Behold, the Hilariously Hairy Winners of the 2017 World Beard and Moustache Championships

This is just bonkers.
World Beard and Mustache Championships

Think your beard is weird? These hairy heroes will put your pathetic whiskers to shame. 

Facial hair aficionados from all of the world came to Austin, Texas to compete in the 2018 World Beard and Moustache Championships over Labor Day weekend. 

Hosted by the Austin Facial Hair Club, whiskered warriors with some truly wild combinations of beards and 'staches duked it out for titles in multiple categories.  

The overall "Best in Show" award went to Jason Kiley of Hillsboro, Ohio. 

We recommend scrolling through pics of top dogs from other divisions below to truly bask in the glory of these absurdly awesome facial hairstyles. Gaze upon the greatest hits here:

Full Beard Natural  

Full Beard Freestyle

Partial Beard Freestyle 

Cheek-Beard Freestyle 

Natural Moustache 

Imperial Moustache 

Even women displayed their foxy facial hair in the "Whiskerinas" categories.

Whiskerinas Creative Beard

Whiskerinas Realistic Moustache 

We look forward to seeing what kind of hirsute insanity ensues in 2019. 

h/t: Bro Bible 

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