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Account Registration

You can create your account today through Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:00 PM, PDT.

Judges and stewards may register now through Sunday, July 14, 2019 12:00 AM, PDT.

Entry Registration

You can add your entries to the system today through Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:00 PM, PDT.


Entry Fees

$8.00 (USD) per entry.


BJCP 2015 Styles Accepted

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

1A American Light Lager1B American Lager1C Cream Ale
1D American Wheat Beer18A Blonde Ale18B American Pale Ale
19A American Amber Ale19B California Common19C American Brown Ale
20A American Porter20B American Stout20C Imperial Stout
21A American IPA22A Double IPA22B American Strong Ale
22C American Barleywine22D Wheatwine27A4 Roggenbier
27A6 Kentucky Common27A7 Pre-Prohibition Lager27A8 Pre-Prohibition Porter
28A Brett Beer 28B Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer 28C Wild Specialty Beer


Entry Limit

There is a limit of 100 entries for this competition.


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:

  • Cash
  • Check, made out to Long Beach Homebrewers
  • Credit/debit card and e-check, via PayPal


Entry Acceptance Rules

Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 2

Each entry will consist of 2 12 to 22 ounce capped bottles, corked bottles, or cans 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 and cans.

Bottles and cans 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.

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


Drop-Off Locations

Entry bottles accepted at our drop-off locations from Friday, June 21, 2019 12:00 AM, PDT through Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:00 PM, PDT.

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.

Eagle Rock Homebrewing Supply
4981 Eagle Rock Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90041
(323) 258-2107

Stein Fillers
4160 Norse Way, Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 425-0588

The Home Beer Wine Cheese Making Shop
22836 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, California 91364, United States
(818) 884-8586

Windsor Homebrew Supply Co
743 Baker Street Suite D Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 668-9850


Shipping Info

Entry bottles accepted at our shipping location from Friday, June 21, 2019 12:00 AM, PDT through Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:00 PM, PDT.

Ship entries to:

Stein Fillers Homebrew Supply
4160 Norse Way, Long Beach, CA 90808

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.

If you live in the United States, please note that it is illegal to ship your entries via the United States Postal Service (USPS). Private shipping companies have the right to refuse your shipment if they are informed that the package contains glass and/or alcoholic beverages. Be aware that entries mailed internationally are often required by customs to have proper documentation. These entries might be opened and/or returned to the shipper by customs officials at their discretion. It is solely your responsibility to follow all applicable laws and regulations.


Judging Session Locations and Dates

Long Beach Beer Lab
Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:00 AM, PDT