Sunshine Challenge 2020 June 11-13, 2020

•    Registration window 4/1 – 5/2
•    Entry window: 4/1 – 5/2 – all entries must be received by 5/2
•    Judging window 5/9 – 5/25
•    Awards Ceremony 6/13 - location Springhill Suites Orlando Airport
•    Cap set at 500 units; Entry cost $8 each
•    Entries will be open to all BJCP categories, plus category 99 - Tropical Beers

Guidelines and Information
This year’s competition will follow the 2015 BJCP’s Guidelines for sanctioned competitions and will be part of the Florida Circuit. Entries will be accepted from all BJCP Beer, Mead, and Cider Style Categories; categories may be collapsed as necessary.
Entries will be evaluated based on the 2015 BJCP guidelines. The competition organizers and judges may enter the competition. Judges may not judge categories in which they have submitted entries. All entries must have been brewed at home. Entries brewed at commercial establishments, including brew-on-premises, shops, schools, etc. are ineligible.

Per Entrant Limits
No more than three entries per brewer / brewing team.  No more than two entries per sub-category can be submitted by any brewer / brewing team.  Total entries for this year’s competition will be capped at 500.
Your registration is not committed until payment is received.  The competition fee is $8 per entry.  Payment will be accepted exclusively through PayPal via the online entry system. No refunds will be permitted after a registered entry is paid for. Entries received with checks will not be entered into the competition.

All Beer entries must be in 10-12 oz. brown or green glass. No bottles with ink, name-brand lettering (i.e. Corona), or glued or taped on paper labels. Raised NO DEPOSIT, brand names, or manufacturing codes are acceptable. Beers must be capped with silver or gold crown caps. No other cap colors will be accepted. Meads & Ciders may be entered in 6 to 12 oz bottles. Grolsch-type swing tops are acceptable for meads and ciders. No 22 ounce bombers, 750 ml bottles or plastic bottles are permitted. Bottles not meeting these requirements will be disqualified.
An entry consists of 3 bottles.  If you choose to submit less than 3 bottles, you must mention the number of bottles in the comments when registering.  Submitting two bottles will make the entry ineligible for Best of Show.

Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, Best of Show Beer and Cider/Mead categories, Heavy Medal Brewer and The Sunshine Cup for Heavy Medal Club, Plus Best of Show for Tropical Beer.