COMPETITION DETAILS

2022 Fresh Hop Competition

Registration: Aug 1 – Sept 15th, 2022
Entries Due: Sept 20th
Competition Date: Sept 23rd

Fresh Hop Entries will be judged during a special session in conjunction with the 11th Annual Sisters Fresh Hop Festival.

FRESH HOP STYLES
56A. Fresh Hop Pale Ale
56B. Fresh Hop Hazy Pale Ale
56C. Fresh Hop IPA
56D. Fresh Hop Hazy IPA
56E. Fresh Hop Imperial IPA
56F. Fresh Hop Hazy Imperial IPA
56G. Fresh Hop Lagers
56H. Fresh Hop Saisons or Sour Beers
56I. Fresh Hop Beer- Other Styles

Participants

› Open to Operating U.S. and International Breweries Only (Must provide TTB Brewers Notice or equivalent to enter) – Homebrewers not eligible
› Limit 10 entries per brewery | 40 entries across all locations. Multiple locations with separate TTB numbers allowed, 10 entries per location.
› Entry Fee: $75/beer
› A brewery may enter a category with as many unique entries as they like. (If you brew six Fresh Hop Pale Ales, you may enter all six.)
› No single beer may be entered more than once or in multiple categories.
› 5 containers required under 16oz or 500mL | 4 containers required over 16oz or 500mL
› All bottles and cans must be shipped or hand-delivered to the event location in Sisters, OR (Three Creeks Brewery – 265 E Barclay Dr, Sisters, OR 97759) – NOT THE RESTAURANT
› BJCP sanctioned event judged by fellow brewers, professional judges, and industry leaders
› This event is only open to judges. No need to send a representative. Just beer.
› Refund Policy: 100% through Sept 15th, 2022

Medalists will receive

Heavy duty Gold, Silver, or Bronze medals you’ll be proud to display
Promotional social media marketing materials
Medals and competition feedback will be within one month after event
One automatic comped entry for the following year’s contest
Recognition with other medalists in a full page advertisement in national print media

2023 Full Competition Registration Opens in Late Fall

Updates for 2022-2023
› We are committed to hosting this event in a way that protects our Judges and Stewards just as much as your entries. We’ve forgone rolling out additional external features to dial in our competition safety protocols.

› A customized, simplified set of style guidelines developed in coordination with professional brewers and judges that provides a more efficient registration and evaluation process.

Participants
› Open to Operating U.S. and International Breweries Only (Must provide TTB Brewers Notice or equivalent to enter) – Homebrewers not eligible
› Limit 10 entries per brewery | 40 entries across all locations. Multiple locations with separate TTB numbers allowed, 10 entries per location.
› Entry Fee: $75/beer
› A brewery may enter a category with as many unique entries as they like. (If you brew six American Pale Ales, you may enter all six.)
› No single beer may be entered more than once or in multiple categories.
› All bottles and cans must be shipped or hand-delivered to the event location in Redmond, OR
› BJCP sanctioned event judged by fellow brewers, professional judges, and industry leaders
› Registration for 2023 OPENS in late fall 2022
› Registration will CLOSE after Jan 1st, 2023
› Judging will be held at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds March 31-April 2nd, 2023.
› This event is only open to judges. No need to send a representative. Just beer.
› Refund Policy: TBA

Medalists will receive
Heavy duty Gold, Silver, or Bronze medals you’ll be proud to display
Promotional social media marketing materials
Medals and competition feedback will be within one month after event
One automatic comped entry for the following year’s contest
Recognition with other medalists in a full page advertisement in national print media