Rock Falls Events

Sesquicentennial Beard & Mustache Competition

Sunday July 30 1:00 PM

Rock Falls, Illinois will be offering its own "Whisker Wars" on July 30th 2017. Local celebrities John Booker, Chief Deputy Whiteside County Police Department, Eric Englando from The Loop, Ben Phillips, owner of Ben’s Phresh Kutz, Alisa Baxter, owner of Alisa’s Barber Shop, Phillip Wahl of Wahl Clipper Worldwideand Kyle Hacker from the 1644th National Guard in Rock Falls, IL will be judging your chin straps based on: BEST OVERALL | BEST NATURAL BEARD | LONGEST BEARD | BEST EFFORTS | BEST STYLED | CELEBRITY DIVISION

The entry period ended July 3rd, but we will be taking day of the event registrations for $12.00 per entry 12:00PM - 12:45 PM! FINALS will be on Sunday July 30th Run, Bike & Walk District Park, Rock Falls, IL 1:00 PM

FINALS: Sunday July 30th Run, Bike & Walk District Park 1:00 PM


  • NATURAL BEARD Beard & Mustache, or just beard
  • STYLED BEARD Beard & Mustache or Just Beard or Just Mustache, Styled
  • LONGEST BEARD literally the longest beard
  • CELEBRITY  Think your whiskers transform you into a celebrity doppelganger?Let us know your twin and see who wins the CELEBRITY division! When signing up for the Beard & Mustache Competition, write in your celebrity ringer. Let the games begin! 



Additional Info

  • Event Date(s): Sunday July 30 1:00 PM
  • Event Organization: City of Rock Falls, Rock Falls Tourism & Wahl Clipper
  • Event Contact Name: Janell Loos
  • Event Contact Phone: (815) 622-1106
  • Event Contact Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.