National Homebrew Competition
162,710 entries have been evaluated since the inaugural American Homebrewers Association (AHA) National Homebrew Competition in 1979 in Boulder, Colorado.
Dates & Deadlines: Registration opens on January 24, 2023, 10:00 a.m. MT
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
|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
First Round Sites
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