We are looking forward to welcoming Hazel Blackburn to judge our honey show on Friday 16h November 2012 at 7.30pm. Classes 1 to 13 will be judged by our expert judge; classes 14 and 15 will be judged by the members.
Trophies to be won
Iliffe Cup. Awarded to the member with most points in all classes.
Wantage Challenge cup. Awarded to the member with the most points in classes 1, 2 and 3.
Peggy Mein Cookery cup. Awarded to the winner of class 4 & 5
Harmsworth Trophy. Awarded to the member with the most points in the beeswax classes (classes 6, 7 and 8)
Valentine Trophy. Awarded to the member with the most points in the DIY and creative arts classes (classes 9,10 and 11)
Mattingley Novice Cup. Awarded to the winner of class 12.
Peter Dawson Beginners’ Cup Awarded to the winner of class 13
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No need to pre-book, just bring your entries along on the night.
Points shall be calculated 1st = 3 points; 2nd = 2 points; 3rd = 1 point.
You may enter 2 items per class, but only the highest will count
should you have both items placed1st, 2nd or 3rd.
Entries are welcomed from Vale and Downland, and Newbury
members, but note that only members of Vale and Downland
Beekeepers. Association can be awarded cups or trophies.
Classes 1, 2, 3, 12 and 13 – honey can be shown with or without
1. A novice is defined as a person who has not yet won a first prize
at any honey show.
2 A beginner is defined as a person who is in their first twelve
months of keeping bees.