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NO, FOR 2020 WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING ANY POSTAL ENTRIES. ALL ENTRIES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE.

THIS IS UP TO YOU. WE CAN ACCEPT A HEAD OR FULL LENGTH SHOT, BUT REMEMBER, THIS IS A HAIR COMPETITION SO THE HAIR NEEDS TO BE AN IMPORTANT FACTOR IN THE PHOTOGRAPH THAT YOU SUBMIT.

ALL TEAMS MUST BE COMPRISED OF COMPLETELY UNIQUE INDIVIDUALS. AN INDIVIDUAL CAN ONLY ENTER THE COMPETITION ONCE.

PLEASE REFER TO EACH AWARD BRIEF FOUND IN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

IN ORDER TO COMPETE IN THE COMPETITION AND TO ATTEND ANY OF THE LIVE EVENTS, YOU MUST BE 16 YEARS OR OLDER.
IN ORDER TO ENTER THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR AWARD YOU MUST BE AGED 16-25 ON THE CLOSING DATE OF ENTRY WHICH IS MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020.

YES, YOU CAN ACROSS ALL CATEGORIES, AS LONG AS THE EXTENSIONS ARE COLOURED USING L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONNEL COLOUR AND THE EXTENSIONS MAKE UP NO MORE THAN 20% OF THE OVERALL HAIR.

NO, THIS IS NOT NECESSARY. YOU JUST NEED A PHOTOGENIC MODEL WHO YOU BELIEVE CAN BEST REPRESENT YOUR LOOK ACCORDING TO THE 2020 BRIEF.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IF YOUR SALON MAKES IT THROUGH TO THE LIVE FINAL, YOUR MODEL SHOULD BE CONFIDENT, ‘OWN’ THE LOOK YOU HAVE CREATED ON THEM AND WALK CONVINCINGLY DOWN THE CATWALK IN FRONT OF THE ASSEMBLED AUDIENCE.

APPLICANTS WILL NEED TO ENTER WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF THEIR MODEL FOLLOWING THE CATEGORY BRIEF. THE CATEGORY BRIEF CAN BE FOUND HERE. THIS IS SUBMITTED BY BUILDING AN ONLINE PROFILE AND COMPLETING THE ENTRY FORM.
FOR THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR AWARD AND L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY COLLEGE AWARD, ENTRANTS WILL ADDITIONALLY NEED TO SUBMIT A ‘BEFORE’ PHOTO OF THEIR MODEL PRIOR TO ANY COLOUR WORK PERFORMED ON THE MODEL’S HAIR. THE ‘BEFORE’ PHOTO SHOULD BE A SIDE OR FRONT SHOT ONLY.
THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY COLLEGE AWARD MUST ALSO VERIFY THEIR STUDENT STATUS ALONGSIDE THEIR APPLICATION.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ARE VERY STRICT SO FOR ALL PHOTOS SUBMITTED, THEY MUST BE IN COLOUR AND BE IN A PNG, .JPG, .GIF; FORMAT WITH AN ASPECT RATIO OF 1:1.41 AND A MINIMUM RESOLUTION OF 1080 PIXELS IN HEIGHT. THE IMAGE MUST BE NO MORE THAN 1 YEAR OLD AT THE DATE OF ENTRY.

FOR THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY, L’ORÉAL MENS IMAGE AND L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR PLEASE SEE BELOW;
IF THE STYLIST IS UNABLE TO BE A PART OF THE COMPETING TEAM THE COLOURIST CAN CONTINUE ON THEIR OWN AND CANNOT INCLUDE A NEW STYLIST IN THE TEAM.
IF THE COLOURIST CANNOT CONTINUE TO BE A PART OF THE COMPETING TEAM THEN THE TEAM WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
IF AN INDIVIDUAL ENTERS IN A DUAL ROLE AS BOTH STYLIST AND COLOURIST AND IS UNABLE TO BE A PART OF THE COMPETING TEAM, THEN THE TEAM WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
THE MODEL IS ALLOWED TO CHANGE BETWEEN THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ENTRY STAGE AND THE REGIONAL SEMI-FINAL STAGE. HOWEVER, THE MODEL FROM THE REGIONAL SEMI-FINAL MUST REMAIN FOR THE GRAND FINAL.
THE ROLE OF MAKE-UP ARTIST IS ABLE TO CHANGE THROUGHOUT THE COMPETITION.
AS THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY COLLEGE AWARD IS SIMPLY A PHOTOGRAPHIC ENTRY COMPETITION THIS DOES NOT APPLY.

