British Beekeepers Association


British Beekeepers Association

Show Judge Certificate

Take your experience in showing honey and honey products to the next level

In order to commence the assessment you must meet a number of entry requirements  and hold the Basic Certificate. For full details please download the syllabus.

Candidates wishing to take the Show Judges Assessment must apply for a record book from the Examinations Board Secretary to record the following over a five year period

  • Stewarding for a number of  BBKA Judges at major honey shows with more than 100 entries.
  • Judging at a number of Honey shows where 3 of the shows are assessed by 3 different BBKA Show Judges.
  • A final supervised judging and viva voce.
  • Record of  awards at third prize or higher at major honey shows with more than 100 entries
  • Record of other relevant experience such as Show Secretary

To apply for the assessment, complete the Application Form and send it with the Fee to your Area Examination Secretary or if an individual member, direct to the National Beekeeping Centre at Stoneleigh.

The BBKA Examination Secretary will contact you with the assessment details.

Download your Syllabus for the Show Judge Certificate and Application Form from the Documents on this page.