a. Attending an in person USBG World Class Studio event. Learn more at worldclass.usbg.org

b. Passing a Digital Studio online. View courses at worldclass.usbg.org/course-list/

You can access all Digital Studios content online 24/7 at worldclass.usbg.org. To meet the 2019 Application deadline, you must complete your education before January 15th, 2019. For complete rules, please see the application here.

a. For in person USBG World Class Studios, check the inside cover of your training booklet.

b. For Digital Studios, view courses page on worldclass.usbg.org. Your code will also be sent to your email address provided. Please note, code is generated after completing the Studio quiz with a passing score of 80% or higher.

c. If you are still having trouble finding your code, please email worldclass@usbg.org

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 February 1st 2019 11:59pm PST.

b. Applicants qualifying for the Top 50 Regional Finalists will be notified by February 22nd 2019 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. The application can be saved by saving the link to your bookmarks.

d. 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 at worldclass.usbg.org.

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 USBG members and program registrants who are not employed by liquor companies or distributors as full-time employees or consultants at the time of application and competition.

a. Yes, returning participants are welcome to apply again.