Registration for the 38th Great American Beer Festival Competition Opens June 11

GABF medal with ribbon

Nation’s largest professional beer competition adds cider categories to judging

Boulder, Colo. — Registration for the 2024 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF™) competition opens Tuesday, June 11, at 10:00 am MT and runs through July 12, or until capacity is reached. 

Produced by the Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers—GABF is the nation’s largest professional beer competition. Its medals are globally acknowledged as an emblem of brewing excellence and among the most sought-after accolades within the brewing community.  

In 2023, 9,298 entries spanning 99 beer categories across 175 styles were judged, and 263 breweries were awarded 303 medals. 

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