French Vending Machine Fillers Competition

For the second time, the French Vending Machine Fillers Competition are returned!

14 candidates from 6 companies will compete to become the 2nd winners of the competition!

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Come to the second edition of the DA's business contest organized by the NAVSA. 14 participants from six companies will compete in the hope of winning the second title of the winner.

Selection of candidates

The next 3rd April, 2019, DA professionals will compete through practical and theoretical test. Goal? Win the competition and become the 2nd champion, after Fabrice TARDIF, the winner of the 2017 edition. 

A jury of professionals

A professional jury with 4 DA professional will be present to decide and elect the winner. This one win the gold medal and a gift card of 1.000 euros. The 2nd win the silver medal and the 3rd the bronze.

Daily programme

10:00am to 11:00am

Theoretical event: QCM of 20 questions


 11:00am to noon

Debrief and correction of questionnaires by the jury.
The 5 candidates with the best scores are selected for the practical test

01:30pm to 04:00pm

Practical test: set up guidelines for running a hot drinks/food vending machine


04:00pm to 05:00pm

Meeting and deliberation of the jury for the evaluation of candidates who participated in the practical event



Prizes awarded by sponsors of the contest

Candidates will be judged on different criteria during practical and theoretical tests:

  • Hygiene,
  • Food legislation,
  • The quality of beverages,
  • Compliance with instructions and processes,
  • Conservation dates,
  • The supply methodology,
  • The management of problems of technical origin does not require the intervention of a technician,
  • The relationship with customers,
  • Reporting to the hierarchy,
  • Cases of specific or unexpected situations,
  • Observation of abnormalities,
  • The quality of work,
  • The representation of the company,
  • Security.

A jury of professionals



François LUCOT

 IVS France

Matthieu TURPAIN

NAVSA General Delegate




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