Some of the most notable and influential people in history had beards and mustaches. So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that beards are gathering together once again to do some good in the world.

Yes, the 2019 National Beard and Mustache Championships are up for No Shave November (a.k.a. Movember) and some of the greatest beard-lovers came together to have their pictures taken for charity on November 8th and 9th.

This year, the competition is supporting three charities: Oscar Mike, a foundation supporting injured veterans, P.A.W.S of Tinley Park, a no-kill animal shelter, and Together We Cope, a homelessness prevention agency.

The winners have not yet been announced, but that does not stop us from frolicking in the glory of the beard. Greg Anderson, a Las Vegas-based photographer, took on the task of eternalizing the numerous men sporting their unique beards. Check out the top contestants in the championships below.

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Andres Tejeda 1 month ago

That’s epic.

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Kevin Donegan 1 month ago

Hello. I can’t see the beard over those blinding, beautiful eyes!

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Sardonic Scribe 1 month ago

OMG – plus a million upvotes for the Monty Python reference!!!

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JAYDA SHUTTER 1 month ago

Rapunzel but with a beard

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Spikey Bunny 1 month ago

Love the photo bomb mustache!

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Sardonic Scribe 1 month ago

Now that’s dedication!

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Jeff 1 month ago

That mustache could stab someone!

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Robin Smith 1 month ago (edited)

Perfectly understated

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Kevin Donegan 1 month ago

Elementary my dear Watson.

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Kenny Kulbiski 1 month ago

Actually I’m more impressed with the accessories.

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Andres Tejeda 1 month ago

Somewhere Wolverine is dying of jealousy from the those sideburns.

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JJM 1 month ago

Ever wonder why bald men can have fabulous beards and no head hair.

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MagicalUnicorn 1 month ago

that’s hipstering at next level

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MagicalUnicorn 1 month ago

that’s weird combination of cool and repulsive

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Elizabeth Wheeler 1 month ago

So handsome.

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hunger games 1 month ago

this is crazy… I bet it’s crunchy

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JJM 1 month ago

I suppose you would have to wear some kind of net on your beard so you can eat without looking like a sloth.

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earringnut 1 month ago

The more you know…

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earringnut 1 month ago

Mustacheception.

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Bobert Robertson 1 month ago

is that a patterned shirt? A fake body? I’m confused

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OTTER 1 month ago

It’s the ‘Onion’ again!! Hi Mr Onion head!!!

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Amr Mohamed 1 month ago

hipster evolution of blues brothers

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Amanda Robbins 1 month ago

That stick going through his head must be painful

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Guinea pig girl 1 month ago

Don’t think the mustache will work as well as the real thing

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HalfcupQT 1 month ago

Isn’t that a woman?

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Mike Serrano 1 month ago

do you get good Wi-Fi with that?

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Andres Tejeda 1 month ago

The Custer, this one is pretty awesome.

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Pusheen 1 month ago

I have nothing special to say

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