Sunshine Challenge 2021

The 30th Annual Sunshine Challenge Home Brew Competition

Sunshine Challenge 30! Get ready to celebrate!


Dates: September 10-11, 2021

Join us for the weekend as we celebrate our 30th Sunshine Challenge.

The weekend kicks off with a beer pairing dinner at the all new Gatlin Hall Brewing on September 10th!

It’s 4 for $40! Enjoy 4 course meal from their Food Hall vendors along with a 5 oz pour of one of their house brewed beers. For $40 you will get 1 full pour, 4 5oz pours, each pour will be meant to accompany your course of the meal and we will the brewers there to talk about their beers and why the beers pair so well with the courses. There will be fun and surprises.

The Awards banquet will be held on September 11th at the Hilton Garden Inn Orlando Airport.

This year we’re going a little old school with a pizza party buffet, served with a garden salad.  An homage to our greatly missed home for over 20 years of Rossi’s Pizza and Pasta!

Tickets are on sale now for both events.

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Hotel Information

The 30th annual Sunshine Challenge will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Orlando Airport 7300 Augusta National Dr, Orlando, FL 32822

The hotel is located minutes from the Orlando International Airport and conveniently located to local bars, breweries and eateries.

The hotel is about a .5 mile from Lee Vista Center with Rock ‘N Brews, Marlows Tavern, Buffalo Wild Wings and shopping.

Ellipses Brewing and Castle Church Brewing is within 3 miles from the hotel.

Each room has either 1 king or 2 queen beds and small kitchenette with mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker.

Parking is $10 per day and wi-fi is free. There is a hotel bar and grill open 5pm – 10pm

Cost for the event hotel is $129 per night plus 12.5% tax. There is a $10 parking fee.

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Past Sunshine Challenges


2019 Results


2018 Results


2017 Results