Calling all lip sweaters, flavor savors, crumb catchers and caterpillars , a local men’s salon is holding its first beard and mustache contest to help raise funds for a local non-profit. Keep It Cut presents the 2016 Mr. Stache Competition on Saturday, November 5 during the Scottsdale Grand Prix Gatsby Lawn Party.

In keeping with the Lawn Party’s Great Gatsby theme, awards will be given for Best in Show, Best 1920s Themed Stache, Best Mustache, and Best Beard. Winners will receive memberships to Keep It Cut, local  salons that offer unlimited men’s haircuts for a flat monthly rate. 

Participation in the contest is free with entry to the Gatsby Lawn Party. Tickets start at $40 for a single day or $60 for the full weekend.  Proceeds of the Lawn Party benefit Southwest Human Development that serves 135,000 children and families in Arizona through early childhood literacy programs.

To enter the contest, purchase your Saturday, November 5 ticket to the Gatsby Lawn Party, then arrive at the main stage at 2:00 pm. The contest begins at 2:30pm.  Entrants will be judged for the following awards:

  • The Mechanic – Best Beard :: Prizes include 3-month membership to Keep It Cut
  • The Salesman – Best Mustache :: Prizes include 3-month membership to Keep It Cut
  • The Millionare – Best 1920s Style Mustache :: Prizes include 3-month membership to Keep It Cut
  • The Great Gatsby – Best in Show :: Prizes include 1-year membership to Keep It Cut

For more details about the Mr. Stache Competition visit

Win Tickets to the Gatsby Lawn Party

Keep It Cut is giving away 20 tickets to the Gatsby Lawn Party. To enter the drawing, just take a picture of yourself sitting in one of the vintage racer cars in Keep It Cut’s Tempe and Phoenix salons. Post the picture on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and tag the Mr. Stache contest with the following hashtags. The drawing will be held November 1.

Keep It Cut Locations:

• Phoenix:   2824 E. Indian School Rd., Ste 3

• Tempe:    5118 S. Rural Rd.