a. Attending an in person USBG World Class Studio event. Learn more at Diageo Bar Academy – Events

b. Passing a Digital Studio online. View courses at Diageo Bar Academy – World Class Studios

You can access all Digital Studios content online 24/7 at Diageo Bar Academy – World Class Studios.

a. You will have to retake the studio. Upon successful completion, you will be presented with the option to download a certificate of completion.

a. You will need proof that you have successfully completed studios in order to enter the regional in-person competition.

a. Save and print certificates and bring with you to the regional in-person competition.

a. For your application cocktail, please specify the standard bar tools you used (standard tools you would use in your bar).

b. Application recipes must be able to be recreated for judging, please include as much detail as possible.

a. Applicants qualifying for the Top 100 will be notified by January 3rd, 2022 11:59pm PST.

b. Applicants qualifying for the Top 50 Regional Finalists will be notified by February 7th, 2022 11:59pm PST.

a. On the application deadline, only your latest submission will be accepted.

b. You do not need to finish your application in one session (by saving the link you can return as many times as needed to submit).

c. In the case you have an error on an already submitted application, or if you wish to withdraw your application, please contact worldclass@usbg.org.

a. Application recipe submissions must use stock list items only, the full stock list is available on the application here.

a. If you qualify as a Top 50 Regional Finalist, you must compete with the region in which you applied (this is based on your active USBG Chapter Membership).

a. If your USBG Membership is not currently active, you will be prompted to register for a temporary membership. These instructions are provided on the application here.

a. You must be eligible for work and travel in the United States to apply. For complete rules please visit the application here.

a. This program is open to all hospitality professionals who are not employed by liquor companies or distributors as full-time employees or consultants at the time of application and competition.