Did you know that there is a beer competition that takes place on a regular basis?
This is an international competition for beer lovers and for those that love to create beer!
This competition is held on a regular basis in celebration of the art and science of brewing by recognizing outstanding brewing achievement around the world. The top three winners in the competition's 70 beer-style categories are awarded gold, silver or bronze medals.
This beer competition has been going on for more than 10 years!. The organization that sponsors this competition was founded in 1978, is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to the promotion of quality beers and brewing throughout the world.
The competition is intended to create greater consumer awareness about different beer styles and flavor profiles while promoting international brewing excellence.
You can visit their website for more information on the competition.
$100,000 Poetry Award!
This poetry award is given annually to honor a book of poetry by a mid-career U.S. poet. The winner will spend one week in residence at a university in the United States.
Poets, publishers, agents, or friends may submit five copies of a book of poetry published.
This award is given annually to honor a book of poetry by "a poet of genuine promise."
Poets may submit five copies of a book of poetry that has been published within a certain time period.
To apply for this poetry award you can send a SASE, call, or visit the web site for an entry form and complete guidelines.
So far a total of $85,000 in grant awards were disbursed to six entrepreneuers in a competition for those who are minorities and want to start their own business. The winners were chosen from 29 finalists, determined in a two-round process. In round one, 160 contestants submitted executive summaries of business plans and in round two, 70 of the finalists were invited to submit full business plans. Contestants in the final round were then required to present their business plans to a panel of business professionals from across the region. The awards are as follows: