2016 National Beard and Moustache Championships

It’s that time of year! This year, the 2016 National Beard and Moustache Championships took place in Nashville, TN, and that means photographer Greg Anderson was on hand. Anderson has been present at three of the last four competitions. It’s safe to say he’s got his follicle photography skills down to a science.

The organized contest began in 1990 in Höfen/Enz, Germany. Since 1995, the competition was held every two years. Typically a European event, the contest came to the States for the first time in 2003. But 2014 was the first time it shifted from once every two years to once a year. Now, with beards and moustaches peaking in popularity, the National Beard and Moustache Championships are a big deal.

You can see the entire collection of entrants at Anderson’s Facebook page. You can also check out the rest of his awesome photography on his personal website.

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