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Re: NHC
« Reply #210 on: February 21, 2014, 06:51:29 PM »
Hi all,

We have posted an NHC FAQ page to help answer various questions.  Please take a look http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/competitions/national-homebrew-competition/national-homebrew-competition-faq/.  Let me know if you think of any additions we should make to the page.  Thanks!

Cheers,
Janis

Looks good, Janis. Maybe add an entry that answers when the first round judging will take place and when the results will be revealed. Other than that, I can't think of anything.
Frank, this gives you an idea of when the judging takes place this year. In the past, some sites will need extra sessions to finish.
http://www.bjcp.org/apps/comp_schedule/competition_schedule.php

Janis compiles the results. The official results are released by the AHA (Janis). You may or may not have your score sheets before then. There should be a cover sheet telling you if you placed, top 3, for second round. The cover sheet may be incomplete, so don't drink all of your beers before the official release by the AHA, you might need them.

Thanks, but I actually know the answer. I was just giving her a suggestion to add to the FAQs like she asked.
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Re: NHC
« Reply #211 on: February 21, 2014, 07:14:35 PM »
Hi all,

We have posted an NHC FAQ page to help answer various questions.  Please take a look http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/competitions/national-homebrew-competition/national-homebrew-competition-faq/.  Let me know if you think of any additions we should make to the page.  Thanks!

Cheers,
Janis

Looks good, Janis. Maybe add an entry that answers when the first round judging will take place and when the results will be revealed. Other than that, I can't think of anything.
Frank, this gives you an idea of when the judging takes place this year. In the past, some sites will need extra sessions to finish.
http://www.bjcp.org/apps/comp_schedule/competition_schedule.php

Janis compiles the results. The official results are released by the AHA (Janis). You may or may not have your score sheets before then. There should be a cover sheet telling you if you placed, top 3, for second round. The cover sheet may be incomplete, so don't drink all of your beers before the official release by the AHA, you might need them.

Thanks, but I actually know the answer. I was just giving her a suggestion to add to the FAQs like she asked.
Ok, rhetorical question it was.
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Re: NHC
« Reply #212 on: February 21, 2014, 07:22:53 PM »
Hi all,

We have posted an NHC FAQ page to help answer various questions.  Please take a look http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/competitions/national-homebrew-competition/national-homebrew-competition-faq/.  Let me know if you think of any additions we should make to the page.  Thanks!

Cheers,
Janis

Looks good, Janis. Maybe add an entry that answers when the first round judging will take place and when the results will be revealed. Other than that, I can't think of anything.
Frank, this gives you an idea of when the judging takes place this year. In the past, some sites will need extra sessions to finish.
http://www.bjcp.org/apps/comp_schedule/competition_schedule.php

Janis compiles the results. The official results are released by the AHA (Janis). You may or may not have your score sheets before then. There should be a cover sheet telling you if you placed, top 3, for second round. The cover sheet may be incomplete, so don't drink all of your beers before the official release by the AHA, you might need them.

Thanks, but I actually know the answer. I was just giving her a suggestion to add to the FAQs like she asked.
Ok, rhetorical question it was.

Haha... I was just thinking of questions that I had last year as a first time entrant.
Frank

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Re: NHC
« Reply #213 on: February 24, 2014, 06:40:08 AM »
Hi all,

We have posted an NHC FAQ page to help answer various questions.  Please take a look http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/competitions/national-homebrew-competition/national-homebrew-competition-faq/.  Let me know if you think of any additions we should make to the page.  Thanks!

Cheers,
Janis
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Re: NHC
« Reply #214 on: February 24, 2014, 02:59:30 PM »
Anyone try to print their labels/recipe forms yet? No matter what I try, the bottle label is only 2" by 1.5" and spacing between lines on the recipe form is just over 1/16".

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« Reply #215 on: February 24, 2014, 03:04:22 PM »
I printed mine the day I paid without issue. I don't think you need to worry about the recipe form yet. At least that is what somebody told me.

