WBA Contest


As you register to take part in the World Beekeeping Awards 2017 ( hereinafter - the "Contest" or WBA ), you agree to comply with "Official Rules and Regulations". Participation implies full acceptance of these rules and regulations.

1. Participation requirements

1.1 Participation is open to all amateur and professional beekeepers, representatives of beekeepers' associations, producer groups, packers, traders, scientists, researchers, beekeeping journalist and professional publishers registered for the 45th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress (hereinafter - the "Congress") with any Congress Pass (including Full, Accompanying, Daily, Students or Exhibition Pass).

1.2. Members of Local Organizing Committee of the Congress, subsidiary and affiliate organizations, and their family members are not eligible to participate.

1.3. There is no limit on the number of classes entered by a person.

1.4. Entrant may submit up to a maximum of three exhibits in each class, but no single exhibit may be shown in more than one class and an entrant shall not be entitled to more than one award in any one class.

1.5. Participants can apply, either individually or in groups: in case of group projects (innovations, multimedia product and publications).

1.6. English is an official language of the WBA 2017. All applications and supportive documents must be submitted in English.

2. Participation procedure

2.1. To participate in the Contest the entrant must read the WBA 2017 official rules and regulations, list of categories and classes, requirements for the exhibits. Applicants are also required to register in advance to attend 45th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress (the "Congress") with any kind of the Congress Pass (including Full, Accompanying, Daily, Students or Exhibition Pass).

2.2. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the WBA 2017 Official Rules & Regulations and confirms that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules & Regulations.

2.3. There is separate participation procedure for Individual, Commercial and Apimondia contests classes.

2.4. To participate in the Contest you must:

2.4.1 Register for the Congress on the website (www.apimondia2017.org)

2.4.2 Register online for participation in the WBA 2017.

2.4.3 Select proper class you would like to participate in and complete payment.

2.4.4 Prepare all exhibits for each class you participate in, according to the requirements to each exhibit.

2.4.5 Deliver all the exhibits accompanied by the printed "WBA 2017 Participation Form" which can be found on the web page and the "Registration Confirmation Form" that you'll receive via e-mail after you complete the payment.

2.4.6 Payment has to be done for each single exhibit

2.5. To participate in individual and commercial honey classes you must send sample with the " WBA 2017 Participation Form " of the exhibit honey for analysis,

All exhibits related to pure honey classes are required to get examination in advance from appointed laboratory, Balparmak Analysis Laboratory (APILAB), by July 31st 2017. Therefore all exhibitors submit the sample (350g) of honey to the Congress Secretariat before July 31st 2017. And the examination cost is included in entry fee.


2.6. The appointed laboratory, Balparmak Analysis Laboratory (APILAB), is the representative analysis laboratory in Turkey which is available to exam ingredients and antibiotics of each honey including : Moisture, Invert Sugar, Saccharose, Acidity, Insoluble solids, Artificial Sweetening, Hydroxymethyl furfural, carbon isotope ratio etc.

2.7. Some Apimondia contests classes must be accompanied with a brief description in English (from 50 to 300 words) electronic copies of exhibits accompanied by description in English must be sent for pre-judging to wba@apimondia2017.org no later than 30 August 2017. An entry of journals is defined as last 2 issues)

2.8. All applications must include the following information to the registration form:

2.8.1 Applicant's personal details and required information.

2.8.2 Classes and number of exhibits in it

2.8.3 Confirmation of agreeing to the Contest official rules and regulations

3. Entry fees

3.1. Entry fee is 40 Euro per exhibit for individual classes, 150 Euro per exhibit for commercial classes and, 60 Euro per exhibit for Apimondia contests classes.

3.2. For honey exhibits in individual and commercial classes, the analysis fee is included in the entry fee.

3.3. All entry fees are non-refundable under any circumstances.

3.4. The WBA 2017 organizing team reserves the right to increase or reduce entry fees for special promotions.

3.5. The WBA 2017 entry fee covers the contest participation on 29 September - 4 October 2017 during the Congress. The fee does not include attendance to the Congress, refreshments and lunch, travel and accommodation costs. A corresponding receipt will be issued for your records.

4. Time limits

4.1. Contest registration is are available through the official Congress website. (www.apimondia2017.org)

4.2. The application deadline is August 15th, 2017.

4.3. For analyzing honey classes the honey sample of exhibits should be delivered to the Congress secretariat by July 31st, 2017.

4.3.1 The address of Congress Secretariat;

Teamcon Kongre Organizasyon Turizm Ticaret A.Ş.

Abide-i Hürriyet Cad. No:145/3,

34381, Şişli - İstanbul - TURKEY

Ref : WBA 2017 - Apimondia 2017

Contact : Ünal Bilgin - Burak Kaptan

4.4. Late entries (after August 15th, 2017) and on-site registration during the Contest are NOT acceptable .

4.5. Exhibits should be delivered to the Contest by the exhibitor at the WBA 2017 Office desk and staged by stewards to the Contest exhibition area from September 28 th between 09:00 and 17:00 till September 29 th between 09:00 and 12:00.

4.6. Judging of exhibits will be held on September 30th between 13:00 and 18:30 "behind closed doors".

4.7. Official Opening Ceremony of the Contest, featuring official persons will be open for general public, on October 1th at 10:00.

4.8. Official Closing Ceremony of the Contest will begin on October 3th at 13:00. Winners will be awarded medals and the corresponding diplomas in each class.

4.9. During the Official Closing Ceremony of the Congress on October 3th all winners with their medals will be invited to the stage.

4.10. Collection and removal of exhibits will take place on October 3th 16:00 and 19:00 in the presence of a steward.

4.11. All the winners' names will be shown on the website.

4.12. The Contest Organizers reserve the right to change any time and deadlines.

5. Exhibits delivery

5.1. All exhibits should be delivered to the Contest area from September 28th between 09:00 and 17:00 till September 29th between 09:00 and 12:00. Those exhibitors who arrive late and don't submit exhibits for staging in time will be automatically disqualified.

5.2. Special table will be provided near the entrance that enable to unpack your exhibits and do any final preparations.

5.3. Cardboard containers, wooden boxes and other packing sheets can't be left on the premises as they violate to the fire regulations.

5.4. An Exhibitor delivers all the exhibits in person, accompanied by the "Registration Confirmation Form"

6. Exhibits staging

6.1. Exhibits will be checked in against your Registration Confirmation Form and passed for staging by stewards. Exhibitors must attach the stickers with exhibit number to the corresponding exhibits as part of the final preparation. The stickers will be provided by the organisers upon registration.

6.2. Staging of all entries will be by stewards, who will be wearing uniform.

6.3. Exhibits in display classes should be staged by the exhibitor in arrangement with the steward.

6.4. After submitting Registration Confirmation Form to the steward, competitors may not enter the WBA 2017 area where the entries are placed until the Official Opening Ceremony of the Contest

6.5. All staging on September 30th to be completed by 12:00 and the premises vacated.

6.6. The missing exhibits will be marked with a note - NOT COMING.

6.7. No exhibits may be removed until after the Contest closes on October 3th at 16:00.

7. Collection of exhibits

7.1. During the collection process exhibitors will be asked to vacate the WBA 2017 area.

7.2. Those collecting the exhibits should queue outside the hall, having already brought or collected their boxes.

7.3. Accompanied by a steward, exhibitors will proceed to collect exhibits from the staging.

7.4. Make sure you check both the class and exhibit numbers on each entry and that they correspond with those on the Registration Confirmation Form

7.5. When all have been collected and checked on the Registration Confirmation Form by the steward, you will be asked to sign the form; the steward will countersign it, indicating that you have submitted all exhibits.

7.6. When exhibitors have collected and signed for exhibits, they must leave the hall as quickly as possible.

7.7. Organizers of the Contest and of the Congress are not responsible for any late, lost, damaged, misdirected, postage due, stolen, incomplete, or misappropriated entries.

8. Jury

8.1. Jury of the Contest consists of Judges Referee and Judging Committees.

8.2. Each category of classes will have its own separate judging committee.

8.3. All judging committees will be accompanied by a steward.

8.4. The judging committee will consists of high-profile beekeeping industry professionals including beekeeping companies' executives, beekeeping practitioners and professional judges with long term experience in organoleptic and good knowledge of the category of honeys or meads presented at the Contest.

8.5. Representatives of each major Region of the world (Asia, Americas, Africa, Europe and Oceania) will be present as members of the jury.

8.6. The Judging Committee will consist of one Head of Judging Committee and at least one more judge (in general there will be two or three judges).

8.7. Judges Referee is responsible for general coordination of the judging process, interpretation of any rule, is consulted in a case of discrepancy in the opinion of the Judges, as well as for disqualification, non-awarding, or downgrading of awards.

8.8. Judges are responsible for analysis of the submitted documentation, results of the laboratory analyses reports, evaluation of the presentation of the product, estimation of visible and sensorydefects and general judging process.

8.9. Stewards are responsible for registration process, staging of exhibits, assisting to the judges during judging process, general moderation and consultation during "open doors program', collection and final clearing up at the end of the Contest.

8.10. Exhibitors can not be a member of a jury for any class in which they have an entry.

8.11. Each member of the jury must judge the qualities of the exhibits presented "in all conscience" without prejudice and with full independence.

8.12. The jury will use its best efforts to announce the finalists at the designated time, but will not be held liable for any unforeseen delays.

8.13. The jury reserves the right to reject any entry that does not comply with the requirements of the competition and not to award all or any of the prizes in any class.

8.14. The decision of the jury is final, non-negotiable and may not be argued or appealed.

9. Judging process

9.1. The judges and stewards are the only persons who may enter the Contest area during the judging process.

9.2. The Contest organizers will provide all the necessary equipment for judging.

9.3. The judges and stewards will wear uniform whilst judging is in progress.

9.4. Exhibits presented to the judges will be identified by numbers at the WBA 2017 Labels which will be devoid of any other distinctive signs.

9.5. The Judges will estimate every exhibit anonymously and individually, without any exchange.

9.6. Exhibits will be judged by allocation of 1 to 10 points for each of the four judging criteria and results will be filled in to the assessment form (total score - up to 40). The number of criteria could be more or less than four.

9.7. All judging criteria of exhibits will be evaluated according to the points characteristics:

Excellent - 10 points

Very poor - 1 point

9.8. Each category and type of classes will have its own distinct judging criteria.

9.9. General procedure of judging:

9.9.1 Honey exhibits must be analyzed by Balparmak Analysis Laboratory (APILAB) on time.

9.9.2 Evaluation of the presentation of the product is to estimate visible defects.

9.9.3 Assessment of all presented exhibits in class by the judging criteriaand filling in the assessment form.

9.9.4 Collection of completed forms by the Head of judging committee.

9.9.5 Selection of more or less thanthree winners in each class with the best scores by the Head of judging committee.

9.9.6 Selection of Grand Prix Winners from among the first place winners in commercial category of classes by the alljudgesbesides general visitors.

9.10. The decisions of the Judges over every instance shall be final, binding and unchallengeable.

9.11. All results will be summarized and analyzed statistically.

NB: If any exhibit is found to be adulterated, the penalty shall be disqualification. Judging

Committee will totally exclude from the Contest honey or mead presenting a serious defect -double phase, coarse crystallization, presence of exogenous smells, tastes or aromas etc, so it cannot be granted anyaward.

10. Awards & benefits

10.1. Official Closing Ceremony ofthe Contest will be held on October 3, involving the Apimondia Congress participants. Any delegate holding the valid Congress pass may attend the Ceremony.

10.2. List of finalists will be displayed to general public during the congress.

10.3. The winners will be granted the Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals, according to the ranksearned, accompanied by the corresponding certificates.

10.4. Each Commercial Class winner additionally receives 200 stickers relating to Gold, Silver andBronze Medals to use in packaging, as well as an electronic file with an appropriate medal design layout to augment the label.

10.5. All the winners will be invited to the stage during the official closing ceremony of the Congress.

10.6. Grand prix winners for the most exceptional entries in commercial classes will be announced and awarded with trophies during the official closing ceremony of the Congress.

10.7. An explanatory dossier of the contest with the results will be given to the journalists attending the Congress.

10.8. An interview and photography's of each grand prix winners will be published on official website and dispatched in a separate press-release to all Congress media partners.

10.9. All prizes will be awarded to the first name that appears on the "Entry Ticket", and further division of prizes among co-entrants is the own responsibility of winners.

10.10. No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winners is permitted.

11. Requirements to exhibits

11.1. Make sure that your exhibit is in the right class.

11.2. All entries must be produced by the contestant. Individual classes exhibits should be the bona fide products of the exhibitors own apiary. Apimondia contests exhibits must constitute the exclusive or shared intellectual property of the exhibitor and the subject should be related to bees or beekeeping.

11.3. For individual and commercial classes: all honey exhibits must have same origin as the samples provided for laboratory analyses, i.e. be taken from the same batch of the product.

11.4. Exhibits must be produced between Jan 1st, 2016 and September 2017. This time restriction does not apply to entries in mead, and Apimondia contest classes, which must be produced by the contestant within the last two years.

11.5. Honey is the natural sweet substance produced by bees from the nectar of plants or secretions of living parts of them, or from excretions of plant-sucking insects on the living parts of the plants, that the bees collect, transform and combine with specific substances of their own, deposit, dehydrate, store and leave in honey combs to ripen and mature. Only the products that suit this definition will participate in the Contest together with all other products based on honey.

11.6. Honey exhibits must meet the following specifications: correct weight (between 350 and 750 g) and filling level, uniformity of two jars (for extracted honey classes), cleanliness of jars and lids, absence of any labels or proof seals (all individual classes), cleanliness and clarity of the honey, absence of defects, no dust on the surface of the honey, homogeneity, correct color, transparency and absence of granulation for liquid honeys, absence of contamination and foreign bodies. Granulated honey should have fine granulation, no frosting against the glass and no liquid residue on top of the honey.

11.7. Extracted honey must be exhibited in standard colorless glass jars of any shape and size or clear transparent plastic containers. Jars or containers must have secure, easily removable lids, standard screw tops or twist-offs. Lids may be either metal or plastic.

11.8. Honey exhibits in commercial classes must be labeled according to current legislation for honey for sale.

11.9. Packaging exhibits must be presented as forsaleand only the attractiveness of the labels and packed materials will be taken into consideration by the judges.

11.10. Mead exhibits must meet the following specifications: correct volume (750 ml bottle) and fill level, uniformity of two bottles, cleanliness of bottles and stoppers/corks, cleanliness and clarity of the mead, color match, transparency, lack of sediment, and absence of foreign bodies.

11.11. All meads must be exhibited in clear colorless glass wine bottles without lettering, fluting or ornamentation of any kind, except commercial classes where mead exhibits must be labeled as for sale. Bottles with shallow punts are acceptable. Bottles must be corked with flanged stoppers (mushroom corks, tee corks, or tasting corks are acceptable) making them removable without the use of mechanical aid. Corks may be either cork or plastic.

11.12. Mead must be made by exhibitor through fermentation of honey, not fortified by alcohol in any manner, and with no added flavoring, but additions such as acids, nutrients and tannin may be used. A white card with the type of mead (and listing any added fruit and/or spices) must accompany each entry.

11.13. Display exhibits (all kinds of honey and other bee products are accepted) must meet the following specifications: correct weight and fill level, uniformity, cleanliness of containers, cleanliness and clarity of the bee products, color, transparency and absence of foreign bodies. Any size or shape of containers may be used. General quantity of honey and other bee products to be staged on display is not restricted, but required display area must not exceed 600 x 600 x 600 mm. Exhibitors may make use of anything they consider will add value to the display.

NB: Exhibitors are responsible for unpacking, staging and repacking their own exhibits!

11.14. Beeswax exhibits must meet the following specifications: cleanliness, uniformity of in size and shape (three candles), correct weight for beeswax block (500 -1000 grams), clean, bright and translucent color between pale straw and light orange, smooth-surfaced and free of decorations or embellishments, absence of defects such as cracks and shrinkage. Candles must have flat finished bases and will be displayed erect, their wicks must be trimmed at list to 10 mm in length.

11.15. Cosmetics exhibits are required to three samples per each exhibit. Two samples of The exhibit must be exhibited in colorless glass jars of any shape and size or clear transparent plastic containers without any label. The only one of three samples must be labeled according to current legislation for product sale and packed as selling products.

11.16. Exhibits in the following classes must be accompanied by a brief description (from 50to 300 words) in English: A2. Albums, A5 Publications A7 Innovations, A8 Inventions. The description MUST NOT contain any information which may identify the exhibitor, be in logo, name, email, country, phone number etc.

11.17. An entry of photography is defined as one printed photo in A4 size glossy surface, without any frames and additional decoration.

11.18. An entry of poster is defined as one printed A3 (420x297 mm) size poster on "Lets bee where the continents meet"… theme.

11.19. An entry of logo printed in A4 size (Theme: "120th Anniversary of Apimondia" ).

11.20. Decorative and art exhibits in classes: A6.Beekeeping collections, A7. Decorative or artistic exhibit, required display area must not exceed 600 x 600 x 600 mm for bench display.

