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National Homebrew Competition

National Homebrew Competition

2021 Important Dates

Competition Announcement November 2020
Rules & Regulations Updated January 14
Registration & Payment February 17 – March 3
Shipping Window March 29 – April 9

2021 Competition Status

In 2021, the competition will move to a single-site judge center. Please read the 2021 Competition Announcement for more information. All evaluated all homebrew entries are judged in parallel over a one to two-week span. There is no longer a first round and final round format. After the judging is complete, the results must be verified prior to the Award Ceremony and feedback delivered to the entrants.

Registration, Rules, and Shipping/Drop-off information is found in the Rules & Regulations.

Denver, CO
April 26 to May 2

NHC Updates

News from the Competition Director

Director John Moorhead

2021 Competition Announcement

2021 Rules & Regulations Handbook

Hi Everyone,

I’m excited to share some news with you about the 2021 National Homebrew Competition: It’s happening!

It broke our hearts when we had to cancel the 2020 competition just as it was set to get underway. Not having that annual tradition for our hundreds of dedicated …

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Refunds Issued & Entry Resolutions by Judge Center

April 24, 2020

First and foremost, we hope that you are well and staying safe during this unprecedented time.

By now, you should have your National Homebrew Competition entry fees refunded on your credit or debit card. Thank you for your patience while we worked through the process. Please give up to …

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First Round Cancellation Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 20, 2020

On March 13 we announced the postponement of the 2020 National Homebrew Competition First Round due to safety and health concerns surrounding COVID-19. Since then we have been closely monitoring updates and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as state and …

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