‘Mullet Boy’ is all party — and biz — at 2022 USA Mullet Championship

1 month ago 28

There are fewer competitions much amusive — and fiercely unfashionable — than 1 that pits children’s mullets against 1 another.

Traditionally the hairstyle has been described arsenic “business successful the front, and a party successful the back” — but it’s intelligibly each “party” for the finalists of the 2022 USA Mullet Championship, the victor of which volition beryllium decided by voters this week.

Polls to prime conscionable 1 of 25 glorious mullets close connected Friday.

Emmitt Bailey, besides  known arsenic  'Mullet Boy' was thrilled to beryllium  successful  the apical  25 aft  missing the deadline past  year.Emmitt Bailey, known arsenic “Mullet Boy” to friends and household successful Wisconsin, was thrilled to beryllium successful the apical 25 aft missing the deadline past year, helium told WEAU.ABC 7 Chicago

The laissez faire locks connected these young men rivals the meticulously manicured Hollywood stars who rocked the mullet successful the ’80s — though the historical benignant has existed overmuch longer.

Emmitt Bailey — dubbed “Mullet Boy” — told NBC affiliate WEAU in Eau Claire, Wisconsin that he’s spent the past twelvemonth perfecting his look, aft missing the contention deadline to participate past year.

“It’s highly amusive to ticker the votes,” said Emmitt’s father, Eric, who informed WEAU that the archetypal telephone for contestants connected Facebook saw astir 600 kids from each implicit the US participate the running. “Then they went to 100 and past each of the abrupt we were watching the votes and helium kept climbing, and climbing, and climbing, and past it went to the 25.

The arrogant papa said helium was blessed to spot Emmitt marque the chopped — particularly successful enactment of a bully cause. Their $10 interest to participate the contention volition spell to enactment the Michigan Wig Foundation for kids.

Brock HigginsMullet Champ
William Dale RamseyMullet Champ
Voting is unfastened  until Friday for the champion  kid's mullet successful  America.Mullet Champ

The contention is peculiarly stiff successful the Badger State, which boasts four beardown contenders successful the nationwide showdown.

But if the 1 dubbed Mullet Boy is to instrumentality location the $2,500, he’s going to “buy a go-cart,” helium declared.

25 of America's finest mullets are being judged this week, with the victor  walking distant  with $2,500.Voting is unfastened until Friday for the champion kid’s mullet successful America.Mullet Champ

Emmitt and Eric besides had proposal for each those bold capable to articulation the arrogant legion of mullet-heads. “It does instrumentality immoderate clip to turn ‘cause this is 2 years successful the making to get this one, but person amusive with it,” the dada said.

According to the website, the Mullet Championships began successful 2020 with an big competition, held locally successful Michigan.

Now a nationwide contest, the scope has expanded to see abstracted categories for kids, teens and an “open division,” for men and women aged 19 and up.