2024 SAN FRANCISCO WORLD SPIRITS COMPETITION

2024 SAN FRANCISCO WORLD SPIRITS COMPETITION

San Francisco, CA

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We are now accepting entries for the 2024 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Please review the below steps before starting your entry process.

 

Competition Dates: April 5-7, 2024
Entry Fee: $575 per entry
Registration Deadline: March 8, 2024
Deadline to Receive Samples: March 22, 2024
International Entrants Deadline to Contact Park Street Imports Extended(if import assistance is needed): March 8, 2024

ELIGIBILITY & CONDITIONS
1. Samples do not need to be commercially available.
2. There is no limit to the number of entries per producer. However, no product can be entered in more than one category.
3. Spirits entered in previous competitions are welcome.
4. The Competition reserves the right to photograph any entry and reproduce it in catalogs, posters, publications or on our website, and in publicly printed materials by the Competition.
5. The Competition reserves the right to use any unopened sample bottles that do not advance to sweepstakes in promotional giveaways on its websites and social media channels.
6. REFUNDS: The Competition will not issue refunds but will transfer entries to the next Competition.

JUDGING CRITERIA
1. Awards will be made on a merit bases. The judges will not grant an award when, in their opinion, an entry is not worthy of an award.
2. 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.

ENTRY CENTER & CLASS CODES
Download and review our 2024 class codes, selecting the most appropriate class to enter each of your spirits. Our class codes represent the general categories in which products are judged. During the actual competition, where applicable, classes are narrowed down further into sub-classes to allow products to be judged within a peer group of similar spirits.

2024 CLASS CODES

ENTER ONLINE

SHIPPING FROM WITHIN THE U.S.A.
1. Enclose two (2) 750 or 700 ml bottles, or three (3) 500 ml bottles.
2. Do not send entry fees with your spirits.
3. Write on boxes: “Sample Materials, Not for resale. Glass enclosed.”
4. For shipments of more than one box, mark each box: “Box 1 of 4,” “Box 2 of 4,” etc.
5. Please do not use packing peanuts.
6. Please send your shipments to:
San Francisco World Spirits Competition
Pier 50, Shed A
San Francisco, CA 94158

SHIPPING INFORMATION FROM OUTSIDE OF THE U.S.A.
If you are using your U.S. importer, they should follow the above instructions for domestic shipping. If you are NOT using a U.S. importer, you MUST contact our import partner, Park Street Imports LLC, to avoid shipping delays.

Please contact the Competitions team at Park Street imports via e-mail by February 23, 2024:

EMAIL: competitions@parkstreet.com

Park Street will assist you in obtaining all necessary documents and supply you with detailed instructions for properly preparing and labeling your shipment. The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is not responsible for customs duty charges or fees. DO NOT SHIP YOUR SPIRIT(S) UNTIL YOU RECEIVE IMPORT DOCUMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS FROM PARK STREET.