National Homebrew Competition

National Homebrew Competition

2021 Important Dates

Competition Updates November 2020
Open Enrollment Period January
Shipping Window February
First Round Judging March – April

2021 First Round Competition Status

After a First Round judging center has evaluated all homebrew entries in their competition, the results must be verified prior to posting on HomebrewersAssociation.org. Results from individual judging centers will be posted as results are verified. Verification can take 14 days after judging has completed.

The 2019 competition had 9,191 entries judged, with 1,327 entries advancing to the Final Round and judged 1,257 entries in the Final Round.

First Round Shipping/Drop-off information is found in the Rules & Regulations.

Boston, MA
TBD
Cleveland, OH
TBD
Denver, CO
TBD
Indianapolis, IN
TBD
Kansas City, MO
TBD
Minneapolis, MN
TBD
Milwaukee, WI
TBD
New York City, NY
TBD
Philadelphia, PA
TBD
San Diego, CA
TBD
San Francisco, CA
TBD
Seattle, WA
TBD
Tampa, FL
TBD

NHC Updates

News from the Competition Director

Director John Moorhead

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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Postponement Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) has been following the situation around COVID-19 as it relates to all the judge centers across the country in the National Homebrew Competition (NHC) First Round.

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 …

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