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Schedule for Puget Sound Pro-Am Competition

            Greetings, and thanks for helping out with the Puget Sound Pro-Am.  Without your support we would not be able to pull this event off.  In order to help streamline as much of the process as possible, here is a rough schedule for coordinating the event. 

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 - Entry pick-up

  • - People designated for collecting drop-off entries bring entries down to Larry's Brewing Supply
  • - All club's with coordinated drop-offs bring entries to Larry's Brewing Supply
  • - Entry pre-processing if necessary

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 - Entry processing date

  • - Event organizers and entry sorting volunteers arrive at Larry's at 6:00 pm
  • - Received entries are entered into the database, tagged, and stored in the cooler
  • - Supply inventory is checked and the final supply pick-up is arranged

Friday, April 23rd, 2010 - Entry processing backup and final preparations

  • - Final supplies are picked up (extra forms are printed as needed)
  • - If additional sorting of entries is needed (as determined on Thursday), entry sorting volunteers arrive at Larry's at 6:00 pm to process entries
  • - Tables and chairs for judging are set up at Larry's
  • - Possible early judging session starting at 6:30 pm

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 - Main Competition Date

  • - 8:00: Event organizers, set-up crew, and stewards arrive at Larry's (final event setup, beer preparation, and staff orientation)
  • - 8:30-9:00: Judges arrive and process
  • - 9:15: Final announcements and judge preparation
  • - 9:30-11:30: First round judging (including calibration beer)
  • - 11:30-12:30: Lunch and second round preparation
  • - 12:30-2:30: Second round judging
  • - 2:30-3:00: Best-of-Show round preparation
  • - 3:00-4:30: "Official Best-of-Show" judging (BJCP format)

Saturday, May 1st, 2010 - Brewery Selection Date

  • - 9:00: Event organizers, set-up crew, and stewards arrive at Larry's (table setup, beer preparation, and staff orientation)
  • - 10:00: Brewers arrive
  • - 10:15: Selection begins - brewers April leave when selection is completed
  • - 12:00: Clean-up

May 2nd - 10th, 2010 - Results processing and Brewer Selections

  • - Preparation of awards
  • - Identification / contact of winners (verification of AHA membership as required)
  • - Mailing/club sorting of results
  • - Coordination of brewing schedules