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Conditions of Entry


  1. The competition is open to all interested Amateur Winemakers and Brewers. An “Amateur” shall be a person unable under State or Commonwealth law to dispose of wine or other alcoholic beverage for profit or gain.

  2. Only amateur or homemade products may be entered, and all entries must be submitted in the maker’s name.

  3. Each exhibitor must complete the official registration and entry form which, along with fees, must accompany the entry.

  4. There is no limit to the number of entries an exhibitor may submit, except that no one wine or beer may be entered in more than one class.

  5. All wines submitted must be ‘finished’ wines, e.g. through primary and secondary fermentation.

  6. Each wine entry shall be submitted in one standard 750ml, or one 375ml (half) bottle appropriate to the class. Capsules should be removed from the top of bottles. Beer entries must supply a minimum of 500ml, normally a 750ml bottle but two 375ml bottles or similar are acceptable.

  7. Each entry must only be labelled with the official label or a photocopy.

  8. No one wine or beer may be entered in more than one class.

  9. The Convenor may move an entry to another class if it is deemed that the entry is “Out of Class”.

  10. The Convenor may disqualify an entry if it is considered the entry is falsely represented. The exhibitor of any such entry may have all other entries disqualified from the competition.

  11. An exhibitor shall be bound by the decisions of the Show Committee and Judges. No disputes will be entered into.

  12. All entries and fees shall become the property of the Australian National Amateur Wine and Beer Show.

  13. The Show Committee will not be held responsible for the loss of, or damage to an entry, entry form, or fees. Nor shall they be responsible for entries submitted in the wrong class or incorrectly labelled

  14. In the event of a lack of entries in a particular class, those entries will be included in the nearest appropriate class or an amalgamated class.

  15. The Show Committee reserves the right to alter these Conditions of Entry at any time without notice

  16. All exhibitors shall be deemed to have read and accepted these Conditions of Entry and Schedule of Classes

NOTE: Entries in inappropriate bottles or with unofficial labels may be penalised by loss of points, or may be excluded from judging






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