The Texas Honey Show Committee is so excited to present this year’s competition information. The competition is Saturday, November 6th, 2021 during the Texas Beekeepers Annual Convention at Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX.

There are 2 ways to send in your entries.

1.) Mail In Entries: Please do not mail your entries before October 1st. All shipments must be postmarked by Monday, Oct 25th. For entries to be considered in the competition they must be received no later than Tuesday, Nov 2nd.

You can mail them to:

% Texas Honey Show Team
The Nest Christian Academy
101 Frenchtown Rd.
Argyle, TX 76226

Call or Text Robin Young
(940) 765-2907

2.) Drop-off Show Entries: All other entries must be dropped off at the event venue and will be accepted on November 5th (Friday 10:00 am to 6:00pm) and November 6th (Saturday 8:00am to 10:00am). Remember entries dropped off the day of judging must be received by 10:00AM to be eligible.

Honey Show governing document and how to enter an exhibit.
The Texas Honey Show highlights good marketing of Texas beekeeping products and helps beekeepers share techniques with each other. The goal is to include beekeepers statewide. All are encouraged to enter one of the following classes:

Class 1: Extracted Honey, two jars of (0 mm to 85mm) LIGHT/AMBER
Class 2: Extracted Honey, two jars of (86mm to 114mm) MEDIUM/AMBER
Class 3: Extracted Honey, two jars of (155mm and above) DARK/AMBER
Class 4: Creamed Honey, two jars
Class 5: Chunk Honey, two jars
Class 6: “Black Jar” Honey, two jars (The winner will need to have a total of 3 jars. That is the requirement to be sent on to the next level that is out of state.)
Class 7: Comb Honey – Ross Round, two matching
Class 8: Comb Honey – Halfhog, two matching
Class 9: Comb Honey – Cut Comb, two matching
Class 10: Wax Plain Block (no fancy mold) weight between 1 lb. and 2 lbs.
Class 11: Beekeeping Arts and Crafts
Class 12: Photography Close-up
Class 13: Photography Scenic
Class 14: Photography Portrait
Class 15: Beekeeping Gadgets
Class 16: Candles
Class 17: Deep 10 Frame Super Art Contest (Paint exterior surfaces of the bee box.)
Class 18: Video Short

** Mead – Mead has its own unique classes and rules. For mead entries, please see the separate Mead Rules Document

*All entries become the property of TBA. Some winning entries will be included in the THBEA Auctions. No entries will be returned unless specifically worked out with the Honey Show Team. (*With the exception of Gadgets and Art.)

Complete the 2021 Texas Honey Show Entry Form. Please see Mead Competition Rules for mead entry forms. By entering the competition, you agree to be bound by the rules. Please read them carefully.

Continue to General Rules.

Download entire Texas Honey Show Rules 2021 document as a PDF.