2016 MCF Homebrew Competition Best of Show judging!

2016 MCF Homebrew Competition Best of Show judging!

Welcome to the 2018 Marin County Fair

Homebrewing and label Competition page!

More information to follow as the page is updated with appropriate links once they become available.

important dates!

  • May 18th, 5pm          Entry registration deadline for entries
  • May 26th, noon         Entry dropoff deadline (The fair documentation lists the 28th which is a Holiday)
  • June 2nd                     Judge and Steward registration deadline
  • June 3, 9&10             Judging Days
  • June 22                       Results will be posted  

Registration is open for the competition. Here is the Marin County Fair 2018 general website and here is a link to the competitions page and also the link straight to the amateur homebrewing competition information. All entries must be registered through the county either on paper or via the electronic registration.

NOTE - It's imperative that for styles where base beer, special ingredients, strength, etc. be included with entries as defined in the BJCP guidelines that this information be provided in the Description field of the county registration site. Failing to provide this information may cause your entry to be placed in an incorrect category or even worse it may be judged incorrectly.


Create your bottle labels here, you can type once and get 4 labels. Please use these labels on all 3 submitted entries.

Judge and steward registration

Judges and Stewards please use this Registration link to sign up to assist. If you are planning to be a steward please review these stewarding guidelines to prepare for the event. As a thank you for assisting with the competition the county provides 2 tickets to the fair, which is roughly a $40 value. Please include your address on the registration form if you would like to get tickets, they are mailed to you from the county. MaSH will also have Belgian Ale glasses and some other items to give away. Thank you!

back this year is a beer label competition

American System of Judging – Awards Offered for Labels

1st Place – $30; 2nd Place – $20; 3rd Place – $10

Submit your label on hard card stock or poster board with dimensions in line with a commercial label for a 12 oz bottle or can. Judges will be solely responsible for determining eligibility and ranking of all entries received.

Deadline: Entries must be received no later than May 28th to be eligible for the competition.

Entries may be mailed to:

Marin Society of Homebrewers (MaSH)

c/o Damien Perry

685 Appleberry Dr

San Rafael, CA 94903



Please visit our sponsors page!

Thank you to all the supporters that have helped make this event great.