Public Competitions

ASH hosts two competitions each year open to any homebrewer, regardless of club affiliation or location: the Arizona Spring Classic and the Arizona Fall Classic Homebrewing Competitions. Both competitions accept all BJCP beer, mead and cider styles based on the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines. Competition information is below.

Current Competition

Entries

  • Drop off your entries at the ASH General Meeting or bring your entries to Brewers Connection, Brew Your Own Brew, Black Canyon Brewing, Stainless Brewing or What Ale’s Ya
  • see competition website for drop off deadlines
  • entry limit is 10 entries per person
  • competition cap is 300 entries
  • Must register entries online

Judging

Awards Ceremony

Best of Show Prize

  • The Best of Show winner will have his/her beer brewed at a local brewery.
  • 2017 Spring Classic was sponsored by: 
  • 2017 Fall Classics was sponsored by: 
  • see competition website for this year’s sponsor and prizes.
  • NOTE: Only AZ Residents are eligible to win this prize, and determination of residency is at the sole discretion of the Competition Organizer.

Contact the competition committee with any questions.

 

Interested in entering other BJCP-sanctioned competitions? Below is an up-to-date calendar of competitions from the BJCP website. Good luck!

 

BJCP

AHA/BJCP Sanctioned Competition Program

Competition Schedule

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November 2017

11/24/2017

Mazer Cup Brasil
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul; BR

Contact: Julio Fava
Phone:   +55 51 8198-9856

Entry Deadline: 11/11/2017

11/24/2017

1 Festival de Cerveja Artesanal de Mato Grosso do Sul
Campo Grande, MS; BR

Contact: Igor Puorro
Phone:   (119) 95871622

Entry Fee: R$ 100,00
Entry Deadline: 11/14/2017

11/24/2017

Black Friday 2017 (Black beers only)
London, London; UK

Contact: James Wilson
Phone:   07870164356

Entry Fee: £6 GBP
Entry Deadline: 10/31/2017

11/24/2017

BOORTMALT BEER CUP 2017 (no web site)
Cholula, Puebla; MX

Contact: Francisco Juventino Olachea Martinez
Phone:   (+52) 15539723860

Entry Deadline: 11/10/2017

11/25/2017

7° Copa Cerveceros Caseros de Chile
Santiago, Metropolitana; CL

Contact: Claudio Miranda
Phone:   (562) 2633-4998

Entry Fee: Ch$ 3000.-
Entry Deadline: 11/18/2017

11/25/2017

Brew na Bóinne
Drogheda, Louth; IE

Contact: Dan McGee
Phone:   +353879848880

Entry Fee: €5
Entry Deadline: 11/11/2017

11/25/2017

Maple City Cold Snap Competition
Chatham, ON

Contact: Stephen Goodal
Phone:   5197840209

Entry Fee: 5
Entry Deadline: 11/18/2017

11/25/2017

Concurso Final Somos Cerveceros 2017
Capital Federal, Capital Federal; AR

Contact: Diego Hernan Castro Hernandez
Phone:   (+54) 0111544964005

11/26/2017

Fifth Annual Big Spruce Home Brew Challenge
Dartmouth, NS

Contact: Chris McDonald
Phone:   (902) 240-6488

Entry Fee: 25
Entry Deadline: 11/24/2017

11/26/2017

WCB Meads, Ciders and Sours
South Lake, WA; AU

Contact: Andrew Walsh
Phone:   (+61) 404742974

Entry Fee: 0
Entry Deadline: 11/14/2017

11/27/2017

Copa Peruana de Cervezas (no web site)
Lima , ; PE

Contact: Silvia Karol De Tomas
Phone:   (+51) 987766478

Entry Deadline: 11/20/2017

11/30/2017

Copa Cerveza Invierno (no web site)
Guadalajara, Jalisco; MX

Contact: Miguel Aguirre
Phone:   3335843533

Entry Fee: 500 pesos
Entry Deadline: 11/22/2017

11/30/2017

COPA CERVECERA BAJA SUR
LA PAZ, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR; MX

