FRIDAY SCHEDULE

CHECK OUT OUR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR FRIDAY, JULY 29.

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2022 Rubber City Tattoo Invitational Akron, Ohio July 29-31
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12pm: Doors Open

Tickets are $20/day or $40/weekend.

12pm-1:30pm: Meet Webster of the Akron RubberDucks!

Webster, the official mascot of the Akron RubberDucks will be welcoming the first 100 people to the convention on Friday and Saturday with high-fives and free vouchers to any RubberDucks game this season! See you when the doors open!

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12:15-12:45pm: FREE SEMINAR "GETTING THE PERFECT TATTOO" WITH GABE OF TATTOONOW.

Whether you're looking for your first small tattoo or you're planning out the rest of your bodysuit, your goal is the same: get the perfect tattoo. All you need to do is match the perfect ideas and tattoo  design with the perfect tattoo artist. If only it were that easy.

 

Because of its relative permanency, a tattoo is not something to be taken lightly unless you already have a thorough knowledge of--and experience with--the process. They may be painful to get, but they're even more painful to cover. In tattooing, mistakes are easy to make and difficult to fix. 

 

But lucky for us, it's easier than ever to make smart tattoo decisions, thanks to the wealth of information at our fingertips. This FREE seminar will help you get started--or keep going--in the right direction.

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1pm-2pm: SEMINAR "RESPONSIBLE MARKETING SATURATION" WITH GABE OF TATTOONOW.

Finding the line between cheesy advertising and finely-tuned, authentic marketing isn't easy. Tactics and techniques that work wonders for some artists will produce no results for others.

In this seminar, we'll dissect the essentials of a strong, cohesive (but not overbearing) marketing plan, how different factors will affect the market, and then blast through so many different marketing ideas that you will be dreaming about and creating your own marketing campaigns for a very long time. Every attendee will leave with a clear set of marketing actions they can use to help spread their art and message far and wide.   

 

COST: $9.99.  Register HERE.

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4pm-5pm: Elvis Tribute Artist

Craig Newell

From Atlantic City to Las Vegas, Craig Newell has been called the ultimate image of Elvis Presley. Craig has been astonishing crowds for over 20 years with his amazing tribute to the king of rock and roll. Prepare to sway your hips because this man does Elvis like few others can. Truly a world-class tribute show you don't want to miss.

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7PM: TATTOO CONTESTS BEGIN

All contests are $10/entry. You do not have to be tattooed at the show to enter a contest UNLESS you are entering "Tattoo of the Day" 

REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 4PM.

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9PM: JUDGING FOR "TATTOO OF THE DAY" BEGINS

Did you get a tattoo at the show today? Think it's the best? Enter it in Tattoo of the Day for Rubber City Tattoo Invitational Bragging Rights! Winner will be announced at 10pm.

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ALL DAY: EXCLUSIVE AK-ROWDY KIDS' AREA!

Don't forget to bring your kids to our kids' area--the AK-ROWDY. Glitter tattoos, coloring, games, and so much more! The AK-ROWDY will be open from 12pm-8pm. No children may be left unattended. 

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11PM: DOORS ARE LOCKED

Rest up and we'll see you tomorrow!

2022 RUBBER CITY TATTOO INVITATIONAL

LEAVING OUR MARK ON AKRON

JULY 29-31, 2022