Utah Nail Competition

Do you want to showcase your talents as a nail technician? Do you thrive in a competitive setting? Are your nail art skills unmatched? With so many talented techs in the industry, nail competitions are a fun way to showcase your abilities! This year there will be THREE different competitions to participate in. All are turn-in only (they are to be done at home and dropped off on Friday, September 24, 2021. Turn in will be from 5:00-7:00pm at the Utah Nail Expo location). Click the buttons below to view the rules for each category of competition. 

THEME: Arts and Crafts

5 nail tips

Please note this competition is divisional:

NOVICE – never competed; never placed 1st in any competition anywhere.

ADVANCED – placed 1st in a competition anywhere; current manufacturer’s educators.

THEME: A Mother’s Love

10 nail tips

 

Please note this competition is divisional:

NOVICE – never competed; never placed 1st in any competition anywhere.

ADVANCED – placed 1st in a competition anywhere; current manufacturer’s educators.

THEME: none

5 nail tips

This competition is non-divisional

Our Nail Competition sponsor, Sozo Beauty, has created a work/display board for nail competitions.  CLICK HERE to view videos on this board and how they can be used to help facilitate your work, and also how they can help the judges. (scroll down to see the videos)

CLICK HERE if you are interested in purchasing a board, or any other accessories for your nail art competition.

Thank you, Sozo Beauty, for your continued support of the Utah Nail Competition.

Prizes for the UNC Nail Competition sponsored by:

*Signing up for more than one entry gets you one free ticket to the Utah Nail Expo.

Example: If I sign up for the 3D Nail Competition AND the Bling Competition, it will cost me $70 AND I will get one FREE ticket to the Utah Nail Expo.

Nail Competition Entries must be turned in on Friday, September 24, 2021 between 5pm and 7pm.

Nails may be shipped earlier for your convenience.

Each category has its own entry fee.

Winners will be announced at the end of the Utah Nail Expo the following day.

You must sign up and purchase your tickets BEFORE filling out your registration. Once your tickets have been purchased, you will receive an email with the registration information to fill out.

 

Tickets may be purchased NOW through September 21, 2021 for $35 each. September 22-24, 2021 tickets may be purchased for $50 each.

Natalie Nielsen with judge Guin Deadman-Littlefield at the 2019 Utah Nail Expo

Meet our Head Judge

Guin Deadman-Littlefield!

 

2020 Judge Nailpro World Cup

2019 Nailpro Cup Champion

2019 Nailympia Canada Judge in USA, Mexico, and Canada

2018 Nailympia Top USA tech.

Over 60 competition top three placements in competitions in just 6 years.

Nail tech for 25 years

Salon owner for 17 years

 

We feel so blessed to have Guin be our judge for the UNC Nail Competition!