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Style, Performance & Creativity

These are the bonds that link Paul Mitchell and the world of lifestyle sports.

For more than 30 years, we have proudly sponsored sports events and athletes around the globe. From skateboarding pros and world-class snowboarders to volleyball stars, karate champions and urban dancers, our talented athletes encourage us to embrace our own passions, find inspiration in unexpected places and push the envelope to create works of art.

Meet the Team

Get to know some of the pro athletes on our sports roster (quirks, inspirations and all).

#SportYourStyle

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Team Paul Mitchell Is On the Move

Our team travels the country to support an active and creative lifestyle. Find out where we’re headed next!

01 Aug 2015

Dirty Girl

Twin Cities, MN

Pinehaven Pumpkin Farms

godirtygirl.com

04 Aug 2015 - 09 Aug 2015

Hip Hop International USA/World Championships

San Diego, CA

Harrah's Resort

hiphopinternational.com

07 Aug 2015 - 09 Aug 2015

AVP Seattle Open

Seattle, WA

avp.com

08 Aug 2015

Dirty Girl

New York, NY

Citi Field

godirtygirl.com

14 Aug 2015 - 16 Aug 2015

Dew Tour

Los Angeles, CA

Ace Hotel

dewtour.com

14 Aug 2015 - 16 Aug 2015

AVP Manhattan Beach Open

Manhattan Beach, CA

Manhattan Beach Pier

avp.com

15 Aug 2015

Dirty Girl

Milwaukee, WI

Waukesha County Fairgrounds

godirtygirl.com

15 Aug 2015 - 16 Aug 2015

World of Dance Championships

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Convention Center

worldofdance.com

20 Aug 2015 - 23 Aug 2015

World Series of Beach Volleyball

Long Beach, CA

Marina Green Park

wsobv.com

22 Aug 2015

Dirty Girl

Baltimore, MD

High Point Farm

godirtygirl.com

23 Aug 2015

Down & Dirty

Detroit, MI

Kensington Metropark

downanddirtyobstaclerace.com

28 Aug 2015 - 30 Aug 2015

AVP Chicago Open

Chicago, IL

Oak Street Beach

avp.com

29 Aug 2015

Dirty Girl

Buffalo, NY

Area 51 Motocross

godirtygirl.com

04 Sep 2015 - 06 Sep 2015

AVP Cincinnati Open

Cincinnati, OH

Lindner Family Tennis Center

avp.com

11 Sep 2015 - 13 Sep 2015

AVP Championships at Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, CA

Huntington Beach Pier

avp.com

12 Sep 2015

Dirty Girl

Copper Mountain, CO

Copper Mountain

godirtygirl.com

18 Sep 2015 - 20 Sep 2015

XTERRA USA Championships

Ogden, UT

Snowbasin Resort

xterraplanet.com

19 Sep 2015 - 20 Sep 2015

Nautica Malibu Triathlon

Malibu, CA

Zuma Beach

nauticamalibutri.com

04 Oct 2015

Down & Dirty

New York, NY

Pelham Bay Park

downanddirtyobstaclerace.com

18 Oct 2015

CAF Triathlon

San Diego, CA

La Jolla Cove

challengedathletes.org

18 Oct 2015

Down & Dirty

Atlanta, GA

Georgia International Horse Park

downanddirtyobstaclerace.com

01 Nov 2015

Down & Dirty

Sacramento, CA

Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

downanddirtyobstaclerace.com

07 Nov 2015

World of Dance

San Diego, CA

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

worldofdance.com

14 Nov 2015

World of Dance

Chicago, IL

Copernicus Theater

worldofdance.com

21 Nov 2015

World of Dance

Boston, MA

Back Bay Event Center

worldofdance.com

05 Dec 2015

World of Dance

Las Vegas, NV

worldofdance.com

10 Dec 2015 - 13 Dec 2015

Dew Tour

Breckenridge, CO

Breckenridge Ski Resort

dewtour.com

Sponsored Tours & Events

Here’s the scoop on each of our partners.

XTERRA Off-Road Triathlon & Trail Run Series

What it is: The XTERRA Off-Road Series is a premier global triathlon and trail running event open to athletes of all ages and athletic abilities. Participants test their endurance as they make their way across various terrains including lava beds, pineapple fields, sandy beaches, mucky jungles and dark caves.

How we participate: The Paul Mitchell booth offers participants braids and haircuts on site. All proceeds support the Challenged Athletes Foundation, an organization that provides opportunities for people with physical disabilities to pursue an active lifestyle.

Hip Hop International

What it is: For 14 years Hip Hop International (HHI) has set the standard for excellence and creativity in hip hop dance through its USA & World Hip Hop DANCE Championships, proudly sponsored by Paul Mitchell. In 2015, they are raising the bar with more than 50 nations and over 3500 dancers competing for the coveted title of Hip Hop International World Champion!

