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Account Registration

You can create your account today through Saturday 7 September, 2024 12:00, AEST.

Judges and stewards may register now through Saturday 7 September, 2024 12:00, AEST.

Entry Registration

You will be able to add your entries to the system beginning Monday 29 July, 2024 09:00, AEST through Thursday 29 August, 2024 16:00, AEST.


Entry Fees

$7.50 (AUD) per entry.


AABC 2022 Styles Accepted

If a style's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Select or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.

01.01 Berliner Weisse [BJCP 23A]01.02 Scottish Light [BJCP 14A]01.03 Scottish Heavy [BJCP 14B]
01.04 American Light Lager [BJCP 1A]01.05 London Brown Ale; Historical Beer [BJCP 27]01.06 Dark Mild [BJCP 13A]
01.07 German Leichtbier [BJCP 5A]01.08 Czech Pale Lager [BJCP 3A]01.09 Ordinary Bitter [BJCP 11A]
01.10 Piwo Grodziskie; Historical Beer [BJCP 27]02.01 American Lager [BJCP 1B]02.02 International Pale Lager [BJCP 2A]
02.03 Munich Helles [BJCP 4A]02.04 Helles Exportbier (Dortmunder) [BJCP 5C]02.05 Pre-Prohibition Lager; Historical Beer [BJCP 27]
02.06 German Pils [BJCP 5D]02.07 Czech Premium Pale Lager (Boh. Pils) [BJCP 3B]02.08 Festbier [BJCP 4B]
02.09 New Zealand Pilsner [BJCP X5]03.01 International Amber Lager [BJCP 2B]03.02 Czech Amber Lager [BJCP 3C]
03.03 International Dark Lager [BJCP 2C]03.04 Munich Dunkel [BJCP 8A]03.05 Vienna Lager [BJCP 7A]
03.06 Märzen [BJCP 6A]03.07 Czech Dark Lager [BJCP 3D]03.08 Schwarzbier [BJCP 8B]
03.09 Rauchbier [BJCP 6B]03.10 Kellerbier; Historical Beer [BJCP 27] 04.01 Cream Ale [BJCP 1C]
04.02 Blonde Ale [BJCP 18A]04.03 Kölsch [BJCP 5B]04.04 Belgian Pale Ale [BJCP 24B]
04.05 Australian Sparkling Ale [BJCP 12B]04.06 British Golden Ale [BJCP 12A]04.08 Belgian Blond Ale [BJCP 25A]
05.01 American Pale Ale [BJCP 18B]06.01 English IPA [BJCP 12C]06.02 American IPA [BJCP 21A]
06.03 Double IPA [BJCP 22A]07.01 Hazy IPA [BJCP 21C]07.03 Belgian IPA, Specialty IPA [BJCP 21B]
07.04 Black IPA, Specialty IPA [BJCP 21B] 07.05 Brown IPA, Specialty IPA [BJCP 21B] 07.06 Red IPA, Specialty IPA [BJCP 21B]
07.07 Rye IPA, Specialty IPA [BJCP 21B] 07.08 White IPA, Specialty IPA [BJCP 21B] 07.09 Brut IPA, Specialty IPA [BJCP 21B]
08.01 Best Bitter [BJCP 11B]08.02 American Amber Ale [BJCP 19A]08.03 Altbier [BJCP 7B]
08.04 California Common [BJCP 19B]08.05 Strong Bitter [BJCP 11C]09.01 Irish Red Ale [BJCP 15A]
09.02 Scottish Export [BJCP 14C]09.03 Kentucky Common; Historical Beer [BJCP 27]09.04 British Brown Ale [BJCP 13B]
09.05 American Brown Ale [BJCP 19C]10.01 English Porter [BJCP 13C]10.02 Pre-Prohibition Porter; Historical Beer [BJCP 27]
10.03 American Porter [BJCP 20A]10.04 Baltic Porter [BJCP 9C]11.01 Sweet Stout [BJCP 16A]
