Cocktail Competitions

Winning cocktail competitions is one of the fastest ways to become well known as a skilled bartender / mixologist. It can open the door to tons of career and consulting opportunities – from private consulting gigs to jobs as prestigious as brand ambassadorships.

We’ve put together a directory of upcoming cocktail competitions as well as a guide to help you win them – so you can – so you can take your career to the next level and win great prizes!



How to Win cocktail Competitions Guide

How to Win Cocktail Competitions

The ultimate guide to preparing a cocktail that gets you selected and creating a presentation that gets you the Grand Prize.

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List of Current Cocktail Competitions:

All of the following cocktail competitions are currently open for entry, so click to learn more and good luck!

USBG Diageo World Class 2017

USBG Diageo World Class 2017

Entry Deadline: February 1, 2017
USBG World Class, sponsored by Diageo, is part of an internationally recognized competition that elevates the craft of the bartender and builds careers in the industry, culminating in an annual landmark week where the Global Bartender of the Year is announced.

Diplomatico World Tournament

Diplomatico World Tournament

Entry Deadline: February 28, 2017
Compete alongside some of the best bartenders in the world to win trips to Venezuela, London, and a chance to win a grand prize of $10,000.

Toast of Paris International Cocktail Competition

Toast of Paris International Cocktail Competition

Entry Deadline: March 3, 2017
Create two unique cocktails with Courvoisier and win a trip to France

The Mixt&pe Cocktail Competition

The Mixt&pe Cocktail Competition

Entry Deadline: March 31, 2017
Create a Copper & Kings American Brandy Music inspired cocktail and win a trip to Forecastle festival in Louisville, Kentucky.


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