Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • For this competition, homebrewing competitors must enter two bottles for each contest entry.
  • You need to be over 21 to enter this contest.
  • Entries cannot have been brewed at a commercial facility.
  • Only 1 ENTRY per Sub-Category will be allowed per contestant.
  • $7 / per entry.
  • Judges will be using the 2015 BJCP Guidelines.

Bottle Restrictions

  • Entries must be 10 to 16 ounce glass or plastic bottles of ANY style and clean and free of any labels (inked, paper, or otherwise). Entrants are encouraged to use brown, long-neck bottles for maximum protection from light and breakage.
  • Soft drink or other printed crowned caps are acceptable; however, they need to be blacked-out with a black marking pen to assure anonymity in all judging situations.

Late Entries and Disqualifications

  • No entries will be returned whether received late or otherwise. All entries become property of the Minnesota Homebrewers Assoc.
  • Beers will be disqualified for entry requirements infractions. These entries may still be judged but will be ineligible for awards or prizes. You will be notified if your entry has been disqualified. 

Entry Forms and Labels

  • All Entries must be registered online prior to shipping or drop-off.
  • Each entry must be submitted with a Bottle Label.  Print these for each entry from the website.  Use a rubber band to attach a post-it to each bottle marked with the entry number. The use of tape or glue to attach forms is not acceptable.

Entry Deadlines