United Ink Awards


Best Of Show & Grand Prix winners will receive an FK Irons Xion Machine. Tattoo Of The Day winners will receive their choice of Halo 2Edge X or Direkt 2 machines, courtesy of FK Irons. Tattoo contests are proudly sponsored by: World Famous Tattoo Ink and FK Irons.

United Ink Awards


    • $10 per entry

    • Friday

      • Original Flash
      • Worst Tattoo Contest (1st place only)
      • Most Unusual (1st place only)
      • Arm Sleeve
      • Leg Sleeve
      • Hand, Neck, Face
      • Tattoo of the Day (color)
      • Tattoo of the Day (black & grey)
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    • $10 per entry

    • Saturday

      • Best Color Tattoo (all sizes)
      • Best Black & Grey Tattoo (all sizes)
      • Small Color Portrait (4″ x 4″ or smaller)
      • Large Color Portrait (larger than 4″ x 4″)
      • Small Black & Grey Portrait (4″ x 4″ or smaller)
      • Large Black & Grey Portrait (larger than 4″ x 4″)
      • Traditional & Neo-traditional
      • Horror (fresh & healed)
      • Ornamental (fresh & healed)
      • Animal Portrait (fresh & healed)
      • American Pride
      • Biomechanical (fresh & healed)
      • Fresh color
      • Fresh Black & Grey
      • Tattoo of the Day (color)
      • Tattoo of the Day (black & grey)
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    • $10 per entry

    • Sunday

      • Avant-Garde
      • Watercolor (fresh & healed)
      • Floral (fresh & healed)
      • Cover-up
      • Asian Style
      • Backpiece
      • Best Video Game Tattoo
      • Best Animation
      • Overall Female (1st place only)
      • Overall Male (1st place only)
      • Tattoo of the Day (color)
      • Tattoo of the Day (black & grey)
      • Best Collaboration Tattoo
      • Best of Show (1st place only)
      • Artist Hanger & Fusion Project – Best of Show (1st place only)
      • Best Collaboration Tattoo -Grand Prix Award – must have won 1st place in any category to enter.
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