The event that began in 1990 has been running regularly since 1995. This year was held in Trondheim in Norway.
Pia Weis prepares her husband Hans-Peter to championship style beard freestyle
More than 150 contestants from 15 countries present at the Prinsen Hotell, Trondheim, Norway this weekend for a contest for best facial hair, most unique, and terumit in the world.
Hairdresser German Elmar Weisser, 47 years, with complicated facial hair sculpture of a deer emerged as the winner. This is the third time Weisser emerged as champion.
Gerhard Knapp prepares for championship.
Overall winners of this championship is a German Elmar Weisser, took first prize in the freestyle full beard category.
Karl-Heinze Hille, Germany, pose after winning the category of partial imperial beard.
Bill Mitchell, USA, winner of the sideburns category.
Wolfgang Schneider won in the category of natural mustache.
Dusan Lalos, Germany, winner of the partial natural beard category.
Jurgen Draheim, Germany, won in the category Musketeer.
Rooty Lundvall, USA, winner of the full natural beard category.
Besuch Dieter, Germany, winner of the partial beard freestyle category.
Kenny Burke, USA, winner of a natural beard with mustache category style.
Lutz Giese China partial beard category winners.