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Cowichan Exhibition

The Cowichan Exhibition

Convener:  Ian Low  (pcowichanbeekeepers@gmail.com or bees@happylow.net)

Description:  This Division is supported by the Cowichan Beekeepers and meant for beekeepers and bee minded artists to enter their own products into a friendly competition with the explicit purpose of educating the public, improving beekeeper education, product quality, and celebrating beekeeper innovation.

* All Beekeepers from far and wide are encouraged to enter the Cowichan Exhibition.  https://www.cowex.ca/

The Honey Division

Class Entries:

  1. Honey                              – White, three 375ml jars
  2. Honey                               – Golden, three 375ml jars
  3. Honey                               – Amber, three 375ml jars
  4. Honey Novice class        – Any colour, three 375ml jars
  5. Honey Granulated          – Three 375ml jars
  6. Section Comb Honey      – Example: Ross Rounds, Half Hogg Cassette, square section
  7. Full Frame Comb Honey – Shallow Dadant or deep Langstroth (no black foundation)
  8. Bees Wax                          – Two 500 gram blocks (that are the same).
  9. Pollen                                – Three 375ml jars
  10. Hive Derived Creations – Potions, Lotions, Lip Balm, Candles, Toothpastes, Infused honey
  11. Apiculture Gadgets & Art – Graphics, Pottery, Needle work, Poetry, Education Display, Beekeeping Gadgets, Tools (Must be directly apiculture related)
  12. Mead (Honey wine)         – Two 750ml bottles (1 for judging, 1 for display)
  13. Observation Hive             – A caste of Bees in a Hive
  14. Photography                     Pollinators, Beekeepers, and Photography from the Hive
  15. Educational Display         – A focus message or Issue to teach about in apiculture.

* All categories have awards for  1st,2nd and 3rd place.

* Novice awards are for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th in “Class 5”

               CLASS 1ST PLACE 2ND PLACE 3RD PLACE
1. WHITE Jane Wines Brian Scullion Brenda Sanders
2. GOLDEN Brenda Sanders Brian Scullion Bill Sanderson
3. AMBER Kate Winter
4. NOVICE CLASS Brenda Sanders Susan Hopkins Steve Currie
5. GRANULATED Ian Low
6. SECTION COMB HNEY No Entries submitted
7. FULL FRAME COMB Ian Low
8. BEES WAX – BLOCK Ian Low
9. POLLEN Brian Scullion
10. 
11. OBSERVATION HIVE Ian Low

12.Hive-derived Creations

2 identical items 1-8oz.

Jane Wines

Bees Wax Food Wraps

13 Apiculture Gadget and art

Nariel Davis 

Knitted Honey comb hexagon with little bees

Cliff Daynes

Invented a honey super carrying device

Leona DeOliveira

Knitted Beehive with knitted frames (manipulative for play)

14. Photography

Lois DeEll

Bee on Daisies

Ian Low

Young Beekeeper with frame in Fireweed

Jane Wines

Bee on Sage Flower

15. EDUCATIONAL DISPLAY

Ian Low

 

 

16. GRAND AGGREGATE

Ian Low

 

 

 

Some Awards will also be offered beyond the ribbons for 1,2&3rd place.   If you are intersted in sponsoring a medallion or prize, please contact IAN LOW pcowichanbeekeepers@gmail.com

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