Meet the Judges

Trista T. from 93X

As a lifelong appreciator of beards of all kinds, I am honored to offer my                  services to this inspiring event.  I encouraging men to proudly display their            growing and grooming skills.


"Wear your whiskers proudly, men!"

Jason Schafer

The Minnesota Beard and Moustache Coalition

Growing up just down the road from the Isanti County fairgrounds on Highway 95 Jason is no stranger to Isanti County. 

Jason entered the bearding community through a competition three and a half years and has gained many friends from all over the country and world in his travels.


As a competitor Jason has placed top 3 in 13 competitions, including 1st place wins in Charleston South Carolina, Omaha Nebraska, Milwaukee Wisconsin, and Ely Minnesota.

Mark Koran

Sporting a Conservative Goatee since 1984.

Senator Minnesota District 32 

Growing up in St. Paul's Frogtown this polliwog made his metamorphosis from


Sales to the MN Dept of Revenue and hopped his way into politics in 2016 being


elected Senator representing Chisago and Isanti Counties.  



Cullen Bartz


Secretary/Treasurer Isanti County Fair Board

The Horseshoe Mustache

Typically judging horses, goats, pigs, sheep and llamas this fast talking, Mutton Bustin Clown has a whole new class of critters to examine this year!!!