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Entered my first contest
« on: March 04, 2012, 01:11:54 AM »
Wish me luck!

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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2012, 06:13:40 AM »
I think you need to send me one of each so I can help make the determination.  I sense high scores in your future ;D

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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2012, 06:30:02 AM »
Good luck. What beers did you enter?
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2012, 07:22:20 AM »
Good luck!  Looks like a good comp.
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2012, 07:57:01 AM »
Yesterday was my first competition also, I entered 2 beers and a cider in the Bluebonnet in Dallas TX.  I'm still waiting to get the call that I won  best of show-any minute now.
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2012, 08:24:17 AM »
Best of Luck!  :)
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2012, 09:25:37 AM »
Yesterday was my first competition also, I entered 2 beers and a cider in the Bluebonnet in Dallas TX.  I'm still waiting to get the call that I won  best of show-any minute now.

Now that's what I call true optimism :)  Isn't the Bluebonnet like about the biggest comp there is?
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2012, 10:26:33 AM »
Good luck and don't be too disappointed if you don't do very well or the feedback looks it was written by a hallucinating junkie as most judges seem to leave feedback like that. Hope your beers will be judged by the rare lucid ones.
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2012, 12:36:49 PM »
Good luck. What beers did you enter?

Entered a scottish 60/-, Barrel aged barley wine and rye ipa
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2012, 11:24:18 AM »
Awesome, best of luck to you
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2012, 11:42:52 AM »
I also just entered my first. How long does it usually take to know results? Then how long does it take actually receive your score sheets in the mail? On average.
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2012, 12:11:16 PM »
I also just entered my first. How long does it usually take to know results? Then how long does it take actually receive your score sheets in the mail? On average.

Depends on the comp.  Most of them post the results pretty quickly so if you've placed you should know it at least within a couple of days.  As far as score sheets go, I've gotten them back within a week, and I've also waited up to five weeks.  I'd say 2 weeks is about average.
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2012, 12:22:10 PM »
Thanks tygo!
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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2012, 12:42:33 PM »
Good luck.  I've got some headed to NHC and then I think I will give up on competitions.

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Re: Entered my first contest
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2012, 01:01:47 PM »
Good luck and don't be too disappointed if you don't do very well or the feedback looks it was written by a hallucinating junkie as most judges seem to leave feedback like that. Hope your beers will be judged by the rare lucid ones.
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