West Texas Shootout Homebrew Competition

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by brewerdlux, Aug 11, 2012.

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  1. brewerdlux

    brewerdlux Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2006 Texas

    Posted this in homebrew section as well, but want to post it in the Southwest Forum also.

    Hi folks I'm Jeff Bell with the Big Country Homebrewers in the Abilene, Texas Area. We are starting our own competition this year and would love to have some of your beers to judge. All the info on this comp is at bigcountryhomebrewers.com I have posted just a touch below. Thanks in advance! Your really gonna like the Great Green Buffalo trophy for Best of Show!!!!!!!!!!

    Competition highpoints:

    Entries accepted: August 17 - September 1.
    First round judging September 1 - September 30.
    Second round judging October 1 - October 5.
    Final judging and awards ceremony October 6.
    Cost: $7 for the first entry; $5 for each additional entry.
    Specialty category is anything brewed with pecans.
    There is a limit of two entries per BJCP sub-category.
    Entry form.
    Bottle labels.
    Shipping address:
    West Texas Shootout
    C/O Bradley's
    602 Victoria
    Abilene, TX 79603

    Each entry for the competition must consist of three bottles. All bottles must meet the standard AHA national competition requirements. Every bottle must be 10 to 14 ounces in volume, brown or green glass. Any markings on bottle caps must be covered with a permanent black marker. Bottles not meeting these requirements may be disqualified. Brown bottles are encouraged for maximum protection from light. All bottles must be clean, and provided with a properly completed bottle label attached by a rubber band . DO NOT TAPE OR GLUE TO AFFIX THE ENTRY LABELS TO THE BOTTLES .

    A completed Entry Information Form must accompany all entries. Include entry fee payment as well. Make check or money order payable to Big Country Homebrewers Association.

    If you are unsure of what to declare, consult the the BJCP Style Guidelines (2008 version). You can view/download the guidelines at
  2. ikelso

    ikelso Initiate (0) Mar 28, 2009 Texas

    Just don't mail it from Austin or else they'll take your money and not judge your beer!
  3. SirWalkAbout

    SirWalkAbout Aspirant (263) Dec 6, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Do you have to be a BCHA member to participate?
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