Q: Who can enter the IBC?
All beers must be entered with the permission of the brand owners. Please check that your agent or producer has not already entered the same product as you.
Q: I'm not sure which category to enter my product?
Q. Can I save entries in my shopping basket and return to complete payment and booking at a later date?
Q: How are discounts applied to my order?
Q: Can I add further entries to my existing order?
Q: Can I change any entries once they have been submitted?
Q: I have entered my products online. What are the next steps?
Q: Can I cancel my entry if the sample product cannot be supplied or I change my mind?
A: Entries may be cancelled before the 3rd June 2019, a 50% administration fee will be charged. After this, entry fees are non refundable.
Alternatively you may replace the product with another product at no additional cost.
To cancel your order, simply log into your account and request for your entry to be cancelled. A member of the IBC team will then process your cancellation and send updated paperwork.
To replace the product, log in to your account and update the entry information. For assistance with this please contact email@example.com.
Q: Why am I charged for an invoice under £500?
Q: Can I be invoiced for a single order?
Q: When will I receive my results?
A: Entrants will be informed by email. Results from the initial tasting will be sent out by Friday 2nd August 2019. The trophy tasting results will be revealed at the awards evening on Monday 2nd September 2019.
Q: Can I stop my results being published or announced?
Q: Where will the results be published?
Please note: The details we publish will appear as they are submitted during the entry/registration process. Please take care to ensure details, especially brand and product names, are entered correctly, as we cannot accept responsibility for errors.
Q: Can I use any award logo freely?
A: Yes you can use electronic medal award artwork to showcase your success. You will be sent high resolution artwork and you can also purchase high quality stickers to help promote your products. Medal artwork is valid for three years from date of issue.
Please note: In the case your invoice has not been paid in full, competition results and medal artwork will not be issued until full payment has been received.