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FAQ

The Answers You Need

WHERE TO ENTER

Head on over to Quicket and get your entries sorted: https://qkt.io/6cvYzv

IS IT FREE?

Alas, no. Like all things in life, it takes money to organize events like these. R150 per beer entered.

CAN I BRING A GROWLER?

No. You will need to enter 6 bottles of beer for each entry. Bottles may be any size from 330ml to 660ml. There are 2 entry drop off points and it is you responsibility to ensure you beer is dropped off at one of these locations before the entry deadline. No late entries will be accepted, and there will be no refunds allowed if you do not drop off your beers before the deadline.

Why 6 beers? The judging procedures require 3 beers for each round of competition (preliminary and final round if selected). This makes allowance for a second beer the judges may call for if they feel there is a bottle related problem and a third beer for a best-of-show round to select final placing.

WHERE ARE THE DROP OF POINTS?

Beers will have to be dropped off at either Beerhouse on Long in Cape Town, NFP - The Homebrew Shop in Johannesburg, or Brewcraft in Centurion. Please note that Beerhouse Fourways is no longer a drop off point. Entries will be accepted from the 9th September, and the last day for entries to be dropped off is the 30th September 2019. No entries will be accepted outside of these dates. If you do not reside in these areas, please make arrangements to ship to either of these locations. Please mark the package clearly! Entries will be kept in the cold room at each of the drop-off points until they are judged.

WHO WILL BE THE JUDGE?

This is a registered BJCP event.
Beers will be judged by BJCP certified judges or similar

BCJP? TELL ME MORE.

Beers can be entered in any BJCP category. You will need to specify the BJCP category and subcategory for the beer you enter. Beers will be judged acording to the BJCP 2015 Style Guide.

You can find the style guide here: https://www.bjcp.org/docs/2015_Guidelines_Consolidated.pdf

It is very important that your beer is entered into the correct category. If you are unsure of which category to enter, please contact the organiser. Also, make sure you submit complete entry details. Some entry categories require additional instructions. All this is in the guidelines above.

WHAT ARE THE IMPORTANT DATES?

Close of registration via Quicket Closes: 29th September 2019.

Last day to drop off your entries at Beerhouse: 30th September 2019

Preliminary judging (CPT and JHB): 12th October 2019

Final Judging: 26th  October 2019

Results announced: November 2018

Do I need Labels?

Please attach your Quicket labels to the bottles and box that you will be delivering your beer in.

Please also not that, in order to facilitate blind judging, it is important that your entries have no permanent identifying labels or stickers (with brewery name etc). This includes stickers on bottle caps. Entries with identifying stickers (other than BJCP bottle detail stickers) will be disqualified.

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