2021 Honey Festival Essay Contest

2021 Honey Festival Essay Contest

Registration is Closed

Time & Location

Nov 20, 2021, 12:30 PM
Main Stage, 355 S Center St, Westmorland, CA 92281, USA

About the event

The Westmorland Honey Festival will be hosting an essay contest for students grades 2-12 and students attending one of our local colleges. The theme is BEE the BEST You—BEE Healthy. BEE Positive. BEE Kind.  We want to hear about ways you are healthy, positive and kind or  about someone you know in the Imperial Valley who inspires you for the ways they are healthy, positive and kind!


The essay’s will be judged by The Honey Festival Committee as well as select teacher’s from around the Imperial Valley. A rubric will be used (posted on Honey Festival page)


November 20, 2021 starting at 12:30pm: Westmorland Honey Festival Main Stage 

1st place will be awarded to one female “Queen Bee” and one male “King Bee” in each grade band: Grades 2-4 ($50 prize), 5-8 ($100 prize), 9-12 ($150 prize), college ($200 prize).  One winner from each grade category will be asked to read their essay at the festival upon receiving their award. 


See Rubric listed on Honey Festival page


- Complete essay and email to: info@barismith.com or mail to: 1095 S 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243 

- Essay should include a cover page with the following information: Title, Author Name, Queen Bee  or   King Bee  (write only one), School Name, Grade, Parent Name and Parent Phone Number (if entrant is under 18years old)


- Essay must be received via email OR mail by November 15, 2021