Doug Hardwick has sent along information and forms for the Blue Ribbon Country Fair and wants to make sure we all have access to them
The Blue Ribbon Country Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center in Townsend.
Admission is $5 per person and free to children under six and member of the heritage center. Exhibitors get two free tickets. There is no charge for entering exhibits in the fair.
You can download all of the schedules, rules and entry forms by clicking on the links below.
The Honey Show is one for BCBA members to pay attention to. This is an easy local show to enter, and it gives us a chance to talk about honey, bees and beekeeping to an interested audience. In addition, there is a cash prize for the winner.
The following are the classes of honey that can be entered:
Class 110 Extracted, White
Class 111 Extracted, Light Amber
Class 112 Extracted, Dark Amber
Class 113 Comb, White
Class 114 Comb, Light Amber
Class 115 Comb, Dark Amber
Class 116 Beeswax
Class 117 Homemade products made of beeswax
Class 118 Frame of Light Honey
Class 119 Frame of Dark Honey
Class 120 Exhibit of bees and queen on comb in an observation hive.
Extracted honey must be in a one pound queen line or classic jar.
Comb honey must be in a one pint Mason jar or similar container. All jars must be unlabeled.
Only one entry per lot per exhibitor. Articles made of beeswax must be made by the exhibitor.
Frames and sections of honey must be packed in sanitary, bee-proof containers.
All honey and beeswax exhibited must be produced in the current year.
Open to all ages.
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