Beard Contest in Noblesville

The cool breeze fall brings about the Beards & Brew Championship.

On November 1st from noon to 4p.m. in the 8th Street and Maple Avenue parking lot in downtown Noblesville.

There will be 5 central Indiana brewing companies to host preliminary beard contest to determine the contenders to participate in their qualifying contest, naming a bearded representative in the following categories:  Best of Show, Longest Beard, Thickest Beard and Most Creatively Groomed Beard.

Each brewery will send four contestants to the championship.

Participating breweries include:  Noblesville's Barley Island, Grand Junction Brewing Company from Westfield, Fisher's Triton and Indy - area breweries Fountain Square and Three Wise Men Brewery during October.

During the championship, a panel of judges will name an overall winner for each category for brewery contestants and public applause will determine the "walk up" contest.

The five host breweries and Sun King Brewing will be on site during the championship contest with their craft beers.  DJ Helicon will provide music, Circle City Roller Derby Girls will have hourly demonstrations and there will be boutique shopping from the Retro 101 fashion bus.

Tickets are $5 and provide five beard votings.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Movember Indy for its efforts to bring awareness of cancers affecting men.  There is no fee to enter your beard in the 'walk up' community category.  For event updates visit

Beard preliminary competitions will be held at each brewery:

Three Wise Men, 1021 Broad Ripple Ave - 7 p.m. Oct 22

Grand Junction Brewing Co, 110 S. Union St - 7 p.m. Oct 23

Fountain Square Brewing, 1301 Barth Ave - 7 p.m. Oct 23

Triton Brewing, E 116th St - Online contest results announced Oct 25

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