Online submission ends June 22, 2018 at 11:59PM EST. Samples will be kept in proper refrigeration prior to judging. A company can only enter a total of 12 entries.
All submissions must arrive at the announced location between July 3 – July 13, 2018 (extended deadline). There will be no refund for companies that submit payment and fail to submit product within the timeline specified.
The competition is open to all Canadian owned commercial cider producers whose products are produced and packaged in Canada. You may submit entries in as many categories as you like (limit 12 total), but each brand may be entered in only one category.
Judging for the Canadian Cider Awards is done by certified cider judges. Judging will be based on adherence to published style guidelines. Consult the Style Guidelines of the Canadian Cider Awards to determine the appropriate category for each product submission.
Winners of each category will be announced on August 30, 2018. Medals will be awarded to gold, silver and bronze winners in each category.
Following the announced winners, cider producers will receive full judging notes on each of their submissions.