Amateur beer and wine makers are encouraged to submit as many entries as they like for the judging competitions at the cost of $10 per entry. The judging competition will be held at the Bottlecaps & Corks event where the People's Choice awards will also be determined. Amateurs are encouraged to participate in both competitions.
Requirements for Entry to the Judging Competition*:
A minimum of 6 12 ounce bottles (or the equivalent) of beer must be submitted for each entry. A minimum of 2 750 mL bottles (or the equivalent) of wine must be submitted for each entry. There is no monetary cost to enter the People's Choice Awards.
Requirements for Entry to the People's Choice Awards*:
A minimum of 2 cases of beer (5 gallons/corney keg) must be submitted for the People's Choice awards. A minimum of 12 bottles (750 mL each) of wine must be submitted for the People's Choice awards. All persons who submit entries for People's Choice are expected to serve their own brews or wines in accordance with the People's Choice competition guidelines. All People's Choice entries must be brought to the Bottlecaps & Corks event location (Christiana Creek Country Club) on the day of the event (June 29, 2014) before Noon. Guidelines will be provided upon entry and will be posted on Big Brotheers Big Sisters's website: www.bbbselkhart.org.
*For every one entry (beer or wine) into the People's Choice awards, the judging entry fee will be waived for up to two submissions of beer or wine. Entries for the judging competition will not be automatically considered for the People's Choice awards.
If you make a standard 5 gallon batch of beer and would like to enter the People's Choice awards as well as the judging competition with the same batch of beer, please contact us to make arrangements prior to your bottling process. Please call 574-875-1039 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entries for the judging component must be dropped off to Christiana Creek Country Club (116 W. Bristol St, Elkhart). Entries may be dropped off during business hours beginning June 1, 2014.
Register your beer and/or wine HERE