Big Red Ball Homebrew Contest 2018

Our 5th annual pro-am contest to crown the official beer of the LRKA – Little Rock Kickball Association! We will be raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas again this year. Tickets available soon.

$25 General Admission: includes hor d’oeuvres, samples from contestants & People’s Choice ballot & unlimited Stone’s Throw brews!

$35 VIP Admission: includes 6:30 entry, keepsake taster glass, heavy hor d’oeuvres, samples from contestants & People’s Choice ballot & unlimited Stone’s Throw brews!
Prices increase $5 day of the event.
Brewers have until January 21, 2018 to enter their beers here:

This is a Pro-Am event with the winning beer to be brewed by Stone’s Throw Brewing (One 3bbl batch, with option to brew additional batches)
* The cost of entry is $10 for the first entry and $5 for each subsequent entry
* A Panel of judges selected by Stone’s Throw Brewing & the Little Rock Kickball Association will select the winner of the pro-am portion of the contest; all decisions are final. A popular choice award will also be given based on audience votes; the winner of this portion of the event will receive a prize equal to the amount of entry fees collected for the contest. The same entry is eligible to win both portions of the contest.
* The winning beer will be proudly crowned “The Official Beer of Kickball” and will be promoted in celebration of the Little Rock Kickball Association’s 26th Season
* Entries are restricted to 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines 10-27, 29-34.
* Brewers must brew at minimum a batch of 5 gallons
* Original gravity cannot exceed 1.080
* Stone’s Throw Brewing reserves the right to make any necessary recipe changes to accommodate the size of our system and market restrictions on available ingredients
* Only Pre-registered entries will be considered; sorry, no walk-up contestants
* Each brewer will be responsible for serving their beer and all necessary equipment needed to dispense it
* The brewer will receive free admission to the event in order to serve; free admission for an additional server is included with each additional entry

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