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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solostxrx
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1 year ago

woah... reminds me of a certain mustached character. ;)

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Kevin Donegan
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1 year ago

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

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Sardonic Scribe
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1 year ago

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

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JAYDA SHUTTER
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1 year ago

Rapunzel but with a beard

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Spikey Bunny
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1 year ago

Love the photo bomb mustache!

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Sardonic Scribe
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1 year ago

Now that's dedication!

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Jeff
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1 year ago

That mustache could stab someone!

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Liz Karsa
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1 year ago

Awwww

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RitaGG
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1 year ago

Smooth operator!

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Kevin Donegan
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1 year ago

Elementary my dear Watson.

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Kenny Kulbiski
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1 year ago

Actually I'm more impressed with the accessories.

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Andres Tejeda
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1 year ago

Somewhere Wolverine is dying of jealousy from the those sideburns.

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Karen Hansen
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1 year ago

Hiding a sweet face under that hair

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 year ago

that's hipstering at next level

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Kevin Donegan
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1 year ago

I don't think hair transplants work like that.

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Elizabeth Wheeler
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1 year ago

So handsome.

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JAYDA SHUTTER
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1 year ago

This is awesome!

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JJM
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1 year 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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Kahlo Smith
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1 year ago

This one's got character, that's for sure!

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earringnut
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1 year ago

Mustacheception.

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Niffler_13
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1 year ago

Santa!

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Leilani Vaughan-Williams
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1 year ago

you already showed this one...

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hunger games
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1 year ago

this one is amazing i wonder how long it took for them to make it

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Matthew Rauen
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1 year ago

Go Redlegs

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Guinea pig girl
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1 year ago

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

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Mangoes'nRum
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1 year ago

Ha ha ha! Very creative!

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Bobert Robertson
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1 year ago

I'm afraid all the hairspray is going to cause him to blow up with that cigarette

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CookieNeerrrrd
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1 year ago

Nice tie.

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Andres Tejeda
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1 year ago

The Custer, this one is pretty awesome.

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earringnut
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1 year ago

I see someone showed up without a costume.

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