Pickers Vodka
Bartending Competition  


When:

Monday, May 9th ; 8pm-Midnight    

Where:

12th & Porter    

Who can enter?

Any TN-ABC card-holding bartender in middle TN    

What are the qualifications?

  • 21+ years old participants only
  • TN ABC card required
  • Pickers Vodka must be the base spirit (can be Pickers Original, Blood Orange or Blueberry)
  • Bartender’s account must have a featured cocktail in print by April 22th and feature must remain until the finals on May 9th

The Rundown:

  • Register your original cocktail online here
  • Cocktail must be entered no later than April 22th by 11:59pm
  • 11 semi-finalists will be chosen from all entries. If selected as a finalist, we will come to your bar to taste your drink, confirm printed feature and rate your cocktail.

We will rate your cocktail on the following specifications, on a 1-11 scale:

  • Presentation
  • Creativity
  • Taste
  • Use of base spirit
  • Difficulty        

What next?

  • We will choose 6 finalists by Monday, May 2.  
  • Make sure you provided us with an accurate email or phone number that you can be reached at  
  • You will receive 10 passes for your friends and family to come support you!  
  • Your drink feature will be featured on social media for Pickers Vodka
  • The 6 finalists will meet to compete on May 9th at 12th & Porter. Each participant will receive a mystery box of ingredients to create a cocktail for the judges to rate on the same scale for the registered cocktail – Glassware will be provided unless you choose to provide your own. *Please note that if you bring your own glassware, you will need 4 glasses to present to panel of judges  
  • 4 judges will rate your cocktail and a winner will be determined at 11:30pm.

What do you win?  

1st Place:

  • Round trip airfare for Tales of the Cocktail “Year of the Mule” in New Orleans, LA. Dates are 7/19-7/24   
  • $250 “Room & Board” Voucher for Tales of the Cocktail.  
  • $150 for Tales of the Cocktail tickets/seminars. This will provide a RFID wristband that allows access to all tasting rooms and most branded seminars.    

2nd Place:

  • $250 Travel Voucher/Gift Card for Tales of the Cocktail “Year of the Mule” in New Orleans, LA.  
  • $150 for Tales of the Cocktail tickets/seminars. This will provide a RFID wristband that allows access to all tasting rooms and most branded seminars.

3rd Place:

  • 4 tickets to Ascend Amphitheater* *Subject to availability 

Fill Out this Form to Enter

Are you over the age of 21? *
Name *
Name
Your Phone Number *
Your Phone Number
*we do not share this. just want to be able to contact you with event details.
Pickers Vodka must be the main spirits component in your cocktail creation.
tell us what inspired this cocktail, what makes your drink unique, what's in it and anything else we need to hear to convince us that you are going to the finals.
to signup for the competition, we ask that your drink be featured on a menu in your account from april 22-may 9.

Pickers Vodka Social Media Promotions are open only to legal residents of the United States who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. All Promotions are void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees (and their parents, spouse, siblings, children and/or others living in the same household) of Pickers Vodka, SPEAKeasy Spirits and their officers, directors, members, affiliates, agents and advertising, promotional and/or judging agencies are not eligible to enter or win. 

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