Each SHA member club is eligible to hold a competition, and the results of each competition are compiled over the calendar year to determine a Brewer of the Year, a Mead & Cider Maker of the Year, and also a SHA Homebrew Club of the Year.  Below is a schedule of the participating competitions for 2017.

DateCompetitionClubWebsite
Januaryopen
February 4Domras Cup (mead only)SBLwebsite
March 4Shamrock OpenCARBOYwebsite
March 25Port City PlunderWort City Brewerswebsite
April 1Olde Hickory / Howard Brewing Pro-AmCLASSwebsite
April 8Colonial CupLCLwebsite
May 13US OpenCBMwebsite
June 3Summer SizzlerDEAFacebook
JulyCrystal Coast Brew OffATFFacebook
August Dominion Cup JRHB website
SeptemberBlue Ridge Brew OffMALTwebsite
Octoberopen
NovemberSkirmish in the TriadBBGwebsite
DecemberPalmetto State Brewers OpenPSBOwebsite