October Honey Show

1.      We will begin accepting entries in the UGA Extension kitchen at 6:00 p.m.

2.      Once entry items have been accepted into the competition by the Show Steward, items may not be altered.

3.      Competitors may not enter the area where the entries have been placed.

4.      The Secretary, Stewards or Judges are the only persons who may enter the honey judging area until the winners have been announced.

5.      All entries must be produced by the contestant within the last calendar year with the exception of meads.

6.      Only current members of the Coweta Beekeeper Association are eligible to enter the honey show.  Non-members may qualify by paying their dues for the 2017 year before entering.

7.      Each member may make only one entry per class. Duplication (same product) of entries by families is prohibited.

 

Judging Classes

  • Extracted Honey: light
  • Extracted Honey: medium
  • Extracted Honey: dark
  • Chunk honey
  • Creamed Honey
  • Cut comb
  • Section comb honey
  • Black jar
  • Full Frame
  • Novice
  • Commercial
  • Wax block
  • Candles:
    • Dipped Tapers
    • Molded Tapers (spiral, octagon or straight sided accepted)
  • Molded ornamental candles
  • Sweet Mead
  • Dry Mead
  • Beer and Ale (Honey Based)
  • Honey Beverages: Carbonated and Non-Carbonated
  • Honey Cake (see below for recipe)
  • A cooked item containing honey
  • Photographs related to beekeeping
  • Artwork related to beekeeping
  • Crafts related to beekeeping

                                        

For entry rules and tips for each category, please visit these links to the Georgia Beekeepers Association fall and spring honey show rules:

http://www.gabeekeeping.com/Documents/fallhoneyshow.pdf

http://www.gabeekeeping.com/Documents/springhoneyshow.pdf

 

 
 

Plain Honey Cake Recipe:

2 cups self-rising flour

8 oz honey by weight

9 1⁄2 Tablespoons butter

2 eggs

Pinch of salt

 

Cream together butter and honey.  Beat eggs well and add alternately with sifted flour and salt to the honey/butter mixture.  If needed add a little milk. 

Bake in a greased 8 inch round cake pan at 325 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. 

 

No additions to the Honey Cake Recipe Please!

 

 

We would like to thank the staff at the Coweta County UGA Extension Office for the privilege of using their facility each month.
http://ugaextension.org/county-offices/coweta.html