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Each year, Georgia 4-H hosts the annual Beekeeping Essay Contest. This is an exciting opportunity for students to test their writing abilities and learn something new about Honeybees and their importance in the environment. This competition is open to all Georgia 4-H members in the 4th-12th grades. This contest is a national competition offered by the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. State and national prizes are offered for this contest. For the state contest, a cash prize of $250 will be given for first place, $100 for second place, and $50 for third place. The first-place Georgia essay will move on to the national competition and be eligible for additional prizes and awards.


2024 Contest Rules and Details


2024 Georgia Essay Submissions Portal



Learning Outcomes

• Develop leadership, initiative, self-reliance, a sense of fair play and other desirable character traits
• Learn the skills of farm management and an understanding of the business and career opportunities
• Demonstrate individual leadership abilities
• Develop leadership abilities, build character and assume citizenship responsibilities, and develop skills, knowledge, and attitudes for lifelong use


Please contact your local Extension office for more information.