2021 Valkyries Horn Competition
Valkyries Horn competition strives to provide entrants with the highest level of judging and feedback using experienced and high-quality judges. This premier competition is run by mead makers for mead makers. We will provide a very high level of judging for your meads, including some of the best home and commercial mead makers in the world. However, we can’t do this alone. We would encourage you to volunteer for what we know will be a very exciting event.
- The competition judging will be held August 28th through September 18th, 2021.
- The competition judging will be virtual, with mini-BOS and Best of Show judging happening in person.
- Registration will open July 8th and go until August 20th. All entries must be received by August 20th.
- There will be an in-person Awards ceremony on September 18th.
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Packaging Tips for Entrants
Here are some tips for packaging your entries for everyone shipping bottles to Valkyries Horn
Save The Date for 2022
Save the Date Valkyries Horn 2022 will take place September 9th and 10th. in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Our weekend for the competition has traditionally been the 3rd weekend of September. This year, we are holding the competition one week earlier to accommodate Mazer Cup’s new dates and location. This creates a unique opportunity for judges and…
Valkyries Horn is accepting all mead styles from the 2015 BJCP style guidelines.
Additionally, for 2021 we have a special "Healthy Hydromels" category. Check the competition entry information site for details.
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