Be the Brewer Contest Rules and Regulations

Enter the Contest

Contest Rules, Regulations and Specifications Quicklinks:

U Choose the Style
U Name the Beer
U Design the Label
U Create the Ad
Prizing Details

U Choose the Style–Congratulations to winner  Kevin M!
Contest Closed.

Contest was open to the public from Thursday, January 12, 2017 to midnight on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Who is Eligible?

Open to residents of Canada except the province of Quebec.

Entry Requirements

Once this portion of the contest is declared open, users must submit a form to select 1 option from 5 available options to choose from.

Include

  • First & Last Name
  • Personal Email

Please note that the winner will be contacted for prizing.

Rules & Restrictions

All Entries Must Be Submitted via entry form below:

Contest Closed

All entries must be shared on social media to be considered final. You must share on at least one social media platform and include the following hashtag and account information: #BeTheBrewer @ABBeerFestivals @JustBeerApp

Any entries without a social media post prior to contest deadlines will not be entered in the contest and are not eligible to win or be awarded any prizes.

Limit of Entries

There must be only one submission per person. Any further submissions will erase the previous submission.

Technical Difficulties

Alberta Beer Festivals cannot be responsible for entries not received due to technical issues and accepts no responsibility for technical support of any entries.

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U Name the Beer
Contest portion is open to the public from Saturday, January 21, 2017 to midnight on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Who is Eligible?

Open to residents of Canada except the province of Quebec.

Entry Requirements

Once this portion of the contest is declared open, users must submit a form to enter a name for the ABF beer brewed by Olds College.

Include

  • First & Last Name
  • Personal Email

The chosen style was: Witbier. Please note that the winner will be contacted for prizing.

Rules & Restrictions

All entries must be submitted via website form below:

Be the Brewer Entry Form

All entries must be shared on social media to be considered final. You must share on at least one social media platform and include the following hashtag and account information: #BeTheBrewer @ABBeerFestivals @JustBeerApp

Any entries without a social media post prior to contest deadlines will not be entered in the contest and are not eligible to win or be awarded any prizes.

Limit of Entries

There must be only one submission per person.

Technical Difficulties

Alberta Beer Festivals cannot be responsible for entries not received due to technical issues and accepts no responsibility for technical support of any entries.

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U Design the Label
Contest portion is open to the public from Thursday, February 2, 2017 to midnight on Thursday, February 23, 2017

Who is Eligible?

Open to residents of Canada except the province of Quebec.

Entry Requirements

File Types & Sizes

  • Must contain the winning name: The Lion, The Wit and The Wardrobe
  • 1500 x 1500 pixels minimum. Design submissions are only for the front of the beer can.
  •  Only .png or .jpg file formats will be accepted. We will get the full files later if you are a finalist.
  • 5MB file size or smaller. Please only send a flattened file with no layers. If your entry is selected you will be contacted to supply the layered file(s).

Include

  • First & Last Name
  • Personal Email
  • Phone Number
  • Short description/artist statement about the design submission

All entries must be submitted via website form below:

Be the Brewer Entry Form

All entries must be shared on social media to be considered final. You must share on at least one social media platform and include the following hashtag and account information: #BeTheBrewer @ABBeerFestivals @JustBeerApp

Any entries without a social media post prior to contest deadlines will not be entered in the contest and are not eligible to win or be awarded any prizes.

Please note that the winner will be contacted for raw files.

Judging Criteria

Appropriate Content

  • Content should be appropriate for public use. The content/design should be unique and authentic to the ABF Be the Brewer Contest
  • The layout should be legible and communicate the beer name and style clearly
  • Content must incorporate the name and beer style determined by the first two steps of the contest. There are three ways to get this information:

No Copyright Infringement

All work must be released for individual usage or purpose usage grants. All entries must contain copyright-free art or art released for entrants and public use. No unauthorized use of copyright images, text, or other material will be accepted.

Rules & Restrictions

File Submission

All entries must be submitted via website form below:

Be the Brewer Entry Form

All entries must be shared on social media to be considered final. You must share on at least one social media platform and include the following hashtag and account information: #BeTheBrewer @ABBeerFestivals @JustBeerApp

Any entries without a social media post prior to contest deadlines will not be entered in the contest and are not eligible to win or be awarded any prizes.

Limit of Entries

Enter as many times as you like!

Technical Difficulties

Alberta Beer Festivals cannot be responsible for entries not received due to technical issues and accepts no responsibility for technical support of any entries. If you experience difficulties, please email: brobinson@albertabeerfestivals.com

Rights to Submissions

In submitting your designs to Alberta Beer Festivals (ABF), your submissions can be used for ABF promotional purposes. The winning design will be used as ABF’s 2017 beer label. In addition, the design will be featured through social media and at ABF’s events.

Contest Timeline

The logo design portion of the Be the Brewer will take place between January 12th and midnight on March 22nd 2016.

