Home Brew Beer Competition
Sponsored by Apex Brew Wares


    Get your brew on and participate in the Lee’s Summit Oktoberfest Home Brew Beer Competition!

    The Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce and Apex Brew Wares are pleased to partner together in presenting the 2013 Lee’s Summit Oktoberfest Home Brew Beer Competition, sanctioned by The American Homebrewers Association. Homebrewers may submit entries for any/all BJCP beer categories, limit one entry per category.

    To enter this battle of brew, please complete the official AHA/BJCP entry/recipe form (one per entry) and bring it along with your labeled bottle(s) (please use the AHA/BJCP Bottle Identification Forms) to one of the two drop-off locations listed below by the September 7 deadline.

    Payment will be due in advance or at time of drop-off. Payments can be made through PayPal or in person at time of drop off. A private judging will take place on September 14, and winners will be announced at the 24th Annual Lee’s Summit Oktoberfest, we hope you’ll join us for the big announcement that day and raise a glass to all of our winners! A 2-tap jockey box will be awarded for Best of Show; awards will also be given to the top three of each category.

    • DATE: Saturday, September 28, 2013
    • TIME & PLACE: 3 p.m. in the Biergarten
    • ENTRY DEADLINE:September 7, 2013. Enter at http://competition.apexbrewwares.com/comp
    • DROP OFF LOCATIONS: Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce, 220 SE Main St., LSMO 64063
      (office hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F) - OR - Apex Brew Wares, 4380 S. Noland Road, Independence, MO 64055
    • PAYMENT:Payment may be made with application drop off, cash, check and credit card accepted. - OR -online through PayPal at http://competition.apexbrewwares.com/comp.
    • JUDGING:Official BJCP Judges and special guest judges will meet for a private judging on September 14.
    • ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS: Winners will be announced during Lee’s Summit’s Oktoberfest event on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in the Biergarten at 3 p.m..

    For additional information, please contact:

    • Chrissy Symes, director of special events at the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce, 816.524.2424 or csymes@lschamber.com.
    • Jeremy Parratt, Apex Brew Wares, 816-875-6242 or jeremy@apexbrewwares.com