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Last update: 5 August 2014

 

Highlights:

  • Please consider judging/stewarding at local competitions!

 

Upcoming Competitions:

 

 

Malt Madness - (Allentown, PA)

BJCP Competition hosted by Lehigh Valley Homebrewers

Dropoff: ends August 28 (500 cap)

Judging/Awards: September 13, 2014

http://lvhb.org/competition_2014.html

 

Jersey City Brew Club Homebrew Competition - 4th Annual

BJCP competition - 75 entry cap ($5, 2 bottles) dropoff thru Sept 19, judging Sept 10.

People's Choice - your beer is served at Artoberfest and winner is selected by attendees. Up to 5 gallon keg or 2 cases required. Dropoff, Judging, and Awards: September 27, 2014

http://jerseycitybrewclub.com/

 

Uncorked And Uncapped Homebrew Comptition - Arc of Essex (Livingston, NJ)

Crowd favorite top 3 places receive award at wine, beer, food tasting fundraiser. 5 gallon keg or 2 cases required.

Registration: thru Septmeber 8, 2014

Dropoff, Judging, and Awards: September 18th, 2014

http://uncorkedanduncapped.com/?page_id=171

 

 

New England Regional Homebrew Competition - 9th Annual (Nashua, NH)

BJCP/MCAB

Registration: Sept 12 thru Oct 2, 2014 (450 cap)

Judging: Oct 18, 2014

http://www.bfd.org/nerhbc

 

 

Past Competitions:

 

Schooner Homebrew Championship - 9th Annual

Grand Prize: GABF Pro-Am Brew with Rock Bottom Brewery

Registration: August 3rd (700 cap, all BJCP styles)

Dropoff: August 2-24

Judging: September 7, 2013

Awards: Great Lakes Brewfest, September 14, 2013

http://theschooner.com

 

Denver Beer Company Homebrew Competition

Grand Prize: GABF Pro-Am Brew, 5-gallon Whiskey Barrel

Registration: thru 7/31. 24oz/$5/entry. IPA's, Specialty (23), Spice/Herb/Vegetable (21) beers only

Dropoff:

Judging: August 4. 2013

 

http://denverbeerco.com/events/homebrew-competition/

 

Hoboken Battle of the Brews (planning)

Dropoff:

Judging: Sept or Oct

 

  

Choctoberfest NYC 2013

Styles: absolutely anything fermented with chocolate/cocoa (alcoholic and non-alcoholic <1.5%)

Prizes: $150/100/50

Registration Deadline: 11 October 2013 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/

Dropoff Deadline:

Judging: Saturday 26 October 2013 at Jimmy's no. 43

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/475091

 

Stony Creek Homebrew Competition (Collegeville, PA)

Final event for Eastern PA Homebrewer of the Year

Styles: BJCP sanctioned, all beer/mead/cider categories

Registration Deadline: 30 October 2013 ($7, 2 bottles per entry)

Dropoff Deadline: 30 October 2013

Judging: November 9, 2013

 

http://schomebrewers.com/sch-abc.html

 

The Ruck Extreme Homebrewing Competition - 4th Biannual (Troy, NY)

This is an interesting competition - see website for details

Prizes:

Categories: Special (Holiday Spiced Beer - high gravity and SRM, Pepper Ales, Cyser, Smoked Fresh Hops, Wood Aged (no oak), Belgian Specialty and Strong with Trappist yeast cultured from bottle) see website

Registration: thru January 3, 2014

Dropoff: 20 January 2014 (2 bottles, $10 per BREWER)

Judging: 25 January 2014, 12:30pm 

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/62131184/REHBC%20Homebrewers%20Guide%20W2013.pdf 

 

Barley Legal Porters, Stouts, and Winter Beers (Maple Shade, NJ)

Prizes:

Categories: 12 A-C Porters, 13 A-F Stouts, 16 E Belgian Specialty, 19 A-C Barleywine, 21 B Spiced, see website

Registration:

Dropoff: 15 January 2014 (2 bottles, $7)

Judging: 25 January 2014 

http://www.barleylegalhomebrewers.com/page/2014-winter-competition

 

Homebrew Alley VIII (Manhattan)

Styles: All (BJCP Sanctioned)

Prizes:

Registration Deadline: 30 January 2014

Dropoff Deadline:

Judging:

http://www.homebrewalley.org/

 

War of the Worts XIX (Montgomeryville, PA)

Styles: All (BJCP Sanctioned)

Prizes:

Registration Deadline: 30 January 2014

Dropoff Deadline: 9 February 2014 ($7/2bottles/entry)

Judging: 22 February 2014 at Keystone Homebrew Supply @ 8:45am (Awards @ 6:30pm)

http://www.keystonehops.com/wotw.php

 

Hudson Valley Homebrew Competition - Poughkeepsie

Dropoff:

Judging: 15 March 2014, Arlington American Legion Post #1302

http://www.hvhomebrewers.com/

 

 

National Homebrew Competition 2014 First Round

Online registration opens (will fill quickly): ???

Dropoff period: March 10-17, 2014

Judging: April 2014

 

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/pages/competitions/national-homebrew-competition

 

 

 

 

BEER Brewoff - 18th Annual (2014) - St. James, Long Island

BJCP Sanctioned

Registratin: 19 April - 9 May, 2014, $6.50

Dropoff:  19 April - 9 May, 2014 - 2 bottles

Judging and Awards:  Saturday 17 May 2014, Great South Bay Brewery, Bay Shore, NY

Prizes: Ribbons, Best of Show recipe brewed by Greenport Harbor Brewing Company

http://www.beerhbc.org/NewSite/beer18hbc/

BUZZ Off - 20th Annual (2014) - Downingtown, PA

BJCP Sanctioned - all styles Beer/Cider/Mead

Registration: 10 April - 3 May, 2014 (500 Entries)

Dropoff:  10 April - 3 May, 2014 - 2 bottles/$7

Judging and Awards:  Saturday 17 May, 2014, Victory Brewing, Downingtown, PA

http://www.buzzhomebrewclub.com/

Samuel Adams Longshot Competition - 2014 (Boston, MA)

Styles: BJCP 1-23

Prizes: national production of recipe by Boston Beer Co.

Registration is open

Dropoff Deadline: 23 May 2014 (free, 4 bottles - need 6 more for final round judging)

Judging: June 2014

https://www.samueladams.com/longshot 

 

 

 

National Homebrewers Competition - Final Round - Philadelphia, PA

 

Judges/Stewards: 27 June, 2013

 

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/pages/competitions/national-homebrew-competition

 

 

New York State Fair Homebrew Competition - 2014 (Syracuse, NY)

 

Registration through 27 June 2014 (320 maximum entries)

 

Dropoff: 1 May - 27 June 2014

 

Entry Fee: $6/entry (NY State residents only?)

 

Judging: 11-12 July 2014 - NY State Fair, Syracuse, NY

 

Prizes: $100/75/50, Best of Show Pro-Am at GABF

 

http://saltcitybrew.org/wordpress/nys-fair-homebrew-competition/

 

 

New Jersey State Fair Homebrew Competition 2014 - 18th Annual

 

BJCP sanctioned, all beer styles, no mead/cider

 

Dropoff: 28 June - 12 July 2014 (2 bottles/$8 per entry)

 

Registration: - 12 July 2014 (250 entries)

 

Judging: 26 July 2014, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ

 

Awards: 2 August 2014 3:30PM, Sussex County Fair, Augusta, NJ

 

Prizes: Best of Show recipe brewed by Kroghs, Trophy, Ribbons, Prizes for all awards winners.

 

http://scubabrewclub.com