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In 2000, the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition joined the world-renowned Los Angeles International Wine Competition, bringing together the finest international and domestic oils and an impressive panel of judges.

The 2014 competition received 708 oils from 394 producers. There were a total of 8 Best of Show Awards, 44 Best of Class Awards, 161 Gold Medal Awards, 157 Silver Medal Awards, and 97 Bronze Medal Awards. The 2014 competition received oils from Argentina, Australia, Chile, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Peru, Portugal, Slovenia, Tunisia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Uruguay and the United States. Several winners of previous international EVOO competitions have been featured in the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition, making it a renowned standard of quality. 

The competition is judged in two categories – domestic and international – separated according to regional designations and fruitiness intensity levels. The competition also judges flavored olive oils.


• Determine the extra virgin olive oil(s) you wish to enter.
• Read Special Rules and Information.
• Note entry deadline and entry fee.
• Determine Division and Categories.
Complete the entire online entry form.

Ship or deliver your extra virgin olive oils with entry form and entry fees to:

Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
Attn: Olive Oil Department
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

  • Northern Hemisphere Competition
  • April 8 - 10. Entry Deadline March 20

  • Southern Hemisphere Competition
  • July 22, 23. Entry Deadline July 10
  • Enter 2015 Competition Online