Homebrew

Enter your homemade brew

Amateur brewers compete for medals and ribbons in the 2017 San Diego County Fair Homebrew competitive exhibit.

Entry Information

Entry deadline: Friday, April 28, 2017. The deadline has passed; entries are closed.
Delivery date: Sunday, May 7, 2017, 9:00AM-4:00PM. Hand-deliver to the Fairgrounds.(Shipped entries must arrive by May 12.)
Award Ceremony and Exhibitor Tasting: Ticketed event on Sunday, June 4, at Surfside Race Place. Award winners will receive ribbons and other awards at this ceremony.

General Information
State Rules
Local Rules
Qualified Judges’ Registration

The Fine Print

All amateur brewers 21 and older. You can not enter if you have applied for State or Federal licensing, or are a professional brewer. The Fair has a separate competition for professionals, called the San Diego International Beer Festival.

The processing fee is $10 per entry. Processing fees are non-refundable.

There is a limit of one entry per subcategory and up to 10 entries in total.

Ribbons, donated awards, and for the entry judged Best of Show, an offer by Abnormal Beer Company to brew the Best of Show beer and serve it at one of their locations!

Get in touch online or call us at (858) 792-4207.

San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds