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Account Registration

You can create your account today through Monday, October 7, 2024 11:59 PM, EDT.

Judges and stewards may register now through Monday, October 7, 2024 11:59 PM, EDT.

Entry Registration

You can add your entries to the system today through Friday, August 9, 2024 11:59 PM, EDT.

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Entry Fees

$8.50 (USD) per entry.

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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.

1A American Light Lager1B American Lager1C Cream Ale
1D American Wheat Beer2A International Pale Lager2B International Amber Lager
2C International Dark Lager3A Czech Pale Lager3B Czech Premium Pale Lager
3C Czech Amber Lager3D Czech Dark Lager4A Munich Helles
4B Festbier4C Helles Bock5A German Leichtbier
5B Kölsch5C German Helles Exportbier5D German Pils
6A Märzen6B Rauchbier6C Dunkels Bock
7A Vienna Lager7B Altbier8A Munich Dunkel
8B Schwarzbier9A Doppelbock 9B Eisbock
9C Baltic Porter10A Weissbier10B Dunkels Weissbier
10C Weizenbock 11A Ordinary Bitter11B Best Bitter
11C Strong Bitter12A British Golden Ale12B Australian Sparkling Ale
12C English IPA13A Dark Mild13B British Brown Ale
13C English Porter14A Scottish Light14B Scottish Heavy
14C Scottish Export15A Irish Red Ale15B Irish Stout
15C Irish Extra Stout16A Sweet Stout16B Oatmeal Stout
16C Tropical Stout16D Foreign Extra Stout17A British Strong Ale
17A1 Burton Ale17B Old Ale17C Wee Heavy
17D English Barley Wine18A Blonde Ale18B American Pale Ale
19A American Amber Ale19B California Common19C American Brown Ale
20A American Porter20B American Stout20C Imperial Stout
21A American IPA21B Specialty IPA 21B1 Belgian IPA
21B2 Black IPA 21B3 Brown IPA 21B4 Red IPA
21B5 Rye IPA 21B6 White IPA 21B7 Brut IPA
21C Hazy IPA22A Double IPA22B American Strong Ale
22C American Barleywine22D Wheatwine23A Berliner Weisse
23B Flanders Red Ale23C Oud Bruin23D Lambic
23E Gueuze23F Fruit Lambic 23G Gose
24A Witbier24B Belgian Pale Ale24C Bière de Garde
25A Belgian Blond Ale25B Saison 25C Belgian Golden Strong Ale
26A Belgian Single26B Belgian Dubbel26C Belgian Tripel
26D Belgian Dark Strong Ale27A Historical Beer 27A1 Kellerbier
27A2 Kentucky Common27A3 Lichtenhainer27A4 London Brown Ale
27A5 Piwo Grodziskie27A6 Pre-Prohibition Lager27A7 Pre-Prohibition Porter
27A8 Roggenbier27A9 Sahti28A Brett Beer
28B Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer 28C Wild Specialty Beer 28D Straight Sour Beer
29A Fruit Beer 29B Fruit and Spice Beer 29C Specialty Fruit Beer
29D Grape Ale 30A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer 30B Autumn Seasonal Beer
30C Winter Seasonal Beer 30D Specialty Spice Beer 31A Alternative Grain Beer
31B Alternative Sugar Beer 32A Classic Style Smoked Beer 32B Specialty Smoked Beer
33A Wood-Aged Beer 33B Specialty Wood-Aged Beer 34A Commercial Specialty Beer
34B Mixed-Style Beer 34C Experimental Beer LSX1 Dorada Pampeana
LSX2 IPA ArgentaLSX3 Italian Grape Ale LSX4 Catharina Sour
LSX5 New Zealand Pilsner  

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Entry Limit

There is a limit of 250 entries for this competition.

There is a limit of 250 paid entries for this competition.

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Per Entrant Limits

Each entrant is limited to 12 entries.

Each entrant is limited to 1 entry per subcategory – exceptions are detailed below.

Each entrant is limited to 5 entries for for the following 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:

    • Check, made out to Barley Mob Brewers
    • 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 (2) 12 to 22 ounce capped bottles or corked bottles 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.

    Completed entry forms and recipe sheets must be submitted with all entries and can be printed directly from this website. Entry forms should be attached to bottles with a rubber band only; glue and/or tape are unacceptable.

    Please fill out the entry forms completely. Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified per the 2021 BJCP Style Guidelines. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.

    Brewers are not limited to one entry in each category but may only enter each subcategory once.  With the following exceptions- Category 28, 29, 30, 31,33, and 34- Brewer may enter up to four beers per subcategory in these--However, ONLY 1 medal will be awarded per brewer per subcategory for categories 29 and 30.  Due to the unique nature of categories 28, 31,  33 and 34, a brewer may be awarded multiple medals.  The administrator of any series or circuit may decide how to count accept points for multiple medals in these special categories and may accept or reject points for any but the highest medal in their sole discretion.

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    Entry Delivery

    Entry bottles accepted at our drop-off locations from Monday, July 22, 2024 8:00 AM, EDT through Friday, August 9, 2024 11:59 PM, EDT.

    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.

    Beverage World
    1840 Lafayette Rd, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
    (706) 866-5644

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    Shipping Info

    Entry bottles accepted at our shipping location from Monday, July 22, 2024 8:00 AM, EDT through Friday, August 9, 2024 11:59 PM, EDT.

    Ship entries to:

    c/o Andy Perkins
    7814 Huntington Forest Drive, Hixson, TN 37343

    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

    Sorting Party
    Saturday, August 10, 2024 6:30 PM, EDT

    Event Day
    Saturday, September 14, 2024 9:00 AM, EDT

    Final Judging Session AM
    Saturday, September 14, 2024 9:00 AM, EDT

    Final Judging Session PM
    Saturday, September 14, 2024 1:00 PM, EDT

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    Best of Show

    Best of Show winners will receive redeemable prizes selected from sponsor-donated items. Competition organizers will allocate these prizes to all BOS places at the time of the event.

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    Awards

    The awards ceremony will take place once judging is completed, the time listed is our best guess- this can change based on the number of entries and avaialble Judges and stewards.

    Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table.

    The 1st place entry in each category will advance to the Best of Show (BOS) round with a single, overall Best of Show beer selected.

    Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.

    Results will be posted to the competition web site after the ceremony concludes. Both score sheets and awards will be available for pick up that night after the ceremony concludes. Score sheets not picked up will be scanned in and available on this site within a week. Awards not picked up will be shipped to the winners.

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    Awards Ceremony

    Knights of Columbus Hall
    7615 Lee Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37421
    Saturday, September 14, 2024 5:00 PM, EDT

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    Circuit Qualification

    Fugetaboutit is a participant in the Mid-South Homebrew Series

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