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OCTOBER 14th-16th 2011

ABQ CONVENTION CENTER

DAY OF THE DEAD WEEKEND!!!

The Ultimate Tattoo
and Entertainment Festival

Rock The Ink is proud to present a special event for the people of Albuquerque and New Mexico: 

Dia De Los Muertos Weekend - October 14, 15, & 16, 2011 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

As always Rock The Ink is highlighted by on-site tattooing by premier tattooartists  Book an appointment ahead of time or just stop by and get tattooedat the show.  During the weekend there will be tattoo contests everyday.  Patrons can enter their skin to win in over twenty categories. So if you have an existing tattoo or are lucky enough to get one done at the show, you can enter the tattoo contests.

For this special event, Rock The Ink is hosting the Dia De Los Muertos Costume Contest for kids and adults.  The costume contest will take place on Saturday afternoon, and patrons who are dressed in the Dia De Los Muertos theme are invited onstage to show off their costumes and win cash prizes. There is no entry fee…just show up in a complete costume and you can enter the contest. 

The Miss Rock The Ink Beauty Pageant is a highlight of the weekend.  This year’s Dia De Los Muertos theme will be on full display during the competition On Saturday and Sunday, over twenty four dazzling women compete in casual wear, swim suit and pin-up rounds in hopes being crowned Miss Rock The Ink.   So come by and cheer on your favorite contestant in this sexy competition featuring local beauties.  Dia De Los Muertos makeup and hairstyling for all the contestants is provided by the highly regarded Toni & Guy Salon. 

Attractions at Rock The Ink include Sailesh The Uncensored Hypnotist, Burlesque Shows and Live Suspension.  New Mexico’s own, Gerald Lovato,an international MMA superstar, will be signing autographs and meeting fans.  With DJs, awesome vendors, face painters, henna artists, and a beauty bar there is something for everyone.  All are welcome to celebrate Dia Le Los Muertos weekend at Rock The Ink.  See you there!

Please continue to check this site for ticket info, weekend schedule, tattoo contest and costume contest information.

 

 

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ROCK THE INK: THE ULTIMATE TATTOO AND ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL / OCTOBER 14-16TJ, 2011 -ALBUQUERQUE, NM

Meet Gerald Lovato

NEW MEXICO'S OWN - MMA SUPERSTAR
GERALD LOVATO WILL APPEAR AT ROCK THE INK


 

ROCK THE INK: THE ULTIMATE TATTOO AND ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL / OCTOBER 14-16th, 2011 -ALBUQUERQUE, NM

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS COSTUME CONTEST
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2011


Contestants should arrive 30 minutes prior
to contest time.

1:00    PM  KIDS 12 AND UNDER
2:00    PM  ADULTS


There is no entry fee.  To participate in the costume contest,
you must have a complete “Dia De Los Muertos” costume.

There are cash prizes for the winners as follows:

$50     for Outstanding Costume Girls 12 and under
$50     for Outstanding Costume Boys 12 and under
$100    for Outstanding Costume Adult Males (13 and over)
$100    for Outstanding Costume Adult Females (13 and over)
$250    for The Very Best Costume (One Prize, either adult male or adult female)

All kids 12 and under will get a certificate for participating.

ROCK THE INK: THE ULTIMATE TATTOO AND ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL / OCTOBER 14-16th, 2011 -ALBUQUERQUE, NM

Live burlesque shows friday and saturday evening!

ROCK THE INK: THE ULTIMATE TATTOO AND ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL / OCTOBER 14-16th, 2011 -ALBUQUERQUE, NM

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ROCK THE INK: THE ULTIMATE TATTOO AND ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL / OCTOBER 14th-16th, 2011 -ALBUQUERQUE, NM

ALBUQUERQUE CONVENTION CENTER
OCTOBER 14, 15, 16, 2011

Friday October 14:
Event Hours 1 PM to 11 PM
8 PM -   Burlesque Show
9 PM -   Tattoo Contests:
Best American Traditional, Best Asian, Best Sleeve, Best Back Piece
Best Small Grey (smaller than 5” x 5”), Best Small Color  (smaller than 5” x 5”)
Tattoo of the Day

Saturday October 15:
Event Hours 11 AM to 11 PM
1 PM -   Dia De Los Muertos Costume Contest - Kids
2 PM - Dia De Los Muertos Costume Contest - Adults
3 PM -   Sailesh The Uncensored Hypnotist
5 PM -   Miss Rock the Ink Pageant - Casual Wear
6 PM -   Burlesque Show
7 PM - Miss Rock The Ink Pageant - Swimwear followed by eliminations
8 PM -   Sailesh The Uncensored Hypnotist
9 PM - Tattoo Contests:
Best Medium Black & Grey  (@ 5” x 7”), Best Medium Color (@ 5” x 7 “)
Best Portrait (must have reference), Most Realistic (non portrait)
Best Dia De Los Muertos, Tattoo of the Day

Sunday October 16:
Event Hours 11 AM to 9 PM
2 PM -  Sailesh The Uncensored Hypnotist
4 PM -   Miss Rock The Ink Finals & Crowning
6 PM -   Tattoo Contests:
Best Large Black & Grey (larger than 5” x 7”), Best Large Color (larger than 5” x 7”)
Tattoo of the Day, Best Booth, Best in Show

*  All times & events subject to change.  Please check Rock The Ink Facebook Info Tab for updates

ROCK THE INK: THE ULTIMATE TATTOO AND ENTERTAINMENT FESTIVAL / OCTOBER 14th-16th, 2011 -ALBUQUERQUE, NM