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 2018.

DateCompetitionClubWebsite
Januaryopen
February 3Domras Cup (mead only)SBLwebsite
March 3Shamrock OpenCARBOYwebsite
March 31Port City PlunderWort City Brewerswebsite
April 7Olde Hickory / Howard Brewing Pro-AmCLASSwebsite
April 28Colonial CupLCLwebsite
May 12US OpenCBMwebsite
June 9Summer SizzlerDEAwebsite
Julyopen
August 11 Dominion Cup JRHB website
September 22Blue Ridge Brew OffMALTwebsite
OctoberCrystal Coast Brew OffATFwebsite
November 3Skirmish in the TriadBBGwebsite
December 1Palmetto State Brewers OpenPSBOwebsite