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.
News from the Competition Director
2021 Rules & Regulations Handbook
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More