntarily shaven—can participate and a category for retired military members with ANY style of facial hair!

Hampton Roads Beard & ‘Stache Society was founded as a club for men (and women) with all varieties of facial hair to come together, hang out, and help make the Hampton Roads community a better place through volunteer work. Since March of 2013 the Hampton Roads Beard & ‘Stache Society has held a successful blood drive with 35 pints of blood donated to the Red Cross, worked with Jake’s Place to raise money for Hope House at the “1st Annual ’Stache Bash”, volunteered at the Mariners Museum Craft Beer Festival to provide staffing, and recently worked with the East Coast Surfing Championships and provided members for staffing in multiple areas.  These events are an illustration of the Hampton Roads Beard & ‘Stache Society motto of: “Hairy for a reason”.

In addition to supporting local charities here in town, the Hampton Roads Beard & ‘Stache Society represents Hampton Roads as we travel around the country to help other facial hair group’s support the charities in their hometowns. The Inaugural Beard & Mustache Competition is our way to help redefine Hampton Roads to those distant friends. We like to show people that Hampton Roads isn’t just for the military, but is an innovative and creative region, filled with great ideas and amazing people. Simply put, the Inaugural Beard & Mustache Competition is a fun event that helps us give back to our hometown, and hopefully gets people to reconsider some negative stereotypes they may have associated with guys who have facial hair.

Event Schedule

We have three main events planned throughout the weekend for local folks and those traveling from out-of-town to enjoy. With the obvious exception of the Competition ($10), all are free to attend.

Welcome Party for the HRBSS Inaugural Beard & Mustache Competition
Friday, November 7th at 7:00 p.m.

Murphy’s Irish Pub – 2914 Pacific Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

https://www.facebook.com/events/1477323242509638/

Pre-Competition Lunch for the HRBSS Inaugural Beard & Mustache Competition
Saturday, November 8th at 12:00pm

Back Bay Brewing – 614 Norfolk Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

https://www.facebook.com/events/304378469737106/

HRBSS Inaugural Beard & Mustache Competition
Saturday, November 8th at 6:00 p.m.

Shaka’s Live – 2014 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

https://www.facebook.com/events/535667479877336/

Farewell Brunch for the HRBSS Inaugural Beard & Mustache Competition
Sunday, November 9th at 11:00 a.m.

Cotton Southern Bistro – 1637 W. Hilltop Shopping Center, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
https://www.facebook.com/events/271120489752866/

 

 

Media Contact:

Josh Kimm

hrbeardandstache@gmail.com

757-337-9297

 

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Adam Koch

October 16th, 2014

1 Comment

  • https://www.facebook.com/HRBeardStacheSociety Hampton Roads Beard & Stache Society

    Pumped on this… Thanks for hosting us. It is going to be badass!