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Hot Tea Competition

Rules and Regulations

Fall Hot (Loose Leaf) Tea Competition

March 24 - 25, 2018 — Boulder, CO

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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

Spring Hot (Loose Leaf) Tea Competition

September 29 - 30, 2018

Important Dates

  • September 18, 2018 — Entry Forms Due
  • September 24, 2018 — Samples Due
  • September 29 - 30, 2018
  • October 4, 2018 — Winner Notified
  • October 5, 2018 — Winners Announced in World Tea New

How to enter the competition?

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.

All entry samples must be shipped to arrive no earlier than 2 weeks prior to championship for domestic shipments (4 weeks prior for international shipments) and no later than 2 days prior to the championship date. Any submission received after that date will be automatically disqualified.