Thank you for your interest in the Minnesota State Fair Home Brew Competiton organized by Primary Fermenters Brewers And Vintners.

You only need to register your information once and can return to this site to enter more brews or edit the brews you've entered. You can even pay your entry fees online if you wish.

Entry Registration is Open

To add your entries into the system, please proceed through the registration process or log in if you already have an account.

Judge and Steward Registration is Open

If you have not registered and are willing to be a judge or steward, please register.

If you have registered, log in and then choose Edit Account from the My Account menu indicated by the icon on the top menu.


The Minnesota State Fair Homebrew Competition is open ONLY TO MINNESOTA RESIDENTS.

Anyone of legal age may enter.

Beers must be entered under the name of all brewers who helped.

Beers brewed in commercial facilities are ineligible.

Shipped entries must be received BY Aug 5 at 5 pm. 

Late entries will not be accepted.

We will only accept online entries and online payment.

No refunds. 

The Minnesota State Fair Homebrew Competition accepts no responsibilty for entries that are damaged during shipping or do not arrive at an approved shipping destination within the time limits.

Bottles much have the official entry labels (printed as part of the online entry process) attached to them

All other entries will be disqualified!

Competition Official

You can send an email to any of the following individuals via the Contact section.

  • Amanda Kutzke — Competition Coordinator


Primary Fermenters Brewers And Vintners is proud to have the following sponsors for the Minnesota State Fair Home Brew Competiton.

5825 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Northern Brewer
St Paul, Minneapolis, MN and Milwaukee WI
Northern Brewer