Contact: Nicolas Ismael Perez Prieto
Phone:   +52-6121035461

Entry Fee: 700 pesos amateur and 1000 pesos profesionales
Entry Deadline: 11/15/2017

December 2017

12/02/2017

Walk the Line With Barley Wine
Dunedin, FL

Contact: Beorne Maukonen
Phone:   (727) 366-9835

Entry Fee: $7
Entry Deadline: 11/18/2017

12/02/2017

19th Annual Palmetto State Brewers Open (no web site)
Columbia, SC

Contact: Harry Strick
Phone:   (803) 466-6026

12/02/2017

3rd Annual 50 West / Ocelot Invitational
Sterling, VA

Contact: Raoul Masangcay
Phone:   (703) 340-9905

Entry Fee: 7
Entry Deadline: 11/11/2017

12/02/2017

Pennsylvania Homebrew Open Competition
Bellefonte, PA

Contact: Paul Demmert
Phone:   (814) 933-6849

Entry Fee: $8.00 per entry
Entry Deadline: 12/01/2017

12/02/2017

CiderDays Amateur Cider Competition 2017
Deerfield, MA

Contact: Mark Gryska
Phone:   (413) 584-6859

Entry Fee: 7
Entry Deadline: 11/18/2017

12/02/2017

Hoppy Cup - Homebrew Competition
Hong Kong, ; HK

Contact: Christopher Wong
Phone:   (+85) 2-9484-2382

Entry Fee: HK$50 per entry
Entry Deadline: 11/03/2017

12/02/2017

8 Concurso Estadual de Cervejeiros ACervA Paulista
Sao Paulo, SP; BR

Contact: Igor Puorro
Phone:   (119) 95871622

Entry Fee: First entry free for member
Entry Deadline: 11/27/2017

12/02/2017

Piracicaba Beer Cup 2017
Piracicaba, SP; BR

Contact: Paulo Zanello
Phone:   (+55) 19982077750

Entry Fee: R$ 40,00
Entry Deadline: 11/25/2017

12/02/2017

Nordeast Brewers Alliance Homebrew Competition - Brew. Drink. Compete.
Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Aaron De Boer
Phone:   (651) 338-1424

Entry Fee: 8
Entry Deadline: 11/27/2017

12/02/2017

Top of the Tower
Ozark, MO

Contact: Greg Knight
Phone:   (417) 399-7369

Entry Fee: $7.00
Entry Deadline: 11/20/2017

12/02/2017

4to Concurso Nacional de Cerveceros Caseros del Uruguay
Montevideo, Montevideo; UY

Contact: Bruno Malacrida
Phone:   59898442471

Entry Deadline: 11/27/2017

12/02/2017

Humpy's Big Fish Homebrew Competition
Anchorage, AK

Contact: Peter Hall
Phone:   (907) 632-9069

Entry Deadline: 11/28/2017

12/07/2017

Concurso cervejeiro premium (no web site)
Salvador, Bahia; BR

Contact: Luis Jesus
Phone:   +5571992286067

12/09/2017

3. Concurso Nacional Bräu Akademie (no web site)
São Paulo, São Paulo; BR

Contact: Matheus Aredes
Phone:   11-98121-5600

12/09/2017

Happy Holidays Homebrew Competition
St. Louis, MO

Contact: Mike Walters
Phone:   (314) 984-0334

Entry Fee: 8
Entry Deadline: 12/01/2017

12/09/2017

Concurso Casa OLEC 4 anos
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais; BR

