The North Country Goes Green Irish Festival Kicks off the 2014 Donegal Beard Growing Contest
New Prize Categories Announced
WATERTOWN, NY - The North Country Goes Green Irish Festival is inviting men from across the region to kick-off the New Year with a clean shave for its 4
Annual Donegal Beard Growing Contest.
“Last year’s contest was
bigger than ever
Steve Hunt, the 2011 King
. “This year we hope to expand on that success by adding new prizes and ways to win.”
North Country men are being asked to test their testosterone by growing the Irish-style Donegal
between January 1st and St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
s will be judged by experts at the festival on criteria loosely based on Westminster Dog Show rules.
This year’s contest will not only include the title of King of All Beards, but will also
include prizes for:
(Tri Colors to natural’s…Let’s see what you’ve got)
Best Accessorized (Dress the part and win a prize)
by Popular Demand…
“Not only will we have new prize categories, current King of Beards,
Al Wood, is ineligible to participate this year, so it
s an open field this year
s Barber Shop owner Connie Johnston
. “The winner has bragging rights