• Steady_Orbit_Star_Maker_Contest

Steady Orbit Star Maker

Congratulations to our winners, and thank you to all of the artists and makers who shared their creativity with us!

Whether you’re a painter, a woodworker, or a musician, we wanted to see, hear, and/or experience what keeps you grounded. The only requirements were it must be inspired by the term or the art of Steady Orbit, and be new work.


1st Place: Ulrika dePriest

(A $1,000 shopping spree to the craft or hobby store of the winner’s choosing)

2nd Place: Robert Lilly

Ninkasi Keg-A-Cue (a barbecue built out of a Ninkasi keg!)

3rd Place: Beau Owens

Ninkasi swag pack valued at $250

Adolph Bastendorff:


Andrea Whyte:


Beau Owens:


Becca Wilson:


Charles Bodah:

Chelsea Coblentz:

Chris Gaura:


Cindy Cook:


Dean Royal Evans:

Deanna Poulos:

Derek Mackenzie:

Desiree Mabe:

Doug Furlong & Jeff Greif:

Elaina Ilminen:


Ericka Johnson:


Gary Lee Cummings, Jr.:

Jane Werthmann:

Jim McGuire:

Jordan DeMoss:

Kari Good:

Karlton Hahn:

Kristine Cooper:

Linda Cline:

Lisa Polston:

Lisa Weeks:

Maddison Stapleton:

Martina Conn:

Megan Leger:

Oscar Gonzalez:

Robert Lilly:

Sam Pletcher:

Sarah Lynch:

Sarah Whim Music:

Sherry Sosine:

Stephanie Hatch:

Tatum Hahn:

Tracy Paradis:

Ulrika dePriest:

Wendy Locke:

Will Brown:

Zach St. Vincent:

Submit your project using the above entry form to enter the Steady Orbit Star Maker competition.

Sponsored by Ninkasi Brewing Company, 155 Blair Blvd, Eugene, OR 97402. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. October 31st, 2020 to move on to the next round of crowd judging from November 9th-15th. From there, a panel of judges will award the top three prizes. The judges are a panel of Ninkasi staff members. Three (3) prize winners (first, second, and third place) will be chosen by a panel of judges by November 18th, 2020 based on creativity, how well the work represents the prompt, and craftsmanship. The judges are Ninkasi staff members.

By entering, you agree: No purchase is necessary to enter. Contest is open to legal residents of Ninkasi distribution states: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, and WA who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of entry. You need not be present to win. You grant Ninkasi a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide license to use your name in a list of winners or for promotional purposes. This contest is void where prohibited. Ninkasi can cancel this contest or revise the rules. You hold Ninkasi harmless from all claims of any nature arising from or relating to your entry in the contest or use of any prize.

If you win: Ninkasi will contact you via email or phone and announce the winners on social media. Ninkasi may ask you to provide: proof of age, proof of eligibility to enter. You might not be awarded the prize if you fail to provide the items requested within a reasonable period of time. You may be responsible for applicable state or federal taxes based on the value of the prize.

You cannot enter if: You are under 21 years old. You are a Ninkasi employee or immediate family of a Ninkasi employee.

The approximate retail value of the prizes are: $1,000 for the grand prize, $270 for second place, and $250 for third place. No cash may be awarded in lieu of the prize. You may write to Ninkasi Brewing Company at the address listed above for a list of winners.

Enjoy craft beer responsibly.

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