The planned dates for the 2021 Washington Beer Awards are:

August 1st - August 20th: Online Registration is Open
August 24th-27th: Entry Confirmation: Breweries will receive email confirmation of their entries
September 3rd: Invoices for Entry Fees will be mailed
September 10th: Bottle Labels will be mailed
September 17th - October 1st: Entry drop-off/mailing window
October 1st: Entry Fees Due
October 16-17th: Blind Judging
November 5th: Awards Ceremony - Washington Craft Beer Summit - more details to come

There will be no separate Fresh Hop Competition in 2021 - brewers are encouraged to submit Fresh Hop Beers in the "Fresh Hop Beer" style category in the Washington Beer Awards.