2023 CiderDays Amateur Cider Competition

Entry Deadline: November 22, 2023
2023 CiderDays Amateur Cider Competition
Venue / Location

Deerfield Community Center
Deerfield, MA

General Information

Each entry will consist of 12 to 25 ounce capped bottles or corked bottles that are void of all identifying information, including labels and embossing. Printed caps are allowed, but must be blacked out completely.

Three bottles per entry cover first, second and Best of Show judging rounds. Judges are informed when there are a limited number of bottles per entry and every attempt will be made to conserve a quantity for a next round.

12oz brown glass bottles are preferred; however, green and clear glass will be accepted. Swing top bottles will likewise be accepted as well as corked bottles.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $10.00

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

SHIP TO
CiderDays Amateur Competition
23 Hathaway Rd
Westhampton, MA 01027
Entry bottles accepted at our shipping location from Saturday, October 28, 2023 8:00 AM, EDT through Thursday, November 30, 2023 6:00 PM, EST.

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS
Beer & Wine Hobby
155 New Boston Street
Unit T
Woburn, MA, 01801
800-523-5423

New Salem Preserves & Heritage Cider
67 South Main St. in New Salem, MA
(617) 634-9392

West County Cider
208 Peckville Rd
Shelburne, MA
413-768-9318
Entry bottles accepted at our drop-off locations from Saturday, October 28, 2023 8:00 AM, EDT through Thursday, November 30, 2023 6:00 PM, EST.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

AWARDS
Places will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category/table.

The 1st place entry in each category will advance to the Best of Show (BOS) round with a single, overall Best of Show cider selected.

Additional prizes may be awarded to those winners present at the awards ceremony at the discretion of the competition organizers.

Results will be posted to the competition web site the day after the competition concludes. Awards and score sheets not picked up will be mailed back to participants.