Get ready to showcase your skills because the IHF Championships are back!

For the fourth year in a row, we’re hosting the ultimate online photographic competition for hair stylists across Ireland.
Whether you're a seasoned senior stylist, an up and coming trainee, or a specialist in the field, we have categories just for you!

Who will claim this years titles?

Compete for the prestigious titles of IHF Irish Hairdresser of the Year or IHF Trainee Hairdresser of the Year.

This is your chance to stand out and be recognized!

For more information on how to be in the running for these titles, see our guidebook for criteria and categories.


Submit your photographic entries before the deadline of 11.59pm on August 26, 2024.

Please note that the IHF will not be held responsible for any lost, damaged, or delayed entries arising from technical or connectivity issues.

Submit your Entry Here

Senior Categories

  • Creative Colour
  • Hair Up
  • Fantasy (Senior)


Trainee Categories

  • Newcomer
  • Creative Colour
  • Trend Upstyle
  • Fantasy (Trainee)

Specialist Categories

  • Barber Technique
  • Salon Social
  • Textured
  • Extensions

Download Our Guidebook Now for a Complete List of Criteria and Categories!

Digital Version: 2024 Championship Rulebook
Printable Version: 2024 Championship Rulebook
View 2023 Winners Gallery

Key Information:

Online Photographic Submissions Open: 1st July 2024

Online Photographic Submissions Close: 23rd August 2024

Cost: €29 per entry

Gala Tickets on Sale: 26th August 2024

IHF Gala Event: 6th October 2024

Location: Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny

Gala Event Ticket Prices to be Confirmed

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