What are entry requirements?
To enter this competition you must be an Ohio resident, or if out-of-state, you must be an active member of an Ohio homebrew club.
What are the entry fees?
$6 per entry. If you have more than one entry in a given sub-category, only your highest scoring entry will be eligible for an award in that sub-category. There is a limit of 8 total entries per person.
When are the entry deadlines?
All online entries must be completed no later than May 14, 2019. All bottled entries, whether shipped by private carrier or delivered in person, must arrive May 28 – 31 between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. daily. Any judges or stewards entering the competition may hand carry their pre-registered entries on the day of the competition.
How do I enter?
All entries must be made online. Use the Register tab to make your entries.
Which category do I enter?
It is entirely your decision. You should try to enter your brew in the category and sub-category in which you feel it will perform best. Judges do not see your entry form. Your beer will not be classified or reclassified by organizers or judges. Your entry will not be disqualified if it falls outside of a category’s parameters – the style guidelines simply provide guidance to help you enter your beer, mead or cider.
Judges use the style guidelines to guide them when judging your entry. This competition is using the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines: