Dates & Deadlines

See below for key dates and deadlines for the 2024 World Beer Cup.

Nov. 7 – Dec. 7, 2023 Brewery application and beer registration period
Dec. 8, 2023 Breweries outside the U.S.: Confirm that you have a D-U-N-S number, or complete the Brewers Association’s D-U-N-S number request form
Jan. 19, 2024 Breweries outside the U.S.: Register your brewery as a food facility with the FDA
Jan, 31, 2024 Breweries outside the U.S.: Pre-register your shipping method via the 2024 WBC International Shipping Registration form
Feb. 1, 2024 Deadline for breweries to make beer changes
Feb. 1, 2024 Cancellation/refund deadline for breweries*
Feb. 28 – March 6, 2024 Breweries outside the U.S.: Beer samples due to int’l consolidation points
March 11 – 15, 2024 All Breweries: Beer samples due to Colorado
April 24, 2024 World Beer Cup Awards Ceremony**

*Entries removed or not sent for the competition after the cancellation deadline will not be refunded.

**Held in conjunction with the 2024 Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® (separate registration required to attend).