11.21. Valuable exhibits must be presented by entrants in a special showcase with a window made to see the exhibit.

11.22. Publications (Books, journals, websites, apps, etc.) maybe in any language however a brief description (from 50 to 300 words) of the exibits in English is required. Electronic Copies of exhibits accompanied by description in English must be sent for pre-judging to wba@apimondia2017.org no later than 30 August 2017. An entry of journals is defined as last 2 issues)

12. Complaints

12.1. Participation in the contest entails the candidate's approval of the rules and regulations herein as well as any decisions taken by the jury.

12.2. Any complaints and questions must be submitted in written form to the WBA 2017 Office or by email.(wba@apimondia2017.org)

12.3. Any appeal has to be made before the end of the Contest.

13. Responsibilities

13.1. Participation in the contest implies the acceptance of these rules and regulations, And decisions taken bythe judges and WBA 2017 organizing team.

13.2. Any violation of these rules & regulations will result in disqualification of the violator and selection of an alternative winner.

13.3. General responsibilities of Contest organizing committee:

13.3.1 The Contest Organizing Team reserves the right to modify or amend the prizes, rules, terms and conditions of the competition at any time.

13.3.2 The Contest Organizing Team is not responsible for entrant's non-receipt of any informational and additional emails for any reason, including but not limited to, server or email malfunctions.

13.3.3 The organizers cannot be held responsible for the cancellation, postponement or modification of the competition due to unforeseen circumstances, nor will they be responsible for any theft, loss, delay or damage incurred by entrants during the transport and exhibiting of their entries.

13.3.4 The Contest Organizing Team will have the right to include winners name on compilation materials to be used for publicity and promotional purposes. The materials will not be for sale.

13.4. General responsibilities of entrants:

13.4.1 Entrant is responsible for providing the up-to-date and correct email address.

13.4.2 Entrant agrees to allow their names to be used for publicity purposes by Organizers during and after the Contest.

13.4.3 An entrant agrees that exhibit or any part there of may not be removed until after the closure of the Contest. No exhibit may be tasted or in any way interfered with by the entrant or any person but the judges during the Contest without the special permission from the judge referee.


Individual Classes

Classes for individuals are designed especially for those for whom beekeeping is a fascinating, occasionally profitable hobby, or an exciting small business.

All exhibits should be the bona fide products of the exhibitors own apiary, and must be produced between Jan 1st, 2016 and September, 2017 (except mead).

Main requirements to the exhibiting bee/honey products are:
- absence of any label or proof seal;
- correct fill level;
- uniformity of the exhibits that comprise the entry;
- cleanliness and clarity of the product;
- absence of contamination;
- cleanliness of the packing materials.

All exhibits related to pure honey classes are required to get examination in advance from appointed laboratory, Balparmak Analysis Laboratory (APILAB), by July 31st 2017. Therefore all exhibitors submit the sample (350g) of honey to the Congress Secretariat before July 31st  2017. And the examination cost is included in entry fee.

What’s covered?

The World Beekeeping Awards 2017 for individuals covers all main classes of bee products such as:

Extracted Honey produced by Apis mellifera:
I1. Two jars of honey - any colour

Honeydew Honey
I2. Two jars of honey - any colour

Monofloral Honey
I3. Two jars of honey - any colour

Polyfloral Honey
I4. Two jars of honey - any colour

Granulated honey
I5. Two jars of honey - any colour

Comb Honey:
I6. Two sections of comb honey - any shape

Honey products (with added cinnamon, nuts, dried fruits, etc.)
I7. Two jars of honey product

Mead
I8. Two bottles of mead - traditional mead

Beeswax:
I11. One beeswax block - at least 500g (up to 1000g) weight and at least 25 mm thick, to be displayed flat
I12. Three beeswax plain candles - uniform in size and shape, to be displayed erect
I13. Three beeswax decorative candles -made by any method, uniform in size and shape, to be displayed erect

Display:
I15. Variety of honeys - four jars for four kinds of honey (one jar - one honey)

NB: Exhibitors are responsible for unpacking, staging and repacking their exhibits.

Commercial Classes

Classes for commercial firms are specially created and designed for the bee product producers, traders, packers and other apicultural sector representatives from all over the world for whom beekeeping is the principal business.

All exhibits should be commercially available, correctly labeled as for sale.

