The Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) can be intimidating. Hopefully this will demystify the process and inspire you to push BJCP certification in your club. Of course, the more BJCP judges a club has, the more critical feedback members of the club have at this disposal — a benefit to every member of the club.
First steps for club officers:
1. Identify a Tasting Exam Administrator - this person must be BJCP National or higher-ranked Judge. Have them read the Administrator’s Guide.
2. Register a Tasting Exam so folks have a hard deadline to work towards. April 2018 is soonest available at the moment, so register early!
3. Promote a BJCP class, aiming for about 12 people. 6 is the minimum needed to give an exam, 12 is the max....