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Categories evaluated include Signature Famous Teas as well as general categories that enable lesser known teas to be highlighted and distinguished in the marketplace. Each category has its own definition. All submissions must meet the respective category definition.

March Championship Teas

TEA TYPE COUNTRY CATEGORY
Unique Tea Open Class ANY ANY Signature
Assam Black India Signature
Black Tea ( Machine, CTC) Black Any General
Black Tea (Orthodox) Black Any General
Blended Black Black Any General
Breakfast Blend Black Any Signature
Chai (Masala Chai) Black Any Signature
Darjeeling (2nd) Black India Signature
Darjeeling (Autumnal) Black India Signature
Earl Grey Black Black Any Signature
Flavored Black Black Any General
Decaf Black Any General
Flavored Decaf Black Any General
Blended Decaf Black Any General
Keemun Black China Signature
Lapsang Souchong Black China Signature
Yunnan Black China Signature
Gunpowder Green China Signature
Hojicha Green Japan Signature
Jasmine Green (Open Leaf) Green Any Signature
Jasmine Green (Pearl) Green Any Signature
Kukicha Green Japan Signature
Moroccan Mint  Green Any Signature
Blended Oolong Oolong Any General
Flavored Oolong Oolong Any General
Ginseng Oolong Oolong China Signature
Blended Pu-erh/Dark Pu-erh Any General
Dark Tea Pu-erh Any General
Flavored Pu-erh/Dark  Pu-erh Any General
Pu-erh Tea Pu-erh China General

September Championship Teas

TEA TYPE COUNTRY CATEGORY
USA Grown Tea Any USA General
African Black (Machine) Black African Countries General
African Black (Orthodox) Black African Countries General
Ceylon (Open) Any Sri Lanka General
Ceylon Low Grown  Black Sri Lanka Signature
Ceylon Mid Grown Black Sri Lanka Signature
Ceylon High Grown Black Sri Lanka Signature
Darjeeling (1st) Black India Signature
Golden Monkey Black China Signature
Blended Green Green Any General
Dragonwell Green China Signature
Flavored Green Green Any General
Genmaicha Green Japan Signature
Genmaimatcha Green Japan Signature
Gyokuro Green Japan Signature
Matcha Blend - Powders Green Japan Signature
Matcha Blend - Botanicals Green Japan Signature
Matcha Straight Green Japan Signature
Pan Fired Green Green Any General
Sencha Green Japan Signature
Steamed Green Green Any General
Steamed + Pan Fired Green Green Any General
Blended Herbal Herbal Any General
Caffeinated Herbal Blend Herbal Any General
Caffeinated Herbal Straight Herbal Any General
Chamomile Herbal Any Signature
Detox Blend Herbal Any General
Flavored Herbal Herbal Any General
Hibiscus Herbal Any Signature
Mint Tea Herbal Any Signature
Sleep/Relax Blend Herbal Any General
Aged/Baked Oolong Oolong Any General
Oriental Beauty (Formosa Silver Tip) Oolong Taiwan Signature
Pouchong Oolong Taiwan Signature
Dark Oolong Oolong Any General
Dong Ding (Tung Ting) Oolong Taiwan Signature
Green Oolong Oolong Any General
Milk Oolong Oolong Taiwan Signature
Ti Kuan Yin (Jade) Oolong China Signature
Ti Kuan Yin (Traditional) Oolong China Signature
Blended Rooibos Rooibos Any General
Flavored Rooibos Rooibos Any General
Bai Mu Dan White China Signature
Blended White Tea White Any General
Flavored White Tea White Any General
Silver Needles White China Signature
White Tea White Any General
Yellow Straight Yellow China Signature