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Account Registration

You can create your account today through Tuesday, November 5, 2024 5:00 PM, MST.

Judges and stewards may register now through Tuesday, November 5, 2024 5:00 PM, MST.

Entry Registration

You will be able to add your entries to the system beginning Wednesday, June 12, 2024 7:00 PM, MST through Tuesday, November 5, 2024 6:00 PM, MST.

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Entry Fees

$10.00 (USD) per entry. $5.00 for unlimited entries.

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BJCP 2021 Styles Accepted

If a style's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Select or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.

C1B English Cider C1C French Cider C1A New World Cider
C1D New World Perry C1E Traditional Perry C2C Applewine
C2E Cider with Herbs/Spices C2B Cider with Other Fruit C2D Ice Cider
C2A New England Cider C2F Specialty Cider/Perry M1A Dry Mead
M1B Semi-Sweet Mead M1C Sweet Mead M2C Berry Mead
M2A Cyser M2E Melomel M2B Pyment
M2D Stone Fruit Mead M3A Fruit and Spice Mead M3B Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
M4A Braggot M4C Experimental Mead M4B Historical Mead

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Entry Limit

There is a limit of 150 entries for this competition.

There is a limit of 150 paid entries for this competition.

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Per Entrant Limits

Each entrant is limited to 5 entries.

Each entrant is limited to 1 entry per subcategory.

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Pay Entry Fees

After creating your account and adding your entries to the system, you must pay your entry fee(s). Accepted payment methods are:

  • Credit/debit card and e-check, via PayPal

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Entry Acceptance Rules

Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 2

Each entry will consist of two 12 to 22 ounce, capped or corked bottle(s) that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing. Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.

12oz brown glass bottles are preferred; however, green and clear glass will be accepted. Swing top bottles will likewise be accepted as well as corked bottles.

Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

All requisite paperwork must be submitted with each entry and can be printed directly from this website. Entry paperwork should be attached to bottles by the method specified on the bottle label. We will not accept entries that haven't been pre-registered and pre-paid on this website.

Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.

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Entry Delivery

Entry bottles accepted at our drop-off locations from Saturday, October 5, 2024 11:00 AM, MST through Tuesday, November 5, 2024 5:30 PM, MST.

Please pay attention to the notes provided for each drop-off location. There could be earlier deadlines for some drop-off locations listed, particular hours when entries are accepted, certain individuals to leave your entries with, etc. All entrants are responsible for reading the information provided by the organizers for each drop-off location.

High Altitude Homebrew Supply
2711 E Lakin Dr Unit 2, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
(925) 421-6586

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Shipping Info

Entry bottles accepted at our shipping location from Saturday, October 5, 2024 11:00 AM, MST through Tuesday, November 5, 2024 5:30 PM, MST.

Ship entries to:

High Altitude Homebrew Supply
2711 E Lakin Dr Unit 2, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Packing and Shipping

Carefully pack your entries in a sturdy box. Line the inside of your carton with a plastic trash bag. Partition and pack each bottle with adequate packaging material. Please do not over pack!

Write clearly: Fragile. This Side Up. on the package. Please only use bubble wrap as your packing material.

Enclose each of your bottle labels in a small zip-top bag before attaching to their respective bottles. This way it makes it possible for the organizer to identify specifically which entry has broken if there is damage during shipment.

Every reasonable effort will be made to contact entrants whose bottles have broken to make arrangements for sending replacement bottles.

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Judging Sessions

2024 Judging
Saturday, November 9, 2024 12:00 PM, MST

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Best of Show

Additional prizes can be available for BOS winners depending on sponsor participation. In the past, additional awards have included shirts, hats, and/or gift cards. Additional info will be updated here as the competition committee receives.

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Awards

Winners will be announced on this website after judging concludes, and scores are uploaded.

Prizes will be awarded to the top entrant in each of the following categories: M1 Trad, M2 Fruit, M3 Spiced, M4 Specialty, and Cider/Perry.

Depending on number of entries, judging committee reserves the right to combine styles to fill a judging table and award placement accordingly.

Results will be posted to the competition website as soon as possible after judging. Score sheets will be scanned and available for download on the competition website.

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Awards Ceremony

Mother Road Brewing Co
During Mountain Top Mashers meeting
Wednesday, November 13, 2024 7:00 PM, MST

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