Competition Overview

Lowcountry Libations holds several competitions each year, donating proceeds to our local charity, Camp Happy Days (CHD). If you are a commercial brewer looking to run a competition, contact us, we have lots of experience!

  • Colonial Cup, in April each year, our biggest comp, with over 300 entries, counts towards SHA standings (full SHA schedule below). Winners elegible for GABF ProAm

  • Forever Grateful, held during Charleston Beer Week, our small comp capped at 100 entries.

  • ProAm, LCL members only with Charleston area commercial brewers.

Southeastern Homebrewers Association (SHA) Competition Circuit

Lowcountry Libations is a member club of SHA. Each SHA member club is eligible to hold a competition, the results of which are compiled over the calendar year to determine SHA Brewer of the YearMead & Cider Maker of the Year, and Homebrew Club of the Year. Visit for the competition schedule and more information. Upcoming SHA comps are listed above for easy reference.


Colonial Cup - 2019, 201820172016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Forever Grateful  - 2016, 2017


Click the logos to see all sanctioned AHA/BJCP competitions. Different sites, same list.