The Great Lockdown

Be Mindful!

Due to the Great Lockdown CBI is closed until June 13th. 

Prospective students: We are excited to continue moving forward with Digital Learning. Request program info below to be the first to learn the details as they are released.   

Community Clients: We are not certain when the students will begin servicing the public. The students are extremely excited to get back to hands-on learning and we look forward to your community support once we get back into the swing of things.  We will keep you updated. 


The Highest Standard in Barbering | A School For Champions

Champions Barbering Institute 

Champions Barbering Institute, Inc. (CBI) is educating students in Portland and the surrounding areas. We are committed to providing high quality education, within small class sizes, helping students learn new techniques, develop new skills, and open doors to a new and rewarding future. Grow your skillset with us and expand your mind all at the same time. Get in touch with us today to learn more.


Deadline June 20, 2020

FREE legal expungement assessment valued at $2-5k

Even if you do not qualify for expungement, the attorney will talk to you about when you will be eligible, and discuss possible other legal services like:

- Reducing felonies to misdemeanors

-Waiving fines and fees

-Driver's license reinstatement

-And more

Must live in Multnomah county. This is a pilot program funded by the City of PDX in partnership with Community Law Metro Public Defender, PDX Housing Bureau, and CBI. 

If you have questions call Community Law Division at Metropolitan Public Defenders at (503) 225-9100

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The Barber Legacy

We are the champion for the craft!

Our new program is 1140 hours completed in 10 months! The state of Oregon's new minimum requirements went down to 160 haircuts in 786 hours. We will continue to exceed the minimum requirements because, over the past 3 years, we have witnessed our students develop their greatness because they have invested in quality education! We look forward to YOU joining our winning team! #begreat


Building Better Barbers

It's What We Do!

It's a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together.

We are excited to see the great success of our students as we invest in each one as an individual. If you value education, small class sizes and the authentic culture of BARBERING! This is the career school for YOU!

Your future, it's your hands...the time to pursue your passion is now!


The Way We See It

The CBI Difference

Our mission is to educate an elite level of skilled barbers equipping them with the proper knowledge and techniques that will assure a prosperous future in the artful trade of barbering and business management.

We continually strive to create a program that is engaging and responsive for every student in a holistic and supportive environment. Experience the CBI difference by visiting our campus today!


Are you ready to THRIVE in a CAREER you are PASSIONATE about! A career with an impactful legacy and a stable future?

Barbering is more than a haircut; it's about building relationships; one haircut at a time!

The best way to predict the future is to create it!  Join the CBI team and #BEGREAT with us! 

Now enrolling for 2020. Simply select your start date, complete the admissions process, and start your savings plan! The enrollment deadline is one month before each class begins.

We are committed to your educational investment, that is the reason our class sizes are small. Invest in your BEST and watch great things happen!

Begin your journey with Digital Learning!

2020 Class Schedule 

  • July 21, 2020 

  • October 20, 2020 


About Us

Inspirational Learning

CBI seeks to foster the development of our students throughout their entire education. Our teaching community is made up of a group of talented and creative professionals, who are passionate about creating the best Barber School in Portland. Champions Barbering Institute, Inc. offers the tools and support necessary for our students to reach their full potential. Experience the CBI difference by visiting our campus today!


Services We Offer

Learn With Us

Activate Your Mind

Professional Barbering Course and Entrepreneurial Development

1140 Clock Hour  Program - Enter a thriving profession in less than one year

5 Star Service // Learning on Display

Student Barbershop
$10 Haircuts + $12 Shaves

Quality Cuts & More at Prices You Can't Beat!
Walk In's Welcome  // Call to Schedule // Book Online


School Hours

Tue: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Wed: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Thu: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Fri: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Sat: 9:00am - 3:30pm


CBI Barbershop Hours

Tue: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Wed: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Thu: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Fri: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Sat: 10:00am - 2:30pm


CBI News

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Passing The Torch

April 19, 2018

"A School for Champions! 
At Champions Barbering Institute, students will learn how to cut everything from a "mid bald fade" to a "hair tattoo." Lane wanted to make sure he wasn't only teaching students the technical skills — they also learn the history of barbering, all the way back to Queen Nefertiti's hair cuts, and the business knowledge necessary to open their own shop."

Building Better Barbers

March 10, 2017

"I felt like I was re-training people," said Lane, the owner of Champions Barbershop. "They were coming owing money, and I was having to teach them." Click the button for the full article.




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