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About the Contest

Competition Rules:

Thank you for your interest in this competition. ANATOLIAN IOOC is an international olive oil competition. Please read the rules stated below carefully. To register to the competition and follow the right procedure you should agree to these rules and approve this. In the case of your registration, you are agreeing to the 10-item rules stated below.

1-SUITABILITY
To enter Anatolian IOOC, your product must be produced in the 2021-2022 harvest year and sold by individuals or companies.
  • Olive oil producers
  • Olive oil businesses
  • Production facilities
  • Producer cooperatives and unions
  • Businesses that produce, bottle, or sell branded EVOO
All samples must be under EVOO or Flavored Olive Oil categories. Sample registration should be done only over www.anatolianiooc.com



2-REGISTRATION
Participants should fill out the registration forms thoroughly and pay the registration fee by Online Credit Card or EFT using the Sign-Up or Sign-In options on the website.
After the payment, participants will receive a confirmation email. After you confirm the email, under no circumstances there will be a refund for the registration fee and other expenses.
 
Registration Start Date: 01 December 2021
End Date: 15 April 2022



3-REGISTRATION FEE
 
For each (one) sample for: 200 €
Up to 5 (five) samples 175 € each
Between 5 (five) and 8 (eight) samples 150 € each
More than 8 (eight) samples 110 €

You can use the Online Credit Card option on the website or send through EFT. It takes up to 10 days for our bank account to receive payment through EFT. Any expenses of EFT should be covered by the sender. Any missing payment is the responsibility of the participant. After the payment, you must send the transfer Swift documents to info@anatolianiooc.com

After the payments, under no circumstances there will be a refund for the registration fee and other expenses
 
Bank Name Akbank T. A. Ş
Swift Code: AKBKTRIS
IBAN No: TR 51 0004 6000 9503 6000 2265 58
Branch Name: Akhisar
Branch Code: 95
Account Name: 22 6558
Account Number: Birsen Pehlivan



4-Competition Samples

Participants should agree their samples are commercial products. Samples sent, must be the same as their sold products in terms of brand, bottle, content, label, packaging, and product quantity. All competition samples must be exactly the same as sold products. Products without labels and non-eligible to selling won’t be accepted to the competition.

For each sample registration:

5 of 100 - 150 ml bottles;
4 of 200 - 250 ml bottles;
3 of 300 - 475 ml bottles;
2 of 500 - 750 ml bottles;


Under no circumstances, the samples that are received by Anatolian IOOC will be returned.
You must add the Registration Code and the Registration Form you will receive after the registration to the package.



5-LAST DATE FOR SHIPPING

All samples must be received by Anatolian IOOC before 15.04.2022.

Because of the Covid-19 virus international shipping may be delayed. We will try our best to receive delayed samples but please make sure to send the samples as soon as possible to avoid any problems. Anatolian IOOC isn’t responsible for any late deliveries, lost or damaged packages.

6-SHIPPING AND DELIVERY
All expenses for shipping must be covered by the participants. If not, Anatolian IOOC won’t receive the packages or cover any expenses.

Anatolian IOOC is not responsible for any shipping expenses, customs fees, or taxes. Shipping expenses cannot be refunded.

Anatolian IOOC – International Olive Oil Competition
Address: Çoruk Mahallesi Çoruk Sokak No:91/2
Zip Code: 10702
Country / Province: Türkiye / Balıkesir / Burhaniye
Contact +90 530 109 7302 (Manager: Birsen Pehlivan)

Packages should be sent with Proforma. To avoid the packages being stuck at customs, proforma should be filled out as shown below.
 

You can prepare your proforma invoice on registration page



Samples selling value was generally around 1 € and it should be mentioned in the receipts.

Packages should not be sent through the highway. Anatolian IOOC is not responsible for any package that is sent through the highway.

DHL and UPS work without problems in Turkey, we don’t encourage using FedEx or TNT.

You will receive an email when your packages are received by Anatolian IOOC.

You should rest assured once your samples are received by us, they will be preserved perfectly in Anatolian IOOC’s heat-controlled warehouses.




7-COMPETITION COMMITTEE AND JURY MEMBERS
Panel leaders chosen by the competition committee will choose the jury members and carry out the sample tasting. The samples will be evaluated and classified following the International Olive Oil Council’s Rules.

The samples will be prepared by  technical manager of the competition in a completely isolated environment, in a way that shows no labels or branding.

The evaluation forms are organized accordingly to IOC instructions, will grade the samples between 0-100, and will be in a design created for Anatolian IOOC 2022.
The competition will include 4 categories, Monovarietal, Blend, Organic, and Flavored.

Special Mesopotamian Prize For The 3 Highest Scoring Participants
Best Of Country
Best in Class: 95,5 - 100 points
Gold : 85 - 100 points
Silver : 70 - 84,5 points

You can object once (1) to competition results in 15 days after the results have been announced. After the objection, the tasting will be redone. Anatolian IOOC is not responsible for any issues caused by the results.



8. PRIZE
The participants who won prizes will be announced on our website on the 30th of April 2022.

The prizes will be given out by the President of The Committee to their owners in the planned event. In addition to those, the winner of “Best in Class”,  “Best in Country” and '' Special Mesopotamia'' prizes, will receive plates.

The winning products can use the logos and the medals only for the products that are produced in the same year with the same brand for commercial trade. The logo can not be used for the next year’s products.



9-OBLIGATIONS
Anatolian IOOC holds the right to analyze the samples in an independent laboratory.

Anatolian IOOC holds the rights to compare analyze and document the products that have the same name and brand on the market to the samples that won prizes.
The samples sent to the competition are non-refundable.

 The samples will be preserved in Anatolian IOOC’s warehouses for 60 days after the announcement of the results and the samples will be donated to appropriate organization.

The participants are responsible for the information on the registration forms. They will be taken into account during the competition and in case of discrepancy, no objection will be accepted.

The competition committee holds the right to cancel the competition in case of pandemics, natural disasters, etc. In a situation where the competition is canceled, the registration fees will be refunded excluding any customs and shipping fees. The samples will not be refunded. In case of a cancellation, the samples will be destroyed by the committee.



10. JUDGMENT AND CONTRACT

The rules of Anatolian IOOC were made by the competition committee on 01/01/2020 and were revised on 15/09/2021. Anatolian IOOC holds the right to change the competition rules. Competition Rules is an official paper that is presented to the participants on our website. In case of a disagreement with the Anatolian IOOC organizers, the Laws of the Republic of Turkey will apply and the disagreement will be solved by the Courts of the Republic of Turkey. In the case of the mentioned issues, the laws and courts of the participant's country of origin will not be applied.

This contract is published in Turkish, English, Spanish.
 

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