There are a total of 8 tattoo categories to be judged. The deadline for entries will be announced on the day and any work must be completed and the entry registered by this time. Entry forms for the tattoo competition can be found at the show t-shirts stall or the judging podium, please fill in and take along with you to the judging Area.
All entries either fresh or healed must have been tattooed by one of our workings tattooists at the convention on the day. Only the “Best tattoo done at convention ” category ,has to obviously be done on the day, all other categories can be healed work by resident artists.
Winner for Best Tattoo of Day at Ink & Iron 2018 was Craig James of New Ink Wolverhampton
Winner of Best Realism at Ink & Iron 2018 was Craig James of New Ink , Wolverhampton
Winner of best Colour Large at ink & iron 2018 was Sofie simpson of Nala Tattoo, Tamworth
Winner of Best Black n Grey Large at Ink & Iron 2018 was Geofferson Longley of studio 59 , Milton Keynes
Winner of Best Colour Small at Ink & Iron 2018 was Stephanie Melbourne of Brassheart Tattoo , Birmingham
Winner of Best Black n Grey Small at Ink & Iron 2018 was Sam Cole from Sam Cole Tattoo
Winner of best Japanese/Oriental at ink & iron 2018 was leonardo Blackbirds of Till You Die Custom Tattooing , Birmingham
Winner of Best Blackwork at Ink & Iron 2018 was Tom Maggot of Second City Tattoo Club , Birmingham