Virtual Devon Honey Show 2021

The Virtual Devon Honey Show 2021

Show Secretary: Liz Westcott

All entries are by photograph and to be submitted by email to: lizwestcott@me.com

Please put the Class number in the email subject box and

Remember to say which Branch you belong to.

Entries close 15th September, 2021

No entry fee, no prizes.  Certificates for first, second and third places will be emailed to the first three places.

The competition is open to all members of the British Beekeeping Association and their families.

Certificate for the Branch gaining the most points overall.

Results will be published in the November edition of the Devon Beekeeping magazine and on the Devon website on 30th September

All photographs will be posted on the Devon Beekeepers’ website and the winners’ photos will be published in the Devon Beekeeping magazine.

Schedule of Classes can be downloaded here

Class 1: A honey label designed by the beekeeper to comply with current regulations, judged for marketing appeal.  Supply two photos of your label, one against a ruler in millimetres showing the height of the print used to display the weight of the honey, the other without a ruler. Judge: Jack Mummery

Class 2: A display of four ornamental objects made of beeswax, colouring permitted, excluding candles.  Judge: Jack Mummery

Class 3:  Photograph, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Black and white or coloured.  Judge: Chris Utting

Class 4:  Children’s photography, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Black andwhite or coloured.  Children 8 years and under.  Judge: Chris Utting

Class 5:  Children’s photography, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Black andwhite or coloured.  Children 9-16 years of age.  Judge: Chris Utting

Class 6:  Technical photograph, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Black and white or coloured with appropriate information – camera type, lens/setting and any other relevant facts.  Judge: Chris Utting

Class 7:  An item of beekeeping equipment which has been made, repaired or adapted by the exhibitor.  Up to three photos can be submitted of one entry, together with an explanation, if required.  Judge: Mike Ticehurst

Class 8:  A painting or drawing using any medium, of interest to beekeepers.  Judges: Maggie and John Heal

Class 9:  Children’s painting or drawing, using any medium, of interest to beekeepers.  Children 8 years and under.  Judges: Maggie and John Heal

Class 10:  Children’s painting or drawing, using any medium, of interest to beekeepers.  Children 9-16 years of age.  Judges: Maggie and John Heal

Class 11:  A 3D art object made by the exhibitor such as, but not restricted to, a model, sculpture or wood carving.  Up to three photos can be submitted of one entry, together with an explanation, if required.   Judges:  Maggie and John Heal

Class 12:  An item of sewing or embroidery, subject of interest to beekeepers.  Judge: Viv Thorn

Class 13:  A flower arrangement of traditional or humorous composition related to beekeeping.  Up to three photos can be submitted of one entry, together with an explanation, if required.  Judge: Harriet Brooks Brownlie

Class 14:  A decorated planter or wheelbarrow containing plants of interest or relevance to bees or beekeeping.  A list of plants to accompany the entry.  Up to three photos can be submitted of one entry, together with an explanation, if required.  Judge: Harriet Brooks Brownlie

Class 15:  Poetry – subject of interest to beekeepers, the original work of the exhibitor.  Judge: Rachel West

Class 16:  Children’s poetry, subject of interest to beekeepers, the original work of the exhibitor.  Children 8 years and under.  Judge: Rachel West

Class 17:  Children’s poetry, subject of interest to beekeepers, the original work of the exhibitor. Children 9-16 years.  Judge: Rachel West

Class 18: Decorated cupcake on the theme of beekeeping. Judge: Tony Lindsell

Class 19:  A poster that promotes bees and shows their importance to the environment.  Judge: Lilah Killock

 

 

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