The 2016 Beekeeping Essay Contest theme has been announced. This year’s topic is “Bees and Pollination. How Important is it?”
The deadline for submission to the Texas 4-H office is Friday, January 8, 2016.
Submissions will only be accepted electronically. The essay, along with the certification form, should be uploaded to FormSite at https://fs4.formsite.com/state4h/2016BeekeepingEssay/index.html
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three winners from Texas 4-H:
· 1st Place: $300.00
· 2nd Place: $200.00
· 3rd Place: $100.00
The first place essay will advance to the national contest representing Texas 4-H.
The complete rules and guidelines are attached. They will also be available online under the Entomology Project section of the Texas 4-H website http://texas4-h.tamu.edu.