National Homebrew Competition

National Homebrew Competition

Important Dates

Registration January 30 – February 5, 2017
First Round Judging March 17 – April 23, 2017
Final Round Judging June 15, 2017
Award Ceremony June 17, 2017

Registration Opens Soon

2017 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.

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

Austin April 7-9, 2017
Chicago April 21-23, 2017
Denver April 21-23, 2017
Indianapolis March 17-19, 2017
Milwaukee April 7-9, 2017
New York City March 24-26, 2017
Philadelphia March 31-April 2, 2017
Sacramento April 7-9, 2017
Saint Louis March 24-26, 2017
San Diego March 31-April 2, 2017
Seattle March 24-26, 2017
Tampa March 24-26, 2017

NHC Updates

News from the Director

Director John Moorhead

National Homebrew Competition Updates for 2017

The 2017 National Homebrew Competition (NHC) will be here before you know it!

Below is important information on the competition. The American Homebrewers Association is still finalizing details about the competition and will continue to release more specifics as they become available.

  • Review First Round site locations.
  • Preview the competition’s categories in the Rules …More

Update Your AHA Account Now

Members must make sure their contact information is up to date on their American Homebrewers Association (AHA) account prior to registering for the competition, and that they are actively subscribed to our emails for the competition.

AHA Account: In an effort to make sure you are receiving your scoresheets after the competition …More