You can create your account today through Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:00 PM, CST.
Judges and stewards may register now through Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:00 PM, CST.
You will be able to add your entries to the system beginning Sunday, October 1, 2017 1:00 PM, CDT through Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:00 PM, CST.
$8.00 (USD) per entry.
If a styles's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Click or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.
|4C Helles Bock||6C Dunkels Bock||9A Doppelbock|
|9B Eisbock||9C Baltic Porter||10C Weizenbock|
|12C English IPA||16C Tropical Stout||16D Foreign Extra Stout|
|17A English Strong Ale||17B Old Ale||17C Wee Heavy|
|17D English Barleywine||20A American Porter||20B American Stout|
|20C Imperial Stout||21A American IPA||21B Specialty IPA|
|21B1 Belgian IPA||21B2 Black IPA||21B3 Brown IPA|
|21B4 Red IPA||21B5 Rye IPA||21B6 White IPA|
|22A Double IPA||22B American Strong Ale||22C American Barleywine|
|22D Wheatwine||23C Oud Bruin||24C Biere de Garde|
|25A Belgian Blond Ale||25B Saison||25C Belgian Golden Strong Ale|
|26B Belgian Dubbel||26C Belgian Tripel||26D Belgian Dark Strong Ale|
|27A Historical Beer||27A1 Gose||27A2 Piwo Grodziskie|
|27A3 Lichtenhainer||27A4 Roggenbier||27A5 Sahti|
|27A6 Kentucky Common||27A7 Pre-Prohibition Lager||27A8 Pre-Prohibition Porter|
|27A9 London Brown Ale||28A Brett Beer||28B Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer|
|28C Wild Specialty Beer||29A Fruit Beer||29B Fruit and Spice Beer|
|29C Speciality Fruit Beer||30A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer||30B Autumn Seasonal Beer|
|30C Winter Seasonal Beer||31A Alternative Grain Beer||31B Alternative Sugar Beer|
|32A Classic Style Smoked Beer||32B Specialty Smoked Beer||33A Wood-Aged Beer|
|33B Specialty Wood-Aged Beer||34A Clone Beer||34B Mixed-Style Beer|
|34C Experimental Beer||M4A Braggot|
After creating your account and adding your entries to the system, you must pay your entry fee(s). Accepted payment methods are:
Each entry must be OG 1.0666 or higher. This is a high gravity competition.
Each entry will consist of 2 x 12 to 22 ounce capped bottles or corked bottles that are void of all identifying information. Bottles embossed with ubiquitous national emblems such as Sam Adams or New Belgium are discouraged but permitted. Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.
12oz brown glass bottles are preferred; however, green and clear glass will be accepted. Swing top bottles will likewise be accepted as well as corked bottles.
Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.
All requisite paperwork must be submitted with each entry and can be printed directly from this website. Entry paperwork should be attached to bottles by the method specified on the bottle label.
Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.
Entry bottles accepted at our drop-off locations from Sunday, October 1, 2017 12:00 PM, CDT through Wednesday, November 1, 2017 5:00 PM, CST.
The Dixie Cup Homebrew Competition
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 12801 NW Freeway
*Watch for an announcement during the festivities. Someone from Austin will be collecting the entries.
Austin Homebrew Supply
9129 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758
Entry bottles accepted at our shipping location from Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:00 PM, CDT through Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:00 PM, CST.
Ship entries to:
710 Nelson Ranch Rd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Carefully pack your entries in a sturdy box. Line the inside of your carton with a plastic trash bag. Partition and pack each bottle with adequate packaging material. Please do not over pack!
Write clearly: Fragile. This Side Up. on the package. Please only use bubble wrap as your packing material.
Enclose each of your bottle labels in a small zip-top bag before attaching to their respective bottles. This way it makes it possible for the organizer to identify specifically which entry has broken if there is damage during shipment.
Every reasonable effort will be made to contact entrants whose bottles have broken to make arrangements for sending replacement bottles.
If you live in the United States, please note that it is illegal to ship your entries via the United States Postal Service (USPS). Private shipping companies have the right to refuse your shipment if they are informed that the package contains glass and/or alcoholic beverages. Be aware that entries mailed internationally are often required by customs to have proper documentation. These entries might be opened and/or returned to the shipper by customs officials at their discretion. It is solely your responsibility to follow all applicable laws and regulations.
Oskar Blues Brewery
10420 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758
Saturday, November 11, 2017 9:00 AM, CST
The awards ceremony will take place at the Monthly Texas Carboys Meeting during November 13th at The Dig Pub.
The 1st place entry in each category will advance to the Best of Show (BOS) round with a single, overall Best of Show beer selected.
Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.
Both score sheets and awards will be available for pick up that night after the ceremony concludes. Awards and score sheets not picked up will be mailed back to participants. Results will be posted to the competition web site after the ceremony concludes.
The Dig Pub
401 Cypress Creek Road # 600, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Monday, November 13, 2017 7:00 PM, CST