How we participate: Paul Mitchell provides on-site makeovers and showcases its latest products to trend-setting dancers and spectators.

Team Paul Mitchell Karate

What it is: We founded Team Paul Mitchell Karate on the same values that define our company: honor, respect, discipline and integrity. It was our first-ever sponsored sports team and remains one of the few corporately sponsored karate teams today. Team Paul Mitchell Karate is the gold standard in the sport.

How we participate: During each event, Paul Mitchell Future Professionals offer competitors and attendees complimentary hairstyles that are both fun and functional.

The Down & Dirty Obstacle Race

What it is: The Down & Dirty Obstacle Race features both a three-mile and six-mile course with more than 20 challenging, military-style obstacles, each ending with a mud pit. Cargo nets, sandbags, tractor tires and rock walls add to the fun.

How we participate: Paul Mitchell sends Future Professionals and salon stylists to each event to provide haircuts and braiding services. All proceeds collected benefit Challenged Athletes Foundation and Operation Gratitude, an organization that supports active duty and veteran communities.

Dirty Girl Mud Run Series

What it is: The Dirty Girl Mud Run series is a three-mile, untimed obstacle course and mud run open exclusively to women. The event encourages ladies of all fitness levels to share good, unclean fun with friends and family.

How we participate: Paul Mitchell Future Professionals are on-site to deliver a healthy dose of beauty and confidence. All proceeds benefit Bright Pink, a non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. Did we mention that we also set up a corn hole game and give away pink mustaches to the winners? Talk about fun!

World of Dance Tour

What it is: The World of Dance Tour is the largest international urban dance competition that showcases and celebrates the style and creativity of today’s youth.

How we participate: We're proud to be the title sponsor of the World of Dance Tour. Plus, at each tour stop, Paul Mitchell Schools Future Professionals provide complimentary hairstyles and makeup touch-ups so dancers and event attendees look and feel great.

World Series of Beach Volleyball

What it is: The World Series of Beach Volleyball is the premier, international event for professional volleyball. The world’s best athletes compete against each other in teams of two, four and six for the ultimate prize: $1 million dollars. This week-long festival features live music, local food, activities for kids and, of course, world-class volleyball.

How we participate: Paul Mitchell Future Professionals and local Focus Salon stylists provide haircuts and sporty styles to attendees on-site.

Supergirl Surf Jam

What it is: Supergirl Surf Jam is the only 6-star ASP ranked surf competition in North America and the largest all-women’s professional and amateur surf competition in the US. Ladies from all over the world compete over a three-day period in Oceanside, CA.

How we participate: Paul Mitchell Schools Future Professionals provide competitors and attendees with complimentary hairstyling services.

Nautica Malibu Triathlon

What it is: As one of the most scenic and popular triathlons in the US, this event draws nearly 10,000 competitors, including a mix of professional athletes, corporate teams and a handful of celebrities. All proceeds from the event benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

How we participate: Paul Mitchell Schools Future Professionals and local Focus Salon stylists provide haircuts and styles on-site for participants and spectators. All proceeds from the Paul Mitchell booth benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

The Dew Tour

What it is: The Dew Tour is the top action sports series that showcases the best athletes in skateboarding, BMX, freesking and snowboarding. The summer event lineup includes street, streetstyle, park and dirt, and vert, and the winter tour features some of the newest Olympic sports, including slopestyle and superpipe.

How we participate: The Paul Mitchell booth is manned by Future Professionals and salon stylists who provide on-site haircuts, braids and vibrant hair color accents. All proceeds go to Road2Recovery, an organization that provides financial assistance to motocross and supercross pros who have sustained career-ending injuries.

Burton Mountain Festival

What it is: The Burton Mountain Festival is an eight-stop tour that hits the best winter resorts in the US. It offers snowboarders an opportunity to test Burton’s newest boards, bindings and boots for free, in addition to enjoying the resort and on-site entertainment.

How we participate: Team Paul Mitchell is on-site in igloo-shaped tents to provide entertainment in the form of MITCH pong, hoop shoot and other fun games.

Burton US Open of Snowboarding

What it is: The Burton US Open of Snowboarding is the longest-running snowboarding event, in which the world’s most elite snowboarders compete in the halfpipe and slopestyle championships. Attendees enjoy concerts, riding events and product demos.

How we participate: Team Paul Mitchell is on-site with games and fun for everyone, including MITCH pong, hoop shoot and MITCH product giveaways.

USSA

What it is: US Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) oversees the athletic pipeline for Olympic development in all skiing and snowboarding disciplines. They host seven competitions across the country, in which the world’s best athletes compete in slopestyle, superpipe, skicross, snowboardcross, serials and moguls to gather World Cup points and qualify for the US Olympic Team.

How we participate: Paul Mitchell Future Professionals provide complimentary hand massages and host MITCH pong and hoop shoot in the booth. Winners receive travel size MITCH products.

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