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Gympie’s biggest beard growing contest, Nashy’s Big Beard Bonanza, is a hairy tribute to Gympie’s founding father James Nash (who sported an enviable mane).

This nugget of a competition is perfect for blokes whose beards grow like nobody’s business.

Free entry, awesome prizes to be won.

The 5 most popular entries in each category from the public voting will be notified and invited to be judged by our Special Guest Judges during the Rush Carnivale at 5pm @ The Civ Main Stage, Saturday October 13. Owner of beard must be present at final for the chance to win.

VOTE for your fave beards + be in with a chance to WIN a double pass to Rush Festival’s COMEDY GOLD FESTIVALon Oct 12 @ Gympie Civic Centre valued at $140



All finalists will receive a Double Pass – Laugh Out Loud PLUS Ticket Bundle Pack to see all Comedy events in Rush Festival 2018 (Varietyville – Acts of Absurdity, I Spied, True Confessions of an ex-ASIO Spook, Open to Suggestion, Comedians Against Humanity PLUS Is This The Worst Game Show Ever?) (Valued at $170)
+ Discount Voucher for Memphis Barbers Gympie

Each winner will receive a CHAMPION Prize Pack consisting of:

1 x Nashy’s Big Beard Bonanza 2018 Champion Trophy
1 x Arrosto Gas Pizza Oven from BBQ’s Galore (Valued at $399)
1 x $50 Voucher – Copperhead Brewery
1 x $50 Voucher – Solid Gold Classic Tattoo

Beard Care Pack courtesy of Memphis Barbers Gympie
1 x Reuzel Beard Foam (Valued at $30)
1 x Melbourne Beard Wash (Valued at $25)
1 x Slicks Beard Oil (Valued at $25)

1 x Slicks T-Shirts (Valued at $30) courtesy of Memphis Barbers Gympie

1 x Bragging rights as Champion (Valued at $Priceless)

Registrations open now – ENTER NOW!