Entrant & Volunteer Information

The National Homebrew Competition gives you a chance to receive invaluable feedback on your entries, and also recognizes the most outstanding, world-class homebrewed beer, mead, and cider, while taking home some really amazing prizes. Check out the Entrant and Volunteer Information below to learn how to participate.

Entrant & Volunteer Information

The National Homebrew Competition gives you a chance to receive invaluable feedback on your entries, and also recognizes the most outstanding, world-class homebrewed beer, mead, and cider, while taking home some really amazing prizes. Check out the Entrant and Volunteer Information below to learn how to participate.

Competition director congratulates winner

Entrant Information

Anyone interested in entering the National Homebrew Competition must review the Rules & Regulations and the Dates & Deadlines below.

The Rules & Regulations will be your complete guide on the competition, including details on registration, shipping/drop-off locations and style guidelines.

Have further questions about entering? Visit the FAQ page.

Judging winning homebrew

Volunteer Information

The National Homebrew Competition is the largest beer competition in the world, and it is made possible by the enormous effort of hundreds of volunteers¬†who help judge, steward and organize. If you’re interested in judging or volunteering, review the Volunteer Handbook below and click “Volunteer Registration” to sign up.

  • First Round Judge/Volunteer Registration:¬†February 8, 2017
  • Final Round Judge/Volunteer Registration: April 27, 2017

Have further questions about volunteering? Visit our FAQ page.