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 2019 Male and Female Body Art Champions. Entrants will be battling it out for 8 prestigious awards and prize packs, donated by our amazing sponsors.

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 2019 Male and Female Body Art Nationals Champions?


All entrants are subject to the following conditions.

  • Respectful towards entrants and audiance,
  • Not Intoxicated,
  • No nudity (breasts and genitals must be covered by clothing),
  • Appropriately dressed for judging
  • No advertising, or business shoutouts, and;
  • Judges rulings are final.

Entrants donation: A gold coin donation towards the events charity, Survivors Ink is encouraged http://www.survivorsink.com.au


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
  • Funniest Tattoo
  • Crowd Choice Male & Female – judged by crowd response.


  • Saturday 6th January 2018,
  • Meguiar’s Pavilion, Main Stage,
  • Registration: TBA
  • Judging Commences: TBA
  • Award Announcements main stage: TBA
  • All entrants must be present for the award announcements


The tattooing component of this event will be managed by Tatts On Tatts Off. http://www.tattsontattsoff.com