Q: When and where does the contest take place?
A: The Black Jar contest will take place on June 11, 2020, at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel.
Q: What airports can I fly into if I would like to attend The Black Jar?
A: There are several airports in our region. The three we suggest are: Asheville Regional (15.7 miles to Renaissance AVL Hotel), Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (78.4 miles to Renaissance AVL Hotel), and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (119 miles to Renaissance AVL Hotel).
Q: Does my entry have to be from this season’s harvest?
A: No. It can be from any year or season.
Q: Can I still enter if my bees live outside the Southern Appalachian region?
A: Yes. The Black Jar is an international contest.
Q: Can I enter more than once?
A: Yes. Many beekeepers produce seasonal varietals that differ in taste and choose to enter more than one variety. Each variety requires a separate entry/fee.