2019 USBG Legacy Competition Liquor.com is looking for the next iconic cocktail that will be revered and celebrated across the globe. Enter for a chance to be a part of cocktail history and show us your Legacy. Winning this competition takes more than a great cocktail. You need to submit a recipe that will stand the test of time, with a chance to become a Bacardí Classic Rum cocktail like the Mojito, Daiquiri, Hotel Nacional or El Presidente. 2 Finalists will represent U.S. in the 2019 Bacardí Legacy Global Cocktail Competition. Enter between September 20, 2018 – October 31, 2018
2019 World Class Competition USBG World Class Sponsored by DIAGEO is an educational program and global bartending competition that seeks to elevate the craft and advance professional bartending. If you are interested in applying for the 2019 World Class Competition, The World Class Studios series is an excellent opportunity to help you prepare. USBG World Class sponsored by Diageo is launching an exciting new educational program in 15 cities across the US — A series of training sessions that push boundaries, educate, and inspire bartenders around the globe. Some of the world’s best bartenders, drink professionals and creatives have helped us craft each original session. World Class Studios has a fresh and original take on spirits education that is valuable to everybody, no matter your experience level or connection to the hospitality industry. Each session is centered around a different spirit in the DIAGEO Reserve portfolio and is inspired by a facet of each spirit’s production, history or ethos. Event runs October 22, 2018 – January 8, 2019
2019 Heaven Hill Bartender of the Year Competition As a family owned company, for over 80 years Heaven Hill has taken great pride in providing the bartender community with some of the best tools to perform their job well––great spirits. Join the competition and use those tools to showcase your talent, skill and creativity. This competition is like no other, with opportunities to dig deep into your own inspiration, learn and be inspired. Online entry open September 15, 2018 – October 31, 2018
Bartender Spirits Awards Judged by Bartenders, Bar Managers and Off-Premise Managers for The On-Premise Industry. This event will take place in San Francisco on May 19-20, 2019 and will become the first spirits competition within the United States judged entirely by top bartenders within the industry. Using the tagline “Judged by Bartenders, Bar Managers and Off-Premise Managers for the On-Premise Industry,” the Bartender Spirits Awards will recognize, encourage, promote and celebrate excellence in the U.S. drinks industry.