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U.S. Championships of Shoe Shining 2024 – Qualification
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U.S. Championships of Shoe Shining 2024 – Qualification

We now open the qualifications to the U.S. Championships of Shoe Shining 2024, with the finals taking place at the huge shoe event New York Super Trunk Show on October 5. The contest and the event are organised by The Shoe Snob, Shoegazing and Kirby Allison in collaboration with sponsors Saphir and Bridlen Shoemaker. Apart from the shine contest where finalists will have 20 minutes to shine their shoes, we’ll also have a shoe patina exhibition and a free shoe shine service on site.

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World Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2024 – Qualification
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World Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2024 – Qualification

Time to kick things off ahead of the finals of the World Championships of Shoe Shining and the World Championships of Shoe Patina 2024, with the qualifications. The contests are organised together with the shoe care company Saphir and the shoe brand Bridlen. Finals take place at the London Super Trunk Show on Saturday May 4. The patina finalists will paint their shoes during the whole event, and the shoe shiners have 20 minutes to shine a shoe.

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World Championships of Shoemaking 2024 - Call for competition
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World Championships of Shoemaking 2024 – Call for competition

We now open up the fifth edition of the World Championships of Shoemaking, where the final takes place during the London Super Trunk Show on May 4 2024. We have £6,000 (€7,000 / $7,400) and handmade shoemaking awls in the prize pool, and a chance to be showcased in shoe stores around the world. This year a loafer is the competition shoe to be made. Here’s all the info about the competition.

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U.S. Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2023 - Qualification
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U.S. Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2023 – Qualification

We now open the qualifications to the finals of the first U.S. Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2023, with the finals taking place at the premiere edition of the New York Super Trunk Show on October 14. The contests and the event are organised by The Shoe Snob, Shoegazing and Kirby Allison in collaboration with partners Saphir and Bridlen Shoemaker. The patina finalists will paint their shoes during the whole event, and the shoe shiners have 20 minutes to shine a shoe as lovely looking as possible.

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World Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2023 - Qualification
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World Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2023 – Qualification

We now open the qualifications to the finals of the World Championships of Shoe Shining and the World Championships of Shoe Patina 2023, two prestigious contests organised together with Saphir. Finals take place at the London Super Trunk Show on Saturday May 13. The patina finalists will paint their shoes during the whole event, and the shoe shiners have 20 minutes to shine a shoe as lovely looking as they possibly can.

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