Catch the excitement when the nation’s top mixologists compete shaker to shaker for $5,000 and the exclusive title “Star of the Bar.” Audience members will witness bartending bravado as four regional semi-finalists mix up their winning cocktails for our star-studded panel of judges.  
Star of the Bar is produced in partnership with the United States Bartenders’ Guild.


Submit an application by February 19, 2018 for your chance to compete!

Regional competitions will be held in the following cities:

Las Vegas
March 21, 2018

Philadelphia
April 9, 2018

Orlando
April 18, 2018

Chicago
April 30, 2018

The winner of each regional competition plus two wildcards will face-off in the final Star of the Bar Competition at NRA Show 2018 on Sunday, May 20.