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The twelfth annual Central Coast Olive Oil Competition, hosted by the California Mid-State Fair and in partnership with the Lodi Grape Festival, will take place April 9, 2020 and feature olive oils produced from across the state of California.

The overall goal of the Central Coast Olive Oil Competition is to provide a venue for California olive oils to be professionally judged and to educate consumers regarding the quantity and styles of olive oil produced in California. Judges are qualified based on their experience in using olive oil in cooking, education and production.

Olive oils are separated into four categories: extra virgin, flavored extra virgin, organic extra virgin, and flavored organic extra virgin olive oil. The categories are then separated into classes by varietal. The panel of competition judges, who are from all over the state of California, evaluate each entry according to aroma, taste, and intensity, ranging from delicate to robust.

The 2020 California Mid-State Fair runs July 22 – August 2, and the Lodi Grape Festival runs September 17 – 20.

             The 2019 Central Coast Olive Oil Competition Judges

2019 Judges Bios

2019 Group Photo

2019 Downloadable Award Artwork: Best of Show Best of Class Gold Silver Bronze

We recommend clicking the needed award to open it then right-clicking and using “Save Image As,” which will allow your browser to do the work and will place the PNG’s in the folder you select to save it in.

Questions: exhibits@midstatefair.com

2019 Results

2018 Results

2017 Results

2016 Results

2015 Results

2014 Results

2013 Results

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6 thoughts on “Olive Oil”

  1. When will we receive the award ribbons and the opportunity to buy the award stickers?

  2. This looks intriguing. I might have to check out this EVOO competition.

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