Schedule (2018)

Daily Schedule [PDF]
Revised May 15, 2018

Wednesday, May 16th
7:30-4:30 Grand Rapids Orchard & Cidery Tour (optional)

7:30 Depart Courtyard Marriott
8:00-9:15 Sietsema Orchards
9:40-11:00 Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery
11:15-1:15 Vander Mill
2:10-3:00 Ridge Cider
3:30-4:00 PUX Cider
4:30 Arrive Courtyard Marriott

This tour is free of charge to all GLINTCAP volunteers. It is co-sponsored by GLINTCAP, the United States Association of Cider Makers, and the Michigan Cider Association. Please RSVP to Mike Beck at mjbeck@ujcidermill.com with GLINTCAP Bus Tour as the subject line.

2:00-4:00 Networking Salon (optional)
6:15-6:30 Seminar Check-In
6:30-8:30 Training Seminar (required for judges, optional for stewards)

Thursday, May 17th
7:30-8:00 Breakfast (provided)
8:00-8:45 Briefing + Calibration
8:45-10:30 Round 1
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:30 Round 2
12:30-1:15 Lunch (provided)
1:15-3:00 Round 3
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-5:00 Round 4

Friday, May 18th
7:30-8:00 Breakfast (provided)
8:00-8:45 Briefing + Calibration
8:45-10:30 Round 5
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Best in Class – Session 1
11:30-11:45 Break
11:45-12:30 Best in Class – Session 2
12:30-2:30 Lunch (on your own)
2:30-4:00 Educational Seminar (required for judges, optional for stewards)
4:00-5:00 Social Hour

Saturday, May 19th
1:00-5:00 Cider Week Grand Rapids Gillett Bridge Festival (optional)

Select the GLINTCAP Judges and Stewards option to receive $15 tickets.