how to enter

SPIRITS COMPETITION

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​Eligibility and Conditions:
  1. Any commercial spirits beverage may be entered.
  2. There is no limit to the number of entries per producer.
  3. Spirits entered in previous competitions are welcome.
  4. The Competition reserves the right to photograph and reproduce any product entered in the Competitions in catalogs, posters, publications or on our Web site, and publicity printed by the Competition. Each entrant assents to this condition.
  5. Awards will be made on a merit basis. The judges will not grant an award when, in their opinion,an entry is not worthy of an award.
  6. Each entry will, within reason and at the discretion of the Director of Judging and Managing Director, be evaluated within a peer group of similar spirits. However, the Directors reserve the right to arrange categories as they see fit in light of the number of entries.
Shipping Spirits From Within the U.S.:
  • Enclose two (2) 750 ml bottles per entry, or two (2) 700 ml bottles, or three (3) 500 ml bottles. Design Competition entrants should send one (1) bottle per Individual Entry; for Series Entries, one (1) bottle of each product in the series.
  • Include a copy of your completed entry form in your shipment. Do not send entry fees with your spirits.
  • Write on the boxes: “Sample materials, Not for resale. Glass enclosed.”
  • For shipments of more than one box, mark each box: “Box 1 of 4,” “Box 2 of 4,” etc.
  • Send your spirits shipment to:

    San Francisco World Spirits Competition Warehouse

    Pier 50, Shed A

    San Francisco, CA 94158

    PHONE: (415) 345-9000

View shipping information from outside the U.S.

PACKAGING DESIGN COMPETITION

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Packaging Design Competition Eligibility and Conditions:
  1. Packaging designs for any commercial spirits beverage may be entered.
  2. There is no limit to the number of entries.
  3. The Competition reserves the right to photograph and reproduce any packaging entered in the Competition in catalogs, posters, publications or on our website, and publicity printed by the Competition.
  4. Awards will be made on a merit basis. The judges will not grant an award when, in their opinion, an entry is not worthy of an award.

Click here to enter the Packaging Design Competition.

Shipping Spirits From Within the U.S.:
  • Enclose two (2) 750 ml bottles per entry, or two (2) 700 ml bottles, or three (3) 500 ml bottles. Design Competition entrants should send one (1) bottle per Individual Entry; for Series Entries, one (1) bottle of each product in the series.
  • Include a copy of your completed entry form in your shipment. Do not send entry fees with your spirits.
  • Write on the boxes: “Sample materials, Not for resale. Glass enclosed.”
  • For shipments of more than one box, mark each box: “Box 1 of 4,” “Box 2 of 4,” etc.
  • Send your spirits shipment to:

    San Francisco World Spirits Competition Warehouse

    Pier 50, Shed A

    San Francisco, CA 94158

    PHONE: (415) 345-9000

View shipping information from outside the U.S.