7th Annual

October 19-21, 2018
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100 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT

Tattoo Contest

Tattoo Contest Rules

Contest Fee $10 each
Awards for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place
Event Starting Times

  • No refunds for contestants who do not show up for the contest. (Times will be in event booklet & announced)
  • You must be present 5 minutes before the contest starts
  • Tattoos must be entered into the correct category to compete
  • Tattoos must be complete to enter
  • You may only enter 3 categories Per Day
  • Tattoos will be measured to decide the correct category it belongs in
  • Black & Gray tattoos may have only a 10% accenting color
  • Pieces done at the show are eligible for entry into the “Tattoo of the Day”
  • Tattoos done by a judge may not enter the contests for judging.

Friday Tattoo Contest

Best Horror
Best Lettering
Leg Sleeve
Tattoo of the Day Color
Tattoo of the Day Black & Gray

Saturday Tattoo Contest

Color (Small) (4″ x 4″)
Color (Medium) (8″ x 8″)
Color (Large) (12″ x 12″)
Black & Grey (Small) (4″ x 4″)
Black & Grey (Medium) (8″ x 8″)
Black & Grey (Large) (12″ x 12″)
Best Traditional
Hand/Neck Tattoo
Halloween Theme
Back Piece
Chest Piece
Best Piercing
Tattoo of the Day Color
Tattoo of the Day Black & Gray

Sunday Tattoo Contest

Best Color Tattoo
Best Black & Grey Tattoo
Overall (Male)
Overall (Female)
Best Color Portrait
Best Black & Gray Portrait
Arm Sleeve
Original Flash Tattoo
Cover-up (Before/After Pic)
Tattoo of the Day (Color)
Tattoo of the Day (Black & Gray)
Best In Show (Must Be Done At Show)


We have partnered up again with Mynx Cabaret to do our official #tommystattooconvention Friday night after party there! They will also be passing out tons of postcards for our event so make sure you check them out to support this awesome club! ... See MoreSee Less

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Former LA Ink star & model Amy Nicoletto will be attending this years International #tommystattooconvention Oct 19-21, 2018 at the Hartford CT Convention Center! All other details online www.tommystattooconvention.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Tommy's Tattoo Convention

#tommystattooconvention and Silver Lanes in East Hartford are partnering up to throw one of the best tattoo convention after parties ever seen Oct 20th 2018! Food till 1:30am, huge discounts on activities, pool tables, gigantic bar, laser tag, arcades and more! You will not want to miss out on that! Must show wristbands for all discounts. Thanks to Norm Major for hooking us up. More details coming soon. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tommy's Tattoo Convention

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FREE TICKET GIVAWAY into #tommystattooconvention First drawing is July 6th.

Simple To enter:
1. Must follow @tommystattooconvention
2. Repost this image
3. Hashtag #ttc18contest1
4. Tag 3 Friends
5. Email ttconvention@tommyssupplies.com how you heard about us.

We will pick one winner every 2 weeks for a free pair of Friday tickets only. We'll contact you by email & post you on social media if you're the winner. Must do all steps above or you'll not be entered. Only 1 entree per person but you'll still be in the drawing each week until the week before our event.
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Connecticut Convention Center

100 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860-249-6000

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