National Homebrew Competition
|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|
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.
News from the Competition Director
The application period for the 2017 National Homebrew Competition officially closed on February 5, 2017, at midnight. Thank you to all who applied this year!
We are currently setting up all the First Round sites in the database and will be ready soon. Entrants will begin hearing from the AHA once this is complete. We …More
Here’s a look back at the prize packages medal winners took home at the 2016 National Homebrew Competition.
Winning a National Homebrew Competition medal is tough, and anyone fortunate enough to wear one around their neck should have great pride in their accomplishment.
In addition to awarding medals, the American Homebrewers Association …More
Below are the 2017 National Homebrew Competition categories broken out by subcategory using the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines. These are different than last year’s categories so make sure you review and familarize yourself with them.
Entries entered in the following Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) subcategories will require specialty information: 7C, …More