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World Beard And Moustache Championships

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Men gathered in Austria to show off their Dalí moustaches and freestyle beards alike.

More than 350 hirsute men from around the world descended on the sleepy Austrian town of Leogang for 2015's World Beard and Moustache Championships.


Held biannually, the event seeks to find and award the best beards, moustaches, and partial beards in the world, with each man gunning for one of three coveted prizes across 18 categories.

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