Titletown Open 2019 Info
You can create your account today through Friday, April 26, 2019 8:00 PM, CDT.
Judges and stewards may register now through Friday, April 26, 2019 8:00 PM, CDT.
Entry registration is closed.
BJCP 2015 Judging Styles
If a style's name is hyperlinked, it has specific entry requirements. Click or tap on the name to view the subcategory's requirements.
|1A American Light Lager||1B American Lager||1C Cream Ale|
|1D American Wheat Beer||2A International Pale Lager||2B International Amber Lager|
|2C International Dark Lager||3A Czech Pale Lager||3B Czech Premium Pale Lager|
|3C Czech Amber Lager||3D Czech Dark Lager||4A Munich Helles|
|4B Festbier||4C Helles Bock||5A German Leichtbier|
|5B Kolsch||5C German Exportbier||5D German Pils|
|6A Marzen||6B Rauchbier||6C Dunkels Bock|
|7A Vienna Lager||7B Altbier||7C Kellerbier|
|8A Munich Dunkel||8B Schwarzbier||9A Doppelbock|
|9B Eisbock||9C Baltic Porter||10A Weissbier|
|10B Dunkels Weissbier||10C Weizenbock||11A Ordinary Bitter|
|11B Best Bitter||11C Strong Bitter||12A English Golden Ale|
|12B Australian Sparkling Ale||12C English IPA||13A Dark Mild|
|13B English Brown Ale||13C English Porter||14A Scottish Light|
|14B Scottish Heavy||14C Scottish Export||15A Irish Red Ale|
|15B Irish Stout||15C Irish Extra Stout||16A Sweet Stout|
|16B Oatmeal Stout||16C Tropical Stout||16D Foreign Extra Stout|
|17A English Strong Ale||17A1 Burton Ale||17B Old Ale|
|17C Wee Heavy||17D English Barleywine||18A Blonde Ale|
|18B American Pale Ale||19A American Amber Ale||19B California Common|
|19C American Brown Ale||20A American Porter||20B American Stout|
|20C Imperial Stout||21A American IPA||21B Specialty IPA|
|21B1 Belgian IPA||21B2 Black IPA||21B3 Brown IPA|
|21B4 Red IPA||21B5 Rye IPA||21B6 White IPA|
|21B7 New England IPA||22A Double IPA||22B American Strong Ale|
|22C American Barleywine||22D Wheatwine||23A Berliner Weisse|
|23B Flanders Red Ale||23C Oud Bruin||23D Lambic|
|23E Gueuze||23F Fruit Lambic||24A Witbier|
|24B Belgian Pale Ale||24C Biere de Garde||25A Belgian Blond Ale|
|25B Saison||25C Belgian Golden Strong Ale||26A Trappist Single|
|26B Belgian Dubbel||26C Belgian Tripel||26D Belgian Dark Strong Ale|
|27A Historical Beer||27A1 Gose||27A2 Piwo Grodziskie|
|27A3 Lichtenhainer||27A4 Roggenbier||27A5 Sahti|
|27A6 Kentucky Common||27A7 Pre-Prohibition Lager||27A8 Pre-Prohibition Porter|
|27A9 London Brown Ale||28A Brett Beer||28B Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer|
|28C Wild Specialty Beer||29A Fruit Beer||29B Fruit and Spice Beer|
|29C Speciality Fruit Beer||30A Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer||30B Autumn Seasonal Beer|
|30C Winter Seasonal Beer||31A Alternative Grain Beer||31B Alternative Sugar Beer|
|32A Classic Style Smoked Beer||32B Specialty Smoked Beer||33A Wood-Aged Beer|
|33B Specialty Wood-Aged Beer||34A Clone Beer||34B Mixed-Style Beer|
|34C Experimental Beer||35A Racker's Challenge: Wood aged beers only (Custom Style)||36A Tenacious Badger Challenge: Beers brewed with Tenacious Badger Brand hops only (Custom Style)|
Judging Session Locations and Dates
Best of Show
Best of Show Contest:
The 1st place entry in each category will advance to the Best of Show (BOS) round with a single overall Best of Show beer selected.
Beers advancing to the BOS round must meet the following criteria:
(a) All table winners with a score of 30 or higher will advance to the BOS round. As such, the minimum score for a beer to move on to BOS round shall be 30 points. The contest organizer (in consultation with the chief judge) may adjust the base minimum score up or down In the event that the average overall scoring of the beers is exceptionally high or exceptionally low.
(b) Judges may request other beers be considered for Best of Show.
(c) All beers that achieve a score of 40 or higher will be automatically considered for Best of Show.
Best of Show winner will receive a prize donated by one of our awesome and generous sponsors.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards for all category tables in which there are at least four entries. In groups where there are less than four entries, the contest organizer shall determine how many awards will be awarded be for that group. WINNERS WILL BE CONTACTED VIA EMAIL BEFORE THE RESULTS ARE POSTED TO THE COMPETITION WEBSITE.
Judge’s Special Recognition Awards:
Judges reserve the right to give special recognition awards to beers of particular note, regardless of their overall score or award placement. The contest organizer may choose to award JSR awards for clever beer names at his/her discretion.
The awards will take place Saturday, May 4th at 12:00 PM at Stillmank Brewing Company.
The Rackers will host a multi-club brew for area clubs to participate. After the awards we will kick off the educational event.
Awards ceremony is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. The Rackers reserve the right to judge flights earlier in the week if flight sizes warrant. JUDGING IS NOT OPEN TO THE CONTESTANTS OR THE PUBLIC DUE TO FACILITY SIZE RESTRICTIONS AND SAFETY CONCERNS.
Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.
Winners must be present to receive prizes. WE WILL ONLY SHIP RIBBONS.
Awards will be available for pick up during the multi-club brew. Results will be posted to the competition web site the day of the Awards Ceremony.
The Rackers will be hosting a multi-club brew where BJCP judges will be present to answer questions regarding judging. Left over contest beers will be available for tasting and discussion.