September 1, 2015 - We will be back at the Omni Interlocken again in 2016 and we are super-happy that you all turned out to visit and participate in the MCIMC 2015 and hope to see you again in 2016. We'll keep updating as we have more news to share!
October 26, 2015 - Stawski Distributing has informed the Mazer Cup International Mead Comptition that they are no longer interested in receiving international entries. The board is actively pursuing other possible international receivers. Effective as of this posting Stawski will not accept any international entries for the 2016 Mazer Cup International Mead Competition.
October 27, 2015 - Website Changes Coming up soon. We are in the process of changing web hosting companies and the overall look and feel of our website as we countdown to 2016. Please check back frequently for News, updates and event information.
October 27, 2015 - Vicky Rowe is leaving the Mazer Cup International Board of Directors and will work to form an advisory committee to help us stay on top of the changes, growth, directions and general health of the Mead Industry around the world. We thank Vicky for all of her efforts and generosity on behalf of the Mazer Cup International. There is no stronger supporter or evangelist for the Mazer Cup International or the Mead Industry! Thank you Vicky for your steadfast support, your generosity and your hard work to make the Mazer Cup International a truly great event!
October 28, 2015 - Well, we got a bit busy last year and didn't have the time to get the MCIMC website transitioned to the new improved version. Don't give up on us yet, we are working on it currently and hope to have things ready to go soon. Please check back for progress and updates on the site, competition and events associated with the competition.
The MAZER CUP INTERNATIONAL MEAD COMPETITION Is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit organization committed to bringing positive attention to mead and the mead industry by running the best mead competition and associated events that we can.
Our governing board is organized and promoted by volunteers who are home mead makers, mead enthusiasts and mead lovers from around the globe. No members on the Board of Directors is employed by or affiliated with any commercial meadery. Board members are volunteers and do not receive salary or compensation. No funds are disbursed to board members except to reimburse out of pocket expenses which are verified by receipts/invoices. The Mazer Cup International is an IRS approved and registered non-profit as well as a State of Colorado registered non-profit. All proceeds from entry fees and associated events are used to fund the competitions and to give financial support to the Community Food Share.
Here is your MCIMC 2016 Board of Directors:
Glenn Exline, Commercial Competition Judge Director
Ryan Thomas, Home Competition Judge Director
Dani Exline, Commercial & Steward Director
Steve Brown, Volunteer Director
Wayne Boncyk, Registrar & Receiver Director
Kyle Byerly, Website & Publications Director
Lynzie Hays, Events Director
Bryon Hays, Venue & Logistics Director
Pete Bakulic, President