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Thank you for your interest in the Bataille des Biѐres Homebrew Competition organized by Dead Yeast Society, Lafayette, Louisiana.

You only need to register your information once and can return to this site to enter more brews or edit the brews you've entered. Your registration will carry over to the next year of this competition. You do not need to re-register. You can even pay your entry fees online if you wish.

Entry Registration is Open

8 entries have been added to the system as of 2:25 AM, Saturday, November 28, 2020. There is a limit of 50 entries for this competition.

2 paid entries are in the system as of 2:25 AM, Saturday, November 28, 2020. There is a limit of 50 paid entries for this competition.

To add your entries into the system, please proceed through the registration process or log in if you already have an account.

Judge and Steward Registration is Open

If you have not registered and are willing to be a volunteer, please register.

If you have registered, log in and then choose Edit Account from the My Account menu indicated by the icon on the top menu.

Rules

NOTE: SHOULD THERE BE ANY CHANGES IN VENUE OR JUDGING ARRANGEMENTS DUE TO COVID-19, ALL EFFORTS WILL BE MADE TO NOTIFY ALL PARTICIPANTS, AS WELL AS DISSEMINATE INFORMATION TO ALL TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ## POSSIBLE.

The Bataille des Biѐres is AHA sanctioned and open to any amateur homebrewer age 21 or older.

All shipped entries must be received at the receiving location by the shipping deadline - please allow for shipping time.

All entries will be picked up from drop-off locations the day of the drop-off deadline.

All entries must be handcrafted products, containing ingredients available to the general public, and made using private equipment by hobbyist brewers (i.e., no use of commercial facilities or Brew on Premises operations, supplies, etc.).

The competition organizers are not responsible for mis-categorized entries, mailed entries that are not received by the entry deadline, or entries that arrived damaged.

The competition organizers reserve the right to combine styles for judging and to restructure awards as needed depending upon the quantity and quality of entries.

Qualified judging of all entries is the primary goal of our event. Judges will evaluate and score each entry. The average of the scores will rank each entry in its category. Each flight will have at least one BJCP judge.

Your beers will be judged in 'beer clean' glassware - not plastic cups!!

Brewers are not limited to one entry in each category but may only enter each subcategory once (EXCEPTION: Specialty IPAs may have more than one entry if each entry is of a different sub-subcategory. For example, a Red IPA - 21B4, and a New England IPA, 21B7, may both be entered).

The competition committee reserves the right to combine overall style categories based on number of entries. All possible effort will be made to combine similar styles. All brews in combined categories will be judged according to the style they were originally entered in.

The Best of Show judging will be determined by a Best of Show panel based on a second judging of the top winners.

Bottles will not be returned to entrants.

Competition Officials

You can send an email to any of the following individuals via Contact.

  • Jim Boudreaux — Competition Coordinator
  • Mark Boudreaux — Organizer Assistant
  • Adrien Monteleone — Webmaster
  • Kent Roberts — Treasurer