Contact: Mateus Caetano
Phone:   +5531998295677

Entry Fee: R$ 25.00
Entry Deadline: 12/07/2017

12/16/2017

Brasseurs Royale 2017
Baton Rouge, LA

Contact: Toby Guidry
Phone:   (225) 921-9061

Entry Fee: 6
Entry Deadline: 11/17/2017

12/16/2017

Copa Internacional de Cervezas Pura Vida Indie
San José, ; CR

Contact: Ignacio Castro
Phone:   +506 70708161

Entry Fee: 85
Entry Deadline: 11/15/2017

12/16/2017

Show How Cup Winter 2017 (no web site)
Taoyuan, Taiwan; TW

Contact: Pochuan Chan
Phone:   (+88) 6912055654

Entry Fee: NT$500
Entry Deadline: 10/31/2017

12/17/2017

2018 Cheers Charlotte Radio "Capture The Crown" Homebrew Competition
Fort Mill, SC

Contact: Ford Craven
Phone:   (704) 652-2422

Entry Fee: $10
Entry Deadline: 12/16/2017

January 2018

01/05/2018

Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Festival
Breckenridge, CO

Contact: Laura Lodge
Phone:   (970) 977-0100

Entry Fee: $7/entry
Entry Deadline: 12/09/2017

01/06/2018

2º Concurso de Cervejas Caseiras Bier Vila
Blumenau, Santa Catarina; BR

Contact: Yuri Santos
Phone:   +55 47 3329-0808

Entry Fee: Sem taxa para inscrição
Entry Deadline: 01/02/2018

01/13/2018

Mea Cervisiam - Concurso de cerveja caseira
Porto, ; PT

Contact: Jose Mario Ferreira Castelo Branco
Phone:   (+35) 1910480904

Entry Deadline: 10/31/2017

01/16/2018

Concurso de delicias da tradicao alema - 35a Festa Pomerana (no web site)
Pomerode, SC; BR

