Registration Window

You will be able to register your entries beginning Wednesday 1 May, 2013 at 8:00 AM, EDT through Saturday 1 June, 2013 at 6:00 PM, EDT.

Entry Window

Entries will be accepted at our shipping and drop-off location beginning Wednesday 1 May, 2013 at 8:00 AM, EDT through Saturday 1 June, 2013 at 6:00 PM, EDT.

Entry Fees

$5 per entry.


After registering and inputting entries, all participants must pay their entry fee(s). Accepted payment methods include:

Judging Dates

Black Oak Brewery
75 Horner Ave #1, Etobicoke, ON M8Z 4X5
Saturday 8 June, 2013 at 9:00 AM, EDT

Black Oak Brewery (ProAm Judging)
75 Horner Ave #1, Etobicoke, ON M8Z 4X5
Sunday 9 June, 2013 at 2:00 PM, EDT

Categories Accepted

Each entry must be placed into one of the following accepted categories:

1A Lite American Lager 1B Standard American Lager 1C Premium American Lager
1D Munich Helles 1E Dortmunder Export 2A German Pilsner (Pils)
2B Bohemian Pilsener 2C Classic American Pilsner 3A Vienna Lager
3B Oktoberfest/Marzen 4A Dark American Lager 4B Munich Dunkel
4C Schwarzbier 5A Maibock/Helles Bock 5B Traditional Bock
5C Doppelbock 5D Eisbock 6A Cream Ale
6B Blonde Ale 6C Kolsch 6D American Wheat or Rye Beer
7A Northern German Altbier 7B California Common Beer 7C Dusseldorf Altbier
8A Standard/Ordinary Bitter 8B Special/Best/Premium Bitter 8C Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)
9A Scottish Light 60/- 9B Scottish Heavy 70/- 9C Scottish Export 80/-
9D Irish Red Ale 9E Strong Scotch Ale 10A American Pale Ale
10B American Amber Ale 10C American Brown Ale 11A Mild
11B Southern English Brown Ale 11C Northern English Brown Ale 12A Brown Porter
12B Robust Porter 12C Baltic Porter 13A Dry Stout
13B Sweet Stout 13C Oatmeal Stout 13D Foreign Extra Stout
13E American Stout 13F Imperial Stout 14A English IPA
14B American IPA 14C Imperial IPA 15A Weizen/Weissbier
15B Dunkelweizen 15C Weizenbock 15D Roggenbier (German Rye Beer)
16A Witbier 16B Belgian Pale Ale 16C Saison
16D Biere de Garde 16E Belgian Specialty Ale 17A Berliner Weisse
17B Flanders Red Ale 17C Flanders Brown Ale/Oud Bruin 17D Straight (Unblended) Lambic
17E Gueuze 17F Fruit Lambic 18A Belgian Blond Ale
18B Belgian Dubbel 18C Belgian Tripel 18D Belgian Golden Strong Ale
18E Belgian Dark Strong Ale 19A Old Ale 19B English Barleywine
19C American Barleywine 20A Fruit Beer 21A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
21B Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer 22A Classic Rauchbier 22B Other Smoked Beer
22C Wood-Aged Beer 23A Specialty Beer 24A Dry Mead
24B Semi-Sweet Mead 24C Sweet Mead 25A Cyser
25B Pyment 25C Other Fruit Melomel 26A Metheglin
26B Braggot 26C Open Category Mead 27A Common Cider
27B English Cider 27C French Cider 27D Common Perry
27E Traditional Perry 28A New England Cider 28B Fruit Cider
28C Applewine 28D Other Specialty Cider or Perry 29A Alcohol Challenged (Sessionable Beers) (Custom Style)
31A Gluten Free Beer (Custom Style)   

Bottle Acceptance Rules

12 ounce (approx) bottles, brown/amber glass, pry-off caps, cleared of all labels. No other bottle sizes will be accepted. 

Packing Tips for those shipping their entries:

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. Do not over pack! Write clearly: "Fragile. This Side Up." on the package. Your package should weigh less than 25 pounds. Please refrain from using "messy" packaging materials such a Styrofoam "peanuts" or pellets; please use packaging material such as bubble wrap.

Place entry forms in a sealed zip-top bag. Additionally, 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 organizers to identify specifically which beer has broken if there is damage during shipment.

We will attempt to contact entrants whose bottles have broken to make arrangements for sending replacement bottles.

For those dropping off their beers, please pack the bottles so that they can easily be placed on a pallet in one of the brewery's cold rooms.

Shipping Location and Address

Granite Brewery and Restaurant
245 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, ON M4P 3B7

Drop Off Location

Granite Brewery And Restaurant
245 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, ON M4P 3B7