11.02 Irish Stout [BJCP 15B]11.03 Oatmeal Stout [BJCP 16B]11.04 Irish Extra Stout [BJCP 15C]
12.01 Tropical Stout [BJCP 16C]12.02 Foreign Extra Stout [BJCP 16D]12.03 American Stout [BJCP 20B]
12.04 Imperial Stout [BJCP 20C]13.01 Weissbier [BJCP 10A]13.02 Witbier [BJCP 24A]
13.04 American Wheat Beer [BJCP 1D]13.04 Lichtenhainer; Historical Beer [BJCP 27]13.05 Dunkles Weissbier [BJCP 10B]
13.06 Roggenbier; Historical Beer [BJCP 27]13.07 Weizenbock [BJCP 10C] 13.08 Wheatwine [BJCP 22D]
14.01 Saison [BJCP 25B] 14.02 Bière de Garde [BJCP 24C] 14.03 Belgian Dubbel [BJCP 26B]
14.04 Belgian Single [BJCP 26A]14.05 Belgian Tripel [BJCP 26C]14.06 Belgian Golden Strong Ale [BJCP 25C]
14.07 Belgian Dark Strong Ale [BJCP 26D]15.01 Helles Bock [BJCP 4C]15.02 Dunkles Bock [BJCP 6C]
15.03 Doppelbock [BJCP 9A] 15.04 Eisbock [BJCP 9B]15.05 Wee Heavy [BJCP 17C]
15.06 British Strong Ale [BJCP 17A]15.07 Old Ale [BJCP 17B]15.08 English Barleywine [BJCP 17D]
15.09 American Strong Ale [BJCP 22B]15.10 American Barleywine [BJCP 22C]15.11 Sahti; Historical Beer [BJCP 27]
16.01 Gose [BJCP 23G]16.02 Lambic [BJCP 23D]16.03 Gueuze [BJCP 23E]
16.04 Fruit Lambic [BJCP 23F] 16.05 Straight Sour Beer [BJCP 28D]16.06 Flanders Red Ale [BJCP 23B]
16.07 Oud Bruin [BJCP 23C]16.08 Brett Beer [BJCP 28A] 16.09 Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer [BJCP 28B]
16.10 Wild Specialty Beer [BJCP 28C] 17.01 Fruit Beer [BJCP 29A] 17.02 Fruit and Spice Beer [BJCP 29B]
17.03 Specialty Fruit Beer [BJCP 29C] 17.04 Grape Ale [BJCP 29D] 17.05 Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer [BJCP 30A]
17.06 Autumn Seasonal Beer [BJCP 30B] 17.07 Winter Seasonal Beer [BJCP 30C] 17.08 Specialty Spice Beer [BJCP 30D]
18.01 Classic Style Smoked Beer [BJCP 32A] 18.02 Specialty Smoked Beer [BJCP 32B] 18.03 Wood-Aged Beer [BJCP 33A]
18.04 Specialty Wood-Aged Beer [BJCP 33B] 18.05 Alternative Grain Beer [BJCP 31A] 18.06 Alternative Sugar Beer [BJCP 31B]
18.07 Experimental Beer [BJCP 34C] 18.08 Commercial Specialty Beer [BJCP 34A] 18.09 Mixed-Style Beer [BJCP 34B]
20.01 New World Cider [BJCP C1A] 20.02 English Cider [BJCP C1B] 20.03 French Cider [BJCP C1C]
20.04 New World Perry [BJCP C1D] 20.05 Traditional Perry [BJCP C1E] 20.06 New England Cider [BJCP C2A]
20.07 Cider with Other Fruit [BJCP C2B] 20.08 Applewine [BJCP C2C] 20.09 Ice Cider [BJCP C2D]
20.10 Cider with Herbs/Spices [BJCP C2E] 20.11 Specialty Cider/Perry [BJCP C2F] 19.01 Dry Mead [BJCP M1A]
19.02 Semi-Sweet Mead [BJCP M1B] 19.03 Sweet Mead [BJCP M1C] 19.04 Cyser [BJCP M2A]
19.05 Pyment [BJCP M2B] 19.06 Berry Mead [BJCP M2C] 19.07 Stone Fruit Mead [BJCP M2D]
19.08 Melomel [BJCP M2E] 19.09 Fruit and Spice Mead [BJCP M3A] 19.10 Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead [BJCP M3B]
19.11 Braggot [BJCP M4A] 19.12 Historical Mead [BJCP M4B] 19.13 Experimental Mead [BJCP M4C]


