/ WBF 2024


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    / WBF 2024
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    PDF Infosheets
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    & History
    / Hall of Fame

What is new at the WBF 2024?

  • The Online Awards will take place 2 weeks before the Live Awards, allowing us to dedicate more time to curating and
    perfecting the content for the live show.
  • The live competitions will take place on 2 days on the 20th and 21st of September.
  • The Camouflage Award will already take place in advance, Thursday, September 19th in Klagenfurt.
  • After the end of the competition participants have 30 minutes time to clean up their working space.
  • The NEW Make-up category Special Award: Drag Make-up.
  • Registration fee per category:
    o The WBF ONLINE Awards - 30 €
    o The WBF LIVE Awards – 60 €
  • The presentation rules have changed for some of the categories. For those categories (mentioned in the timetable) it would be possible to perform a show. Please let us know what kind of performance is planned to be on the stage.
  • The World Award: Airbrush is now open for pre-registration. Once we reach a certain number of participants, the category will be officially confirmed to take place, otherwise we keep the Open Category only.

LIVE Artist Information & Guidelines 2024

We have Guidelines in various languages, please make sure to read them carefulle. Every year we have changes!

Trophies World Bodypainting Festival
WB Production
Diamond FX
Competitions at the World Bodypainting Festival


9 World Awards
2 Special Award
3 Online Awards

The Championships:

ONLINE Awards:
6 - 8 September 2024

LIVE Awards with the World Championships:
19 September 2024 (Camouflage)
20 & 21 September 2024 (all others)


Please see the explenation and the daily layout in the "Timetable"


World Award main theme in most LIVE categories
World Award: Brush/Sponge, Open Category, Facepainting, SFX Make-up, UV Effects, Team Show

  • The Power of Symbols: A Cultural Jou