It happens every year. Men of all ages put down their razors for the month of March in an effort to prove their facial hair has what it takes to take home the glory for the annual Mustache Bash at Kenosha Steakhouse. The yearly event put on by radio station KSMT “The Mountain” attracts all sorts of characters, and the fact that it’s traditionally held on April Fool’s Day only adds to the ridiculousness. With a Grand Prize of $500 cash, the competition is usually pretty fierce and this year was no exception. The best part about the event is that it’s all a fundraiser for Advocated for Victims of Assault, a wonderful Summit County non-profit that helps local families in need.

2012 Mustache Bash at Kenosha Steakhouse

The classic handlebar mustache in all its glory. Photo by, IanL

2012 Mustache Bash at Kenosha Steakhouse

Living in Breckenridge it's not uncommon to see a mustache like this. This competitor's dedication won him the People's Choice Award. Photo by IanL

2012 Mustache Bash at Kenosha Steakhouse

When in doubt, always match your hat to your mustache. Photo by Ian L.

2012 Mustache Bash at Kenosha Steakhouse

While many may think this event is only geared towards men, ladies are also encouraged to get in on the action. This fearless female entered the competition her own Tom Selleck stash. Photo by Ian L.

2012 Mustache Bash at Kenosha Steakhouse

With categories like Peachiest Fuzz, Best Cop Stash and Best Creeper... this guy wasn't afraid to lay it all on the line with a matching haircut. In case you were wondering, he did in fact win the award for Creepiest Mustache. Photo by Ian L.

2012 Mustache Bash at Kenosha Steakhouse

The official Mini-Stache winner! Once she got the OK from Mom, this girl was all about the finger mustache. Photo by Ian L.

2012 Mustache Bash at Kenosha Steakhouse

With an innovative take on the "double-stache" Gentleman James walked away with the award for Most Creative mustache. We couldn't help but wonder how much mustache wax he has at home. Photo by Ian L.

 

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