Honey Show Classes

 

HBA Honey Show Classes for 2016

Full details of the Schedule can be downloaded including including the rules and entry form.

HONEY CLASSES

Class 1 Two jars of light honey.

Class 2 Two jars of medium honey.

Class 3 Two jars of dark honey.

Class 4 Two jars of crystallised honey (natural granulation).

Class 5 Two jars of soft set honey.

Class 6 Two jars of chunk honey with approximately 50% comb honey.

Class 7 Two sections, round or square, min weight 227g, free from ling heather honey.

Class 8 Two sections, round or square, min weight 227g, of ling heather honey.

Class 9 Two jars of ling heather honey.

Class 10 Two jars of heather blend, extracted, naturally crystallised.

Class 11 Two containers of cut comb, free from ling heather honey, min weight 170g

Class 12 Two containers of cut comb, of ling heather honey, min weight 170g

Class 13 One shallow frame for extraction, free from ling heather honey.

Class 14 One shallow frame for extraction, of ling heather honey.

Class 15 Six jars of honey, matching in all respects, labelled as for sale. Min. weight 340g

Class 16 Six jars of honey, three matching pairs as classes 1 to 6 and 9 to 10.

Class 17 Six jars of honey, three matching pairs as classes 1, 2 & 4 *New Class

Class 18 Gift Class, one jar of honey, light, medium or dark, crystallised or soft set.

BEESWAX CLASSES

(Classes 19 – 21 to be displayed on a paper plate.  A clear polythene bag may be used for protection.  Mounting boards will be provided for classes 22 & 23)

Class 19 One piece at least 454g weight and at least 25 mm thick

Class 20 One piece at least 340g prepared for commercial use (to be broken by judge)

Class 21 Five blocks of beeswax, made using standard manufacturer’s 28g moulds.

Class 22 One pair of beeswax candles, moulded, one to be lit by the judge.

Class 23 One pair of beeswax candles, not moulded, one to be lit by the Judge.

Class 24 Beeswax polish, either furniture polish or cream.

Class 25 Beeswax Cosmetic, ingredients to be shown with the exhibit

MEAD CLASSES

Class 26 A bottle of dry mead.

Class 27 A bottle of sweet mead.

CONFECTIONERY CLASSES

Class 28 A honey, nut and date loaf made to the recipe. ** Made to the specified recipe.

Class 29 Six honey biscuits, the recipe to be displayed. **.

Class 30 Half pound of honey sweets, the recipe to be displayed. **.

Class 31 Six small honey cakes, the recipe to be displayed. **.

Class 32 Honey Oat Cookies to be made to the specified recipe.

Classes marked thus ** to be shown on a white paper plate and covered with a transparent plastic cake cloche. See rule 7 

OTHER CLASSES

Classes 33 & 34 to be exhibited in a clear 454g honey jar with standard gold lacquered commercial screwed or twist-off lid.  Class 35 to contain a minimum of 1362g/3lb honey.  Classes 36-38 size 150mm X 100mm.

Class 33 One jar of honey preserves.  Recipe to be displayed with the exhibit.

Class 34 One jar of honey marmalade.  Recipe to be displayed with the exhibit.

Class 35 A display relating to Bees and Beekeeping, maximum size 60cm x 60cm

Class 36 Un-mounted colour or monochrome photograph of a beekeeping related topic.

Class 37 Un-mounted close-up colour or monochrome photograph of a working honey bee.

Class 38 Un-mounted colour or monochrome humorous beekeeping photograph

NOVICE CLASSES

Class 39 Two jars of light honey.

Class 40 Two jars of medium honey

Class 41 Two jars of crystallised honey (natural granulation)

Class 42 One shallow frame for extraction

Class 43 One cake of beeswax, 170g to 227g

Class 44 Two matching jars of honey and three blocks of beeswax made using standard manufacturer’s 28g moulds

JUNIOR CLASS  For juniors from 10 years to under 16 years.

Class 45 Painting related to beekeeping.

Class 46 Computer produced picture relating to beekeeping

Class 47 Two matching jars of honey, light, medium or dark, crystallised or soft set

Class 48 One cake of beeswax, 170 g to 227 g

Full details of the Schedule can be downloaded including rules and entry form.