Tattoos can carry huge significance, evoke nostalgia and memories, or they are just simply cool or artistic. No matter your artistic preference, the meaning behind your tattoos, or your personal identity, this contest celebrates individuals who just have a passion for tattoos and collecting art.

From August 1st to 15th, the Tattoo & Arts Festival will be accepting entries for the 2023 INKED Person Contest and posting them on our website.
*Entry fee of $40 applicable, part of proceeds donated to Skipping Stone 

Voting will then open to the public from August 16th to September 15th.  ~Stay tuned to Instagram for contestant previews!

The top 10 contestants will be announced on Instagram and our website on September 17th.

And finally on October 14th our top 10 will have the opportunity to showcase their tattoos and compete live on the main stage at the renown Calgary Tattoo & Arts Festival, where a panel of professional judges will determine the winner.

Winner to receive:

  • Bragging rights and an online feature on
  • INKED swag
  • $500.00 Gift Certificate from Immaculate Concept Tattoo Calgary
  • Sullen Canada swag
  • Gift Certificate from Removery (waiting on the amount)
  • All submissions are subject to a $40 entry fee.
  • Paid Entry from August 1-15, 2023
  • All contestants must be available to participate onsite at the Calgary Tattoo & Arts Festival 
  • You must enter in advance, no submissions permitted onsite


Full Name:
Email Address:
City, Province:
Social Link:

Upload Picture:
*this image to be used as your profile picture

Tell us what your tattoos mean to you:

Payment Method:

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By clicking submit you agree for the Calgary Tattoo & Arts Festival and INKED Magazine to use the above information publicly

$40 Entry fee must be received with submission:



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