Meet the Judges


Jess S. 

Is a Stylist at Willowbridge Center, AVEDA Salon, in Isanti, MN and she is

passionate about helping people look and feel their best!

Jess has been involved in the hair industry for 11 years and enjoys volunteering 

with The Hope Mission.  

"I have an eye for style and love a good beard!" ~ Jess

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Doug Lindsay

Representing the The Minnesota Beard and Moustache Coalition. 

Doug's making a return to the Blue Ribbon Beard Bonanza in 2021 after being 

awarded 2nd Place at the 2019 Blue Ribbon Beard Bonanza in the full beard


Doug has years of experience in the competitive bearding world as both a judge

and a competitor. 


Kristopher Harkins

Owner and founder of Level-Up Beard Company, based in Appleton, WI.  

Level-Up creates and sells uniquely scented beard care products which are

handmade, all natural, and made to order!

Kris has a wealth of experience conducting pop up beard contests around the 

Minnesota and Wisconsin brewery scene. 



Wayne Seiberlich


Three year member of the Isanti County Ag Society and member of the Isanti


County Fair Board.

Wayne has an eye for details and he's ready to inspect all the facial hair entries 


at the 2021 Blue Ribbon Beard Bonanza.   


Jason Schafer 


This grey beard is no stranger to the Isanti County Fair.  He grew up just


East on Highway 95 from Cambridge. 

Jason has competed in numerous beard competitions across the USA, bring


home some admirable titles and trophies.  Jason will be bringing back his


experience and expertise to the judging panel at the 2021 Blue Ribbon


Beard Bonanza.