The Texas Honey Show Committee is so excited to present this year’s competition information. The competition is Friday, November 4th, 2022 during the Texas Beekeepers Annual Convention at the Mayborn Convention Center in Temple, TX..

Entries will be accepted only at the event.

Registration: Online registration only at:

Drop-off Show Entries: All entries must be dropped off at the event venue and will be accepted on November 3rd (Thursday 10:00 am to 6:00pm) and November 4th (Friday 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.)

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