National Homebrew Competition
2020 Important Dates
|Waive First Round Entry Fee Refund||Fill out this form through April 8|
|First Round Entry Fee Refund Dispersed||By April 30|
|First Round Judging||Cancelled due to COVID-19|
|Judging Round at Homebrew Con||Exploring options – TBD|
2020 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.
News from the Competition Director
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 …More
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 …More
March 9, 2020
We understand concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) are top of mind for our judges, stewards, and volunteers who plan to attend a National Homebrew Competition First Round judge center and we would like to take an opportunity to provide you with a few updates and resources.
The American Homebrewers Association …More