Tattoo Competition - Saturday 6th Jan 2018

Sponsored by Tatts On Tatts Off, Summernats entrants and spectators now have the opportunity to participate in the Body Art Nationals Tattoo Competition. Tattoo Industry judges from around Australia have have been brought together to critique entrants body art and crown the 2018 Male and Female Body Art Champions.

Entrants will be battling it out for 7 prestigious awards and prize packs, donated by our amazing sponsors below.

During the course of Summernats, our tattoo scouts will be on the lookout for entrants and spectators, with quality tattoos and may even offer you automatic entry to Sunday's main event. Entrants do not need to be heavily tattoo to enter, all tattoos are welcomed!

Who will be crowned the 2018 Male and Female Body Art Nationals Champions?


All entrants are subject to the following conditions.
  • Respectful towards entrants and audiance,
  • Not Intoxicated,
  • No nudity,
  • Appropriately dressed for judging and;
  • Judges rulings are final.
Entrants donation: A cold coin donation towards the events charity, Survivors Ink is encouraged


Bernie Van Tiel, often referred to as "a vocal freak of nature", Bernie is not your average performer. Each time she takes to the stage, she harnesses a charismatic wave of entertainment leaving the audience no choice but to be captivated and join in.

Beatboxer - Singer - Songwriter - Entertainer

Bernie Van Tiel - Facebook


Judges will consider the criteria below and will also consider if the artwork is quality for its age and era.

Design - Placement - Ink saturation - Line-work - Quality - Originality - Age

  • Male – Body Art National Champion
  • Female – Body Art National Champion
  • Judges Choice x 4
  • Crowd Choice - judged by crowd response.

  • Saturday 6th January 2018,
  • Meguiar's Pavilion, Main Stage,
  • Registration: 11:30am - 12pm
  • Judging Commences: 12:00pm
  • Award Announcements main stage: 1:00pm
  • All entrants must be present for the award announcements


The tattooing component of this event will be managed by Tatts On Tatts Off. All enquiries regarding Tattoo Compitition, can be directed to info @ (remove spaces)



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