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SHENANIGANS

Here you will find a comprehensive list of events, demos, exhibits, sideshows, and our world-famous tattoo contest! We will be updating this regularly for the time being so please keep checking back!

 

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TATTOO CONTEST

TATTOO OF THE DAY:

NOVEMBER 3RD - 10:00 PM

TATTOO CONTEST:

NOVEMBER 4TH - 5:00 PM

TATTOO OF THE DAY:

NOVEMBER 4TH - 10:00 PM

TATTOO CONTEST:

NOVEMBER 5TH - 3:00 PM

TATTOO OF THE DAY:

NOVEMBER 5TH - 5:30 PM

Friday, Nov. 3 

​10:00pm

  • Tattoo of the Day Color (Must be started and completed 11/3)

  • Tattoo of the Day Black and Gray (Must be started and completed 11/3)


Saturday Nov. 4

​5:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Best Male/Female Small Color (Under 4 inches in diameter)

  • Best Male/Female Medium Color (4 to 9 inches in diameter)

  • Best Male/Female Large Color (over 9 inches in diameter)

  • Best Water Color

  • Best Male / Female Arm Sleeve

  • Best Casino / Gambling

  • Best Traditional

  • Best Geometric/Ornamental Design

  • Best Cover Up

  • Best Overall Male

  • Best Overall Female

10:00pm - 

  • Tattoo of the Day Color (Must be started and completed 11/4)

  • Tattoo of the Day Black and Gray (Must be started and completed 11/4)


Sunday Nov. 5

​3:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Best Color Flash

  • Best Black & Gray Flash

  • Best Portrait

  • Best Male/Female Small Black and Gray (Under 4 inches in diameter)

  • Best Male/Female Medium Black & Gray (4 to 9 inches in diameter)

  • Best Male/Female Large Black and Gray (Over 9 inches in diameter)

  • Best Male/Female Leg Sleeve

  • Best Male/Female Hand

  • Best Male/Female Back or Chest Piece

5:30pm

  • Tattoo of the Day Color (Must be started and completed 11/5)

  • Tattoo of the Day Black and Gray (Must be started and completed 11/5)

  • Best of Show - Tattoo started & completed at the show in 1 day or over the weekend

Contestants sign-up at the front ticketing booth and is $10 per category to enter.

We do not ask for artist's name when entering, to prevent chances of favoritism, etc.

The #ACTattooExpo tattoo contest is a huge part of the weekend. We'll see some stiff competition, and out-of-this-world ink. Here is the list of categories. We're looking forward to seeing all of your bodies. $10 per entry, per category.  All tattoos entered in the contest (tattoo of the day is the exception) must be healed tattoos.

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STUPID SH*T PEOPLE DO FOR MONEY

NOVEMBER 3RD - 8:00PM

NOVEMBER 4TH - 2:00PM

NOVEMBER 5TH - 1:30PM

Are you easily grossed-out or made uncomfortable? Then you might want to sit this one out. In this daily ritual that has become a staple of #ACTattooExpo, contestants can win cash by doing outrageous, stomach-turning, or embarrassing acts. Contestants are picked on-the spot by volunteering and you MUST complete or win said challenge to take home the loot. Are you up for it?

 

BEARD & MUSTACHE COMPETITION

NOVEMBER 4TH - 8:00 PM

 

The Atlantic City Tattoo Expo is about to get hairy! If you think you have what it takes to be the Beard & Mustache Champion, swing by our friends at J&J Beard Co. to sign up! We've got some pretty rad prizes for the winner! The competition begins at 8 pm on Saturday, November 4th! 

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THE SQUIDLING BROTHERS SIDESHOW

NOVEMBER 3RD - 7:00 PM

NOVEMBER 4TH - 1:00 PM / 3:30 PM / 9:00 PM

NOVEMBER 5TH - 11:30 AM / 2:30 PM

Edgy and Humor-filled Twist on the Classic American Sideshows of the Early 20th Century, Brothers "Matterz Squidling” and "Jelly Boy the Clown” and the lovely "Mackenzie Maltov" combine their feats of wonder, skill, and comedy, to give their audiences a fast-paced, high-risk, unforgettable experience.

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