Besides the general quality of the bee products the attractiveness of the labels and packed materials will be taken into consideration by the judges.

The Display classes will be judged not only on the product quality aspects but also on the esthetical attractiveness of the overall presentation.

What’s covered?

The World Beekeeping Awards 2017 for commercials covers all main classes of bee products, such as:

Extracted Honey, produced by Apis mellifera:
C1. Two jars of honey - any colour, labeled and presented as for sale

Honeydew Honey
C2. Two jars of honey - any colour, labeled and presented as for sale

Monofloral Honey
C3. Two jars of honey - any colour, labeled and presented as for sale

Polyfloral Honey
C4. Two jars of honey - any colour, labeled and presented as for sale

Granulated Honey
C5. Two jars of honey - any colour, labeled and presented as for sale

Comb Honey:
C6. Two sections of comb honey - any shape, labeled and presented as for sale

Honey products (with added cinnamon, nuts, dried fruits, etc.)
C7. Two jars of honey product - labeled and presented as for sale

Mead:
C8. Two bottles of mead - traditional, labeled and presented as for sale
C9. Two bottles of Metheglin - made with the addition of spices/herbs/petals, labeled and presented as for sale
C10. Two bottles of Melomel - made with the addition of fruit and fruit juice, labeled and presented as for sale
C11. Two bottles of braggot - made with both honey and malt providing flavor and fermentable extract, labeled and presented as for sale

Beeswax:
C12. Three beeswax plain candles - uniform in size and shape, to be displayed erect, labeled and presented as for sale
C13. Three beeswax decorative products-made by any method, uniform in size and shape, to be displayed erect, labeled and presented as for sale

Cosmetics
C14. Lotion/Hand cream - Three jars of each exhibit, containing honey or beeswax.
C15. Other cosmetic products - Three tins or tubes, bars etc.of each exhibit, containing honey or beeswax.

Display:
C16. Variety of honeys - four jars for four kinds of honey (one jar - one honey), labeled and presented as for sale
C17. Decorated display of bee products - any size or shape of jar and decorations may be used, all products (honey, and/or mead, and/or beeswax/candles) must be labeled and presented as for sale, and required display area must not exceed 600 x 600 x 600 mm for bench display.

NB: Exhibitors are responsible for unpacking, staging and repacking their exhibits.

C18. Honey for sale display - any size or shape of jar may be used, honey must be labeled and presented as for sale, required display area must not exceed 600 x 600 x 600 mm for bench display.
NB: Exhibitors are responsible for unpacking, staging and repacking their exhibits.

Apimondia contests classes

Classes for Apimondia contests are specially created and designed  for all people for whom apiculture is an academic field, a professional occupation or a hobby beyond the apiary business itself.

All exhibits must constitute the exclusive or shared intellectual property of the exhibitor. The subject should be related to bees or beekeeping.
Besides the quality of the exhibits, the general attractiveness, overall presentation and genuine innovativeness will be taken into account by the judges.

Exhibits in the following classes must be accompanied by a brief description (from 50 to 300 words) in English.: The description must contain of the class but MUST NOT contain any information which may identify the exhibitor, be in logo, name, email, country, phone number etc,

Information on the dimensions is required in advance for innovation classes.

NB: Valuable exhibits must be presented by entrants in a special showcase with a window made to see the exhibit.

Photography:
A1. One photo - one printed photo in A4 size, glossy surface, without any frames and additional decoration

Printed materials:
A2. Albums - on beekeeping topic
A3. Poster - theme: “Lets bee where the continents meet"…, A3 size
A4. Logo- theme “120th Anniversary of Apimondia”
A5. Publications (Journals, books, websites, mobile apps, etc.) on beekeeping topics. In any language with a brief description (from 50 to 300 words) of the exibits in English is required. Electronic copies of exhibits accompanied by description in English must be sent for pre-judging to wba@apimondia2017.org no later than 30 August 2017. An entry of journals is defined as last 2 issues).

Decorative and art:
A6. Beekeeping collections - related to bees or beekeeping, not including live bees, required display area must not exceed 600 x 600 x 600 mm for bench display.
A7. Decorative or artistic exhibit - related to bees or beekeeping, required display area must not exceed 600 x 600 x 600 mm.

Innovations:
A8. Innovations - a detailed illustrated description or prototype must be presented. Information on dimensions is required in advance.
A9. Inventions - a working prototype must be presented. Information on dimensions is required in advance.,


 

 

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