To enter the Creamed Honey Contest, you will need to have you bottled honey and an entry form submitted to the registration desk by 9:30 am on October 7, 2023. You may also drop off your entry to the Bemis Honey Bee store during the week prior to the event. We will have entry forms available at the event, but we recommend downloading the form and filling it out in advance.
The submitted honey must be creamed/ infused bottled honey that was produced in Arkansas in 2023 by the contestant. The honey must be safe to consume. Once the honey has been submitted to the contest, the contestant may not tamper with the bottle. One entry per person allowed.
People’s Choice Award
One jar of creamed/ infused honey (of any size) will be entered into the contest by the contestant. The entry must be checked into registration no later than 9:30am on October 7, 2023. Tasting of the entries will be open to the general public from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The honey will be graded on: appearance, cleanliness of the jar, aroma, taste, texture, creativity, and label design. Each attendee at the Arkansas Honey Festival will have the opportunity to taste each entry and cast one vote for his or her favorite honey, while supplies last. Voting will close at 3:00pm and the votes will be counted. A first, second, third place prize will be awarded to the contestants with the most number votes at 3:30pm.