2020 Mead Crafters Competition

The National Honey Board is in search of the best meads for its Mead Crafters Competition.

Online Registration Due September 3, 2020
Shipments Due September 23, 2020

The Mead Crafters Competition is a BJCP sanctioned competition hosted by the National Honey Board to recognize the best meads in the United States. The competition will be judged by BJCP-certified judges.

Check out the winners of the 2019 Mead Crafters Competition here!

Here’s What You Need to Know

Each entry consists of two 750ml bottles, or the equivalent of.

Fill out the registration form on this website by September 3, 2020. The competition will be limited to 350 entries.

Meaderies may submit multiple entries per category, but each mead may only be entered in one category. Meaderies will be limited to 5 entries.

The mead must be commercially available in the United States.

Questions? Email alison@honey.com

2020 Categories



Dessert Mead

Other Fruit/Vegetable Melomel



Session/Draft Mead

Specialty (Open Category)