Students and professional nail technicians that have never participated in any recognized nail competition anywhere in the world. (NO educators/ trainers to enter this category.)
Nailympia will accept registrations in Div 1 if they have not entered more than 2 national nail comps in the preceding 12 months before entering any Nailympia.
Students and professional nail technicians that have competed, but never won a recognized competition anywhere in the world but have placed up to 2nd position. All educators MUST use this as entry level unless they enter the masters - division 3.
Any competitor that has won a world title, placed first in a recognized nail competition of any type, or is ranked as a Top Competitor.
Per comp, the team’s 3 highest scores are used (not per competitor across comps). One Team min of 3 - max. 6 members. Each competitor must register and select and fill in the team button - name of the company - name of the other team members (only for registrations at Nailympia Germany).
► NOT INCLUDED - Gel Polish Manicure, Runway Nails, Reality Nails, Photographic/Poster.
The German champion is calculated by the highest scores from Div 1 - 3, in technical & challenging competitions: Acrylic T&O & Sculpture, Gel T&O & Sculpture, Salon Nails, Gel Polish Manicure. The competitors need to live and work in Germany and need to have a German ID or passport. A limited residence permit is not allowed, only an unlimited residence permit. ID, Passport, or unlimited residence permission needs to be sent via e mail.to firstname.lastname@example.org (Nailympia Germany organization) right after registration.
► NOT INCLUDED - Runway Nails, Reality Nails, Photographic/Poster, French Twist, Mixed Media, Stiletto, Joy of Nails, Invent a Nail Shape and Photographic/Poster.
The European winner is calculated by scores taken from Stiletto, Joy of Nails, Salon Nails & Reality Nails. The active location for this cup is the UK.
► This is awarded in London.
The global winner is calculated by the scores from Stiletto, Acrylic Sculpture & Gel Tip & Overlay, so 3 highly technical & challenging competitions undertaken in all active locations - and based on the decision of the global director Alex Fox.
► This is awarded in London.
Must enter 3 or more comps.
► NOT INCLUDED - Gel Polish Manicure, Runway Nails and Photographic/Poster.
There is one winner per division. 3 highest scores from comps entered are totaled.
► NOT INCLUDED – Runway Nails, Dip System, Gel Polish Manicure, French Twist, Mixed Media Boxed Art, Reality Nails and Photographic/Poster.
Must have won one of the qualifying comps to enter. Must have entered at least two comps. All scores added together.
► INCLUDED: Runway Nails, Joy of Nails, Reality Nails, Mixed Media Boxed Art and French Twist.
What does perfect match mean?
If the participant enters the category UV / LED Gel Sculpture (right hand) and the category UV / LED Gel Tip & Overlay (left hand) on the same model, the judges will then score both hands and assess the evenness of the nails. The more both hands (sculpture and tip & overlay) are alike, the higher the scores will be.
The same applies to Acrylic Sculpture and Acrylic Tip & Overlay.
There are no extra fees.
Each competitor receives a certificate of participation (pdf) via e-mail no later than 2 weeks after the competition.
All categories (each Division), 1st - 3rd place receive a medal gold, silver or bronze and a certificate.
German Champion Cup: 1st to 3rd place will receive a gold, silver or bronze trophy and a certificate. They are calculated from the highest number of points - regardless of the divisions.
Team Winners: Division 1-3 only top scorer will receive a trophy, medals and a certificate.
Individual Top Scorer: only one top scorer will receive a trophy and a certificate.
Winner of the Winner: Division 1-3 only, top scorer will receive a trophy and a certificate.
Art Winner of the Winner: Division 1-3, only top scorer will receive a trophy and a certificate.
Score Sheets will be handed out after the ceremony or will be sent by email, based upon the schedule and time of the event, otherwise no later than 2 weeks after Nailympia Germany (pdf) via e-mail.
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