Exposed  Temptations  Tattoo  and  Baller,  Inc.  Present 
the  DC  Tattoo  Expo
DC Tattoo Expo

Event Schedule

2018 Schedule
Thursday, Jan 11th
6pm - 8pm:

Vendor registration pick up

7pm - 1am:

Vendor set up in all ballrooms

8pm - 2am:

Welcome Party

Friday Jan 12th
 8am - 1pm:

Set up and registration for artists and vendors


Ticket sales open to the public


Floor is open to the public, Tattooing, Body Piercing, Live Contest & Entertainment

5pm - 6pm:

Captain & Maybelle - Main stage area

6pm - 10:30pm:

2nd Annual “Exposed Live Tattoo Off” benefiting Save a Warrior, featuring stars of Ink Master – Main Stage Area


Tattoo of the Day - main stage area


Floor Closes

Saturday Jan 13th

Tickets on Sale


Floor is open to the public. Tattooing, Body Piercing, Live Contests and Entertainment

2pm - 3:30pm:

Captain & Maybelle - Main stage area

4pm - 6pm:

Judging of Art categories:
Best Booth
Color Flash
Black & Gray Flash
Fine Art
Skate Deck
(This is open to the public and all artwork must be picked up following awards.)


Sleeve, Male & Female
Back Piece, Male & Female
Overall, Male & Female
Color Portrait
Black & Gray Portrait
Black & Gray Large Tattoo
Black & Gray Small Tattoo

6pm - 7:30pm:

Miss DC Pin Up Contest - main stage

9pm - 10pm:

Tattoo of the Day Contest - main stage

10pm - 11pm:

Featured Entertainment Performs - Completely Unchained


Floor Closes

11pm - 2am:

After Party

Sunday Jan 14th

Tickets on Sale


Floor is open to public
Tattooing, Body Piercing, Contests & Entertainment

3:30pm - 5:30pm:

Tattoo Contests Judging & Awards - main stage


Color Large
Color Small
American Traditional, Male & Female
Traditional Oriental, Male & Female
Cover up: Both in person or photographs of before & after healed (MUST BE CLEAR PHOTOS)

5:30pm - 6pm:

Tattoo of the day - main stage

6pm - 7pm:

Best of Show Judging and Awards - main stage


Show Close

7pm - 8pm:

Tear down for all vendors must be out of the halls by 8pm no exceptions

10pm - 2am:

After Party