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Re: NHC
« Reply #216 on: February 24, 2014, 03:11:58 PM »
Anyone try to print their labels/recipe forms yet? No matter what I try, the bottle label is only 2" by 1.5" and spacing between lines on the recipe form is just over 1/16".
Hi Gmwren,
This is from the NHC FAQ page (http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/competitions/national-homebrew-competition/national-homebrew-competition-faq/):
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Q: I can’t find how to enter my recipe information; isn’t this required?

A: First Round of the competition, we do not ask for the recipe information. If your entry advances to the Final Round of the competition, you will be instructed to enter your recipe and be given instructions about how, when, and where to ship your three bottles.
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The only entry form needed for the First Round of the competition is the bottle label.  You can edit your entry information until the end of the shipping window, but be sure to print the most recent bottle labels for your entries.  Good luck in the competition!

Cheers,
Janis
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« Reply #217 on: February 24, 2014, 06:49:04 PM »
I guess I need to rephrase. The only printout I can coax my printer to do has a barcode from a mediocre inkjet printer that is 7/16 of an inch in length. I really don't think there is a reader capable of capturing the fuzzy data, let alone me trying to write a recipe (if the time comes) in a 1/16' high space. I read the FAQ before posting, so I'm interested in a work around to make the images larger in print. I tried scaling my printer without any results.

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Re: NHC
« Reply #218 on: February 24, 2014, 08:10:03 PM »
Have you tried different browsers?  I know I have an issue with some browsers printing my labels tiny - while other is just fine.

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« Reply #219 on: February 25, 2014, 08:36:20 AM »
Have you tried different browsers?  I know I have an issue with some browsers printing my labels tiny - while other is just fine.
That did the trick. I used IE versus Firefox and the eye test went away.

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Re: NHC
« Reply #220 on: February 25, 2014, 06:09:53 PM »
Hi guys,

We're looking into the browser-dependency issues.  Remember, if you edit your entry information, make sure you reprint the bottle labels with the latest information!

Good luck in the competition!

Cheers,
Janis
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« Reply #221 on: March 05, 2014, 07:35:51 AM »
How important is the wording in the "Special Ingredient / Classic Style" block? Is it transferred word for word to the judging sheet or is it paraphrased by the stewards or someone else?  Do the judges just get the classic style and ingredient and none of the verbal BS?

Asking because I went to clean up a silly description today and found the edit button is gone.

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« Reply #222 on: March 05, 2014, 07:47:29 AM »
In most competitions using online registration software (like NHC), the wording is transferred as you enter it. It gets printed on the judges flight lists next to your entry number.
 
You should be able to edit up until the drop-off deadline. Maybe there's a glitch?
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« Reply #223 on: March 05, 2014, 10:16:55 AM »
How important is the wording in the "Special Ingredient / Classic Style" block? Is it transferred word for word to the judging sheet or is it paraphrased by the stewards or someone else?  Do the judges just get the classic style and ingredient and none of the verbal BS?

Asking because I went to clean up a silly description today and found the edit button is gone.
Hi Tesguino,

The edit capability was inadvertently disabled, but it should be available again now.  Please be as succinct as possible in your description.  Thanks for editing your entry. 

Cheers,
Janis
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Re: NHC
« Reply #224 on: March 05, 2014, 10:33:00 AM »
How important is the wording in the "Special Ingredient / Classic Style" block? Is it transferred word for word to the judging sheet or is it paraphrased by the stewards or someone else?  Do the judges just get the classic style and ingredient and none of the verbal BS?

Asking because I went to clean up a silly description today and found the edit button is gone.
Hi Tesguino,

The edit capability was inadvertently disabled, but it should be available again now.  Please be as succinct as possible in your description.  Thanks for editing your entry. 

Cheers,
Janis

side note:  thanks for the extra 25 characters.  Describing some things in 50 last year was difficult w/o getng rly gud @ abbrev.   75 works fine on my end.   8)