Conference Honey Show

Conference Honey Show

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Consider entering the lovely honey or other products of the hive from your bees in this year’s Honey Show. Entries are due by 9:45 am in the OSU Room of the Pavilion. Judging begins at 10 am.

Please note that information earlier given in this post has been changed. The changes in categories are:

Categories

Comb Honey
Extracted Honey
Beeswax
Beekeeping Photo
Gift Basket

Honey Steward: Susan Rauchfuss

Judge: Marjie Ehry
Judge: Virginia Webb

Guidelines

MINIMUM QUANTITIES
 Comb Honey – 3 lots of 3 rounds
 Extracting Frames each class– 3 frames
 All Other Honey – 3 pint jars
 Extracted Honey – 3 Standard, Uniform 1 lb. honey jars

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
COMB HONEY:  Class #1
 1. Comb honey, any one variety (3 round section)
 2. Comb honey, any one variety (3 square section)
 3. Chunk honey in a jar, (3 wide mouth pint jars)

Extracting frames:
 4.   Full depth, any one variety (3 frames)
 5    Shallow, any one variety (3 frames)
 6.   Western, any one variety (3 frames)
 7.   Semi, any one variety (3 frames)
 
EXTRACTED HONEY:  Class #2
Extracted liquid honey  3 – 1 lb. queen line jars
 8. White
 9. Amber
10. Dark

OTHER:
11. Creamed Honey (3 pints jars)
Gift  
 
BEESWAX:             Class #3
17. Natural or Sun bleached 1 lb. (1 piece)
18. Beeswax candles, 100% beeswax 2-5 lbs.  (dipped large single or several pairs)
19. Artistic beeswax, 100% beeswax. Entries can be several pieces, but must be fastened together. Entries can be different shades of wax, i.e., brood wax or capping wax. No artificial enhancements.
 
BEEKEEPING PHOTO:   Class #4
Entries must be in an 8” x 10” black frame, subject matter: “The Joy of Beekeeping!” Use your imagination.
 
GIFT BASKET:   CLASS #15
Must contain at least 5 honey and related bee products.