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: June 22, 2021

  • Entry Drop-Off Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021, by end of business day (to locations listed in the entry information)

  • Judging: July 16 and 17, 2021

NEW FOR 2021! The 2021 Wisconsin State Fair Amateur Homebrew Competition will be limited to the first 150 entries received. Each exhibitor may submit up to four 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 414.266.7052.

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