CASC Registration Step 1:

Bitters Registration

Terms & Conditions

  1. These Terms & Conditions are between the BC Distilled Media, Ltd. operating as Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition ("CASC") and the registering distillery ("Registrant")

  2. The Registrant confirms that the distillery and products meet the Artisan Bitters Qualifications as outlined at the top of this page. If a producer is found to have misrepresented itself after entering the competition, it will be disqualified with no refund. If awards have been granted they will be withdrawn.

  3. The Registrant agrees to provide documentation to support any of the Artisan Bitters Qualifications if requested.

  4. If the Registrant fails to produce documentation, or if the documentation does not provide sufficient evidence in the judgement of CASC, CASC reserves the right to remove one or all of the Registrant's bitters from competition. No refunds will be given, and no products will be returned.

  5. The Registrant agrees to send all products to the address provided by CASC at their own expense.

  6. CASC accepts no liability for any samples damaged or lost during delivery and may request a replacement at the Registrant's expense.

  7. If a product or products do not arrive by the deadline, they will not be judged, and no refund will be issued.

  8. Awards will be granted on a merit basis. No awards will be granted when a product does not meet the minimum standards set out by CASC as evaluated by the judges. Participation does not guarantee an award.

  9. CASC & BC Distilled, Ltd. reserve the right to photograph any products entered, and use and/or distribute the images in its own or other media (e.g. media partners).

  10. CASC reserves the right to modify the categories, or change the category a product is submitted it at its own discretion and without notice.

  11. The Registrant allows CASC to distribute their distillery name, product names and details, and distillery contact information (e.g. website, social media, address).

  12. Advance notice of some awards may be given to Registrants. The Registrant agrees to keep this information confidential and understands that an award may be withdrawn if that confidentiality is broken.

  13. Entry fees are non-refundable.

  14. CASC requires a minimum of 4oz for each spirit entered. Each sample becomes the property of CASC and will not be returned.

CASC's Commitment

  1. All bitters will be distributed to judges in numbered sample bottles. Judges will receive blind samples only.

  2. Registrants will receive summary feedback from the judges for each product entered.

  3. Registrants who receive awards will be provided with (1) one medal, (2) the opportunity to purchase label stickers.

  4. CASC will make every effort to ensure media publication of winners in every region of the country, either through paid or editorial content, but cannot guarantee the exact nature of that publication in advance.