The Okanagan Beard Festival concluded Monday with 47 contestants bringing their best and bushiest beards to the Cannery.
Over $1,900 was raised and donated to Discovery House, a men’s addiction recovery centre in Penticton. The event was put on by Okanoggin Barbershop owner Peter Beauchamp and Tim Tweed of Splendid Basterd Beard Supply.
Here’s the list of winners in all 12 categories:
Best Beard: Richard Saunders
Longest Beard: Steve Kuhn
Thickest Beard: Oliver Taylor
Most Original Beard: David Gregory
Best Sculpted Beard: Kirk Jesso
Best Effort (beard): Connor Perret
Longest Moustache: Dave Sanders
Most Original Moustache: Neil Taylor
Best Beard/Moustache Combination: a tie between Michael Warner and Travis Rowe
Best Moustache/Goatee Combination: Jason Bungay
Best-Styled Moustache: Don Munro
People’s Choice: Brent Rowland