Contact: Douglas Rodrigues
Phone:   +5547997096256

Entry Fee: Gratuita
Entry Deadline: 01/15/2018

01/18/2018

The Beer Project - Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg, FL

Contact: Mary Szaroleta
Phone:   (727) 896-2667

Entry Fee: $10 First entry, $5 each additional entry
Entry Deadline: 01/01/2018

01/19/2018

Big Bend Brew Off
TALLAHASSEE, FL

Contact: Geoffery Miller
Phone:   (404) 530-9561

Entry Fee: 7
Entry Deadline: 01/06/2018

01/19/2018

Great Alaskan Beer and Barleywine Festival
Anchorage, AK

Contact: Pete Devaris
Phone:   (907) 227-8938

Entry Fee: None
Entry Deadline: 01/19/2018

01/19/2018

ARC Brewed Fur Them
Fort Myers, FL

Contact: Roger Phelps
Phone:   (276) 791-0591

Entry Fee: $5
Entry Deadline: 01/11/2018

01/20/2018

St. Cloud Craft Beer Tour Home Brew Competition
Saint Cloud, MN

Contact: Randy Tenvoorde
Phone:   (320) 420-0997

Entry Deadline: 12/16/2017

01/20/2018

Four Leaf Brewings 2nd Annual Capture the Tap!
Clare, MI

Contact: Doug Maxon
Phone:   (989) 854-5789

Entry Fee: $5.00
Entry Deadline: 01/17/2018

01/20/2018

Bataille des Bieres Homebrew Competition (no web site)
Lafayette, LA

Contact: James Boudreaux
Phone:   (337) 288-5450

Entry Fee: $8

01/20/2018

Monk Melee VII
Hulmeville, PA

Contact: John Yeomans
Phone:   (215) 431-4413

Entry Fee: $6 for the 1st - $5 each additional
Entry Deadline: 01/13/2018

01/20/2018

Winterbrew 2018
Chicago, IL

Contact: Brad Pausha
Phone:   (773) 802-5112

Entry Fee: $10/entry
Entry Deadline: 01/05/2018

01/21/2018

Archibald's Brew Off
Fort Worth, TX

Contact: Adam Campbell
Phone:   (616) 558-2405

Entry Fee: 7
Entry Deadline: 01/06/2018

01/23/2018

BARRILITO DE ORO
Panama, Panama; PA

Contact: Jonathan Pragnell
Phone:   62347186

Entry Fee: $30 First beer, $5 Second beer
Entry Deadline: 12/31/2017

01/26/2018

Minnesota Mashout
Saint Paul, MN

Contact: Kristen England
Phone:   (555) 555-5555

Entry Deadline: 01/12/2018

01/27/2018

Best of Craft Beer Awards
Bend, OR

Contact: Ryan Sharp
Phone:   (541) 952-2337

Entry Fee: $65
Entry Deadline: 12/01/2017

01/27/2018

Great Kiwi Beer Fest Home Brew Competition
Christchurch, Canterbury; NZ

Contact: Nick Lynn
Phone:   0064274552044

Entry Deadline: 01/12/2018

01/27/2018

El Dorado County Fair Homebrew and Commercial Competitions
Placerville, CA

Contact: James Price
Phone:   (916) 608-7031

Entry Fee: $8
Entry Deadline: 01/16/2018

01/28/2018

Boss Hop - IPA Championship of New England
Boston, MA

Contact: Matthew Dirckx
Phone:   (617) 230-6375

Entry Fee: 10
Entry Deadline: 01/12/2018

01/28/2018

Taste of Buffalo 35th Anniversary Homebrew Competition (no web site)
Lancaster, NY

Contact: Alex Placito
Phone:   (585) 748-9542

Entry Fee: 5
Entry Deadline: 01/20/2018

February 2018

02/02/2018

Barcelona Beer Challenge (no web site)
Barcelona, Catalonia; ES

Contact: Mikel Rius
Phone:   (+34) 669663520

02/03/2018

Domras Cup Mead Competition XX
Savannah, GA

Contact: John Wilson
Phone:   (912) 507-6122

Entry Fee: $8.00
Entry Deadline: 01/24/2018

02/03/2018

II Concurso Homebrew Birras Baixas
Vigo, NULL; ES

Contact: Manuel Lopez Fernandez
Phone:   (+34) 676621234

Entry Fee: 8.00 Euro
Entry Deadline: 01/24/2018

02/03/2018

All American Homebrew Competition
Cincinnati, OH

Contact: Tim McKee
Phone:   (513) 503-3976

Entry Fee: 8
Entry Deadline: 01/27/2018

02/09/2018

Great Northern Brew Ha Ha
Duluth, MN

Contact: Terry Sarne
Phone:   (218) 624-5174

Entry Fee: 7.00
Entry Deadline: 01/29/2018

02/09/2018

Homebrew Alley XII
Long Island City, NY

Contact: Jonathan Voris
Phone:   (973) 271-0655

Entry Fee: 9
Entry Deadline: 01/28/2018

02/09/2018

13th Annual Peterson AFB Homebrew Competiton
Colorado Springs, CO

Contact: Josh Howard
Phone:   (719) 535-9634

Entry Fee: $7.00
Entry Deadline: 01/31/2018

02/10/2018

Romancing the Beer
Thousand Oaks, CA

Contact: Courtney Castellino
Phone:   (805) 870-5556

Entry Fee: $8.00
Entry Deadline: 01/26/2018

02/10/2018

Best Florida Beer Professional
St. Petersburg, FL

Contact: Chris McAlexander
Phone:   (727) 776-4520

Entry Fee: 45
Entry Deadline: 01/31/2018

02/10/2018

PDX Stout Bout
Portland, OR

Contact: Jon Hall
Phone:   (503) 715-7094

Entry Fee: $7/beer
Entry Deadline: 01/27/2018

02/10/2018

KLCC Brewfest Homebrew Competition
Eugene, OR

Contact: Jason Carriere
Phone:   (541) 915-1352

Entry Fee: $10 first entry, $5 each additional entry (includes one night ticket to fest)
Entry Deadline: 01/28/2018

