Judging Criteria

ONLINE ENTRY (TOTAL 100 POINTS)

  • Originality (20 points)
  • Taste (40 points)
  • Name & Story (10 points)
  • Appearance (10 points)
  • Scalability* (20 points)

*It needs to be replicable for anywhere up to 300 drinks in one night, think large scale batching and consistency.

THE GRAND FINAL (TOTAL 100/110 POINTS)

At the Southern Showdown Grand Final, finalists will be given the opportunity to showcase their signature cocktail to our panel of judges. Finalists will be judged on the following criteria.

SOUTHERN SHOWDOWN CHAMPION

A panel of leading industry experts will score on:

  • Taste (50 points)
  • Speed / Efficiency (15 points)
  • Hospitality (20 points)
  • Presentation / Appearance (15 points)

THE PEOPLE’S CHAMPION

There will be up to 10 extra points up for grabs for finalists who promote their signature serve on social media, in their venue, and beyond in the lead up to the final.

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