BTP Styling Awards

Terms & Conditions

BTP Styling Awards 2024


Welcome to the BTP Styling Awards! Designed to showcase the best talent in the hairstyling industry across 16 categories and judged by a panel of esteemed industry icons, we aim to highlight outstanding creativity and skill, regardless of experience or follower count.

How to Enter

  1. Selection of Category: Choose the category you wish to enter. Category list can be found at:
  2. Complete Entry Form: Fill in the entry form and upload PHOTO/s only of your work (reels/videos are allowed only for the Tutorial and Educator of the Year categories) within the submission timeline. Ensure your entry adheres to the official rules.
  3. Unlimited Entries: You may enter as many categories as you like, and there are no limits on the number of submissions. You must fill out the entry form for each submission in each category you would like to enter.

Entry Rules

Eligibility Period: Your work must have been completed between May 31, 2023, and May 31, 2024.

Completed Entry Form: An complete entry form must be submitted for submissions to be eligible.

No External Watermarks: Submissions with watermarks from other contests are ineligible.

Submission Period: Entries are accepted from March 25, 2024, to May 31, 2024.

Award Categories

A list of the categories are below. 

  • Classic/Clean Updo 
  • Glam Waves 
  • Textured Updo 
  • Crown/Halo Braid 
  • Best Ponytail 
  • Braiding Specialist 
  • Best Tutorial Video 
  • Natural Texture Hairstyles 
  • Braided Updo 
  • Mermaid Style 
  • Half Up Hairstyle 
  • Best Editorial 
  • Boho Hairstyle 
  • Educator of the Year 
  • Best New Stylist (*must be have been beginning as a stylist for less than a year) 
  • Hairstylist of the Year 

Selection and Judging

Entries will be judged by a panel of industry icons based on creativity, technique, and adherence to the category theme. The decision of the judges is final and binding.


Winners will be announced at the 2024 Beyond the Ponytail Styling Awards ceremony on October 21, 2024, in Orlando, FL. Each winner will receive a personalized crystal BTP Styling Award and will be announced publicly on our Instagram platform.

General Terms

Eligibility: The contest is open to all individuals who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Employees of Beyond the Ponytail, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

Compliance: By entering the contest, participants agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions.

Intellectual Property: Entrants retain copyright of their submissions but grant BTP Styling Awards a royalty-free, perpetual license to use, display, and distribute the entries in connection with the contest.

Liability: The BTP Styling Awards, its organizers, and sponsors are not liable for any damages or losses resulting from participation in this contest or the acceptance/use of any award.

Privacy: Personal information collected from participants will be used solely in connection with the contest and not disclosed to third parties without consent.

Amendments: We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time without notice.


Contact Information

For any questions or concerns, please contact

By participating in the BTP Styling Awards, you affirm your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. We look forward to seeing your creativity and talent shine!