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 week ago

That's epic.

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Kevin Donegan 1 week ago

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

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Sardonic Scribe 1 week ago

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

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JAYDA SHUTTER 1 week ago

Rapunzel but with a beard

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Spikey Bunny 1 week ago

Love the photo bomb mustache!

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Sardonic Scribe 1 week ago

Now that's dedication!

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Jeff 1 week ago

That mustache could stab someone!

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Robin Smith 1 week ago (edited)

Perfectly understated

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Kevin Donegan 1 week ago

Elementary my dear Watson.

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Kenny Kulbiski 1 week ago

Actually I'm more impressed with the accessories.

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Andres Tejeda 1 week ago

Somewhere Wolverine is dying of jealousy from the those sideburns.

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JJM 1 week ago

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

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MagicalUnicorn 1 week ago

that's hipstering at next level

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MagicalUnicorn 1 week ago

that's weird combination of cool and repulsive

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Elizabeth Wheeler 1 week ago

So handsome.

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hunger games 1 week ago

this is crazy... I bet it's crunchy

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JJM 1 week 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 week ago

The more you know...

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earringnut 1 week ago

Mustacheception.

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Bobert Robertson 1 week ago

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

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OTTER 1 week ago

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

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Amr Mohamed 1 week ago

hipster evolution of blues brothers

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Amanda Robbins 1 week ago

That stick going through his head must be painful

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Guinea pig girl 1 week ago

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

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HalfcupQT 1 week ago

Isn't that a woman?

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Mike Serrano 1 week ago

do you get good Wi-Fi with that?

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Andres Tejeda 1 week ago

The Custer, this one is pretty awesome.

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Pusheen 1 week ago

I have nothing special to say

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