The World Steak Challenge 2022 is open for entry. The entry deadline for the World Steak Challenge is 18th July 2022.
Make sure you get your entries in early to avoid disappointment as there is limited entry capacity.
Entry cost: £499+vat per steak.
Enter three or more steaks and get a 10% discount.
If you have any questions about entry, please contact Rebecca George on +441293 610422 or email email@example.com
We would like to take entries from all countries into the World Steak Challenge. However, we have to follow the EU legislation in regards to import.
If the meat is from any country in the EU you can enter . If it is from any other part of the world, be aware that the meat must come from an EU approved plant (slaughterhouse, cutting plants, cold stores). Click on the country below to see the EU-approved list.
- Any meat imported must meet EU legislation including hygiene and traceability requirements.
- Certain countries are restricted to import from certain areas and these are listed below.
- More information can be found here from Food Safety Authority of Ireland.
- Legislation for the below comes from ref 206/2010 – this can be found here.
Please be aware that while we provide a high-level summary on this page you should also check regulations and requirements if you are unsure.
All beef from Andorra is allowed to be imported into the EU.
Please click below to see the list of approved plants by EU for Argentina
Beef is only allowed from the following areas - The Provinces of: Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Corrientes (except the departments of Berón de Astrada, Capital, Empedrado, General Paz, Itati, Mbucuruyá, San Cosme and San Luís del Palmar) Entre Ríos, La Rioja, Mendoza, Misiones, Part of Neuquén (excluding territory included below), Part of Río Negro (excluding territory included in below), San Juan, San Luis, Santa Fe, Tucuman, Cordoba, La Pampa, Santiago del Estero, Chaco, Formosa, Jujuy and Salta, excluding the buffer area of 25 Km from the border with Bolivia and Paraguay that extends from the Santa Catalina District in the Province of Jujuy, to the Laishi District in the Province of Formosa , Chubut, Santa Cruz and Tierra del Fuego, Corrientes: the departments of Berón de Astrada, Capital, Empedrado, General Paz, Itati, Mbucuruyá, San Cosme and San Luís del Palmar, Part of Río Negro (except: in Avellaneda the zone located north of the Provincial road 7 and east of the Provincial road 250, in Conesa the zone located east of the Provincial road 2, in El Cuy the zone located north of the Provincial road 7 from its intersection with the Provincial road 66 to the border with the Department of Avellaneda, and in San Antonio the zone located east of the Provincial roads 250 and 2) Part of Neuquén (except in Confluencia the zone located east of the Provincial road 17, and in Picun Leufú the zone located east of the Provincial road 17)
Please click below to see the list of approved plants by EU for Botswana
Beef is only allowed from the following areas - the veterinary disease control zones 3c, 4b, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 18
Please click below to see a list of approved plants for Brazil
State of Minas Gerais, State of Espírito Santo; State of Goiás; State of Mato Grosso; State of Rio Grande Do Sul, State of Mato Grosso Do Sul (except for the designated high surveillance zone of 15 Km from the external borders in the municipalities of Porto Murtinho, Caracol, Bela Vista, Antônio João, Ponta Porã, Aral Moreira, Coronel Sapucaia, Paranhos, Sete Quedas, Japorã, and Mundo Novo and the designated high surveillance zone in the municipalities of Corumbá and Ladário). State of Santa Catarina, States of Paraná and São Paulo
All beef from Liechtenstien is allowed to be imported into the EU.
Please click below to see a list of approved plants by the EU for Nambia
Beef is only allowed from the area south of the cordon fences which extend from Palgrave Point in the west to Gam in the east
All beef from Norway is allowed to be imported into the EU.
Please click below to see a list of approved plants by the EU for Paraguay.
Beef can be imported from the whole country except for the designated high surveillance zone of 15 Km from the external borders.
All beef from San Marino is allowed to be imported into the EU.
Please see the list of approved plants by the EU for Swaziland.
Beef must come from the area west of the ‘red line’ fences which extends northwards from the river Usutu to the frontier with South Africa west of Nkalashane, The veterinary foot and mouth surveillance and vaccination control areas as gazetted as a Statutory Instrument under legal notice number 51 of 2001
All beef from Switzerland is allowed to be imported into the EU.
The UK has now left the EU. If your company is based in Northern Ireland there is currently no restrictions on exporting meat to Ireland.
If you are exporting beef from Great Britain please refer to this page here for exports into the EU.
Please also be aware that the companies must be approved to export to the EU.