Semi Finals

ALL 4 OR LESS TEAM MEMBERS WILL BE GIVEN FREE TICKETS TO THEIR DESIGNATED REGIONAL SEMI FINAL. THESE TICKETS ARE STRICTLY NON-TRANSFERABLE.

THE WEBSITE WILL ANNOUNCE THE SEMI-FINALISTS FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES ON FRIDAY 13TH MARCH 2020 AT 3PM; L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY AWARD, L’ORÉAL MENS IMAGE AWARD, L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY AFRO AWARD AND L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR AWARD.
ADDITIONALLY, THE WEBSITE WILL ANNOUNCE UP TO 5 WINNERS OF THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY COLLEGE AWARD ON FRIDAY 13TH MARCH 2020 AT 3PM.

A MAXIMUM OF 35 TEAMS FOR THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY AWARD
A MAXIMUM OF 25 TEAMS FOR THE L’ORÉAL MEN’S IMAGE AWARD
A MAXIMUM OF 5 TEAMS FOR THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR AWARD
A MAXIMUM OF 8 TEAMS FOR THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY AFRO AWARD

EACH L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR AWARD WINNER FROM EACH REGION WILL BECOME PART OF THE L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONNEL COLOUR ACADEMY 2020/2021.
THESE 8 WINNERS WILL COMPETE AT THE GRAND FINAL ON MONDAY 1ST JUNE 2020 AND WILL HAVE TO RECREATE THEIR WINNING LOOK ON THE SAME MODEL FROM THE REGIONAL SEMI-FINAL IN ORDER FOR THE JUDGES TO CHOOSE THE OVERALL “JUDGE’S FAVOURITE”.

TICKETS FOR THE REGIONAL SEMI-FINALS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE VIA THE BUY TICKETS PAGE.
TICKETS COST £25 (INCLUDING VAT) PER PERSON AND WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AS FROM 24TH FEBRUARY 2020.
THERE IS A SPECIAL DEAL WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE 5 TICKETS FOR THE PRICE OF 4.

PLEASE VISIT OUR TIMELINE FOR THIS INFORMATION.

YES, THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY AFRO AWARD SEMI-FINALISTS WILL NOW COMPETE AT THE LONDON REGIONAL SEMI FINAL EVENT ON APRIL 8TH 2020.

NO, IT CAN BE A DIFFERENT MODEL. HOWEVER, SHOULD YOU GET THROUGH TO THE GRAND FINAL YOU MUST USE THE SAME MODEL AS YOU USED AT THE REGIONAL SEMI-FINAL.

Grand Finals

THE MAKE-UP ARTISTS AND HAIR STYLISTS OF THE GRAND FINALIST TEAMS WILL BE ALLOWED ACCESS TO THEIR MODEL AT 6PM IN ORDER TO RE-TOUCH THE MAKE-UP AND HAIR PRIOR TO THEIR CATWALK IN FRONT OF THE ASSEMBLED CROWD. THE MAKE-UP ARTIST (IF ANY) DOES NOT RECEIVE A FREE TICKET TO THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY GRAND FINAL AWARDS EVENING

THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY GRAND FINAL TAKES PLACE ON MONDAY 1ST JUNE 2020 AT BATTERSEA EVOLUTION, BATTERSEA, LONDON.

THE SHORT LISTED GRAND FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT WILL APPEAR ON THE WEBSITE ON TUESDAY 21ST APRIL.

TICKETS FOR THE GRAND FINAL WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE VIA THE BUY TICKETS PAGE. TICKETS COST £250 (INCLUDING VAT) PER PERSON. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE FROM WEDNESDAY 8TH APRIL 2020.

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CELEBRATING 65 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL HAIR, COLOUR AND FASHION, THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO REVEAL YOUR CREATIVE TALENTS TO THE NATION AND THE WORLD.

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