Beer Events

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 27th, 2011 – 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 28th, 2011 – 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 29th, 2011 – Entry processing backup and final preparations

-          Final supplies are picked up (extra forms are printed as needed)

-          Tables and chairs for judging are set up at Larry’s

-          Early judging session starting at 5:30 pm


Saturday, April 30th, 2011 – 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

-          9:00: Final announcements and judge preparation

-          9:15-12:30: First round judging (including calibration beer)

-          12:30-1:30: Lunch and second round preparation

-          1:30-3:30: Second round judging

-          3:30-4:00: Best-of-Show round preparation

-          4:00-5:00: “Official Best-of-Show” judging (BJCP format)


Saturday, May 7th, 2011 – 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 8th – 15th, 2011 – 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