ICA Nouveau 2017 Creative Cut, Color, and Texture Contest

What is it?

A Creative Cutting and Color contest to showcase new talent and acquire experience in their profession on a national and international level.

Who can enter?

Entry is limited to licensed Cosmetologists who are employees of an Intercoiffure America/Canada “A” member and have been licensed five (5) years or less or under the age of 27.

How to enter?

Take photos.

Image Specifications: All digital images must be submitted on CD or DVD. All image files must be in JPEG (.jpg) format. Files must be RGB, at a minimum of 300 DPI and no smaller than 8” x 10”. Photographs and slides will NOT be accepted. The CD or DVD should contain the model’s hair “before” and the model’s finished look. Submit only 1 image of each. Professional photography for model’s finished look is encouraged.

Fill out entry form completely.

Include signed photographer release and model release, head sheets and color formulas.

Send via mail or email to:

Perry Monge, Chairperson Intercoiffure Nouveau c/o Perry Monge SalonSpa
3 South 2nd Street, Suite 212
Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
email: permonsaln@aol.com

How are winners selected?

Judging consist of two rounds.
  • The first round involves online voting from Intercoiffure’s “A” members. Online voting opens Wednesday, February 15, 2017 and closes Friday, February 17, 2017 at 6:00pm (EST).
  • This round narrows the entries to Top “10” Finalists. The second round will take place the day of the Intercoiffure event.
  • Round two will be judged by Van Council, Intercoiffure America Canada Artistic Director, and magazine editors from; Estetica USA, Modern Salon, American Salon, Launch Pad and Sophisticates will determine the first, second and third place winners.
  • Entries close Saturday, February 11, 2017.
    Top “10” Finalists will be announced Monday, February 20, 2017.

Entry Form & Contest Rules and Regulations

Download the full contest rules and entry forms in PDF form. Either print, fill out, and mail your entry or use Adobe Acrobat to fill out digitally and email your entry.