02/16/2018

Chihuahua WinterBeerFest Challenge 2018
CHIHUAHUA , chihuahua; MX

Contact: German Wilfrido Orrantia Calderon
Phone:   +52 614273000

Entry Fee: 500 MXN
Entry Deadline: 02/11/2018

02/16/2018

Northern Arizona Homebrew Competition
Flagstaff, AZ

Contact: Stephen Lenhart
Phone:   (928) 255-9076

Entry Fee: $7
Entry Deadline: 02/08/2018

02/17/2018

War of the Worts
Montgomeryville, PA

Contact: Douglas Dinwoodie
Phone:   (484) 529-6356

Entry Fee: $7.00
Entry Deadline: 02/04/2018

02/17/2018

Sweethearts Revenge
Loveland, CO

Contact: Justin Kruger
Phone:   (503) 922-9386

Entry Fee: 7
Entry Deadline: 02/03/2018

02/17/2018

2018 Midwinter Homebrew Competition
Milwaukee, WI

Contact: Bruce Buerger
Phone:   (262) 524-9546

Entry Fee: $8.00
Entry Deadline: 01/27/2018

02/17/2018

KCBM 35th Annual Competition
Kansas City, MO

Contact: Timothy Elder
Phone:   (816) 665-9170

Entry Fee: $8
Entry Deadline: 02/02/2018

02/17/2018

2018 Monsters of Malt
Nelsonville, OH

Contact: Jody Grenert
Phone:   (740) 591-5692

Entry Deadline: 02/02/2018

02/24/2018

MHK Hail the Ale Homebrew Competition (no web site)
Manhattan, KS

Contact: Kenna Jasperson
Phone:   (307) 575-2404

Entry Fee: $8 per beer
Entry Deadline: 02/19/2018

02/24/2018

SheBrew Homebrew Competition
Portland, OR

Contact: Mashinda Hedgmon
Phone:   (971) 400-6542

Entry Fee: 8.00
Entry Deadline: 02/16/2018

02/24/2018

2018 GEBL IPA Bracket Challenge
Everett, WA

Contact: Erik Andresen
Phone:   (206) 661-1353

Entry Fee: Three 12oz bottles
Entry Deadline: 02/17/2018

02/25/2018

Great Basin Brewoff
Reno/Sparks, NV

Contact: Kirk Howell
Phone:   (775) 544-7476

Entry Fee: $8 per entry
Entry Deadline: 02/11/2018

March 2018

03/03/2018

Peach State Brewoff
Avondale Estates, GA

Contact: Robert Hubbard
Phone:   (310) 344-1192

Entry Fee: $10.00
Entry Deadline: 01/27/2018

03/08/2018

Rocket Rod Kailua Kona Competiton (no web site)
Kailua Kona, HI

Contact: Mike Jeffress
Phone:   (808) 217-2501

Entry Fee: 10.00
Entry Deadline: 03/03/2018

03/10/2018

28th Annual Hudson Valley Homebrewers Competition
Poughkeepsie, NY

Contact: Josh Youngman
Phone:   (914) 474-3465

Entry Fee: 8
Entry Deadline: 02/23/2018

03/10/2018

2nd Annual West Plains BrewFest Home Brew Competition
West Plains, MO

Contact: Paula Speraneo
Phone:   (417) 256-1813

Entry Fee: $25 flat fee, includes 2 tickets to West Plains BrewFest
Entry Deadline: 02/15/2018

