WSA registration - step by step
Step 1: Timetable & registration
/ Start of registration for the World Spirits Award:
Start of the WSA registration is 1st August 2019. The "World Spirits Award" is limited to 450 samples - so please register early enough!
Invoices will be sent from 1st August and are to be paid immediately - participation will not be confirmed until payment has been received.
From 1st August to 30th September the early bird rate (minus 10%) applies – after 1st October the normal price applies.
/ Binding registration with number of samples: by 1st November 2019
Or by e-mail with company address and number of products
/ Payment after receipt of invoice - surcharge of 10% if paid after 1st November 2019
/ E-Mail an Excel sheet with complete list of all necessary product details for registration (if product details are missing) by 15th November 2019 at the latest
/ Submission of photo selection and information documents: by 20th November 2019
Documents for distillery portrait and photo selection via e-mail or web transfer
Step 2: Sample shipment
/ No dispatch without payment
/ Shipment of samples by 1st December 2019 at the latest
/ Delivery note and/or pro-forma invoice
/ Three (over 0.5 litres content) or four bottles (0.375 litre) per product
/ Shipment address:
WSA World-Spirits Award
Untertscherner Weg 3
9546 Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria
Fax: 0043-4240-760 50
Step 3: Tasting & medal stickers or licence agreement
/ Tasting weekends are in January
/ Announcement of medals (unofficially) by 5th February 2020
/ Ordering of medal stickers by 8th February 2020 - payment of invoice immediately upon receipt
/ Licence agreements can be made from 5th February 2020
/ No information on exact results or feedback on submissions
/ Mailing of medal logos only after Award Ceremony
Step 4: Award Ceremony & publication of results
/ Announcement of venue for the Award Ceremony by 15th February 2020 and registration for Award Ceremony and Distillery Tour by 20th February
/ Publication and use of official results on the day after the Award Ceremony
/ Mailing of digital medal logos and distillery portraits within one week of the Award Ceremony
/ Mailing of high-resolution medal logos on request and on declaration of intended use
/ You need a licence agreement for ist use on bottles, labels, boxes …
/ Mailing of medals/certificates within one week of the Award Ceremony - in the case of non-deliverability, further mailing at the expense of the applicant.
/ The same applies for the shipment of the World Spirits Award Trophy including insurance.
/ Mailing of the World Spirits Guide at the end of July/beginning of August 2020