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 2020. 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 2020
Or by e-mail with company address and number of products
/ Invoicing
/ Payment after receipt of invoice - surcharge of 10% if paid after 1st November 2020
/ E-Mail an Excel sheet with complete list of all necessary product details for registration (if product details are missing) by 15th November 2020 at the latest
/ Submission of photo selection and information documents: by 20th November 2020
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 2020 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
Barbara Ortner
Untertscherner Weg 3
9546 Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria
Tel.: 0043-4240-760
Fax: 0043-4240-760 50
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Step 3: Tasting & medal stickers or licence agreement

/ Tasting weekends are in January
/ Announcement of medals (unofficially) by 5th February 2021
/ Ordering of medal stickers by 8th February 2021 - payment of invoice immediately upon receipt
/ Licence agreements can be made from 5th February 2021
/ 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 2021 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 2021

WSA Award Celebration 2021 in Bad Kleinkirchheim

19th March: Distillery Tour in Carinthia

20th March, 3 pm: World Spirits Award Celebration
(depending on the weather in the ‚Kultursaal' in Bad Kleinkirchheim or at the ‚Brunnachhoehe' in St. Oswald in the Nock IN; will be announced three days prior to the beginning)

7 pm: dinner together at the ‚Einkehr' in Bad Kleinkirchheim