Virginia Beer Blitz
The Seventh Annual
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Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 9:00 AM
St. George Brewing Company, Hampton Virginia
The Seventh Annual Virginia Beer Blitz is a BJCP/AHA Sanctioned Competition and will accept entries in all 28 BJCP categories including Mead and Cider.
We have a new registration system this year, everyone must create a new account this year.
WE ARE IN NEED OF JUDGES & STEWARDS.
You can register on-line to judge or steward up until Saturday, December 7, 2013.
by the close of buisness (COB) on Saturday, November 23, 2013 in order to be eligible for judging.
Always verify the COB with the dropoff location before dropping off your entries.
Competition Organizer: Steven Davis
Judge Director: Bryan Falman
Steward Director: Rollin Wooley and Frank Connelly
On-Line Registration and Registrar: Greg Nowicki
Please feel free to contact any of these persons directly with any questions you may have and they will return your e-mail as soon as possible.
Official RulesEntries will be accepted in ALL 28 BJCP categories including Mead and Cider. Only one entry per subcategory will be accepted (except for categories 20 (Fruit Beer) & 23 (Specialty Beer) where multiple entries will be accepted from the same brewer). View the BJCP Style Guidelines.
Entry Deadline and RegistrationOn-line Registration will begin Friday, November 1, 2013 and end Saturday, November 23, 2013.
All entries must be physically received by Saturday, November 23, 2013 in order to be eligible for judging.
Entries should be shipped to:
Seventh Annual Virginia Beer Blitz
c/o St. George Brewing Company
204 Challenger Way
Hampton, VA 23666
Entry feeThe entry fee is $7 per entry. There is no limit on total entries or entries per category; however only 1 entry permitted per subcategory per brewer (except for categories 20 & 23 where multiple entries will be accepted from the same brewer).
Judging & StewardingPlease register to Judge or Steward using the online registration page if you will be able to join us for the competition.
Judging will take place at St. George Brewing Company in Hampton, VA at 9:00AM.
Every effort will be made to have all entries judged by qualified participants in the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP).
St. George Brewing Company is located at 204 Challenger Way Hampton, VA 23666. Map to St. George Brewing Company
Prizes1st, 2nd & 3rd place beers in each category will receive a ribbon (or medal). 1st, 2nd & 3rd place Best-of-Show beers will receive a ribbon (or medal). The Best-of-Show beer will be awarded a special grand prize. Additional prizes may be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place beers at the organizers discretion based on sponsor support.
The Blitzkrieg AwardAgain this year, the Virginia Beer Blitz will feature the “Blitzkrieg Award” which will be awarded to the HOMEBREW CLUB which accumulates the most points during the Beer Blitz. The points will be awarded based upon 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place finishes at any first-round table and based on the following points scale:
In the case of a tie, the results from the "Best of Show" round will be included in the total using the same point scale as the for the first-round tables. If an additional tie-breaker is needed, the total number of 1st Place winners for each club will be used.
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