Welcome to Hair Battle Tour by Xotics. Hair Battle Tour is a city to city tour created by Curtis Smith, creator of Xotics products.
Our venue provides an opportunity for barbers and stylists to compete for cash prizes, trophies and bragging rights.
We also provide hair and business training seminars around the country that are hosted by Master barbers & stylists.
The Hair Battle Tour is committed to providing awareness about the importance of maintaining and living a healthy lifestyle.
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FASTEST FADE - 15 min
This competition is for the fastest of the fast, the best of the best. If you can’t finish a hair cut in 15 minutes. Models must have at least a #2 length on top or higher, no pre-cut, no lines, no shape ups. Hair will be cut to no lower that 1 1/2 on top to bald on sides. Barbers will be judged on the speed, blend of the fade, how tight the line is, and the overall cleanliness of the haircut.
LOW FADE WITH BEARD 45 min
This battle is an everyday cut battle that is all about a good clean haircut. The low fade must be a true low fade not mid or high. The length on the top must be at least 1.5″ and the sides must be bald to show full transition. Model will be judged on fade, transitions, shape up, beard, overall cut.
FREE-STYLE DESIGN - 60 MIN
This is for any barber that wants to show off their artistry skills and creativity from simple to the most complex design. Barbers will be judged on how creative and clean their cut/design is. There is no color used in this competition during the competition, but you may pre-color with permanent color at least 24 hrs before competition. There are to be no pre-cuts. Barbers will be judged on the complexity, creativity, the design, and overall haircut. There are no extra points given or deducted for color usage. Theme Outfit is not judged in this competition but is welcomed.
OLD SCHOOL - 45 min
COMBOVER - 45 min
This is a classic look completion where barbers must execute a Combover cut while being creative. The actual look of the cut cannot be changed in the top but you can be creative on the rest of the style. The models hair must be at least trimmed on all sections. There are no designs necessary for this look. Barbers are judged on precision of cut, fading, creativity and overall look including outfit.
CREATIVE BOB WITH COLOR - 30 min
This competition is for Bob hairstyle enthusiasts who like to be creative. The style and the color will hold equal value in the judging. All coloring will be Done before the competition but cutting and styling will be done on the premises. Models will be judged on creativity, precision of cut, color, overall styling.
STUDENT FADE - 30 min
This battle is for the student that wants to show the self where they stack up against the other students out there. It is a fade competition that is all about the cut. You will be judged on precision of fade, shape up, and overall haircut.
Barber Training Seminar
“Our Step Your Game Up class teaches proper grooming techniques and career building skills you don’t learn in barber school.”
- Curtis Smith – Taking your barber career to the next level
- J Valentin – Proper Color Application
- Faheem / Gee Wheels – Motivation
- Kenny Duncan – Proper Clipper Usage and Clipper over Comb technique
- Danny Amorim – Perfecting the beard trim
- Chico Boom – Making more money in your career
Included in Seminar
- Free admission to the Barber Battle
- Lunch served at the end of class