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Honey Show

Date of Show: August 17-25
Time of Show: Fair Hours
Location: Veterans Building; Fiddlers Grove (see map below)
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Beekeeping Information Programs Daily
Saturdays and Sundays: 3 p.m.
Daily: 8:00 p.m. (See booth for schedule)
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INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS

Chairpersons: Carey and Petra Mitchell – 615-286-2529

Sponsors

Bay's Bread
Bon Aqua Springs Apiaries & Woodenware

Rock Springs Honey

Wilson County Beekeepers Association

  • Competition open only to Wilson County residents and/or Wilson County Beekeepers Association members.
  • One entry per lot per person.
  • Entries for Extracted Honey (Class A) and Comb Honey (Class B) will be judged ONLY in standard 1-lb. honey jars. All other jars will be disqualified. The only exception is creamed honey, where jar is entrant’s choice.
  • Photos must be 5” x 7” or 8” x 10” and mounted. NO FRAMES or GLASS. Either black and white or color may be submitted.
  • No identification allowed on entries.
  • Entry acceptability at judge's discretion. Judge's decision is final.
  • Entrants responsible for placement of honey grade.
  • All honey and beeswax must be produced by the exhibitor.
  • All entries in this division must be entered Saturday, August 11, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and are not to be picked up until Sunday, August 26, 2018 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

PREMIUMS FOR ALL CLASSES:1st -- $10.00 ~ 2nd -- $7.00 ~ 3rd -- $5.00

Overall Champion Ribbon (Tom Hart's Bluest of the Blue) will be given along with a gift certificate from Bon Aqua Springs Apiaries

EXTRACTED HONEY -- CLASS A

Lot 1. Extra Light Amber
Lot 2. Light Amber
Lot 3. Amber
Lot 4. Dark Amber
Lot 5. Dark

COMB HONEY -- CLASS B

Lot 1. Extra Light Amber
Lot 2. Light Amber
Lot 3. Amber
Lot 4. Dark Amber
Lot 5. Dark

BULK HONEY -- CLASS C

(Frames must be placed in sanitary bee-proof display case.)
Lot 1. Shallow or Illinois Frame -- Light
Lot 2. Shallow or Illinois Frame -- Dark
Lot 3. Round or Square Section

WAX -- CLASS D

(All entries must be 100% pure beeswax—no artificial coloring.)
Lot 1.
a. Plain Molded Wax – small (under 1 pound)
b. Plain Molded Wax – large (1 pound or more)

Lot 2.
a. Fancy Molded Wax – small (under 1 pound)
b. Fancy Molded Wax – large (1 pound or more)

Lot 3.Molded Candles
Lot 4. Rolled Candles
Lot 5. Hand Dipped Candles

Lot 6.Any other handcraft using only beeswax only (sculpting, molding, etc.)

PREPARED HONEY PRODUCTS -- CLASS E

Lot 1. Creamed Honey
Lot 2. Soap

BEEKEEPING PHOTOGRAPHY - CLASS F

Lot 1. Close-up Print: Subject must be related to beekeeping.
Lot 2. Scenic Print: Apiary subject, such as flowers, hives, etc.
Lot 3.Portrait Print: A person or beekeeping procedure in an appropriate setting.

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