Texas 4-H is very excited to announce the theme and guidelines for this year's 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest. This year's theme is “Reducing the Usage of Bee-Killing Pesticides in my Community."
The deadline for this contest is January 9, 2015. These essays will be submitted to the National contest facilitators and are all eligible for cash prizes as follows:
National Cash Prizes to 3 Top Winners:
1st Place: $750.00
2nd Place: $500.00
3rd Place: $250.00
National Contest Sponsored by: The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc.
Texas Cash Prizes to 3 Top Winners:
1st Place: $300.00
2nd Place: $200.00
3rd Place: $100.00
Texas Contest Sponsored by: Alamo Area Beekeepers Assn., Central Texas Beekeepers Assn., Collin County Hobby Beekeepers Assn., Dino-Bee Beekeepers Assn., East Texas Beekeepers Assn., Harris County Beekeepers Assn., Marshall Beekeeping Assn., Trinity Valley Beekeepers Assn., and Williamson County Area Beekeepers Assn.
Official rules and guidelines can be found at the following link: http://travis-tx.tamu.edu/4-h-programs/4-h-events/ - look under the heading of State Events