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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 2013 competition received 657 oils from 376 producers. There were a total of 9 Best of Show Awards, 18 Best of Class Awards, 135 Gold Medal Awards, 198 Silver Medal Awards, and 115 Bronze Medal Awards. This year’s competition received oils from Argentina, Australia, Chile, Croatia, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Peru, Portugal, Tunisia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Uruguay and the United States.

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
March 26, 27, 28 – Entry Deadline March 1
Southern Hemisphere Competition
July 16 & 17 – Entry Deadline July 3