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Pictures: European Beard and Moustache Championships

The European Beard and Moustache Championships are one of the weirdest competitions on the planet! Check out these pics...
This man looks like he got in to a fight with a sheep and lost! At least his suit is nice.
2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships
This moustache growing is a serious business you know, just look at the concentration on this guy's face.
2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships
The 2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships took place in France this year. The moustache police are always on duty to make sure nobody is using any hair extensions.
2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships
Participants help each other get ready before the big event starts. They're as bad as each other!
2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships
One competitor proving here that a good old fashioned Father Christmas beard can still get you top marks.
2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships
This guy is a hairdresser from Germany. Yes that's right a hairdresser! Can't imagine he gets much business.
2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships
The competitors line up to find out who has won the contest. Bet their grandkids are so proud!
2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships
I'm not too sure what this guy looks so happy about, he seems to have a bird attached to the side of his head.
2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships
These guys look like they've just seen something weird. Reckon they've just caught themselves in the mirror?
2012 European Beard and Moustache Championships