2018/2019 NAILPRO Cup Series Competition Schedule




NAILPRO Nail Competitions at NAILPRO Sacramento, September 23, 2018.

  • Acrylic Paint - Hand Painted Nail Art (My Favorite Things! Theme) Turn in only
  • Soak-Off Gel 
  • Sculptured Nails
  • **Salon Success - The Other Side - Glitter - Any size, shape or color.  Free edge unpolished hand is glitter.  Polished hand is all glitter.

NAILPRO Nail Competitions – NAIL-A-PALOOZA! Online Submission Competition

Registration Deadline: November 29 by Noon PST

Submission Deadline: November 29, 2018 by 11:59 pm PST

  • Soak-Off Gel 
  • 3-D Nail Art (Home For The Holidays Theme)
  • French Twist

Winners Announced at the ISSE Long Beach NAILPRO Awards Ceremony, Monday, January 28, 2019 (Time TBD)


NAILPRO Nail Competitions at International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE) Long Beach

January 26 – 28, 2019, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

  • **Gel Paint Hand Painted Nail Art (National Treasures Theme) turn in only
  • **Acrylic Paint Hand Painted Nail Art (Decades of Fashion Theme) turn in only
  • Soak-Off Gel 
  • 3-in-1 = Tip & Overlay + Sculptured Nails = Perfect Match
  • **It’s All About the Bling! - Stones will be provided by Swarovski!
  • **Chrome/Stamping – One Hand/No theme
  • On My Own – Your Own Hand – No Model
  • Salon Success 
  • Fantasy Nail Art (Voodoo Dolls Theme)


NAILPRO Nail Competitions at NAILPRO Pasadena May 05, 2019  (Double Points for Onsite Competitions)

Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA (Double Points for Onsite Competitions)

  • 3-D Nail Art (Cinco de Mayo Theme) turn in only
  • Soak-Off Gel 
  • It’s All About the Bling
  • **Salon Success  – The Other Side Tiffany Blue 

Oregon Nail Expo (ONE) Nail Competition, May 19, 2019.


These competitions are run by Carla Collier, Head Judge, NAILPRO Nail Competitions


Turn-in Entries & Themes

  • Hand Painted Nail Art: (“Hear Me Roar" theme)
  • 3D Nail Art: (“Onward & Upward” theme)
  • It's All about the Bling!
  • Chrome & Stamping

 LIVE Competitions that require a hand model:

  • Salon Success
  • Anything Goes



NAIL-A-PALOOZA Summer 2019

NEW RULES: Video and Photos will both be REQUIRED with your submissions***

Registration Deadline: July 20, 2019 (10 days before your submission is due)

Submissions due: July 30, 2019.


Categories :

  • Gel Paint Hand Painted (Vikings theme)
  • Soak-Off Gel Application
  • Sculptured Nails (Full Set)

Winners Announced Sunday September 22, 2019 at NAILPRO Sacramento 2019.



NAILPRO Sacramento & NAILPRO Cup Finale, Sunday, September 22, 2019



Turn-in Entry

  • 3-D Nail Art (Shark Week theme) 

LIVE Competitions

  • It’s All About the BLING! (Stones Provided)
  • Soak Off Gel Application
  • Salon Success