REGISTRATION

An opportunity to showcase your skills, 8 grand prizes, gift boxes, lash games, amazing giveaways, guest speakers, and a social with successful lash-preneurs from your community. . . what are you waiting for?

OLECC welcomes lash professionals of all experience levels, from around the world.

 

• Individuals must be certified in Eyelash Extension and/or Lash Lift. Proof of certification may be requested after registration.

All competition fees are non-refundable. Judge’s decisions are final and not subject to review.

• Participants may enter in more than one category but cannot change categories after registration.

• A competition ticket will also give you access to the Awards Presentation on April 26.

• Guests who wish to attend the Awards Presentation only, may purchase a General Admission ticket.

• The Awards Presentation includes guest speakers, lash games, guaranteed prizes, giveaways and more!

• Prices are shown in CAD. Taxes and fees are included. 
 

How to Register

 

1. Register here

2. Select a lash category of your choice (live, online, or both). Participants who are interested in more than one category should select a multi-category option to receive a 33% discount. Online participants will be competing in their own separate categories, and not with live competitors.

3. Complete registration form. Those who are interested in more than one category must list their choices in this form. 
4. Participants will receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours, it will include your receipt and ticket. 
5. Registration complete! Live participants must present their ticket and valid photo ID at the venue. Online participants have from the date of registration until April 1st, 2020 to submit their entry.

 

Upon registration, all participants and models give consent to the following: videos and photos taken by an OLECC photographer during the live event, including the name, social media handle, and photos provided by participants for the competition to be used for marketing and other OLECC related purposes. 

ABOUT US

Passion Led You Here

Lash professionals of all experience levels, from around the world are welcome.

Live Competition

Saturday April 25, 2020

Awards Presentation (Guest Speakers, Lash Game room, Giveaways)

Sunday April 26, 2020


Venue

Hilton Suites Conference Centre & Spa


8500 Warden Ave

Markham, ON

L6G 1A5
 
Located 30 minutes from Toronto Pearson Airport and downtown Toronto.

Complimentary parking for guests. Special stay rates available.

First time nerves? Distance between us?


Online Competition
Open to lash artists worldwide!

Once registered, participants have until April 1, 2020 to submit their work.
 
Winners will be announced live on Instagram and guest speaker presentations will be sent to online competitors and live event competitors who cannot attend the awards presentation. We promise you won’t miss a thing!

 

LIVE COMPETITION 

Saturday April 25, 2020

Schedule

Subject to change - Final itinerary will be sent to participants 8 weeks prior to the event

8:40 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.    Volume (2D-3D) Registration

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Volume (2D-3D) Category (3 hours)  

12:40 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Volume Plus (4D-6D) Registration

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.    Volume Plus (4D-6D) Category (3 hours 30 mins)  

5:10 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Lash Lift Category Registration

5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.  Lash Lift Competition (1.15 hours)  

7:10 p.m. -7:30 p.m.   Classic Category Registration

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Classic Competition (2 hours)

 

Extension Guideline

Brand of Lashes:  Any

Colour:  Black or brown   

Curl:  Any   

Diameter:  0.03-0.15   

Length:  Up to 14mm    

Adhesive:  Black or Clear

Pre or pro made fans, flat, ellipse and split - tipped lashes are not permitted.

General

• The host will provide all participants with a lash bed, a chair, a side table and a light source. Participants are responsible for bringing their own supplies and tools, including a pillow for their model. As a safety precaution, kits, baggage, jackets and personal belongings must be neatly stored away under the lash bed. OLECC is not responsible for lost or stolen property.

• Refreshments and treats will be available to all guests. No outside food is permitted.

Participants must bring their own model for each live category. The same model can be used if existing extensions can be removed before the next category.

• All models must be 16 years or older. The host does not provide models for the competition. No additional guests are permitted during this time.

• Models must be presentable, free of cosmetic eye makeup, permanent eye makeup (eyeliner), and existing eyelash extensions. 

Models must wear a black or white top with any bottom of their choice. 

• Participants and models must not post any information or photos of their model-artist partnership for the competition (i.e. entry number, selfie) from the time of registration until the awards presentation. Any actions that compromise the blind judging process may result in disqualification. Anonymity is important to guarantee against unintentional bias. Announcements made on social media about your participation in OLECC is permitted

Upon Arrival at the Venue

• Participants are encouraged to arrive on time to register, set up their workstation, and prep their model (cleanse and apply gel pads) before the category officially begins. Proper sanitary procedures are expected. 

• Participants and their models must register with an OLECC staff to receive an event shirt, entry number, and score sheet.  Participants must wear the event shirt (with any pant or skirt) for the duration of the competition.  

• A OLECC photographer will visit each workstation to take a before and after photo of your model.

• Participants cannot begin working on their model until an official announcement is made. During the competition, all participants are expected to follow the host’s directions. 

• Aside from requests such as “open” or “close” and ensuring their comfort, participants cannot talk to their model during the competition. Headphones are permitted.

• Once an announcement to signal the end of the competition is made, all participants must immediately stop working and set aside their tweezers. No further drying is permitted, and under-eye gel pads must then be removed. Participants may brush the lashes a final time before stepping away from their station and proceed to a separate waiting area.

• Participants who finish early are permitted to snap a few photos of their own before proceeding to the waiting area.

• If participants are registered for a single category, they must leave a pair of tweezers with the model. If participants are registered for more than one category and do not have an extra set of tweezers, they must indicate it on their score sheet. Tweezers will be returned after judging.