03/10/2018

11th Annual Virginia Beer Blitz (no web site)
Hampton, VA

Contact: Bryan Flaherty
Phone:   (808) 342-7037

Entry Fee: 5.00
Entry Deadline: 02/24/2018

03/17/2018

Bluebonnet Brew-Off XXXII - World's #1 over XV years
DFW, TX

Contact: Just Dave Girard
Phone:   (214) 360-8369

Entry Fee: Free
Entry Deadline: 01/31/2018

03/22/2018

10th Annual Garrison Home Brew-Off
Halifax, NS

Contact: Justin Zinck
Phone:   9024535343

Entry Fee: 15
Entry Deadline: 02/11/2018

03/23/2018

Batsisa 2018 (no web site)
Tel Aviv, ; IL

Contact: Noam Shalev
Phone:   (+97) 2528275043

Entry Fee: 30 NIS
Entry Deadline: 03/16/2018

03/24/2018

8th Annual Ocean State Homebrew Competition
Pawtucket, RI

Contact: Joshua Fogg
Phone:   (401) 316-8950

Entry Fee: $8
Entry Deadline: 03/03/2018

03/24/2018

BeerMe BrewCup
Riverside, CA

Contact: Micheal Malsed
Phone:   (909) 575-8074

Entry Deadline: 03/23/2018

03/24/2018

Prague Homebrewing Competition
Prague, Prague; CZ

Contact: Antone Kom
Phone:   (+42) 0773621199

Entry Fee: CZK80 online registration / CZK100 offline registration
Entry Deadline: 03/24/2018

03/24/2018

Charlie Orr Memorial Chicago Cup Challenge
Crest Hill, IL

Contact: William Goetz
Phone:   (708) 772-8234

Entry Deadline: 03/10/2018

April 2018

04/07/2018

Columbia Trails Homebrew Competition
Valmeyer, IL

Contact: Jared Myers
Phone:   (618) 792-1490

Entry Fee: $5
Entry Deadline: 03/24/2018

04/14/2018

Big South Beer Competition and Festival
milton, GA

Contact: charles squires
Phone:   (954) 547-9377

Entry Deadline: 03/01/2018

04/14/2018

Grafton Brewing Competition
Grafton, New South Wales; AU

Contact: Matt Chapman
Phone:   0266435000

Entry Fee: $2
Entry Deadline: 04/06/2018

04/21/2018

Aurora - Dearborn County Brewoff
Aurora, IN

Contact: Dan Valas
Phone:   (812) 655-9079

Entry Fee: $5

04/21/2018

LA International Commercial Beer Competition
Pomona, CA

Contact: Amy Pond-Cirelli
Phone:   (909) 865-4043

Entry Fee: $55 early bird entry (before March 20) and $65 after
Entry Deadline: 04/04/2018

04/21/2018

1º Concurso Aberto Concervap (no web site)
Sao Jose Dos Campos, Sao Paulo; BR

Contact: Pedro Oliveira
Phone:   (+55) 12981809045

Entry Deadline: 04/01/2018

04/27/2018

El Paso Home Brewing Competition
El Paso , TX

Contact: Derrick OHara
Phone:   (915) 642-7030

Entry Fee: 20
Entry Deadline: 04/07/2018

04/28/2018

24th Annual Eight Seconds of Froth
Cheyenne, WY

Contact: Fred Hirsch
Phone:   (307) 287-0358

Entry Fee: $7.00
Entry Deadline: 04/14/2018

May 2018

05/03/2018

CarbondAle Brew Fest Home Brew Competition
Carbondale, IL

Contact: Doug Brinkley
Phone:   (618) 967-6307

Entry Fee: $5
Entry Deadline: 04/20/2018

05/05/2018

Wales & West Festival
Torquay, ; UK

Contact: Peter Coombs
Phone:   +44 777 075 0327

Entry Deadline: 04/01/2018

05/05/2018

Aro Rojo
Tampico, Tamaulipas; MX

Contact: Atenogenes Humberto Saldivar
Phone:   (833)105-6637

Entry Deadline: 04/05/2018

July 2018

07/21/2018

The Niagara College Brewing Competition
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Contact: Victor North
Phone:   (289) 489-8117

Entry Fee: none
Entry Deadline: 07/18/2018

August 2018

08/18/2018

Manitowoc County Fair Blue Ribbon Brew Competition
Manitowoc, WI

Contact: Manitowoc County Expo 2018
Phone:   (920) 683-4378

Entry Fee: $5.00
Entry Deadline: 08/04/2018

October 2018

10/13/2018

2018 GEBL Oktoberfest and Homebrew Challenge
Everett, WA

Contact: Ron Gipson
Phone:   (425) 501-6000

Entry Fee: $7 per entry
Entry Deadline: 10/06/2018

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