Ohio State Steinholding Championship

We are very happy to be partnering with Moerlein Lager House to bring you the 2024 Ohio State Steinholding Championship!

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We are very excited to be partnering with Moerlein Lager House of Cincinnati as the host venue for our 2024 Ohio Steinholding State Championship Finals! The best Steinholders from across the state will come together at Moerlein on October 12th, 2024 (competition times TBD) where the winners will be crowned the 2024 Ohio State Steinholding Champions and will each receive over $500 worth of prizes!

There are a limited number of spots available for the finals and you'll need to compete at one of our Qualifying Venue partner locations (listed below) to qualify for the finals and get your shot at the big prizes.

How do I qualify for the Finals? There are two ways:

1. Festivals, breweries, and bars across Ohio are hosting preliminary qualifying rounds! The winners from the men's competition and women's competition at each location will be invited to represent their qualifying location at the Moerlein Lager House Championship Match. The different venues are listed below along with the dates and times for each competition. If your favorite venue isn't hosting a competition, tell them to get registered so you can join the fun!

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2. You can compete at Moerlein Lager House's Qualifier on Date/Time TBD to qualify and represent Moerlein with home field advantage for the finals!

What are the rules?

U.S. Steinholding Association Official Steinholding Rules will be used. There will be a team of official USSA judges at the finals, so study up on the rules and spend some time training to make sure your form is clean, or you won't make it far in the Championship Round!

Alright, I'm in. Where can I compete?!

Check out the initial state competition map and venue list below. Don't see your favorite venue listed? Let them know that you DEMAND STEINHOLDING so they best sign up! We'll be announcing more locations throughout the summer as registrations come in so check back and follow us on FB and IG for updates. Remember- these venues will have limited spaces available for their qualifying rounds, so show up early and register in advance with the venue if you can!


VenueAddressCompetition Date
Germania Society Columbus543 S. Front St., Columbus, OH 43215May 31st and July 3rd, 2024 at ~9:00pm
Humble Monk Brewing Co. Missing Linck Festival1641 Blue Rock Street, Cincinnati, OH 45223June 1st, 2024 at 6:00pm
HofbrÀuhaus Cleveland1550 Chester Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114Every Friday night through September 13th, plus Saturday September 7th and 14th, at 8:00pm (The top overall men's time and women's time throughout the summer will advance to State Finals)
Third Eye Brewing Co.850 S Erie Blvd, Hamilton, OH 45011September 7th, 2024 at 3:00pm
Darkroom Brewing Company32 North Broadway, Geneva, OH 44041September 15th, 2024 at 6:00pm
The Phoenix Brewing Co.131 North Diamond St., Mansfield, OH 44902Qualifying Round 1: September 15th, 2024 at 1:00pm,
Qualifying Round 2: September 18th, 2024 at 6:00pm,
Qualifying Round 3: September 21, 2024 at 12:00pm
Final Round: September 21, 2024 at 3:30pm
Liberty Home Association / Deutscher Haus Biergarten and Oktoberfest Events2361 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, OH 45013Qualifiers: June 22nd, July 13th, August 3rd, and during Oktoberfest: August 31st - September 2nd, 2024, times TBD
Sparky's Place Sparktoberfest1001 Broad St, Conneaut, OH 44030October 4th & 5th, 2024 at 7:00pm!
Grainworks Brewing Co.7790 Service Center Dr., West Chester, OH 45069Date/Time TBD
Brewing Green322 N Grove St, Bowling Green, OH 43402Date/Time TBD
West Side Brewing3044 Harrison Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45211Date/Time TBD
Railroad Brewing Co.820 Center Road, Avon, OH 44011Date/Time TBD
Moerlein Lager House115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202Qualifying Competition: Date/Time TBD
State Finals: October 12th, 2024, times TBD

Want to compete or host a competition in a State Championship tournament? Check out the buttons below for more information!

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