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U Create the Ad
(1 contest for print and 1 contest for video)

Contest portion is open to the public from Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to midnight on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Who is Eligible?

Open to residents of Canada except the province of Quebec.

Entry Requirements

Print Ad Types & Sizes

  • 1200 pixels x 628 pixels
  • .psd, .png, .jpg, .gif, .eps, .ai or .pdf format
  • 25MB file size or smaller. Please only send a flattened file with no layers. If your entry is selected you will be contacted to supply the layered file(s).

Video Ad File Sizes and Submission Details

  • Video must be HD 1920 x 1080
  • Video must be between :15 and :45 seconds in length.
  • All videos must be hosted with an online service like YouTube, flickr or similar. You will only be submitting a link to your video. No video files will be accepted directly submitted to ABF.

Include

  • First & Last Name
  • Personal Email
  • Phone Number

All entries must be submitted via website form below:

Be the Brewer Entry Form

All entries must be shared on social media to be considered final. You must share on at least one social media platform and include the following hashtag and account information: #BeTheBrewer @ABBeerFestivals @JustBeerApp

Any entries without a social media post prior to contest deadlines will not be entered in the contest and are not eligible to win or be awarded any prizes.

Please note that the winner will be contacted for raw files.

Judging Criteria

Appropriate Content

  • Content should be appropriate for public use. The content/design should be unique and authentic to the ABF Be the Brewer Contest
  • The layout should be legible, feature the beer can logo and communicate the beer name and style clearly
  • Content must incorporate the name, beer style and label determined by the first three steps of the contest. There are three ways to get this information:

No Copyright Infringement

All work must be released for individual usage or purpose usage grants. All entries must contain copyright-free art or art released for entrants and public use. No unauthorized use of copyright images, text, or other material will be accepted.

Rules & Restrictions

File Submission

All entries must be submitted via website form below:

Be the Brewer Entry Form

All entries must be shared on social media to be considered final. You must share on at least one social media platform and include the following hashtag and account information: #BeTheBrewer @ABBeerFestivals @JustBeerApp

Any entries without a social media post prior to contest deadlines will not be entered in the contest and are not eligible to win or be awarded any prizes.

Limit of Entries

Enter as many times as you like!

Technical Difficulties

Alberta Beer Festivals cannot be responsible for entries not received due to technical issues and accepts no responsibility for technical support of any entries. If you experience difficulties, please email: brobinson@albertabeerfestivals.com

Rights to Submissions

In submitting your designs to Alberta Beer Festivals (ABF), your submissions can be used for ABF promotional purposes. In addition, the design will be featured through social media and at ABF’s events.

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Prizes:

Stage 1 – U Choose the Style: Winner (drawn at random from all voters) receives a whitewater rafting trip for 2 from Alpine Rafting, GCs/prizing Craft Beer Market prize pack, Beer Revolution prize pack, 2 Beer Judging spots at the Calgary International Beerfest, tickets to all 5 Alberta Beer Festival events (VIPs for winners and GA to give to friends), ABF Prize pack, invite to Brewing Day, and an invite to our media launches

Stage 2 – U Name the Beer: Winner receives a whitewater rafting trip for 2 from Alpine Rafting, GCs/prizing Craft Beer Market prize pack,Beer Revolution prize pack, 2 Beer Judging spots at the Calgary International Beerfest, tickets to all 5 Alberta Beer Festival events (VIPs for winners and GA to give to friends), ABF Prize pack, invite to Brewing Day, and an invite to our media launches

Stage 3 – U Design the Label: Winner receives a whitewater rafting trip for 2 from Alpine Rafting, GCs/prizing Craft Beer Market prize pack,Beer Revolution prize pack, 2 Beer Judging spots at the Calgary International Beerfest, tickets to all 5 Alberta Beer Festival events (VIPs for winners and GA to give to friends), ABF Prize pack, invite to Brewing Day, an invite to our media launches, and 2 nights accommodation during Banff Craft Beer Festival from Banff Lodging Co.

Stage 4 – U Create the Print Ad: Winner receives a whitewater rafting trip for 2 from Alpine Rafting, GCs/prizing Craft Beer Market prize pack,Beer Revolution prize pack, 2 Beer Judging spots at the Calgary International Beerfest, tickets to all 5 Alberta Beer Festival events (VIPs for winners and GA to give to friends), ABF Prize pack, invite to Brewing Day, an invite to our media launches, and 2 nights accommodation during Banff Craft Beer Festival from Banff Lodging Co.

Stage 5 – U Film the Ad: Winner receives a whitewater rafting trip for 2 from Alpine Rafting, GCs/prizing Craft Beer Market prize pack,Beer Revolution prize pack, 2 Beer Judging spots at the Calgary International Beerfest, tickets to all 5 Alberta Beer Festival events (VIPs for winners and GA to give to friends), ABF Prize pack, invite to Brewing Day, an invite to our media launches, and 2 nights accommodation during Banff Craft Beer Festival from Banff Lodging Co.

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