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Cactus Challenge

2014 Cactus Challenge

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Entry for the 2014 Cactus Challenge is now open! To entry please use our online registration system. Please be sure to check out the rules and requirements before entering.

The 17th Annual Cactus Challenge will be open to all BJCP categories and several categories unique to the Cactus Challenge including our infamous Area 51 - most unusual ingredient category and our new White, Red and Speciality Rice Wine categories.



Entry Period: Jul 26 - Aug 16 (registration opens at noon July 26th and closes at noon August 16th)
Entry Check-in: Aug 16 1:00pm @ YHCBW
1st Round Judging: Aug 22-23 & 29-30, Sept 5-6 & Sept 12 (if necessary)
Final Round Judging: Sept 13
Event: Sept. 20
Awards Ceremony: Sept. 20


First Round Judging will be held on the weekends of Aug 22-23, Aug 29-30, Sept 5-6, Sept 12 (if necessary) at Yellow House Canyon Brew Works located at 601 N University Ave, Lubbock, TX 79415. There will be three judging sessions each weekend, one on Friday at 6:00pm and two on Saturday at 1:00pm and 6:00pm. If you are interested in judging or stewarding please register.

Second round judging will take place on Sept. 13th starting at 1:00pm at Yellow House Canyon Brew Works. Best of Show judging will follow.

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The Official Rules for the 17th Annual Cactus Challenge can be found on the Rules and Requirements page. Please see this page to learn more about this year's new entry limits.

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Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014 11:28