Email addresses on entries must match the email address used for payment. Failure to follow this rule will result in disqualification.

This competition is BJCP sanctioned and open to any amateur homebrewer age 21 or older.

All entries must be handcrafted products, containing ingredients available to the general public, and made using private equipment by hobbyist brewers (i.e. no use of commercial facilities or Brew on Premises operations, supplies, etc.)

The competition organizers are not responsible for miscategorized entries, mailed entries that are not received by the entry deadline, or entries that arrived damaged.

Entries must be submitted in 2 - 12 ounce bottles. All other entries will be disqualified.

Bottles will not be returned to entrants.

Entry forms should be attached to bottles with a rubber band only; glue and/or tape are unacceptable.

All recipes submitted for this competition become the sole property of Nielsen-Massey Vanillas. Recipes awarded first, second or third place may be reproduced for media as well as reproduced and distributed at select Nielsen-Massey events.