Partial Beard Freestyle and Sideburns For those who really wish to go for it, this category allows all partial beards that aren't goatees or meet the criteria of other categories to compete. 4 cm between temple and goatee must be shaven as well as 4 cm of the chin. The championship is not responsible for any breakdown of relationships due to this style and an understanding significant other is advised.
You can thank the King, Elvis, for this category which was added in 2003 and, much like the man himself has remained controversial ever since. Due to the absence of sideburns, The German Beard clubs translates this to "Whiskers 'Freestyle' & 'Sideburns'. Though most believe it's really down to the fact that sideburns get caught in the early light whilst stealing all the sunbeds. Custom beard combs
can be used for impressive effect but have no use in reserving poolside seating. Next time we look at the Full Beard category for those seriously hairy faced men out there who take their beards as seriously as a razor blade held way too close to their nether regions by a disgruntled ex-girlfriend. As always my bearded brothers, may you live long and grow bushy.