Club Night Guidelines

Stay tuned for 2016 event details!

Please read the following information to help your club plan and execute a fun and successful Club Night!

New for 2015

This year, Club Night will be held outside on the beautiful grounds of the Town and Country Resort. Please plan accordingly. You might want to bring headlamps, flashlights or battery powered lanterns.


See the Delivering Beer page for more details about delivering your beer to the AHA Cellar.

No more than 20 kegs per club are allowed into the AHA cellar for Club Night. If your club wants to bring more than 20 kegs, your club is responsible for storing and delivering them to your booth. There is no minimum number of kegs you need to bring to participate. As few as 2 or 3 kegs are plenty for one club.

Cellar labels for your beer are required for any beer stored by the AHA Beer Services team.

Only kegs scheduled for Social Club on Saturday are allowed back in the cellar. Any kegs left in the cellar past 12:00 pm, Sunday, June 14 become property of the AHA.

Club Storage Room

There are two lockable room for clubs to store some equipment or decorations, the Dover and Statford rooms. Please note, these are small rooms and over 40 clubs are sharing them. The AHA is not responsible for any items left in this room. You must locate AHA staff to open the room. Availability is first-come, first-served.

Day Time
Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Move-In & Booth Set-up

Due to the open atmosphere of this year’s space for Club Night, clubs will only be able to set-up on the day of the event. This means clubs are expected to set-up all items for their booth, on Friday, June 12 and not before.

Day Time
Friday 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Load-out & Booth Tear-down

Clubs are able to load-out their Club Night booth on Friday, the night of Club Night. However, there will also be lockable rooms near the Club Night area where items can be left overnight. Therefore, you can leave item in locked storage until noon, Saturday, June 13.

Day Time
Friday 11:30 pm – 12:30 am
Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


  • Each club has a 10’ x 10’ booth space. You may not build anything higher than 15′.
  • Your club’s booth will have an 8’ tall pipe (but no drape) behind the booth. This metal pipe allows you to hang banners or other decorations behind the booth.
  • Tents are allowed, as long as they don’t encroach on your neighbor’s space. Play nice.
  • Please bring your own serving equipment, banners, costumes, tools, CO2, etc.
  • Your booth will also come supplied with an 8′ and 6’ draped and skirted table. (two tables)
  • If you do not need a table, we will place it to the side or let another club use it.
  • Electricity is limited. Please bring extension cords and gaffer tape.
  • Ice is provided.
  • Ice will only be distributed to leak-proof keg buckets. Check them before you pack them!
  • One keg bucket, pitcher and dump bucket is provided for every booth.
  • Open flames and smoke machines are strictly prohibited in Club Night. We don’t want a visit from Fire Marshal Bill. Do we?
  • Be creative, but be respectful in your booth designs. Anything that demeans or is disrespectful of others may result in removal from Club Night.

Use this check-list (.xlsx) before you leave home.

Power Tools & Ladders

You may use power tools and ladders to assemble your booth. Please be careful!


Clubs are no longer allowed to bring in food samples for Club Night. The AHA will purchase food for the event. As always, we encourage attendees to eat dinner before the event starts.

Selling Merchandise

Clubs may bring in items to sell at their booths. Clubs may not use the AHA or official conference logo without permission. If referencing the conference, please use the official name: AHA National Homebrewers Conference.


Kathryn Porter Drapeau | | 303.447.0816 x 123

Edited May 7, 2015