Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enter?

The Golden Bean entries are now open and you can register online. Enter now.

How do I attend?

Simply purchase a ticket online to attend. It is $550 for all days or $200 per day. If you enter your coffee, six entries will get you a free ticket!

Can I enter more than one coffee per category?

Yes! You can enter up to 10 coffees per category.

Who will judge my coffee?

The Golden Bean has invited specialty judges to judge the coffees.

Will there be an awards night?

Yes! There will be an awards night in 2022.

How do I get my medal?

Medals and Trophies will be awarded online on the Golden Bean website and social media. Trophies and Medals will be sent out to roasters within 30 days.

I haven't received my coffee bags?

We have stopped sending out coffee bags. Please send your entry in unmarked coffee packs with your entry slip attached to:

620 Alum Creek Dr, Columbus, OH 43205.

What is the packing slip?

Once you have submitted and paid for your entries, the MY ENTRIES page will display a PRINT PACKING SLIP download button. Please print each individual packing slip and attach it to your designated coffee, then we are able to scan the barcode and mark your coffee as received.

When should I send my coffee in and where to?

Coffee entries must be delivered by Friday August 12th 2022.

Send to: 620 Alum Creek Dr, Columbus, OH 43205.