The 2017 World Beard And Mustache Championship was held this past weekend in Austin, Texas, and people from near and far flocked to the Austin Facial Hair Club to show off their glorious (and meticulously groomed) facial hair. Las Vegas-based photographer Greg Anderson was on hand to shoot portraits of some of the best contestants.
Here’s an incredibly weird beard that won 2nd place in the Freestyle category, worn by a man who goes by the name “Incredibeard:”
And here are some other portraits of showstoppers this year:
Official results have yet to be announced and will be published on the competition’s website when they’re public. You can find more of Anderson’s portraits in this Facebook album, and more of his work on his website, Facebook, and Instagram.