Grow ’em if you got ’em – 3rd Annual Beard Contest

Movember has made it social acceptable for guys to sprout ridiculous facial hair during the month of November, all in the good name of charity.

While we are all for raising money for a charitable cause, the Madey boys haven’t participated in Movember, but have chosen December as the timeframe to see who can grow the best beard. The term “best” is of course up for interpretation; thickest, multi-colored, most Euro looking?

Thursday marked week one of our Annual Madey Men Beard Growing Content, 2009 marking the third year of it being held. The contest officially ends on Christmas Eve, December 24th, with the winner given the Okay to shave and the losers forced to keep their moustaches — Thus ruining Christmas photos.

Week 1 (Doug) of the contest

Week 1 (Greg)

Week 1 (Chris)

Update: Greg provided a photo of his beard at Week 1.

Update II: Chris sent a photo of his Week 1 beard.

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  1. hard to tell with the lightning.
    but i think chris is the week one leader.



  2. that’s a lie.
    upon closer look…greg’s neck hair is superior.



  3. […] one of an annual winter beard growing contest between me and my brothers. A lot has happened since last year’s contest, but roughly 335 days of having to shave one’s face to conform with society’s norms has […]




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