Faces of the Battle


You’ve seen the photos and videos.
You have what it takes.
Now answer the call of Battle of the Strands!


1. Put Your Team Together:

  • You must first choose 3 members in total to be your team. Choose wisely. Remember skill is not good enough. You need passionate teammates who have killer instincts & do not give up.
  • You must represent a salon that at least one of you works with. You can use the salon’s name or create a team name.

2. Register Your Team:

  • Fill out the registration form or receive one from affliates of the competition.
  • Submit your form ONLINE or mail them to Battle of the Strands, Inc. 2485 Village View Drive, Green Valley Corporate Center South, Green Valley Parkway, Henderson NV, #89074

3. Make a 60 second Video & Submit It:

  • With your Iphone, Ipad or any video device, take a video of your team. Remember to keep it short and sweet. Our Judges may decide to only watch the first 60 seconds of your video.
  • Tell us about each one of you and what makes you special? Tell us how quirky you are, how talented and amazing your work has been, your dreams, passion, what you are willing to do, how extreme you are, and above all, why you think you deserve to be in the Top 5.
  • Upload your videos on YouTube and send us the link through: Video@battleofthestrands.com

4. Wait For a “Confirmed Slot” or a “Chance Pass” on the Qualifier Round:

  • Once we receive your video, our representative will confirm your entry at this point we will let you if you have a confirmed slot at a qualifying round. Please request in which qualifying round you would like to join us when submitting your video. Qualifier Rounds take place in NY, Orlando, Las Vegas, as well as a final round online.
  • Last minute? You can also register ONLINE to participate in any of the Qualifier Rounds.You will receive a CHANCE ENTRY PASS based on your answers through email, and personal interview with one of our representatives.

5. Be Ready for the Most Amazing Experience of Your Life!

  • On its fourth year, Battle of the Strands has so much in store for all the teams, especially with our TV and media partners.
  • The entire competition will be filmed and you may find yourself on TV. This means if you have any existing contracts with a television network, you must disclose this upon entry. By entering you are aware that joining has no conflict with your existing commitments.
  • Be prepared for photo shoots and filming schedules with our media partners, High Noon Entertainment (TV procucers) and Televisa Publishing and Digital. Surprises are guaranteed around every corner!
  • Many details of the competition are not disclosed to ensure an even playing field. Dates and venues may also change. So keep checking our website for “breaking news”.
  • Battle of the Strands is not for the mediocre. Those who JOIN know that they can STRAND UP & BE PROUD of their MASTERY of the ART OF BEAUTY. You know who you are! Don’t wait for this opportunity to pass you by.


  • The judges choose based on the ability of each team to deliver High Levels of creative expression in Hair, Makeup, Wardrobe, Nails & Stage Production. And since you are a TEAM, the panel will pay close attention to how your team works together.
  • You must present the REAL YOU. Individually and collectively, your entire team will also be evaluated by our judges. This includes your professionalism, creativity, and skill level.
  • Every stage of the competition require teams competing to be subject to terms and conditions that will be officially sent to qualifying teams as they advance to each level. Failure to comply will automatically disqualify the team in particular.
  • The producer of the competition reserves the sole right to refuse entry or continuation of any team, at any stage, for any reason the producer deems valid. Therefore, the producer MAY CHOOSE TO DISQUALIFY any team at its sole discretion.
  • The decision of the judges are FINAL.


  • There is no fee to enter the competition. Simply Register through the website or by mailing us your form as specified above and submit your team’s video.
  • Once you have qualified to come to Las Vegas, your Team will need to pay a registration fee of $475. This is the only fee that will be required from you for the duration of the competition.
  • Every competing team is required to promote their team and the competition, while complying with the terms and conditions that will be officially sent to qualifying teams as they advance to each level.


  • This information will be contained in the letter you will receive once you have registered to Join Battle of the Strands. You will be advised what you can bring and cannot bring to the competition.


  • The Champion of Battle of the Strands will win $100k in prizes that will include product, promotions, education & publicity that will be granted by our sponsors.


  • The Champion of Battle of the Strands cannot compete for two years after they have won. This means that only 2012’s Champion (Glam Alliance) and 2013′s Champion (Clark Russell Salon) cannot compete. All other salons are allowed to join.

Slots for the qualifying rounds are filling up now! Don’t wait as limited spaces are available!