Competition: Competitors entering the competition must create a signature cocktail featuring one of the participating beverage sponsor brands:
- Official Tequila: Tequila Corralejo Silver
- Official Whiskey: Four Roses Bourbon
Competition allows for ONE bartender to enter each category.
Competing bartenders must be able to serve sample size tastings of their cocktail from 6:00 - 9:00 PM on Friday, February 23, 2018 during the Pig Pickin' & Oyster Roast for up to 500 samples. Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival will provide all competitors with spirit sponsor product to batch/mix with. All additional ingredients must be provided by competing bartender. In addition the festival will provide signage, 5 oz tasting cups, ice, linen, bus tubs and table for each competitor.
Voting: The winner of the Cocktail Competition is a "People's Choice." Ticket holders will have token/tickets to place in a bin on your table to vote for your cocktail throughout the event until 8:40 PM.
Prize: The people's choice winning bartender will receive $500 for their winning cocktail.