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: February 23, 2023 7 pm Central Time

  • Bottle Drop-Off Date: March 23, 2023, by end of business day (to locations listed in the entry information)

  • Judging: March 31 and April 1, 2023

The 2023 Wisconsin State Fair Amateur Homebrew Competition will be limited to the first 250 entries received. Each exhibitor may submit up to six entries.

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; Dog Sports, Rabbit Hopping,
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