Hot Tea Competition

Rules and Regulations

Single Serve Hot & Iced Small Batch

January 20 - 21, 2018

Important Dates

  • January 10, 2018 — Entry Forms Due
  • January 15, 2018 — Samples Due
  • January 29, 2018 — Winner Notified
  • January 30, 2018 — Winners Announced in World Tea New

Fall Hot (Loose Leaf) Tea Competition

March 24 - 25, 2018 — Boulder, CO

View the 2017 Champions

Important Dates (Tentative):

  • March 14, 2018 — Entry Forms Due
  • March 19, 2018 — Tea Samples Due
  • March 24 - 25, 2018 — Competition
  • March 26, 2018 — Winners Notified
  • March 27, 2018 — Winners Announced in World Tea News

How to enter the competition?

  1. Step 1: Read through the Rules & Regulations.
  2. Step 2: Submit your application via our competition application portal
  3. Step 3: Mail your tea samples to arrive no later than March 19, 2018 (for Fall) or September 6, 2017 (for Spring).

PLEASE NOTE: All entry samples must be shipped to ARRIVE no later than March 19, 2018 (for Fall) or September 6, 2018 (for Spring). Any entries not received by March 19 (for Fall) or September 6 (for Spring) by 4 PM MST may be subject to automatic disqualification. Packing for each individual tea must be airtight and properly sealed to avoid cross-contamination with other teas.