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4-H Entomology

Bee Essay Contest - 2014

Sponsored by The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc.

Topic for 2014:
image of a Queen Bee“Beekeeping in Colonial Times”

Length:
750 to 1000 words (This does not include references and Biographical sketch.)

Format:
Submit as Microsoft Word compatible document, double spaced in 12-pt Times

Due Date:
by close of business on January 20, 2014.

Contest is open to active 4-H Club Members only.

Submit Mississippi essays to the e-mail address shown below.  Do not send to the national Foundation office.  (The first place essay for Mississippi will be submitted for national competition.)

Submit Essays Electronically to:
Jeff Harris: JHarris@ext.msstate.edu. write “4-H Beekeeping Essay” in the subject line.  Be sure to include your biographical sketch.

State Level Prizes:
First Place: $100  
Second Place: $75  
Third Place: $50                                               
Sponsored by the Mississippi Beekeepers Association

National Level Prizes:
First Place: $750  
Second Place: $500  
Third Place: $250                         
Sponsored by the American Beekeeping Federation

See following information for more details on rules, requirements, and judging criteria.

Bee Essay Contest Rules (pdf)