UC Davis Staff and Faculty Brewing Competition and Tasting Event

 

 Friday, June 23, 2017

  Team Set-up - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 Tasting Event - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 AGR Room and Moss Patio, Alumni Center


MUST BE 21 AND OVER TO PARTICIPATE

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The Styles: Ambers and Stouts

The Staff Assembly Brewing Competition will feature Ambers and Stouts. Teams must select one style to enter the competition. Teams are permitted to enter in each category.  An individual can be on two teams brewing two different styles, but not the same style.  There will be a maximum of 15 entries of each style. If teams wish to brew other beers to share at the event on June 23rd, that option is also available but please let us know in advance by emailing Lina Layiktez at lclayiktez@ucdavis.edu. Space is limited so select your teams and register soon!

Team Information: Team Leads, Registration Fees and Prizes

Teams and Team Fee - Each team will need to designate a team lead (the registrant) who is responsible for registering their entire team (6 people max). ALL team members must be either UC Davis staff, faculty or CAAA members. The registration fee is $10 per team entry and registration will close on Friday, May 12, 2017. The fees collected will be used to help cover the cost of the facility and supplies (ex. tasting glasses).

Best of Show - The judging panels will include BJCP certified judges and industry professionals. They will select a Best of Show winner. This team will have the opportunity to work with the Head Brewmaster at Three Mile Brewing Co. to produce their winning beer recipe and have it sold at the taproom in Downtown Davis.

Judges Choice Awards - There will be a first place prize awarded in each style. More information about how to submit your entries will be shared as the date of the event nears.

People's Choice Awards - There will a People's Choice winner in each category. Each attendee at the final event will be given instructions on how to vote via a mobile app. which will automatically tally the votes and determine the People's Choice winner in each category.

Best Label Awards - This year we will also have a People's Choice winner for the best label. Each attendee at the final event will be given instructions on how to vote via a mobile app which will automatically tally the votes and determine the People's Choice best label.

Event Entry - At the time your team registers for the event, you will have the opportunity to register for tickets to the final tasting event. This year, food will NOT be included in the entry fee. However, delicious food options will be available on site for an additional fee. Your entry fee will include 30-2oz tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. The fees collected will be used to cover the cost of the facility, tasting glasses and prizes for the best brews. The cost of the event entry at time of team registration is only $10 per person. Those that register for the event separately will pay the individual taster fee of $15 per person. Fees for the event will increase by $5 after the early bird deadline of Friday, May 12 and tasting glass is not guaranteed. Registration for the tasting event will close on Friday, June 16.

Deadline to Enter - The deadline for teams to enter is Friday, May 12th. Registration for the tasting event will close on Friday, June 16.

Taster Only Information:  Event Entry Fee for Tasters 

There are a limited number of spaces available for those that want to attend the tasting/judging event on June 23 as a taster. As a taster, you would have the opportunity to taste all the beers (30-2oz tastings). The fee for UC Davis staff, faculty and CAAA members is $15, which includes the tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. The fees collected will be used to cover the cost of the facility, tasting glasses and prizes for the best brews. Friends and family who are not UC Davis staff, faculty or CAAA members may also participate with an entrance fee of $20.

All fees for the tasting event will increase by $5 after the early bird deadline of Friday, May 12th.  We cannot guarantee a souvenir tasting glass for those that register after the early bird deadline. Registration for tasters will close on Friday, June 16.

Food will be available at the event for an additional fee. 

Prices listed are all inclusive

$4.00 pizza slices (pepperoni or cheese)

$2.00 assorted sodas or bottled water

$5.00 Hotdog or Veggie Dog

$6.00 Hot Link or Chicken Apple Sausage

$7.00 Polish Dog

$3.00 Fresh Squeezed Lemondade

$1.00/$2.00 Chips

 2017 Staff Brewing Competition T-Shirt

The 2017 design for the competition is by Eri Furukawa. Her design will be featured on the tasting glasses as well as this year's competition t-shirt. T-shirts are available for purchase during the registration period. We will not be selling them on-site. If you would like one, make sure to order one soon! Each shirt is $15. The deadline to order a t-shirt is Friday, May 12th. The pick-up location for the shirts will announced as the deadline approaches.

Raffle Prizes

Thanks to our generous sponsors, we have several raffle prizes for the event. Raffle tickets are avaialble in advance of the event at $1/ticket or $5/pack of 6. Must be present to win. Raffle winners will be announced after the announcement of the competition winners. Last day to order raffle tickets is Friday, June 16.

Refunds

There will be no refunds entry fees, tasting fees, t-shirts or raffle tickets. No exceptions.

Questions

For questions regarding the competition please contact Lina Layiktez at lclayiktez@ucdavis.edu.