Legend of barbers


Q: What are the terms & conditions for Legend of Barbers?
A: You can visit www.legendofbarbers.com (the “Website”) for more information.

Q: When is the Contest Period?
A: Stage 1: Mon 15 May - Fri 16 Jun 2023, Stage 2: Tue 1 Aug - Thu 31 Aug 2023, Stage 3: Thu 26 Oct 2023

Q: Is there an registration fee?
A: There is NO registration fee required and participation is free. Interested participants are highly encouraged to be a part of the biggest and largest scale barber battle in the Asia region.

Q: How many contest entries can I have?
A: The barber battle is limited to 1 entry per person.

Q: What are the 3 stages for the Contest?
A: Stage 1 is a qualifying round judged based on participant's submitted photos in their home country, which is 80% of the final score. Top finalists will be sifted out to participate in Stage 2, whereby finalists can have their family and friends vote on their works which takes up the remaining 20% of the final score to enter the Stage 3. 1 vote per email address. An accumulation of both Stage 1 and Stage 2 will put 1 finalist at the top per country. Wahl SEA will fly the top finalist from each country to Malaysia to participate in Stage 3 of Legend of Barbers.

Q: Where is Legend of Barbers going to be held?
A: Legend of Barbers Stage 1 and Stage 2 will be held virtually in the respective countries’ (Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) landing pages.

Q: Where is Legend of Barbers Finals going to be held?
A: Wahl SEA has prepared the Legend of Barbers Finals to be held in Malaysia. and Wahl SEA has the rights to change the location without prior notice.

Q: What to take note of if I am the winner of my country? Do I have to pay for flights and lodging?
A: Please make sure that the winner is fully vaccinated, with a valid passport and fit for travelling. Wahl SEA will be glad to cover the winner’s visa, pre-departure tests (if needed), return flight tickets, lodgings and meal allowances will be provided to make the stay in Malaysia or Sterling a comfortable one. In the case whereby the winner of the country is not fit or keen to travel, the opportunity will be automatically passed on to the runner-up.

Q: How many winners will there be?
A: There will be 3 winners for Stage 3. Up to 10 finalists for each country will advance to Stage 2 where finalists can get their friends and families to vote for their submission. 1 vote per email address.

Q: What are the Contest prizes?
A: Grand Prize: A 1-year Wahl Educator contract, A set of Wahl 5-Star Barber Premiums worth more than US$1,000 (Gold Magic Clip Cordless, Gold Detailer Li Cordless, Legend Cordless, Barber Dryer and Finale Shaver), A 6D5N trip to Wahl Clipper Headquarters in Sterling, Illinois or US$5,000 cash prize or equivalent. Second Prize: A set of Wahl 5-Star Barber Premiums worth more than US$1,000 (Gold Magic Clip Cordless, Gold Detailer Li Cordless, Legend Cordless, Barber Dryer and Finale Shaver), US$3,000 cash prize or equivalent. Third Prize: A set of Wahl 5-Star Barber Premiums worth more than US$1,000 (Gold Magic Clip Cordless, Gold Detailer Li Cordless, Legend Cordless, Barber Dryer and Finale Shaver), US$1,000 cash prize or equivalent.

Q: Can I know more about the trip to Sterling, Illinois?
A: As the winner of our Legend of Barbers, part of your prize is a 6D5N trip to Sterling, Illinois. Visa, pre-departure tests (if needed), flights and accommodations will be covered by Wahl SEA. There will be a meal allowance of US$200/day, up to US$1,200 provided. The winner will be granted the chance to tour the Wahl factory and have the opportunity to meet other Wahl Educators based in the USA.

Q: Can I use any brand of tools to join the Contest?
A: We would recommend you to use Wahl. Please note that only Wahl products can be shown in the photos/videos submitted. We recommend that you get comfortable using Wahl tools as they are the only ones allowed in Stage 3.

Q: Can I use cutting shears or razors?
A: Cutting shears are allowed 30% of their work.

Q: Can I use design or color?
A: Participants are encouraged to be as creative as possible, hair tattoos and color are definitely allowed, and Wahl SEA will not be limiting the participant's creativity during the execution of the creative cut.

Q: Can I use any form of enhancement or styling products?
A: Participants may use styling products but do not mention, display, film or include the brand name, identity, packaging, logo or any other identifiable marks of the product. No digital enhancements such as photoshop or physical enhancements such as hair fibers to be used.

Q: I need to update my submission, what do I do?
A: Participants may drop an email to info@wahlsea.com if they have any changes to be made to their submissions.

Q: How do I know that my submission is submitted successfully?
A: Participants will receive a confirmation email from noreply@legendofbarbers.com, if you did not receive it, please check your junk or spam folder.

Q: How will I be informed if I were to advance to the next stage of the barber battle?
A: Wahl SEA will be sending out updates through email, so please look out for emails from info@wahlsea.com.

Q: I have some other questions which are not addressed on this FAQ page, what should I do?
A: Please direct your queries to info@wahlsea.com, so Wahl SEA will be able to address them accordingly.

Q: I am from Vietnam, but I am currently working in Thailand. So which country will I be representing?
A: Which country you will be representing is highly dependent on your nationality. In the example above, you will be representing your home country, Vietnam instead of your current working location, Thailand. And you should submit your entry via the designated country site.

Q: What are the countries whereby Legend of Barbers will be held in?
A: There are 7 countries on the list. They are Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.