THIS ANNUAL COMPETITION IS NOW IN ITS 9THYEAR AND IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR HAIRDRESSERS AGED 30 AND UNDER, SPOTLIGHTING TALENT, CREATIVITY AND AN UNRIVALLED PASSION FOR HAIR

2019 has once again been a year where the benchmark has been lifted based on the quality and number of entries into the annual HOT SHOTS Competition. Joining well established sponsors ghd, Excellent Edges and Amazing Hair this year is GOLDWELL and WAHL Professional who combined with the owners of HOT SHOTS, mocha publishing, offer our HOT SHOTS Team incredible prizes and unique opportunities unlike any other competition in the hair industry today.

The largest panel of National and International judges to date, spent over 3 weeks of their own precious time, scrutinising all of the entries in a huge HOT SHOTS competition for 2019. A full list of judges is available on the HOT SHOTS Facebook page and this year included some new international judges, including Jean-Baptiste Mazella, Nicola Smyth and Andrew Barton not to mention a stellar list of well known, award winning Australian icons, all of whom agreed that the standard for this awards event once again reached new levels of creativity and artistic talent.

Joining the HOT SHOTS Team in 2019 as the Creative Director is none other than multi award winner, educator, salon owner and our very own well-loved ‘Poppet’, the one and only Jayne Wild who will visit the team in the HOT SHOTS House as well as mentor and give creative direction at the very special photo shoot with acclaimed and award winning photographer – Andrew O’Toole.

As an exciting new edition to the HOT SHOTS comp this year The Hot Shots Team will be travelling to GOLDWELL Global Zoom 19, the renowned Word Artistic Event held in Vienna, Austria showing even further generosity, commitment and passion from the new sponsor.

The 4 winners will be announced at the 2019 Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIA) on 28thApril at The Star Event Centre, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Qld, where each finalist will receive a trophy and recognition on stage.

Each Winner will receive:-

  • A Beautiful Glass Trophy
  • A profile feature in Hair Biz Magazine
  • A full range of Electrical tools from ghd and invitation to be a member of the 2019 Style Squad
  • A full GOLDWELLStyling kit
  • $4000 worth of Excellent EdgesScissors and training
  • An Amazing HairExtensions Kit
  • A WAHLUltimate Clipping Case
  • An invitation to attend Hair Biz Forum Free of Charge Valued at $249.00
  • A Team Photo Shoot with Creative Director, Jayne Wild, Iconic Photographer Andrew O’Toole and award winning MUA and Stylist
  • An invitation to be a guest at the HOT SHOTS HOUSEin Sydney following Hair Expo, where they will spend 3 days of mentoring with top industry icons
  • PLUS NEW TO 2019 – HOT SHOTS GO GLOBAL! The Hot Shots Team will this year be enjoying an all expenses paid trip to Goldwell Global Zoom 19, the renowned Word Artistic Event held in Vienna, Austria.
  • …And of course a place on the HOT SHOT list, pushing them to the forefront of the industry.



2019 HOT SHOTS FINALISTS


The Fashionista Finalists

Must demonstrate a passion for fashion and/or session work.

Judging based on quality of work, published material, fashion show work, collaborations, accolades, projects and presentation.

CHRISTOPHER BYRNE, Sloans of Lane Cove

SELINA CHHAUR, Blow It’s A Hair thing

WILLIAM WEBB, Ella & Jade

ZOE WILDE, Zoe Wilde Artistry


The Visionary Finalists

Must demonstrate artistic skills and be at the cutting edge of creativity. Judging based on skill, distinctive style, experimental nature and quality of work.

JESS LAZARUS, Rokstar

MARCO GIORGIO, Artique hair

MATTHEW WOOLLEY, Pierrot's Hair Studio, Mount Lawley

NICOLE LAMERS,Revampd Hair Studio


Rising Star Female Finalists

Must demonstrate excellence in all areas of hairdressing. Judging based on style, skill, passion, clear vision and someone who is destined for greatness based on career so far.

BRITTANY CRISTAUDO, Sloans of Lane Cove

CLARE DORNAUF, Convict Cutters

ELLE SCHOEMAKER, Stelios Papas

STEPH MEYER, Steph Meyer & Co


Rising Star Male Finalists

Must demonstrate excellence in all areas of hairdressing. Judging based on style, skill, passion, clear vision and someone who is destined for greatness based on career so far.

ANTHONY STALTARI, Barber Boys, Barbery Salon

ELIE KASHI, Royals Hair

JACK HORTON, Jack Horton Hair Boutique

MARK TINGLING, Toni & Guy Newtown

THE 2019 HOT SHOTS TEAM WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT

THE 2019 AUSTRALIAN HAIR INDUSTRY AWARDS


Single or table of 10 tickets can be purchased for the gala awards dinner online at
www.mochapublishing.com.au/shop
Single Tickets $250 each Table of Ten $2200
GALA AWARDS DINNER TO BE HELD ON APRIL 28th 2019
AT THE STAR, BROADBEACH, GOLD COAST, QLD.

HOT SHOTS is proudly owned by mocha publishing