PDBKA HONEY SHOW 2019 REPORT
The 2019 Petersfield Beekeepers Association Honey Show took place in Buriton Village Hall on 14 September. With 170 entries in the 44 classes there was a lot of competition and all but one of the Trophies was awarded. Unfortunately with no Sections entered, the Lady Tollemache Trophy remains homeless this year.
The National Honey Show Blue Ribbon, awarded at shows with more than 100 qualifying entries, was awarded to PDBKA Member Peter Reader for Two Jars of Medium Honey
The 25 honey classes drew 84 entries, the 6 beeswax classes, 24 entries. 5 entered the 2 mead classes and 5 the Novice classes. The 6 confectionery classes drew 23 entries and the 5 display classes, 29 entries.
The Steep Trophy for the best Exhibit of Honey in the Show was awarded to Peter Reader
The Cocke Trophy for the Exhibitor with the highest number of points in the Members Classes 1 to 16B was awarded to Brad Davis
The Sir Humphrey Tollemache Trophy for the Exhibitor with the highest total of points in Open Classes A to D, J and K was awarded to Brad Davis
The Kathleen Marriage Trophy for the best Wax in any Class was awarded to Pippa Barker
The Jack Dennis Trophy for the best Shallow Frame in Class 10 was awarded to PDBKA Apiary
The Rose Tankard for the best Mead in Classes F(1) and F(2) was awarded to Alison Turner
The Sid Trenchard Memorial Trophy for the best exhibit in Class T ( two jars honey & three matching bars beeswax) was awarded to Brad Davis
The Trevor Stubbs Memorial Trophy for the highest number of points in the Novice Classes was awarded to Dean Gregory. Also awarded, free entry to 2019 National Honey Show.
The Cole Platter for the highest number of points in Cookery Classes was jointly awarded to Pippa Barker & Katie Eveleigh
The Mount Pleasant Trophy for the best photograph or picture in the Display Classes was jointly awarded to Sophie Garwood & Ali Hollingbery
The Rogate Trophy for the best (picture) exhibit in Class U (under 4-11 years old) was awarded Rogate School.
Petersfield Community Radio visited and talked to Honey Show Manager David Parkinson. https://petersfieldradio.uk/2019/09/the-beekeepers-annual-honey-show/