Rules of Entry

  1. The Professional categories of Tiptree World Bread Awards with Brook Food are open to all producers of bread sold commercially.
  2. The Home-Baker categories are only open to amateur bakers. For the purposes of this competition, ‘amateur’ refers to a competitor who is entering an item that is not produced for commercial gain.
  3. Entries must comply with the criteria for the category in which they are entered.
  4. Baked pastries and goods often referred to as Viennoise are not eligible for these Awards. Such items are usually made from laminated and enriched (with eggs, milk, butter, cream, sugar) yeast leavened dough or pastry. Examples include croissants, pain au chocolat, pain aux raisins, Danish pastries.
  5. Entries must comply with health and food hygiene standards and be safe for sampling by the Judges.
  6. Cost per entry for all categories in the Tiptree World Bread Awards with Brook Food is £15.
  7. Closing date for Professional and Home-Baker entries is Sunday 6th Sept 2020
  8. Closing date for Tiptree Trainee Baker entries is Friday 11th Sept 2020
  9. The bread must be baked ready for eating on arrival. Bread that is uncooked, damaged or technically unsafe will be rejected and therefore NOT judged.
  10. The bread MUST be delivered fully baked and ready to eat by 1pm on Wednesday 23 September 2020 to Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London SW1P 1QG. We advise putting the consignment on a timed delivery to ensure it arrives on time. Alternatively you may deliver your entries in person. Full guidance and instruction regarding the packaging, labeling and delivery of produce for judging will be sent by email to entrants after the competition closing date.
  11. The bread must not contain any identifying marks and will be judged on plain white plates or trays without garnish or decoration
  12. All bread will be disposed of by the Organiser after the Event.
  13. The Judges’ assessment notes will be passed on to the Entrants upon request, but are for the guidance of Entrants only and must not be made public or revealed to third parties.
  14. Those Entrants winning awards may use the Tiptree World Bread Awards with Brook Food logo on products and in their own publicity. The logo may only be used for winning products and must mention the year of the award.
  15. Judges of the Tiptree World Bread Awards with Brook Food may not submit entries for the competition.
  16. No correspondence may be entered into after the competition.
  17. The verdict of the Chairman of the Judges is final.