- Is sponsored by an active professional member of la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs
- Has an interest in the wine and crafted beverage industry
- Files an application with the designated person in the participating country, and
- Is at least 21 (twenty-one) and has not yet reached his or her 31st (thirty-first) birthday by the end of the month in which the competition is held.
Monday, April 3rd: Brisbane region competition
Monday, June 5th: Australian national competition, in Sydney
Wednesday, September 27th to Saturday, September 30th: international competition, in Budapest, Hungary
Brisbane’s Vice Echanson, Samantha Faircloth