Ink Life Tour : Ft Myers FL, FEB 28- MARCH 2 (3rd Annual)

Show Location:  Harborside Event Center 1375 Monroe St Ft Myers, FL 33901

Ft Myers FL: Tickets are $20.00 for the day or $35.00 for a weekend pass and available here or at the door.


Host Hotel

Best Western Fort Myers Waterfront

13021 N Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33903
239 997 5511

This is season in Florida and close by hotels can be difficult to come by at a reasonable price. If the Best Western is booked when you call do a google search for hotels in Ft Myers and see who has rooms. There are a 2 hotels to AVOID one is The Holiday Inn Downtown, the Other is the Red Roof Inn in North Ft Myers. 


**IMPORTANT HEALTH DEPARTMENT INFO!**

All artists must take this course to tattoo in the state of Florida! This is a one-time course! Once passed your class certification is good for life. You would only have to pay a $35.00 fee to the state when you come to tattoo. Once this class is complete and you have your certification fill out the form on this link and mail it in with your $35.00 permit fee, a copy of your current tattoo license from another state and a copy of your ID to this address ATT Peter Fiore Lee CHD/Environmental Health 2295 Victoria Ave, Ft Myers FL 33901. NO ARTISTS WITHOUT THE PROPER LICENSE WILL BE ALLOWED TO TATTOO AT THE SHOW!

CLASS LINK. YOU MUST HAVE THIS COMPLETE BEFORE SENDING YOUR PERMIT FORM IN. MAKE SURE YOU CLICK THE ONE FOR FLORIDA TATTOO ARTIST! THAT IS THE ONLY ACCEPTABLE COURSE. THERE IS A 15% DISCOUNT FOR ALL INK LIFE ARTISTS BY USING THE PROMO CODE inklifetour
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FLORIDA PERMIT LINK http://www.floridahealth.gov/chdLee/EH/Documents/Fillable_Forms/Tattoo/Application_Guest_Tattoo_Artist_Registration.pdf

Thursday Feb 27

Early load in for vendors and artists 2pm to 6pm

Friday Feb 28

9:00 A.M. - Load In For Artists And Friday Bands
11:00 A.M - Sound Check
12:00 P.M - Doors Open To Public - Open Music MC Announcements
12:30 P.M - Registration For Tattoo Competitions Begins
1:00 P.M - Open Music and misc stage shows
5:00 P.M - Suspension Show
6:00 P.M - Magic Show
6:30 P.M - End Of Tattoo Competition Registration, Open music
7:30 P.M – Begin Tattoo Competition Judging
9:00 P.M – Award Presentation
9:30 P.M – Musical Headliner
11:30 P.M - Stage Load Out / Doors Closed

Friday Award Categories

HAND
NECK
WILDLIFE
PATRIOTIC
BIO-MECHANICAL
TRAMP STAMP
TATTOO OF THE DAY

Saturday March 1

10:00 A.M. - Load In For Artists And Friday Bands
11:00 A.M - Sound Check
12:00 P.M - Doors Open To Public - Open Music MC Announcements
12:30 P.M - Registration For Tattoo Competitions Begins
1:00 P.M - Open Music
3:00 P.M – Pin Up Contest
5:00 P.M - Suspension Show
6:00 P.M - Magic Show
6:30 P.M - End Of Tattoo Competition Registration, Open music
7:30 P.M – Begin Tattoo Competition Judging
9:00 P.M – Award Presentation
9:30 P.M – Musical Headliner TBA
11:30 P.M - Stage Load Out / Doors Closed

Saturday Award Categories

TRADITIONAL (SMALL,MEDIUM & LARGE)
BLACK-N-GREY (SMALL,MEDIUM & LARGE)
COLOR (SMALL,MEDIUM & LARGE)
BEST SKULL (INCLUDES SUGAR SKULL & DAY OF THE DEAD)
MOST UNUSUAL
TRIBAL
BEST OF DAY

Tattoo Of The Day (Judging To Begin Promptly After Sleeve Category)

Sunday March 2

10:00 A.M. - Load In For Bands and Vendors
11:30 A.M – Tables ready by stage for King Of The Roses
12:00 P.M  - Doors Open To Public -Open Music and MC Announcements Registration for King Of The Skulls begin.
1:30 P.M - Registration For Tattoo Competitions Begins
4:00 P.M – All canvases for king of the skulls must be at the stage for selection
4:30 P.M – King OF The skulls competition begins
5:00 P.M – Human Suspension show
7:00 P.M – Judging begins
8:30 P.M – Contests are over and awards presented
9:15 P.M - Stage Load Out / Doors Closed

Sunday Award Categories

BEST CHEST PIECE
BEST BACK PIECE
BEST LEG SLEEVE
BEST ARM SLEEVE
ASIAN
COLOR PORTRAIT
BLACK-N-GREY PORTRAIT
FLORAL
OVERALL MALE
OVERALL FEMALE
BEST OF DAY
BEST OF SHOW

*BEST OF SHOW* is A Piece Worked On Over The Course Of The Weekend.