• Participants have 15 minutes to gather their belongings and leave the competition area after judging is complete. urs)

AWARDS PRESENTATION

Sunday April 26, 2020

Live competitors will also have access to the Awards Presentation. Guests who wish to attend the Awards Presentation only, or compete online but attend the Awards Presentation may purchase a General Admission ticket.

12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.          Check-In, Refreshments, Lash Game Room Access, Giveaways

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.            Guest Speaker Presentations

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.            Lash Game Room Access, Winners Announcement

General

• Dress code: Business/Glam Chic 

• No plus one guests are permitted at this time. Plus one tickets may be available for purchase later on. Stay connected with us on Instagram for up-to-date news and announcements.

• All live event participants will receive a gift box with lash goodies.

• 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place distinctions will receive a winner’s gift bag, trophy, and certificate. First place grand prize to be announced on social media (@the_olecc)­.

 • Prizes can be shipped (at the participants expense) to those who cannot attend the awards presentation.
 

Online Participants

• Winners of the online categories will be announced at the Awards Presentation and will then be notified by e-mail. 

• 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place distinctions will receive a winner’s gift box, trophy, and certificate. First place grand award to be announced on social media (@the_olecc). Shipping is complimentary. 


Winners will be announced live on Instagram and guest speaker presentations will be sent to online competitors and live event competitors who cannot attend the awards presentation. We promise you won’t miss a thing!

ONLINE COMPETITION 

Have the most valuable advantage: time!

Extension Guideline

 

Brand of Lashes:  Any

Colour:  Black or brown   

Curl:  Any   

Diameter:  0.03-0.15   

Length:  Up to 14mm    

Adhesive:  Black or Clear

Pre or pro made fans, flat, ellipse and split - tipped lashes are not permitted.

General

• Photos submissions must be clear, low quality photos will not be accepted. Images captured by a professional camera or quality phone is recommended. The eyelashes must be visible and clear if judges need to zoom or enlarge a photo.

• Models must be presentable, free of cosmetic eye makeup, permanent eye makeup (eyeliner), and existing eyelash extensions. 

• Participants and models must not post any information or photos of their model-artist partnership for the competition (i.e. entry number, selfie) from the time of registration until the awards presentation. This includes publishing any photos that have been submitted for the competition. Any actions that compromise the blind judging process may result in disqualification. Anonymity is important to guarantee against unintentional bias. Announcements made on social media about your participation in OLECC is permitted.

• Participants agree to compete in good faith and complete honesty. Photo submissions that do not belong to the participant will result in disqualification, and annulment of award.

Submissions

Participants must submit a total of 10 photos that contain:     

 

Before application

1. A headshot of the model facing the camera, with her eyes closed.

2. A headshot of the model facing the camera, with her eyes opened. 

3. A headshot of the model facing the camera, with her eyes looking up so the natural eyelashes can be seen.

4. A photo of the model’s natural eyelashes (eyes closed) on top of the gel pad.

 

After Application

5. A headshot of the model facing the camera, with her eyes closed.

6. A headshot of the model facing the camera, with her eyes opened.

7. A headshot of the model facing the camera, with her eyes looking up so the base of the extensions can clearly be seen.

8. A close-up photo of the model’s left or right eye, opened.

 

Plus any two additional photos of choice. Photo editing and enhancing is not permitted and should not contain a watermark.
 

Participants must submit their photos no later than April 1st, 2020 to:

E-mail            info@theolecc.com  

Subject line   Online Entry for (Category)


What should be included

First and last name  

Ticket number  

Professional social media handle  

Set details (length, diameter, curl, and style)  

10 photos

 

• Winners of the online categories will be announced at the Awards Presentation and will then be notified by e-mail. 

• 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place distinctions will receive a winner’s gift box, trophy, and certificate. First place grand award to be announced on social media (@the_olecc). Shipping is complimentary. 


Winners will be announced live on Instagram and guest speaker presentations will be sent to online competitors after the Awards Presentation. We promise you won’t miss a thing!

 

SCORE CRITERIA

Never Stop Learning

Live Competition Categories

Scoring system is based on a point value of 1 (does not meet criteria) to 10 (meets all criteria)

 
Lash Extension Category
General presentation (i.e. red or irritated eyes) 

Cleanliness

Style

Symmetry

Length

Curl

Diameter

Direction

Distance from the lid

Bond precision

Inner coverage

Outer coverage

Overall coverage Isolation (-1 point per sticky)

Dropped lashes (-1 point each) 

Fan quality (i.e. consistency) (volume category)

Level of difficulty (i.e. number of big and small fans) (volume category) 

Lash Lift Category

General presentation (i.e. red or irritated eyes)

Cleanliness (i.e. no remnants of glue, or solution)

Isolation

Symmetry

Curl choice

Direction

Lift coverage

Frayed lashes 

Online Competition Categories

Lash Extension Category
General presentation (i.e. red or irritated eyes) 

Cleanliness

Style

Symmetry

Length

Curl

Diameter

Direction

Distance from the lid

Inner coverage

Outer coverage

Overall coverage Level of difficulty (i.e. number of big and small fans) (volume category)

 

Lash Lift  Category
General presentation (i.e. red or irritated eyes)

Cleanliness (i.e. no remnants of glue, or solution)

Isolation

Symmetry

Curl choice

Direction

Lift coverage

Frayed lashes 

 
 
 
 
 

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