Assuming you got points for the competition on your record, but not BOS points, it could be that the competition did not meet the requirements for awarding BOS points (it […]More
Can I earn Continuing Education Points (CEP) prior to becoming a judge?
No, CEP points only apply to existing judges.More
I get too many competition invites. How do I opt out of emails?
Tell the IT Director you want to remove the email address from your record. However, this means you will receive no mailings from the BJCP on any subject, not just […]More
How do I qualify for the Beer Written Exam?
To qualify to take the Beer Written Exam, you must (1) be an existing National judge or (2) have an 80% or higher on your judging/tasting exam (old or new) […]More
What is a Provisional Judge, an Apprentice Judge, a Rank Pending judge, or an Affiliated Judge?
These terms represent different stages of progression. A Provisional Judge is a non-BJCP person who has passed an online Entrance Exam. They are not a member of the BJCP, but […]More
Can I earn BJCP points prior to taking the exam?
Yes! If you believe you have acquired point (judging, stewarding, or staff) before you took the exam for the first time, send an email to the IT Director with the […]More
What happens to judges who are not active?
For various reasons, sometimes judges may go several years without any BJCP-related activity. These judges often ask what they have to do to become an active judge again. Or, from […]More
How do I make change suggestions to help improve the BJCP Style Guidelines?
Did you find a potential error or typo in the guidelines? Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Do you want to suggest adding a new style? Write it up using […]More
How do I become a grader?
Thank you. Volunteer exam graders are the heart of the program, and are a great way to give back to the organization. To be an exam grader, you must be […]More
How do I register for an exam?
To register for a judging/tasting exam (beer, mead, or cider), or the Beer Written Exam (for National judges or those with an 80+ score on the beer judging exam), look […]More