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Entry Info

Below are the steps to enter your beers in the London Beer Competition.

1. Sign up to create your account.
2. Complete your company profile.
3. Enter the details of the beers you want to enter in the competition.

Key Dates:

Warehouse Opens: 1 October 2022
Warehouse Closes: 2 March 2023
Registration Ends: 22 February  2023
Judging Date: 20&21 March 2023
Winners Announced: 12 April 2023

Fee Schedule:

£85 Early Bird - 1 October 2022 to 9 December 2022
£100 Regular - 10 December 2022 to 22 February 2023

Please send your Beer samples (4 bottles per entry) to Sensible Wine Services (SWS) before March 2, 2023.

Goods receiving time: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.

The beer that arrives after the deadline date will not be accepted and refunds will not be issued.


Clearly label each box of Beer using the delivery label, which can be downloaded once you have entered and paid for your Beer in your account.
If you send your Beer directly to our warehouse, you must tick the option: ‘Duties and Taxes payable by shipped'. If the above is not completed, we cannot guarantee that the Beer will not be stopped in Customs and arrive on time for the competition. London Beer Competition is not responsible for tracking the shipping of your Beer, please ensure everything is in order before sending your Beer.

Import License, Declaration & Duty

All duty, shipping costs, and taxes must be prepaid by the submitter of the samples. Beer must be Delivered Duty Paid (DDP), therefore instruction to complete the import declaration should be given to your forwarder/courier company, please choose ‘shipper accept all charges’ on the documentation provided by your courier company. Submitters should also be responsible for any fees related to the import declaration. Beer cannot be accepted by our logistic partner if the charges associated with shipping have not been paid. Any penalty and additional cost incurred from the non-compliance of declaration requirement in the UK will be borne by the Submitters.

Do I Need To Insure My Beer?

LBC and its logistic partner will not take responsibility for Beer damaged or lost whilst in transit. In the event that for reasons beyond the reasonable control of LBC, it is necessary or advisable for the LBC to be cancelled, LBC cannot accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss of profit, damage or expense of any kind incurred as the result of such cancellation.