How To Register

Entries are Now Open!

Entry Deadline: June 28, 2024

Packaging submissions are also OPEN NOW.

Enter your packaging submissions on the Beer Awards Platform

(Category P1-4; at the bottom of the category list)

Dates & Deadlines

Competition entries open May 20, 2024

Early bird pricing available until May 31, 2024.

Entry Deadline: June 28, 2024

Beer submissions will be due at consolidation points  August 16, 2024.

Submissions being sent directly to Blackburn Brew House must be received by August 22, 2024. Late submissions will not be accepted.


Regular Price per entry $125.00 + HST

All proceeds go to the Canadian Craft Brewers Association. 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Entries are non-refundable, and the Canada Beer Cup does not offer credits towards future competitions.

In the event of an unforeseen event or circumstance where we are unable to execute the competition, the Canada Beer Cup will refund associated entry fees. Refunds are limited to the entry fees paid by the entering brewery; any related shipping or transit costs are not reimbursable.

Beer Styles

The competition features 56 different beer Style groups in 12 Categories.

NEW! 2024 Feature Category: Beer Featuring Sasquatch Hops®

Canada Beer Cup Style Categories 2024

There is no maximum number of entries, and you may enter multiple beers in a single style group. However, you may enter each beer in only one style group.

If you require assistance assigning your brand to the proper style group, please contact It is the responsibility of each brewery to enter its beer in the correct style group, however the Canada Beer Cup team will do its best to rectify any miscategorizations.

2024 Feature Category Information

In partnership with Hops Connect Canada, the Canada Beer Cup is pleased to offer a NEW! Feature Category for our 2024 competition: Beer Featuring Sasquatch Hops®

Hops connect is offering an exclusive promotion on Sasquatch Hops® to Canada Beer Cup participating breweries so they can put their best brew forward.

Buy three 5kg bags, get one FREE!

Contact Hops Connect Canada to Order

Packaging Awards

It’s time to celebrate the efforts that go into giving your beer that extra bit of personality, that shares the magic inside of the vessel, and that makes it stand out on the shelves. Canada Beer Cup Packaging Awards aim to recognize the details, the brand, and the life that your packaging brings to the beers you love to brew.

Has a design agency helped you find your way? Entering your beer into the Canada Beer Cup Packaging Awards is a great opportunity to reach out to them, and see if they want to help you put the work they’ve done with you forward.

Did the design happen in house? Entering the Canada Beer Cup packaging awards will provide your marketing team with constructive feedback from industry professionals, and provide the opportunity to have your designs showcased on the national stage. Designs will evaluated based on a comprehensive rubric.

Shipment of physical product is not required to enter the Canada Beer Cup Packaging Awards.

All judging will take place digitally

Packaging Awards are comprised of four distinct categories: 


2024 Canada Beer Cup Packaging Awards Categories

Packaging Awards Evaluation Rubric

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