Amateur Beer

Do you brew beer for fun or as part of a hobby? Then enter your best brews in the State Fair Amateur Homebrew Competition!

This contest includes over 100 classes for American, British, Belgian, German, and Specialty beers plus over 20 additional classes for Meads and Ciders.

Important dates for this competition:

  • Entry Deadline: March 7, 2024 7 pm Central Time

  • Bottle Drop-Off Date: April 4, 2024 by end of business day (to locations listed in the entry information)

  • Judging: April 12 and 13, 2024

See below for full details on entry requirements and competition details.

Amateur Beer Entry Information


Questions regarding entering can be emailed to:

Or call:
Junior & Open Shows: 414.266.7052
Dog Sports, Rabbit Hopping: 414.266.7052
Meat & Dairy Products Contests: 414.266.7052
Competitive Exhibits: 414.313.2767

Mailing Address:
Wisconsin State Fair
Entry Department
640 S 84th Street
West Allis WI 53214