GTA Brews members are encouraged to enter their beers into homebrew competitions for feedback and possibly prizes! This page has information about tons of awesome local competitions, and also some info about some awesome competitions happening across Canada.
We run feedback only competitions several times per year on a seasonal basis. These competitions are means for GTA Brews members (though anyone can enter) to compete against each other to brew the best beer of the season. This competitions is restricted to seasonally appropriate categories. See the following page for more details:
GTA Brews – Spring Showdown 2017
Deadline: Saturday May 27th, 2017
Brew Slam – National
We run one big national competition every year in late September called Brew Slam where brewers from all over Canada enter as part of the Brewer of the Year Circuit. This competition is judged by BJCP judges according to the BJCP Beer Style Guidelines. See the following page for more details:
GTA Brews Brew Slam 2017 – BOTY
Deadline: Nov 4th
Judging: Nov 10th – 12th
Other Local Competitions
Here are some other local competitions in Southern Ontario that we think you should enter!
|Because Beer Homebrew Competition||Hamilton, ON||May 26th, 2017||Website|
Competitions in this section are part of the Brewer of the Year circuit. A Canada-wide circuit of competitions tracked by the BOTY program. At the end of the year the brewer and club with the most points wins!
|Lethbridge Werthogs WertContest||Lethbridge, AB||Feb 24th, 2017||Website|
|Mountain View Homebrew Open||Olds, AB||March 3rd, 2017||Website|
|Yeast Wranglers Homebrew Roundup||Calgary, AB||March 22nd, 2017||Website|
|ALES Open||Regina, SK||April 5th, 2017||Website|
|VanBrewer Awards||Vancouver, BC||May 7th, 2017||Website|
|EHG Aurora Brewing Challenge||Edmonton, AB||May <TBA>, 2017||Website|
|National Capital Homebrew Competition||Ottawa, ON||May 15th, 2017||Website|
|Beau’s Oktoberfest Homebrew Competition||Ottawa, ON||Aug 23rd, 2017||Website|
|Winnipeg BrewBombers ProAm Brew Challenge||Winnipeg, MB||Oct 13th, 2016||Website|
|Saskatoon Head Hunters Brewing Competition||Saskatoon, SK||Nov 4th, 2017||Website|
|GTA Brews Brew Slam||Toronto, ON||Nov 4th, 2017||Website|
* All competitions on this page will be judged using BJCP Style Guidelines, unless marked otherwise.
* Competitions marked with NON-BJCP will not necessarily be judged using BJCP Style Guidelines and/or BJCP Trained Judges
If you would like to have your competition listed here please email firstname.lastname@example.org.