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Thank you for your interest in the Amateur Brewing Competition of the NT organized by Darwin and NT Homebrewers.

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

0 entries have been added to the system as of 11:11 PM, ACST, Wednesday 19 June, 2024.

0 paid entries are in the system as of 11:11 PM, ACST, Wednesday 19 June, 2024.

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

If you are willing to judge or steward, please return to register on or after Saturday 1 July, 2023 12:00 AM, ACST.


The Amateur Brewing Competition of the Northern Territory is a BJCP sanctioned event open to all interested amateur brewers residing in the Northern Territory.

  1. All entries must be made using private equipment by amateur brewers (i.e., no use of commercial facilities or brew on-premises operations etc.).
  2. Fix one entry label per clean bottle with a rubber band only – no tape. No names required.
    Vessels containing beer should be at least 270ml volume in glass, PET plastic or can. Two bottles are required for eligibility in the best of show prize.
  3. The fee of $8.00 per entry must be paid prior to the entry cutoff date.
  4. All entries will be picked up from drop-off locations the day of the drop-off deadline.
  5. Beer judging guidelines can be found on with the exception of the ginger beer category which is available at
  6. The competition organisers are not responsible for incorrectly categorised entries, mailed entries that are not received by the entry deadline or that arrived damaged, or for the loss or damage to any entry, entry form, or fee.
  7. Entrants are bound by the competition rules. The judges’ and Competition Director’s decision is final and no dispute will be entered into.
  8. Judges will evaluate and score each entry. The average of the scores will rank each entry in its category.
    The competition committee reserves the right to combine overall style categories based on number of entries. All possible effort will be made to combine similar styles. All brews in combined categories will be judged according to the style they were originally entered in.
  9. The ginger beer style is NT only and winning this category does not provide eligibility to AABC.
  10. By entering the competition, entrants accept the competition rules, conditions of entry and categories and styles and are bound by these conditions.
    Participants must declare any conflict of interest before taking part in the administration or judging of a competition.

Entry Acceptance Rules

Number of Bottles Required Per Entry: 1

Each entry will consist of a clean bottle or can 270ml or greater. Entry labels must be attached using a rubber band only, tape or glue may result in disqualification. No other identifying information is required. Two bottles are required for eligibility in the best of show prize.

Bottles will not be returned to contest entrants.

Be meticulous about noting any special ingredients that must be specified. Failure to note such ingredients may impact the judges' scoring of your entry.

Competition Official

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

  • Joel Hoare — Competition Coordinator