Information: This commercial competition is
organized and run by Fairplex.
General Requirements: Open to any licensed brewery
or brewpub. All beers entered must be available for sale to the general
public. Beers may be entered only by a representative of the
Entry Requirements: Entries may be submitted in
bottles, cans, or kegs with a minimum of either six (6) bottles of less
than 22 oz. or four (4) bottles of 22 oz. or more; or one keg with an
American Sanke fitting. Each beer may be entered in only one
category. Breweries may enter as many entries as they desire.
Beers Received: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm; Monday, April
6, 2015 - Friday, April 10, 2015
Closed Judging: April 18 - April 19, 2015
Los Angeles County Fair: (public tasting) September 4, 2015 - September 27, 2015
How to Enter: For early bird ‐ entry forms must be
postmarked on or before Friday, March 13, 2015 Entry forms must be
postmarked by Friday, March 27, 2015
Entry Fee: Early bird entry $45.00 per entry
postmarked on or before March 13, 2015 and $55.00 per entry after March
27, 2015. Entry fee to be submitted with entry form. Make checks
payable to Fairplex.
Tasting: A selection of award‐winning breweries will
be contacted by Fairplex to purchase their award‐winning beer for
tasting during the Los Angeles County Fair in our Marketplace. LA ON
TAP: LA International Beer Competition & Festival: The inaugural year of
honoring the participants in the 2015 Los Angeles International Beer
Competition with LA ON TAP. Friday, May 8th, please join us as we honor
the brewers of our competition with a special brewer’s reception in The
Farm. Saturday, May 9th will be a beer festival benefiting The Learning
Centers at Fairplex.
Awards: Three medals; Gold, Silver, and Bronze are
possible in each category. In the event any category receives
insufficient entries, beers will be judged individually on their own
merits. Awards for each class may or may not be given. One Best of Show
will be selected from all entries.
Return of Kegs: Every effort will be made to return
kegs promptly through local distributors. If other arrangements are
required (such as return by UPS), the brewery is responsible for any
costs that may be incurred. The L.A. County Fair Association and
Fairplex will assume no liability for lost kegs.
Storage: Beers will be kept in cold storage (below
40 Fahrenheit) until time of judging. Beers may be chilled (or allowed
to warm); if there are specific instructions, please indicate on entry
Phone: (909) 865‐4043 / (909) 865‐4238 / Fax: (909) 629‐2067
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