2017 Bayou State Circuit Competition Schedule



The Bataille Des Bieres

Host: Dead Yeast Society


Competition Date: March 18, 2017
Entry Deadline: March 11, 2017
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines
  • 5 - Pale European Bitter Beer
    • 5A. German Leichtbier
    • 5B. Kolsch
    • 5C. German Helles Exportbier
    • 5D. German Pils
  • 15 - Irish Beer
    • 15A. Irish Red Ale
    • 15B. Irish Stout
    • 15C. Irish Extra Stout
  • 19 - Amber and Brown American Beer
    • 19A. American Amber Ale
    • 19B. California Common
    • 19C. American Brown Ale
  • 21 - IPA
    • 21A. American IPA

ARK-LA-TEX Brew-Off

Host: River Cities Brew Krewe


Competition Date: April 22, 2017
Entry Deadline: April 07, 2017
Accepted Styles: Mixed BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines
  • German Beer
    • 5A. German Leichtbier
    • 5B. Kolsch
    • 5C. German Helles Exportbier
    • 5D. German Pils
    • 10A. Weissbier
  • 13 - Brown British Beer
    • 13A. Dark Mild
    • 13B. British Brown Ale
    • 13C. English Porter
  • 18 - Pale American Ale
    • 18A. Blone Ale
    • 18B. American Pale Ale
  • 20 - American Porter and Stout
    • 20A. American Porter
    • 20B. American Stout
    • 20C. Imperial Stout
  • 25 - Strong Belgian Ale
    • 25A. Belgian Blonde
    • 25B. Saison
    • 25C. Belgian Golden Strong

Larry Fest

Host: Mystic Krewe Of Brew


Competition Date: June 24, 2017
Entry Deadline: June 10, 2017

This year's competition them will be "anything goes" and we are open to any and all styles of beer from the mild to wild.

Good Time Brewers Classic

Host: Good Time Brewers


Competition Date: June 24, 2017
Entry Deadline: June 10, 2017

Only 100 Entries Will be Accepted


Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines
  • Pale Malty European Lager
    • 4A:Munich Helles
  • Strong European Beer
    • 9A. Doppelbock
    • 9B. Eisbock
    • 9c. Baltic Potrte
  • British Bitter
    • 11A. Ordinary Bitter
    • 11B. Best Bitter
    • 11C. Strong Bitter
  • Brown British Beer
    • 13A. Dark Mild
    • 13B. British Brown Ale
    • 13C. English Porter
  • Irish Beer
    • 15B. Irish Stout
  • Dark British Beer
    • 16A. Sweet Stout
    • 16B. Oatmeal Stout
    • 16D. Foreign Extra Stout
  • Strong British Ale
    • 17B. Old Ale
    • 17C. Wee Heavy
    • 17D. English Barleywine
  • Pale American Ale
    • 18B. American Pale Ale
  • American Porter and Stout
    • 20A. American Porter
    • 20B. American Stout
    • 20C. Imperial Stout
  • IPA
    • 21A. American IPA
  • Strong American Ale
    • 22A. Double IPA
    • 22C. American Barleywine
  • Belgian Ale
    • 24A. Witbier
    • 24B. Belgian Pale Ale
  • Strong Belgian Ale
    • 25A. Belgian Blond Ale
    • 25B. Saison
    • 25C. Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Clash of the Carboys

Host: Redstick Brewmasters


Competition Date:Saturday, August 5th 2017
Entry Opening: Friday, June 16th 2017
Entry Deadline: Friday, July 21st 2017
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines
  • 5 - Pale European Bitter Beer
    • 5A. German Leichtbier
    • 5B. Kolsch
    • 5C. German Helles Exportbier
    • 5D. German Pils
  • 6 - Amber Malty European Lager
    • 6A. Marzen
    • 6B. Rauchbier
    • 6C. Dunkles Bock
  • 11 - British Bitter
    • 11A. Ordinary Bitter
    • 11B. Best Bitter
    • 11C. Strong Bitter
  • 20 - American Porter and Stout
    • 20A. American Porter
    • 20B. American Stout
    • 20C. Imperial Stout
  • 21 - IPAs
    • 21A. American IPA
    • 21B. Specialty IPA
      • Specialty IPA: Belgian IPA
      • Specialty IPA: Black IPA
      • Specialty IPA: Brown IPA
      • Specialty IPA: Red IPA
      • Specialty IPA: Rye IPA
      • Specialty IPA: White IPA
  • 25 - Strong Belgian Ale
    • 25A. Belgian Blonde
    • 25B. Saison
    • 25C. Belgian Golden Strong
  • DD - Double Digit ABV Beers
    • Any base beer style above 10% ABV

Roberts Cove German Fest

Host: Roberts Cove German Fest


  • Light Beers:
    • Pale Malty European Lagers
      • 4A - Munich Helles
      • 4B - Festibier
    • Pale Bitter European Beer
      • 5A - German Leichtbier
      • 5B - Kolsch
      • 5C - German Helles Exportbier
      • 5D - German Pils
    • 23A - Berliner Weisse
  • Dark Beers:
    • 8A - Munich Dunkel
    • 8B - Schwarxbier
    • 10B - Dunkles Weissbier
  • Amber Beers:
    • 6A - Marzen/Oktoberfest
    • 6B - Rauchbier
    • 7B - Altbier
    • 7C - Amber Kellerbier
  • Bock Beers:
    • 4C - Helles Bock
    • 6C - Dunkles Bock
    • 9A - Doppelbock
    • 9B - Eisbock
    • 10C - Weizenbock
  • Wheat/Rye Beers:
    • 10A - Weissbier
    • 27 - Roggenbier
    • 27 - Lichtenhiner

Brew Dat Homebrew Competition At the Bayou Beer Fest

Host: Bayou Beer Society


Competition Date: November 11th 2017
Entry Deadline: TBD
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines: All Styles

In order to participate in this competiton brewers are required to bring a keg of their entry to the event and serve the beer to festival attendees and judges. All proceeds from the Bayou Beer Fest go to helping veterans in the Houma area.

Circuit points will only be award for the BJCP portion of the competition.

Brasseurs Royale

Host: Brasseurs a la Maison


Competition Date: December 12th 2017
Entry Deadline: November 13th 2017
Accepted Styles: BCJP 2015 Style Guidelines: All Styles
  • 17. Strong British Ale
    • 17A. British Strong Ale
    • 17B. Old Ale
    • 17C. Wee Heavy
    • 17D. English Barleywine
  • 21B. Specialty IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Belgian IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Black IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Brown IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Red IPA
    • Specialty IPA: Rye IPA
    • Specialty IPA: White IPA
  • 22 - Strong American Ale
    • 22A. Double IPA
    • 22B. Strong American Ale
    • 22C. American Barleywine
    • 22D. Wheatwine
  • 25 - Strong Belgian Ale
    • 25A. Belgian Blonde
    • 25B. Saison
    • 25C. Belgian Golden Strong
  • 26 - Trappist Ale
    • 26A. Trappist Single
    • 26B. Belgian Dubbel
    • 26C. Belgian Tripel
    • 26D. Belgian Dark Strong
  • 33 - Wood Beer
    • 33A. Wood-Aged Beer
    • 33B. Specialty Wood-Aged Beer