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National Homebrew Competition

National Homebrew Competition

159,770 entries have been evaluated since the inaugural American Homebrewers Association (AHA) National Homebrew Competition in 1979 in Boulder, Colorado.

2022 Important Dates

2022 Competition Rules and Regulations Published January 2022
Homebrew Club Registration Deadline March 1, 2022
Verify your contact information and membership status March 20, 2022
Competition Registration & Beer Payment Opens: March 22, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. MDT
Closes: March 29 April 1, 2022 or as soon as capacity is reached
Deadline to Make Category/Entry Changes May 16, 2022
Shipping/Drop-Off Window for Beer Entries (Mon-Fri Only – closed Memorial Day) May 24 – June 3, 2022
Entry Check-in & Sorting May 31 – June 8, 2022
Competition Judging (at Homebrew Con) June 21 – June 23, 2022
Award Ceremony (at Homebrew Con) June 25, 2022
Awards Shipped July 11, 2022 (ETA ~2 weeks)

2022 Competition Information

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

San Diego, CA
Final Round: June 2023

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