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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.

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12pm-1:30pm

Meet Webster of The Akron RubberDucks!

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

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12:30-2:30pm: SEMINAR: "ECO-FRIENDLY, COST-EFFECTIVE, SUSTAINABLE TATTOOING" WITH RENEE LITTLE

Do you know the difference between good and bad recycling? Join Renee Little as you explore current, future-proof, environmentally-conscious business practices for the tattoo industry. Discover ways you can reduce your carbon footprint - and lower your expenses - by making your tattoo business eco-friendly and sustainable.  Topics include discussing the lesser evils of trash alchemy as well as eco-building materials and how to get your co-workers on board with your vision.  An open Q&A and networking think tank will conclude the seminar.  This seminar is designed for tattoo artists and studio owners who are interested in embracing a more environmentally-sustainable business practice.

 

Cost: $150 if you register by July 29, $175 at the door. Payment can be made via PayPal @ReneeLittleTattoos. Just put “Eco Seminar Rubber City” in the notes. 

 

Questions? Email Renee at reneelittletattoos@gmail.com with Rubber City Seminar in the subject line.

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1pm-5pm: Meet and Greet

Star Wars Characters like tattoos too!  Today only, meet The 501st Legion's Star Wars Characters, making a special appearance at the 2022 Rubber City Tattoo Invitational. They are also the official judges of the 2pm BEST STAR WARS TATTOO Contest! 

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3PM: RUBBER CITY TATTOO INVITATIONAL MACHINE OLYMPICS

Think you have what it takes to win the Tattoo Machine Olympics? Bring your own custom built tattoo machine on Saturday and find out.

Watch as master machine builders saw, dash, and chisel their way through a series of unconventional competitions. Many will enter, but only one will be crowned the winner.

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5PM: RUBBER CITY TATTOO INVITATIONAL GENDER-INCLUSIVE PINUP CONTEST

Who will be crowned the first ever Rubber City Tattoo Invitational Pin-Up?  It could be YOU! Enter our gender-inclusive pin-up contest. EVERYONE is encouraged and welcome to enter. Entry fee is just $10 and prizes will be awards to the top three finishers! 

Pre-register online (recommended) or at the show.

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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 BEGINS FOR TATTOO OF THE DAY

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!

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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!

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-???: OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY IN HIGHLAND SQUARE!

Join us after the show in Akron's Highland Square for pizza, live music, a DJ, drink specials and more! Your RCTI wristband gets you in for free.  We've got something for everything with Live Metal at Akron's Annabell's and Totally 80s Dance Party at Mr. Zub's. 

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2022 RUBBER CITY TATTOO INVITATIONAL

LEAVING OUR MARK ON AKRON

JULY 29-31, 2022