Homebrew Competition Manager
Skirmish in the Triad
Battleground Brewers Guild

The Battleground Brewers Guild is proud to announce the 2015 Skirmish in the Triad. The competition will take place on Nov 8th at the Hamilton Lake Swim and Tennis Center in Greensboro, NC. This is a BJCP sanctioned event and will cover all 23 BCJP Beer styles along with Ciders and Meads.

We are once again excited to partner with Gibbs Hundred Brewing for our Pro Am beer. This years category is Strong Scotch Ale (9E). The  winning recipe (with modifications if needed) will be brewed on Gibbs Hundred Brewing system and served in their taproom. 

Registration will open September 26th and will close October 23th

Please be sure to sign up to Judge or Steward when you register. No experience is necessary to Steward but we ask that you have at least Stewarded a Homebrew Competition if you would like to Judge.

The Skirmish in the Triad is a sanctioned BJCP event and uses the 2008 BJCP style guidelines for judging. Entrants may send in an unlimited number of entries but are limited to one entry per sub-category. BBG reserves the right to combine style categories for judging and awards.

$7 per entry for all entries.

Entrants may send in an unlimited number of entries but are limited to one entry per sub-category.

Important dates:

  • 9/25/15 Registration Opens

  • 10/23/15 Registration Closes at 11:59 EST. Last day for receiving entries at the shipping address and at alternate drop off locations. Last day for completing the payment transactions for entry fees.

  • 11/7/15 The date of The Skirmish. The competition concludes with an awards ceremony and hand-out of scoresheets.

  • 11/8/15 Results will be posted on the BBG Website

  • 11/10/15 Remaining scoresheets will be mailed to entrants.

Two Twelve ounce brown longnecks with plain silver or gold caps are required. The bottles must have no raised markings or labels except the rubber-band attached competition label. Grolsch-type swing tops, growlers, 22 oz. or any other types of bottles are not acceptable. We will be unable to return any bottles or shipping materials.

Thank you for your interest in our Competition. I hope to see you in November.

General Information
Competition Location:   Hamilton Lakes Swim and Tennis Club
Date of Competition:   11/7/2015
Competition Organizer:   Jim McNulty
AHA Sanctioned?:   Yes
Registration Opens:   9/25/2015
Registration Deadline:   10/23/2015
Entries Due:   10/23/2015
Cost for entry:   $7 per entry

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Rules For This Competition
  • Entries can be hand carried and dropped off at shipping location(s) specified below
  • No entries accepted on day of competition
  • Competition will be judged according to the 2008 BJCP guidelines
  • 2 - 12oz bottles for each entry
  • Bottles should be free from identifying marks such as raised lettering on the bottle
  • Bottle caps must be free of writing or label. If cap has writing or label, it should be blacked out by a black marker prior to entry
  • Judges and Stewards will earn BJCP experience points.
  • Bottle labels should be securely affixed with a rubber band.
  • Entries can be hand carried and dropped off at one of the drop off location(s) specified below
Shipping Locations
Ship-To Drop Off Locations
Big Dans Brew Shed
602 Hickory Ridge Drive
Suite 104
Greensboro, NC 27409
Bullcity Homebrew

1906 E. NC Hwy 54, Suite 200-B
Durham, NC 27713
Contact: -919-682-0300
Map: Click Here

Alternative Beverage

1500 River Dr. Suite 104
Belmont, NC 28012
Contact: -704-527-2337
Map: Click Here