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The 2019 Berlin International Beer Competition Is Open For Submissions!

Submit online or download our paper form:

General Information


  • Entry Deadline: February 22nd, 2019
  • Product Delivery Deadline: February 22nd, 2019
    • Products MUST arrive by  in order to be judged. 
    • Please read the “Shipping Information” below carefully to ensure that your products arrive on time, especially if you are taking advantage of one of our Free Shipping initiatives.
  • Payment Deadline: February 26th, 2019


  • Early Entry (December 5th 2018 – February 15th 2019): 100 Euros
  • Regular Entry (February 16th 2019 – February 22nd 2019): 125 Euros
  • Late Entry (February 23rd 2019 – March 2nd 2019): 150 Euros
  • Payments: Payment for on-line entries can be made by credit card through Stripe. Off-line entry fees can be made by credit card or by wire transfer.  The banking information and associated fees for the wire transfer may be requested from us at [email protected]
  • There is only one entry fee.  We do not charge any extra fees for use of our logo and or medals for publicity purposes.


  • The Competition will be held at the Kempinski Hotel, Kurfürstendamm 27, 10719 Berlin, Germany
Eligibility and Requirements

  • All commercially-produced beers from anywhere in the world are eligible to enter.
  • All entries must be listed on the official entry form, either online or downloaded from this web site as a paper form (see the top of this page for links to both). If downloading the paper form, please complete the entire form and sign at the bottom of the page to certify that the statements on the form are correct. Failure to complete the form properly may result in disqualification.
  • All entries submitted on time will be judged.
  • In addition to your entry form, please email the following information to: [email protected]:
    • Link to each brand’s website
    • JPG file of your brand artwork (Bottle Shot and/or Hi-Res Logo)
    • Staff Relations Contact (Name, Phone, Email)
    • Up to Date Brand Information (i.e. available in what markets domestically and internationally, info on Master Distiller/Blender, information unique to your brand)
  • Each submission must include 3 12oz or 333ml, 2 x 500 or 750ml bottles or the equivalent.
  • If submitting by paper form, please scan submission form and email it to: [email protected]
  • Please feel free to contact us directly if you have any additional questions.
  • Submissions  tel. +49 (0) 3031878749  [email protected]
Shipping Information

Where To Ship Your Beer:

  • Berlin International Beer Competition
    C/O Uwe Wagnuller
    Winterfeldstrabe 48
    10781 Berlin
  • EORI #DE447487142313819
  • tel: +49 3031878749

Special Free Freight Program From The United States To BIBC:

  • BIBC is now offering a Free Freight promotion for shipments from the United States to the BIBC through our partnership with International Shipping Company JF Hillebrand! If you’re a brewery in the U.S., here’s how to take advantage of this exciting opportunity:
    • Producers must ship at their cost to our warehouse at Western Carriers in North Bergen , New Jersey.
    • BIBC will ship at no additional charge from New Jersey to the BIBC
    • BIBC must receive the shipments at Western Carriers by no later than January 21st 2017 to qualify for the free freight promotion to the BIBC
    • All submission fees to BIBC must be paid in full to qualify for the free freight promotion.
    • If you, your distributor, or your importer has an account at Western Carriers, you may transfer your spirits to our account at no additional shipping charge.  Please contact us directly at [email protected] to assist you with this, or have your agent contact Western Carriers directly.

Where To Ship Your Spirits For Free Freight To BIBC:

  • Western Carriers -BLD #1-MB
    Attn:Nest Egg/Joel Rubin/Acct #707
    Berlin International Beer Competition
    2220 91st Street
    North Bergen, New Jersey 07047
  • tel: 9173380163 x 1
    mobile: 2017477111
    email: [email protected]