'No Shave November' Kicks Off In One Week
October 25, 2013 at 12:32 PM (PT)
The 3rd Annual "NO SHAVE NOVEMBER" will kick off next FRIDAY (11/1), benefitting ST. JUDE CHILDREN’s RESEARCH HOSPITAL.
As in YEARS prior, Country music industry professionals, artists, and radio station personnel will team up to let their beards grow throughout the MONTH, raising money and competing for various titles.
Participants must sign up at www.stjude.org/noshavenovember and post a clean-shaven, date stamped photo to the event's FACEBOOK page on FRIDAY (11/1). At the conclusion of the competition on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26th, a photo with your full beard must be posted.
Afterwards, all "NO SHAVE NOVEMBER" participants will be invited to a "BEARD BASH" in NASHVILLE, where prizes will be awarded and a champion will be selected by judges. Defending 2012 champions include GEORGE BRINER, BOB REEVES, RJ CURTIS, TYLER WALL, GARRETT DOLL, JOHN TRAPANE, MIKE DUNGAN, and more (NET NEWS 12/3/12).
Participants already signed up for the 2013 event include TEAM LADY ANTEBELLUM, BIGGER PICTURE GROUP, MUSIC ROW, KFKF/KANSAS CITY, WGH/NORFOLK, WPUR/ATLANTIC CITY, WOGY/JACKSON, TN, WBFM/SHEBOYGAN, WI, WMCI/MATTOON, IL, Rock WYNU/JACKSON, TN’s "THE MORNING BUZZ," THOMPSON SQUARE’s KEIFER THOMPSON, BENTON BLOUT, CRAIG CAMPBELL, RANDY HOUSER, DYLAN SCOTT, AUSTIN WEBB, BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP, BLASTER RECORDS, BBR MUSIC GROUP, COUNTRY AIRCHECK, COUNTRY WEEKLY, SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE, TENACITY RECORDS, UMG NASHVILLE, WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE, THE BOBBY BONES SHOW, KAJA/SAN ANTONIO, KTEX/MCALLEN, TX, WCYQ/KNOXVILLE, WDXB/BIRMINGHAM, WKML/FAYETTEVILLE, NC, WSIX/NASHVILLE, and WUSY/CHATTANOOGA.
To date, "NO SHAVE NOVEMBER" has raised more than $175,000 for ST. JUDE. The goal for 2013 is to raise $150,000.