Prepare to be captivated by the beauty of inked masterpieces! Slamology 2023 Tattoo Contest, presented by Steel Rod Tattoo, took place at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana, from June 9th to 10th, 2023. If you had a remarkable tattoo artwork that you were eager to showcase, the Tattoo Contest was the ultimate destination. This year marked the 10th annual tattoo contest at Slamology, solidifying its status as the longest-running tattoo contest in Indiana.
We have always cherished the presence of this event at our show. Many of our attendees possess stunning artwork that they have poured hundreds of dollars and countless hours into creating. Each tattoo tells a unique story, and we take immense pleasure in providing a platform for these stories to be shared through the Tattoo Contest.
At Slamology 2023 Tattoo Contest, you could witness individuals adorned from head to toe in tattoos, showcasing full sleeves, back pieces, and chest works of art. Regardless of the number of tattoos they had, everyone in the tent took the time to appreciate the intricacies and creativity behind each contestant’s unique tattoo.
Awards were bestowed in various categories, recognizing the outstanding talent and artistry on display. The winners were celebrated in the following categories, from 1st to 3rd place:
1. Best Arm 2. Best Leg 3. Best Torso 4. Large Black n Grey 5. Small Black n Grey 6. Large Color 7. Small Color 8. Best Gear Head 9. Best Apprentice Tattoo 10. Best of Show Best 11. Best Traditional 12. Black and Grey Portrait 13. Color Portrait 14. The Rick hanson Memorial award
Choosing winners was no easy task when faced with so many contestants displaying remarkable work. This year, the artwork was so exceptional that many individuals took home multiple awards. The pieces were so incredibly realistic that they held viewers in awe, unable to look away.
Slamology 2023 Tattoo Contest was a tremendous success, and we congratulate each and every award recipient. Your tattoos are nothing short of amazing, and your talent is deeply appreciated. The awards you received are a testament to the admiration and respect your artwork has garnered.
In conclusion, Slamology 2023 Tattoo Contest in Brownsburg, Indiana, showcased the artistry and skill of tattoo enthusiasts from near and far. The event provided a platform for individuals to proudly display their intricate and meaningful tattoos, creating an atmosphere of appreciation and celebration. The remarkable artwork on display left viewers mesmerized, and we extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the deserving winners. Your tattoos have left an indelible mark on Slamology 2023, and we are grateful for the opportunity to celebrate and recognize your exceptional talent.
Photos by: Jason Carroll