Eighteen breweries are competing this weekend for awards at the 2013 Best Oktoberfest Microbrew Competition at the Cleveland Labor Day Oktoberfest, which begins today (Aug. 30) at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea. It continues through Tuesday.



The competition features several categories, including Best of Show and People's Choice awards. The participating breweries are: Great Lakes, Rocky River, Market Garden, Sprecher, Cornerstone, The Brew Kettle, Thirsty Dog, Buckeye, Lagerheads, Fat Head's, Gordon Biersch, Willoughby, Ohio, Elevator, Cellar Rats, Main Street, Black Box and Portside, according to the event website.



For more details on the beers entered, hours and cost of tickets, click here.