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Account Registration

You will be able to create your account beginning Saturday, June 1, 2024 8:00 AM, MST through Friday, July 12, 2024 5:00 PM, MST.

Judges and stewards may register beginning Saturday, June 1, 2024 8:00 AM, MST through Friday, July 12, 2024 5:00 PM, MST.

Entry Registration

You will be able to add your entries to the system beginning Saturday, June 1, 2024 8:00 AM, MST through Friday, July 12, 2024 11:00 PM, MST.

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Entry Fees

$12.50 (CAD) 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.

12C English IPA21A 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 IPA

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Per Entrant Limits

Each entrant is limited to 4 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 capped or corked bottles, or aluminum cans that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing. Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.

12oz glass bottles or aluminum cans are preferred. Swing top bottles will likewise be accepted as well as corked bottles.

Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

Please fill out the entry forms completely. Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified. Failure to note such ingredients or base style 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.

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Shipping Info

Entry bottles accepted at our shipping location from Monday, July 15, 2024 8:00 AM, MST through Friday, July 19, 2024 5:00 PM, MST.

Ship entries to:

BRB Sizzlin Hop Summer Showdown
15-26107 Twp Rd 532A, Parkland County, AB, T7Y1A1

Packing and Shipping

Carefully pack your entries in a sturdy box. Partition and pack each bottle with adequate packaging material. Please do not over pack!

Please only use bubble wrap as your packing material.

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

Entry Sorting
Friday, July 19, 2024 10:00 AM, MST

Judging
Saturday, July 20, 2024 10:00 AM, MST through Saturday, July 27, 2024 8:00 PM, MST
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BOS Judging
Sunday, July 28, 2024 1:00 PM, MST

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Best of Show

The BOS and Best Overall Brewers will have their name permanently engraved on the BRB Trophy.

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Awards

BRB Trophy

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.

Results and score sheets will be posted to the competition web site after the ceremony concludes.

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Awards Ceremony

Online
https://www.battleriver.club/2024-cometition
Friday, August 2, 2024 7:00 PM, MST

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Circuit Qualification

A 2024 Brewer of the Year Circuit Qualifier

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