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11-13-2007, 09:51 PM
CALL FOR ENTRIES
2008 IMF Home Mead Maker Competition

2008 Home Mead Maker Competition:
Last year the Home Mead Maker Competition had 242 entries which makes it the largest mead competition we know of. Bottle up your best and compete against some of the great Home Mead Makers in the country.

How do I enter?
Click here (http://hmmc.meadfest.com/hmmc_entry.htm) to enter online or you may download the entry form, bottle ID forms, rules, regulations and style guidelines. We will be adding a PayPal option to the Web Entry form.

Why should I enter?
You will be competing against some of the finest Mead makers in the world
You will get great feedback from judges about the quality of your mead
You will get suggestions from judges on how to improve your mead

When may I enter?
Entry Deadline is December 15th, 2007. 1st Round Judging January 19, 2008

Medal Announcements and Awards:
Final round judging will be on February 7, 2008. You do not need to ship additional mead for the medal round! We will pull the top three meads from each category to be judged in final round judging. Winners will be announced at the Home Mead Maker awards ceremony on Friday Evening, February 8, 2007.

Where is the International Mead Festival in 2008?:
The festival is held at the Sheraton Denver West, 360 Union Boulevard Lakewood, Colorado 80228. For tickets and all other information please go to Meadfest.Com (http://www.meadfest.com). The International Mead Festival is held, Friday, February 8, 2008 - Saturday, February 9, 2008.

What is the IMF, and who is the IMA?:
The International Mead Festival is sponsored by The International Mead Association (http://www.meadfest.com). This is a very popular and well-attended mead competition and festival. The International Mead Festival hosts a public tasting of many international commercial meads, a private BJCP/AHA sanctioned Home Mead Maker Competition and a Commercial Mead Maker Competition.

The 2008 Home Mead Maker Competition Sponsored by:
The Brew Hut (http://www.brewhut.com) and by Beer & Wine At Home (http://www.beerathome.com)

"This is the largest Mead-only competition and collection of International Meads, Mead aficionados and Mead makers in the known world! If you are a Mead Maker, Mead Lover or would just like to know more about Mead, this is the place to be.

If you only enter one Mead competition in 2008 make it the IMA Mead Festival Home Mead Maker Competition." Pete Bakulić, HMMC Chairman

See you there!