Entry Submission

Submitting Entries

Entries for 2019 U.S. National Sake Appraisal are now being accepted. Entry applications can be submitted by fax, or scanned and submitted as email attachments to entries@sakeappraisal.org. Entries can also be submitted online. Please read the instructions carefully before sending your entry.

Online Submission of Entries

You cannot save the data when you exit the online entry portal. Therefore please refer to entry form (page 12 of entry information) and write down all information needed before filling in the online entry form.

Fax Submission of Entries

Please download and fill out the entry form and fax to: 808-739-1000 (within U.S.) or 03-3779-1268 (from Japan).

Important Dates

Entry form submission period January 19–March 20, 2019
Sample shipping deadline from U.S. May 17, 2019
Judging June 4–6, 2019
Judging Results Announced June 11, 2019

Judging Categories

• Daiginjo A (Rice Polishing Ratio 40% or less)
• Daiginjo B (Rice Polishing Ratio 50% or less)
• Ginjo (Rice Polishing Ratio 60% or less)
• Junmai (Rice Polishing Ratio 70% or less)

Announcement of Results

Results will be announced on June 11, 2019 (Hawaiʻi time) on this website and notification given to the media.

Certificates and Award Seals

Gold and Silver Award certificates will be mailed after the announcement of the results. Certificates for Grand Prix, Second Grand Prix, Third Grand Prix and Emerald Award will be presented at the award ceremony (date to be announced). Brewers are provided with an electronic file of the U.S. National Sake Appraisal award seal for promotional use upon request and without charge.

Links for Entry Form Submission

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