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During this difficult time Valkyries Horn will hold a virtual mead only competition. Here is the breakdown:
Entry limit: 250 total entries
Limit of 5 entries per participant with no limit on subcategory.
Judging: What to expect
- 3 bottles per entry: To limit bottle requirements, we will be using two bottles per judging group, 1 per judge, and one bottle for the only BOS judge.
- Judging will be done remotely and simultaneously with internet meeting tools..
Judges will complete their flights for a given category on the same day and will be responsible for mini BOS judging
- We will limit judging to no more than 2 flights per day.
- We will combine and split categories to ensure that a mead judging pair can judge and assign 1,2, 3rd places in one day.
- BOS show judging will be done by a very experienced celebrity judge.
- You will receive a copy of the judging scoresheet from both judges assigned to the flight.
Prizes: To limit contact and shipping between parties, there will be no prizes. We will be providing medals to those that win them.
- Valkyries Horn expects that if you sign up to judge you will have a computer and acceptable internet access to enable remote/virtual judging.
- We expect that you will work with your other assigned judge to set up a time to judge the assigned entries within the time frame allotted, and will ensure that judging is done simultaneously.
- Judges must be available to pickup entries from the Twin Cities cellar location.
- One person may pick up and transport entries for multiple judges in out of town areas.