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Thank you for your interest in the Washington Beer Awards. To register, you will be required to create a user account (please note that even if you have participated in the past you will need to create a new account). Once created, you can enter up to 10 beers (up to 12 if there are entries in the Pro-Am and Collaboration special award categories). The 2018 competition will be judged using the 2018 WA Beer Award Guidelines. Entrants are responsible for providing Specialty Information if required by the guidelines to enable proper judging. Please contact the organizers with any questions.

Click here to begin the registration process.


Registration open: Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 12:00 AM, PST.

Registration close: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM, PDT. Please note: registered users will not be able to add, edit or delete entries after this date/time.

If you have already registered, please log in to add, view, edit, or delete your entries.

Invoicing and Bottle Labels

You will receive an invoice, license agreement and bottle labels on April 15, 2018. The invoice and license agreement must be received by Friday, May 18, 2018. The bottle labels are to be taped (no rubber bands) to each bottle submitted and can be taped over any existing commercial label.

Entry Drop Off

Entries will be accepted between Friday, May 4, 2018 and Friday, May 18, 2018. All entries must be received at our shipping or at a drop location and will not be accepted after this date/time. For shipping and drop locations, see the Entry Drop Off page.


The Washington Beer Awards will be announced at the Washington Brewers Festival on Saturday, June 16, 2018 with the final time to be determined. For any brewers unable to be present at the ceremony, medals will be mailed on Monday, June 18, 2018.