INDEPENDENT FLAIR LEAGUE 2011 GRAND SLAM OF THE WORLD FLAIR ASSOCIATION Independent Flair League 2011 (IFL) encompasses competitions which select the best bartenders who use modern bartending techniques. IFL GRAND FINAL - a part of the international GRAND SLAM of the WORLD FLAIR ASSOCIATION GRAND FINAL DATE: IFL GRAND FINAL 3rd of December 2011 - Warsaw COMPETITORS IFL GRAND FINAL: - competitors promoted from FLAIR FIGHT contests - bartenders with the most IFL points from FLAIR FIGHT contests. - contenders chosen and invited by the organiser (please contact with email@example.com) - Winner of the IFL 2010 AWARDS IFL GRAND FINAL: 1th place – 12 000PLN (+/- 3000€) 2nd place – 4000PLN (+/- 1000€) 3rd place – 2000PLN (+/- 500€) 4th place – 1000PLN (+/- 250€) 5th place – 500PLN (+/- 125€) 6th place – 300PLN (+/- 75€) CARLSBERG prize – 2000PLN (+/- 500€) SCHWEPPES prize – 2000PLN (+/- 500€) - contract for Polish bartender FINEST CALL prize – 400PLN (+/- 100€) RULES: 1. All bartenders are required to attend the registration meeting on 3.12.2011 at 11.00. 2. All competing bartenders must be at least eighteen (18) years of age 3. During registration (12.00) bartenders will fee amounts 100PLN (not returnable), deliver music (CD Audio Format) and OWN COCKTAIL recipe, draw start order. 4. Flair warm-up shall be tolerated only in the limited REHEARSAL ZONE. Not elsewhere. Only plastic bottles can be used. 5. Is allowed to change the bar setup except START/STOP button. Bartenders can set up the competition bar any way they choose, but it is highly recommended that nothing starts on the upper bar surface to help with visibility for both the audience and the judges. 6. Bartenders can start in their t-shirts (without logos of any spirit concern competing to the sponsors) 7. The contender himself pushes the START/STOP button. 8. MAKING OBLIGATORY RECIPES (WORKNG) – at least ½ - ¾ full bottle of liquid, steel pourers, products and equipment necessary to make cocktail organizer will provide. The contender may use his own equipment. 9. MAKING OWN COMPOSITION (EXHIBITION) - All bottles used in the exhibition flair must be set in at least 15ml (1/2oz) of liquid, here you can use your own pourers. In OWN COMPOSITION bartender must use Captain Morgan Spice and Schweppes. 10. After finish performance cocktails/energy drink/beer (glass, bottles, cans) must be placed on the top. Other place = missing drink. 11. Keep the bar clear - the contender should put the bottles back to speedrail not necessarily in the original order. Juices in any order to the place for juices. Tins may be put together and put away to the speedrail or may be place in the original zone (they may be put together). Use also helpers, but if they don’t catch yours equipment it’s your mistake. 12. All bottles used must have their original sponsor brand labels intact. No competing brands to the sponsors may be used. You may use your own bottles without labels or imprints with the volume of 0,7l. Competitors can use as many and any clear, un-tinted glass bottles for their own choice of liquid. These bottles must have all branding removed. Each competitor choice - bottle can have no more than four (4) strips of tape, and up to two (2) WFA Grand Slam / organisers stickers. Pour spouts can taped in place, as long as they are not restricting the flow of liquid. 13. It is forbidden to cork pourers, to use pyrotechnics, open fire, illusion tricks, dry ice and ready mixes. 14. No empty bottles can be included in the competition bar set up. IT IS FORBIDDEN TO USE EMPTY BOTTLES (penalty points). Be sure that a bottle from which you pour liquid (empty) is not used again. 15. Gained points in qualifications are used to chose the evening finalists and are not added up to the points of evening final. 16. The organiser reserves the right to use the contenders’ names, photos and their recipes. 17. Each bartender is taking participation in contest on his responsibility. Competitor will not sprout anything from organiser for possible wounds or others harms. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification from the competition. Any acts that display low integrity, poor taste or disrespect for the competition, sponsors or the host facility are subject to disqualification from the competition. 18. All rules, guidelines and drink recipes are subject to change at the discretion of the competition organizer. QUALIFICATIONS – 6 MINUTES: The contender during the QUALIFICATION round has 6 minutes to prepare two (2) cocktails. 1. MOSCOW MULE (working flair) 40ml Smirnoff Black vodka 5ml sugar syrup Finest Call 10ml lime juice Top up Schweppes Ginger Ale 1 spring mint 1 slice lime Old fashion glass, pour vodka over ice cubes, add sugar syrup and lime juice, top with ginger ale and stir, garnish with mint spring and lime slice. 2. OWN COCKTAIL (exhibition flair) (Capt. Morgan Spice and Schweppes must be used) GRAND FINAL – 7 MINUTES: Each contender during the final has 7 minutes to prepare two (2) cocktails, open and pour beer(1) and energy drink (1). 1. CARLSBERG perfect serve (working flair) 0,33L Carlsberg bottle Use opener, pour 2/3 beer into 0,3L Carlsberg glass, put bottle beside with good logo visibility, napkin. 2. RED BULL perfect serve (working flair) 0,25L Red bull can 1 slice lemon Long dink glass, pour ½ of Red Bull over ice cubes, put can beside glass with good logo visibility, put inside slice of lemon, napkin. 3. MOSCOW MULE (working flair) 40ml Smirnoff Black vodka 5ml sugar syrup Finest Call 10ml lime juice Top up Schweppes Ginger Ale 1 spring mint 1 slice lime Old fashion glass, pour vodka over ice cubes, add sugar syrup and lime juice, top with ginger ale and stir, garnish with mint spring and lime slice, napkin. 