First up: Pacific Brewers Cup, which is being run by Long Beach Homebrewers this year.
Registration is currently open at https://www.longbeachhomebrewers.com/comp/pbc/bcoem/ , with the deadline of September 23. This is a full-on competition with all BJCP styles.
The dropoff location is at at Stein Fillers in Long Beach. But, if you bring your entries to the September club meeting at Tortugo on Thursday, September 21st, I’ll hand carry them to Long Beach Friday morning. Judging at La Jara Brewing on October 7th in Norwalk. Please sign up to judge or steward using the above link.
The the last competition of the 2023 Brewer of the Year Cycle is California Homebrew Competition. Registration is now open at https://castate.brewcompetition.com/ .
You must ship your entries to the bay area between September 30th and October 12th. Entries due by October 12. Judging will be held October 28th – Nov 5th in the Bay area.
The winner of the 2023 Brewer of the Year will be announced at the Holiday Party!