The Judging Panel
Renowned culinary professionals, tastemakers and craft beer enthusiasts will judge the suds and grub throughout the stadium. From best sweet use of bacon to weirdest twist on a craft brew, our judges will try everything and award the best!
Want to volunteer and help make the Bacon and Beer Classic a huge success?
You will help a good cause! A portion of the proceeds from the Bacon and Beer Classic always go towards charity.
You will make new friends! Work in a fun, welcoming environment with great people.
You will get free swag! Every volunteer receives an awesome branded t-shirt and a souvenir tasting cup.
You can earn Community Service Hours! Simply bring any paperwork requirements to your Volunteer Manager to complete.
You'll receive a FREE session to the Classic! Indulge and enjoy the opposite session that you volunteer for so long as you complete your entire shift.
What do volunteers do?
Volunteers help with a range of projects before and during the festival, including pouring beer, managing the entry gates, checking tickets, arranging game booths, selling merchandise, assisting restaurants, applying temporary tattoos and more!
What is required?
You must be at least 21 years old to volunteer.
Volunteers are required to attend a 30-minute online training session either Tuesday 11/1 or Wednesday 11/2 at 7:30pm prior to the festival.
Besides that, simply show up on time, smile and have a blast!
We offer 4 volunteer sessions. Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your shift start time, and keep in mind that we always need more volunteers for the evening session!
Pre-Festival Set Up (FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4) - 10:00am-2:00pm
Morning Set-Up (SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5) - 8:00am-11:00am
Afternoon Session (SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5) - 11:00am-4:30pm
Evening Session (SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5) - 5:00pm-10:30pm
***Consuming alcohol and/or bacon samples during your shift is prohibited***