Charlotte Chapter Meeting Tonight
posted by Michael Duez on Apr 18, 2012
The Charlotte chapter is meeting tonight at 6:30pm at Kickstand Charlotte
From the Charlotte club VP, Joel:
The official Beard & Moustache Club of North Carolina - Charlotte chapter is hosting our monthly meeting in Plaza Midwood.
This gathering is for members and or interested folk only. During the meeting we will be going over memberships, community involvement, charity efforts, and the plans for the club over the next 3 to 4 months.
Look forward to seeing our fellow whiskers out.
posted by Michael Duez on Mar 16, 2012
Its live!! -- Watch here! --
We're live webstreaming the Second Annual 2012 Carolina B.A.M. Competition tonight!
Keep your eyes peeled to the event front page
for when the link goes live, which will happen between 4:00PM and 6:00PM tonight. You'll be able to see and hear the competitors on stage, and cry in angst as you see the fantastic medals being awarded to other beards and moustaches when you should have been here!
Update to Styled Moustache category rules
posted by Michael Duez on Mar 13, 2012
Moustachios, take note! Our category description was incorrect - Freestyle moustaches are allowed
in the Styled Moustache
category. This is also how it was communicated tp the judges. The have been updated.
A visual on a few of the categories from Saturday
posted by Michael Duez on Mar 12, 2012
Brad Jones of Fox 8 was kind enough to speak to us yesterday morning about our upcoming charity fundraising competition:
Final week until B.A.M.!
posted by Michael Duez on Mar 11, 2012
Our judges have been announced
, the guidlelines they'll be using to judge have been posted
, and details about the weekend's events are up.
Are you ready for this year's B.A.M. Competition
More Carolina B.A.M. Details Inbound!
posted by Michael Duez at 11:00pm Feb 19, 2012
We will be announcing our five judges very soon, as well as posting the full judges' packet so that all contestants can see how they will be judged.
We will also be updating our sponsors page with details on our fantastic local businesses that have chipped in to help us host this charity beard and moustache competition.
The Carolina B.A.M. Competition 2013
posted by Michael Duez at 11:35am Jan 16, 2013
BREAKING NEWS! New meeting location!
posted by Michael Duez at 12:31am May 21st, 2012
After five years of calling M'Coul's home, we're trying a new monthly meeting location on for size.
Tuesday, June 5th, we'll be meeting at Sessions
at 7:00pm. Located caddy-corner across from the Blind Tiger on Spring Garden Street, they have a brand spankin' new beer garden we'll be checking out!
Here's the location on Google Maps
Don't just remember to go to Sessions on June 5th - spread the word to everyone you know!
The Carolina B.A.M. 2012 1st Place Finishers
posted by Michael Duez at 8:05am March 8th, 2012
We had 71 contestants from five states, nearly 300 people total crowd, and a fantastically fun time
And on top of it all, we raised over $3000 for the Triad portion Autism Society of North Carolina!
The 2012 Carolina B.A.M. wouldn't have been nearly as awesome as it was without the generous help from our Sponsors
. Support these great, local businesses. (And one from Seattle!)
We'll be updating the competition
page with a new "Results" section that will list all competitors' ranks, but until we do, here are your 2012 Carolina B.A.M. winners!
- Natural Moustache: Terry Craven
- Styled Moustache: Kyle Price
- Partial Beard: James Chalet
- Corporate Beard: Tommy Beaver
- Full Beard - Groomed: Robert Voss
- Full Beard - Freestyle: The Electric Starfish (Brian Quein)
- Southern Belle: Meghan Spivey
- Full Beard - Natural: Grizzly Stonewall Jackson
Best in BAM:
- 1st Place: Grizzly Stonewall Jackson (Full Beard - Natural)
- 2nd Place: The Electrict Starfish [Brian Quein] (Full Beard - Freestyle)
- 3rd Place: Robert Voss (Full Beard - Groomed)
Local, Live TV Coverage of the Carolina B.A.M.
posted by Michael Duez at 10:30am March 8th, 2012
The wonderful crew at our local Fox affiliate - WGHP channel 8 - had us on this morning
to talk about the upcoming competition and fundraiser. We had a blast, and I only wish we had captured Cindy Farmer's surprised reaction to Brian Quein's "Electric Starfish" shocking *ahem* outfit. Dang!
Final Two Judges Revealed ; We're on TV again!
posted by Michael Duez at 10:30am March 6th, 2012
Our fourth and fifth judges have been announced - Mimi Perper
, owner and head stylist of Figaro Salon and Father Christopher Foley
! We are delighted to have them on our panel.
Our local Fox affiliate - WGHP channel 8
has recognized the interesting story around our Beard and Moustache Club, and they're having us on their morning show this Thursday at about 9:15AM. Set your DVR!
We'll be live in studio, and you'll get to see some examples of the different categories at this Saturday's Carolina B.A.M. Competition
Third Carolina B.A.M. Judge Announced ; We're on TV!
posted by Michael Duez at 7:20am Feb 16, 2012
We've already announced our third judge, and we'd like to make sure you didn't miss it:
The details are up for Sugar June
In other news, Roy's Folks
featured us on Monday, February 13th's 8pm broadcast,and replayed it on Tuesday's morning program.
We had a great time with Roy and David from Fox 8, and we're thrilled to spread the word about our club, and the Carolina B.A.M. competition and fundraiser.
Second Carolina B.A.M. Judge Announced
posted by Michael Duez at 9:27pm Jan 29, 2012
Check the Judges
page for the latest announcement.
We'll announce our third judge in the coming weeks!
First Carolina B.A.M. Judge Announced
posted by Michael Duez at 1:00am Jan 21, 2012
Check our new Judges
page for the details, and keep an eye out as we unveil the rest!
The Carolina B.A.M.! 2012 Competition
posted by Michael Duez at 9:20am Jan 11, 2012
The details are up for The Carolina B.A.M. 2012 Competition
Online registration is active, and an litany of additional details is online.
We'll be announcing our judges here in the coming weeks - we're thrilled, and we'll share them soon.
This. Will. Be. EPIC.
The New Beard and Moustache Club Web Site
posted by Michael Duez at 7:05am Nov 8, 2011
Welcome to the first Official Beard and Moustache Club of North Carolina web site! We plan to bring you the latest and greatest news on the follicle front, and server as a nexus for beard and moustache activity across the state. For more details on our plans, check out our bylaws.
Stay tuned for for more!
The Carolina B.A.M. Competition
posted by Michael Duez at 7:45am Nov 3, 2011
We're hosting the inaugural Carolina B.A.M. (Beard and Moustache) Competition next March, and it's going to be a doozy. For more details, check out the full story here
posted by Michael Duez at 7:15am Oct 14, 2011
We held our first annual BeardtoberFest competition on Thursday, October 13th, and raised nearly $600 for the Down Syndrome Network of Greater Greensboro! Over a hundred attendees came to our informal shindig, and 29 folks competed in the Moustache - Freestyle, Moustache - Natural, Corporate Beard, Southern Belle and Full Beard - Natural competitions!
A full recap will be posted in the coming days, along with some fantastic photos courtesy of TKM Photography.