How to enter the Spirits Competition

  • Determine the spirits you wish to enter
  • Read Special Rules, Information and International Guidelines
  • Note entry deadline and entry fee
  • Determine Division and Categories
  • Complete the online entry form

Ship or deliver your spirits with a copy of the online entry form and entry fees (if not paid online) by April 30 (download shipping label):

Los Angeles International Spirits Competition
Attn: Spirits Department
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

If you have any questions or require additional information please contact Colene Nath (909) 865-4230. Fax (909) 629-2067. Email nath@fairplex.com

Competition Calendar

January 6 – April 30
Spirits deliveries will be accepted in our wine cellar Jan. 6 – April 30, 2020 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

March 15
Early Bird Registration Deadline Spirits entry forms must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2020 to get the Early Bird Special

April 3 
Spirits Competition Deadlines:
April 3 International Entries Deadline
April 15 Domestic Entries Deadline

*All product must be at the Pomona address by April 30, 2020

May 5 - 6
Judging of spirit entries in the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel

June
2020 Spirits medal winners will be posted to the Los Angeles International Spirits Competition website.

September 4 - September 27
2020 LA County Fair. Display of all award winning wines, extra virgin olive oils and spirits. The tasting of gold medal wines, beer, spirits and extra virgin olive oils, and education seminars will take place in the Los Angeles International Wine, Beer & Spirits Marketplace during the LA County Fair.