Thank you for your interest in participating in the Arkansas Honey Festival’s Mead Contest. The guidelines for entering the contest and the rules for judging are listed below. The entry form and contest guidelines are available as downloadable PDFs.
The Mead Contest is open to the public for those who are 21 years of age or older.
Entries must be brewed at home or a non-commercial site.
Please fill out the entry form for each bottle of mead submitted, put the filled-out form in a zip-lock bag, and use rubber-bands to attach to each bottle of mead.
One 750 ml bottle OR two 12-20 oz beer bottles OR 1-22 oz Bomber. No labels other than type of mead. Example: Traditional Semi-Sweet.
Drop Off Site
Bemis Honey Bee Farm
13516 Asher Road
Little Rock, AR 72206
Drop Off Time
Between now & September 24 at 11 am. During regular business hours. Late entries will not be accepted.
Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm.
Awards will be given out after judging. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards for best of mead.