Hot Tea Competition

Rules and Regulations

Fall Hot (Loose Leaf) Tea Competition 

February 23rd & 24th, 2019 — Boulder, CO


View the 2018 Champions

Important Dates:

  • February 13, 2019— Entry Forms Due Extended to 2/15/19
  • February 15, 2019 - Tea Samples Due Extended to 2/20/19
  • February 28, 2019 — Winners Notified
  • March 4, 2019 — Winners Announced in World Tea News

Spring Hot (Loose Leaf) Tea Competition

September 28 & 29, 2019  New Date

Important Dates

How to enter the competition?

PLEASE NOTE:  Packing for each individual tea must be airtight and properly sealed to avoid cross-contamination with other teas. Please read the rules and regulations to make sure that you are entering the correct competition for your teas.  We do not give refunds if you enter the wrong competition.

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