Per Entrant Limits

Each entrant is limited to 6 entries.

Each entrant is limited to 1 entry per subcategory.


Pay Entry Fees

After creating your account and adding your entries to the system, you must pay your entry fee(s). Accepted payment methods are:

  • Credit/debit card and e-check, via PayPal


Entry Acceptance Rules

Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 1

Each entry will consist of a can or capped / corked bottle that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing.

Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.

Minimum size required for entry: 500ml bottles or cans

Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

All requisite paperwork must be submitted with each entry and can be printed directly from this website.

Entry paperwork should be attached to bottles by the method specified on the bottle label. Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified.

Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.

Please check with the drop off points when their opening hours are on drop-off deadline day and ensure all entries are delivered beforehand.


Drop-Off Locations

Entry bottles accepted at our drop-off locations Monday 12 August, 2024 16:00, AESTThursday 29 August, 2024 16:00, AEST.

Please pay attention to the notes provided for each drop-off location. There could be earlier deadlines for some drop-off locations listed, particular hours when entries are accepted, certain individuals to leave your entries with, etc. All entrants are responsible for reading the information provided by the organizers for each drop-off location.

Hoppy Days Brewing Supplies
Unit 1 / 8 Shannon Place, Virginia, QLD, 4014
07 3265 6969

The Brew Store Noosa
4a/11 Bartlett Street Noosaville, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
(07) 5412 2766


Shipping Info

Entry bottles accepted at our shipping location Monday 12 August, 2024 09:00, AESTThursday 29 August, 2024 16:00, AEST.

Ship entries to:

Hoppy Days Brewing Supplies
Unit 1 / 8 Shannon Pl, Virginia QLD 4014

Packing and Shipping

Carefully pack your entries in a sturdy box. Line the inside of your carton with a plastic trash bag. Partition and pack each bottle with adequate packaging material. Please do not over pack!

Write clearly: Fragile. This Side Up. on the package. Please only use bubble wrap as your packing material.

Enclose each of your bottle labels in a small zip-top bag before attaching to their respective bottles. This way it makes it possible for the organizer to identify specifically which entry has broken if there is damage during shipment.

Every reasonable effort will be made to contact entrants whose bottles have broken to make arrangements for sending replacement bottles.


Judging Sessions

Friday Evening
Friday 6 September, 2024 17:00, AEST

Saturday 7 September, 2024 09:00, AEST



The awards ceremony will take place once judging is completed.

Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table.

Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.

Score sheets will be available online via the competition site as soon as possible.

Results will be posted to the competition web site after the ceremony concludes.

2023 Prizes

Champion Brewer

$500 NEWERA Voucher

Champion Beer

$200 Hoppy days Brewing Supplies voucher courtesy of QAAWBG

All Beer Categories

1st Prize - Sack of Grain - Donated by Cryer Malt in conjunction with Hoppy Days

2nd Prize - $25 Hoppy Days Brewing Supplies Voucher

3rd Prize - Yeast from Bluestone Yeast Co.

Cider and Mead Categories

1st Prize - $50 Mates Rate Home Brew Supplies Voucher

2nd Prize - $25 Hoppy Days Brewing Supplies Voucher

3rd Prize - Yeast from Bluestone Yeast Co.


Awards Ceremony

Hiker Brewing Co.
2/81 Pentex Street Salisbury, Brisbane, AU 4107
Saturday 7 September, 2024 15:00, AEST