The results are in and Colorado has an impressive finish in the Men's Open Division of the 2021 National Mullet Championships.

While we didn't have as strong a showing as states like Alabama and Kentucky (imagine that), Colorado did bring their A Game with an impressive finish in the top 20. It was a tough competition featuring some remarkable competitors. Take a look at the 2021 finalists.

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The National Mullet Championship is No Laughing Matter

Okay, yes it is. Then again, this can be some serious stuff. I know grown men who take their mullets very seriously.

How the Winners are Determined

The winners in this competition are decided by popular vote. For example, the overall winner, Clint Duncan of Tennessee, received a whopping 17,534 votes. The second-place winner, Travis Seifert of Wisconsin, came in with an impressive 15,465 votes.

Colorado's champ, Reis Caldwell, received an awesome 1,736 votes. When it was all said and done, a total of 103,849

Voting in the Men's Open division closed on August 29, 2021.

What Exactly is a Mullet?

You can take your pick of a couple of popular definitions for "mullet." According to Merriam-Webster:

mullet -


  • any of a family (Mugilidae) of chiefly marine bony fishes with an elongate rather stout body
  • a hairstyle in which the hair is short on the sides and top and long at the back

Several Divisions to Choose From

Don't think for a minute this competition is limited to just men. There's a Children's division, and even a Femullet division.

Kudos to our Colorado finalist Reis Caldwell. He was up against some stiff competition. Check out the gallery and you'll see he was up against reps from mullet-savvy states like Kentucky and Alabama. Oddly, states such as Wisconsin and Michigan had strong showings in this event.

Top 15 Finalists from the Open Division of the 2021 National Mullet Championships

Behold, the best of the best. These men represent the top fifteen in the nation based on your votes. The National Mullet Championships award the top 25 finalists. Our list runs from #1 to #15, with the competitor at #15 representing the great state of Colorado.

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