Calling all Betties! The Richmond Tattoo & Arts Festival is excited to include in its inaugural year, the Miss Pinup RVA competition! Brought to you by Boom Boom Basis Burlesque & Performing Arts Studio, and hosted by Richmond’s voted “Best Burlesque Performer” and 2016 “Entertainer of the Year,” Deanna Danger!

Female presenting contestants will also have the chance to compete for 2nd runner up, 1st runner up, and 1st Place prize packages. The 1st Place winner shall receive a sash & crown as well as hold of the “Miss Pinup RVA” title for the year and a prize package of over $1000 in value!

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Advanced registration is recommended as limited space is available in the competition. Please click the link above to be notified when registration is open!

Contestants will be judged by a panel of qualified pinup culture experts, based on poise, presentation, positivity, retro-pinup aesthetic and charisma.

Prizes!!!

1st Place – Miss Pinup RVA – (est. value of almost $2000): A $40 Gift from Daniela Noel Creations, a Pinup Photoshoot w/ Ken Penn Photography (a $500 value), a Mainstage Season Subscription for ‘Women at War’(a $90 value), a Feature Spread in 247 Magazine (a $500 value), a $500 Gift Certificate to Two Pillars, a $100 Gift Certificate to Boom Boom Basics, a $100 Gift Certificate to Pure Romance, a Pure Romance Bath and Beauty Gift Set, a Lingerie piece of winner’s choice (up to $60 value), a Living Locket Jewelry piece from Origami Owl (a $40 value), a Skull and Gift Card to Rest In Pieces.

2nd Place – Miss Pinup RVA 1st Runner-up – (est. value of almost $500): A $40 Gift from Daniela Noel Creations, a $300 Gift Certificate to Loose Screw Tattoo from Loose Screw and Sailor Jerry, a $50 Gift Certificate to Pure Romance, a Pure Romance Bath and Beauty Gift Set, a $50 Gift Certificate to Boom Boom Basics and a Gift Certificate to Sweet Fix $50

3rd Place – Miss Pinup RVA 2nd Runner-up – (est. value of almost $300)A $40 Gift from Daniela Noel Creations, $150 Gift Certificate to Loose Screw Tattoo, $25 Gift Certificate to Pure Romance, a Pure Romance Bath and Beauty Gift Set, a $20 Gift Certificate to Boom Boom Basics

Best Hair: BOGO coupon Daniela Noel Creations, pair of tickets to RVA Cabaret, $5 Gift Card to Ellwood Thompson’s, Shave kit from Pure Romance

Best Makeup: BOGO coupon Daniela Noel Creations, pair of tickets to RVA Cabaret, $5 Gift Card to Ellwood Thompsons, Massage kit from Pure Romance

Best Outfit: BOGO coupon Daniela Noel Creations, pair of tickets to RVA Cabaret, $5 Gift Card to Ellwood Thompsons, Massage kit from Pure Romance

Best Congeniality: BOGO coupon Daniela Noel Creations, pair of tickets to RVA Cabaret, $5 Gift Card to Ellwood Thompsons, Massage kit from Pure Romance

Good Luck Ladies!

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