4. OWN COCKTAIL (exhibition flair) (Capt. Morgan Spice & Schweppes must be used) CRITERIA: CRITERIA POINTS POINTS CRITERIA Variety Balance - creation of suspense using various elements, portioning the moves and keeping the trick palette, audience’s applause for the whole 50 25 using many surfaces performance, no repetitions, using all tools in various settings at equal versatility level Style (creativity) Showmanship avoid re-using of elements, make the audience smile, tricks combination, play with flair 50 25 unique pouring, make the audience ovate originality and creation only relaxed and smiling contenders gain be creative - new tricks are welcome points Difficulty Rhythm (music interaction) using both hands at the same time stay in tune with the music background 50 25 configuration and sequences of various stress the moves by the music background, techniques use sound elements (bump, stand, roll) Smoothness Composure smooth grabs, 50 25 avoiding spilling and dropping, composure and confidence in moves, smooth trick compositions ability to move on after errors Penalty points: Bartending standards -5 points for each element: glass, recipe, mixing method, decoration, napkin, straw and stirring-stick (if mentioned in the recipe), bar order, use of empty bottles. Dropping: -3 points for each dropping subtracted from the final score Spilling: -2 points for each spilling subtracted from the final score Breaking: -10 points for each breaking Missing drink -50 points Bonus points: 5 points for no dropping 5 points for no spilling 5 points Schweppes presentation – best presentation wins 2000PLN 5 points for a showy beer opening – best presentation wins 2000PLN 3 points Finest presentation – best presentation wins 400PLN 15 points for preparation of own cocktail - additional grade from tasting judges. Appearance, taste and aroma of your drink are taken into account. P O R T F O L I O * : AKLOHOL BEER SOFTS Smirnoff Black Carlsberg Red Bull (0,25 can) Smirnoff Vladimir 0,33l bottle Schweppes lemon, indian tonic, citrus fruits, ginger ale (0,2L bottle) Capt. Morgan Black Mirinda, 7up, Pepsi, (0,33 can) Capt. Morgan Spice Juices: orange, grapefruit, apple, pineapple, black currant Johnnie Walker Red Water still, water sparkling (Górska Natura 0,3L bottle) Johnnie Walker Black J&B Rare FINEST CALL: Bailey’s Mango Puree; Strawberry Puree; Grenadine Mix; Lime Cordial; Archer’s Sugar Syrop; Sweet&Sour Mix; Caipirinha Mix; Margarita Mix Gordon’s London Dry Gin Grand Marnier Pampero Blanco Jose Quervo *if for your own composition you want to use other ingredients than included in the portfolio, you have to provide them yourself IF YOU HAVE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RULES PLEASE CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org ifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.plifl.com.pl WFA COMPETITOR CODE OF CONDUCT As a competitor in any WFA Grand Slam competition you are required to behave with respect and decorum throughout the entirety of the competition. Sponsors pay a lot of money to give us the opportunity to have these great events all over the world, so let’s treat them with respect so that they will want to repeat the competition the next year Dress Code During the competition you are required to dress accordingly to what is expected of you. In some cases you will have to wear the t-shirt provided by the sponsor on stage. In this case, make sure that it is clean and ironed and not all messy when on go on stage with it. If you require another t-shirt ask the organising staff to provide you with one You should treat the stage like you would any bar. So no open toe shoes, like flip flops or sandals, but trainers or shoes is fine. You are NOT allowed to wear shorts on stage. Even if it is an outside competition in the sun They look messy and unprofessional Please make sure your trousers are clean and tidy and not covered in rips and tears. In some cases you may want to wear a costume. This is fine, but nothing vulgar. No nudity of any kind is allowed during your performance. If the organiser, judge or sponsors are not happy with the way you have presented yourself you will be asked to change, incur a major deduction or get disqualified from the competition. Behaviour Competitions can be stressful times and everyone wants to do their best, but remember everyone is in the same boat so remember to treat everyone with respect. The competition stafs are there to help you at the competition. If you are rude or arrogant towards them, you may face disqualification Any rudeness or disrespect towards other competitors can face disqualification. This can be at anytime throughout the competition, in the practice area, on stage or whatever. Try and help out other competitors whenever you can. It is always recommended to bring your own equipment, so if you are not willing to lend that out, explain politely to your fellow competitor to ask the organisational staff to help them out The judges have a difficult decision and are always willing to answer your questions after a competition, but any rudeness or disrespect towards them will face disqualification in the next Grand Slam competition Announcements This is a big moment for everyone, whether it is announcing the finalists or the overall winners. Everyone is nervous and everyone wants to win. If you are not happy with your placement, DO NOT walk off stage in a huff. Collect your prize and wait for the all clear to get off the stage once all announcements are done. Failure to do so can result in disqualification or being banned from the next grand slam comp. When it comes to announcements please wear either the competition t-shirt or your sponsor or representation’s attire. We do not want to see you in your shirt ready for a night out. Bottles to be used As we have mentioned before the sponsor pay a lot of money to put on these competitions so they want to see their bottles used at competitions as much as possible. Anyone thought to be blatantly disregarding the sponsors bottles will be disqualified from the comp or incur a major deduction Music This will always be down to the organiser as to when they want your music. Please make sure it is clearly labelled and is only on ONE CD! After the competition Once the competition is over you have the chance to chat with the judges and discuss your scores on how you can improve for the next comp. Any discrepancies’ in the scores should be put in writing to the World Flair Association, sent to email@example.com by the individual who is not happy. The World Flair Association will try and solve any problems with scores or results in any way they can. Overall Any competitor not respecting the rules of the competition, the judges, fellow competitors or the sponsors can face disqualification from the competition or be banned from the next Grand Slam competition.
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