This division is open to any student that is either currently enrolled in nail school or who have received certificates for completing basic courses and/or exams dating back from one year prior to the date of the competition. Every country will alter the dates to reflect a proper timeline. In Spain this period will be from September from the year before to the competition to November of the current year.
First Timers Division
For people who have NEVER COMPETED in any competition in their life.
Competitors from First Timers Division will follow the same rules as competitors from Division 1.
For competitors who have never placed 1st in any *Hands – on **Internationally recognized competition in Division 1.
Competitors that have taken 2nd or 3rd place trophy in Division 1 at any INJA certified competition.
For competitors who have placed 1st at any INJA certified competition in STUDENT divisions and still qualify under the rules for students.
For competitors who have competed in any *Hands-on **Internationally recognized competition and have placed in 1st in division 1 and placed 2nd or 3rd for division 2 at any INJA certified competition.
First place and winner of the winners first timers.
For competitors that have placed 1st in any *Hands-on **Internationally recognized competition and 1st at any INJA certified competition in division 2 & 3
For competitors who have won Division 1&2 “Winner of Winners”
And for any competitor, regardless of division who has won “Grand Champion”
Any Competition where the competitor is creating the nails during the time of competition and not done prior to the competition.
*Internationally Recognized Competitions
All competitions that are not a distributor or brand name competition. A competition wherein 50% of the judges come from another country where the competition was located.
Proof of division should be provided for all competitors when asked.
Division Winner of Winner Qualifications
To qualify for Winner of Winners trophy the competitor must compete in a minimum of 3 of the hands-on competitions at the event.
The winner will be determined by the a combined total score of the competitors top 3 scores of the qualifying competitions.
This trophy is open for divisions 1,2 &3 to enter. To qualify, the competitor must compete in all of the hands on competitions. The champion will be determined by the total scores of all of the competitions combined.
Nail Art Champion
Divisions 1,2&3 will each have its own Nail art champion. To qualify, all competitors must compete in
FANTASY NAIL ART TIP BOX ( in this competition replaces Fantasy Nail Art, ) and MIXED MEDIA BOX and a minimum of 2 of the 4 other submitted nail art competitions. For example;
SALON TREND MANICURE TIP BOX , LIVING ART , FLAT ART TIP BOX or RHINESTONE ART COLOR TIP BOX .
The champion will be determined by the total score that combines all 4 scores together.
Team trophy is top 3 of the hands on competitions. To qualify for the Team trophy there must be a minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 competitors entered.
The competitors may be in any of the 3 divisions. The scores will be combined from all of the hands on competitions.
The top 3 scores from each team will be used to make the total score. It is free to enter a team.