Rodeo Uncorked!

International Wine Competition

2016 Entries


Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2016 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition. The competition will be held Nov. 14 – 15, 2015. We will accept entries into the competition between Aug. 3, 2015 – Oct. 12, 2015. The entry fee is $60 per wine, with a discount of $10 off offered until Sept. 14, 2015. Please review the International Wine Competition Rules & Procedures for eligibility requirements and complete entry instructions.

Important Dates

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, 12:01 a.m.

  • Competition entry system opens

Friday, Aug. 7, 2015

  • Begin accepting wine entries at:
    Uncle Bob’s Storage
    Attn: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
    5415 Bissonnet
    Houston, TX 77081
    713.660.6069
  • No wines will be accepted before this date.
  • Uncle Bob’s Warehouse hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays. The office is closed for lunch daily, usually between 1 – 2 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, 11:59 p.m.

  • Entry deadline for discounted entry fees

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, 11:59 p.m.

  • Competition entry deadline. All entries and entry fees are due by 11:59 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

  • Deadline to submit wine samples at Uncle Bob’s Storage.

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

  • Deadline to submit wine samples at NRG Center. This option is only available through coordination with your Texas distributor. No samples will be accepted after this date.

Saturday, Nov. 14 - Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

  • Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition judging

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

  • Deadline for delivery of all large format bottles and wine for the Champion Wine Auction. All wine entries which won a saddle, chap, buckle or double-gold must submit auction wine.

Monday, Feb. 1 – Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

  • Deadline for delivery of all Rodeo Uncorked! Best Bites wines to NRG Center by local distributors.

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016

  • Rodeo Uncorked! Round Up and Best Bites Competition at NRG Center. All winning wineries are invited to pour and market winning wines.

Sunday, March 5, 2016

  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Rodeo Uncorked! Champion Wine Auction and Dinner

Tuesday, March 1 – Sunday, March 20, 2016

  • 2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
  • Champion Wine Garden open daily

Exhibitor/Contestant

Contact Us

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

Wine Office
PO Box 20070
Houston, TX 77225

Phone: 832.667.1000

Email: wine@rodeohouston.com