Entry Submission

Submitting Entries

Entries for 2024 U.S. National Sake Appraisal are now being accepted. Entry applications can be submitted by fax, or scanned and submitted as email attachments to entries@sakeappraisal.org. Entries can also be submitted online. Please read the instructions carefully before sending your entry.

Online Submission of Entries

You cannot save the data when you exit the online entry portal. Therefore please refer to entry form (page 9 of entry information) and write down all information needed before filling in the online entry form.

Fax Submission of Entries

Please download and fill out the entry form and fax to: 808-739-1000 (within U.S.) or 03-3779-1268 (from Japan).

Important Dates

Entry form submission period March 18–May 10, 2024
Sample shipping deadline from U.S. July 10, 2024
Judging October 22–24, 2024
Judging Results Announced October 25, 2024

Judging Categories

• Daiginjo A (Rice Polishing Ratio 40% or less)
• Daiginjo B (Rice Polishing Ratio 50% or less)
• Ginjo (Rice Polishing Ratio 60% or less)
• Junmai A (Rice Polishing Ratio 60% or less)
• Junmai B (Rice Polishing Ratio over 60%)

Announcement of Results

Results will be announced on October 25, 2024 (Hawai‘i time) on this website.

Certificates and Award Seals

Award certificates will be mailed after the results have been announced. An electronic file of the U.S. National Sake Appraisal award seal for promotional use is available upon request and without charge.

Entry Form Submission

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