2017 Spring NC & SC Joint Conference

  • 03 Mar 2017
  • 04 Mar 2017
  • Baxter Hood Center, Rock Hill, SC


  • This registration is for the Family that is a Georgia State Member.
  • This registration is for the Individual person that is a Georgia State Member.
  • This is for NC State Member that is bringing guest(s)
  • This registration is for the Individual person that is a NC State Member.
  • This registration is for the Family that is a SC State Member.
  • This registration is for the Individual person that is a SC State Member.

Welcome to the 2017 Joint Meeting! Please indicate which state you are a member of. Anyone is welcome to register for the Joint Meeting. If you are not State members in your state, we encourage you to register with your state at the conference or online.

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Welcome to the Event Details

2017 NC & SC Joint Meeting

Date: March 3-4, 2017 

Location: Baxter Hood Center in Rock Hill, SC

Address375 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Cost:  Individual $40   Family $50

Walk Ins:  Individual $50  Family $60

Registration:  Open to NC, SC and Georgia

Presidents we need your donations of honey jars for all our facility staff & Speakers & Dignitaries

2017 Spring Meeting Digital Program .... click here

2017 Mail In Registration form ... click here

Program Schedule

  • Friday Check in 11am.
  • Welcome & Conference begins 1pm. 
  • Friday & Saturday Breakouts will repeat
  • Friday Banquet Meal & Dr. larry Connor begins 5:00 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday check in 8am 
  • Vendor Shopping & Conference begins at 8am 
  • SC President's Meeting 8am
  • NC President's Meeting 8am
  • Free Public Beginner Class 10:40am
  • Lunch 12pm
  • Ending time is 4pm.

KEYNOTE Speakers:  

Dr. Larry Connor, Dr. Dewey Caron, Dr. Leo Sharashkin, Dr. Jennifer Tsuruda

Extra Cost:

Friday Banquet $20 per person Choice of Two Meats Catered by Jackson Cafeteria, Clover, SC

Choose one of the two meats selections:
Roast Pork & 
Grilled Chicken Beast

Gluten Free Option: Salad
SidesPotato Casserole, Green Beans, Tossed Salad W/ Dressing
Bread: Sourdough
DessertPeach Cobbler
DrinksTea & Water

Gluten Free concerns?  Roast Pork, Grilled Chicken Breast, Green Beans, Salad (not including the dressing) These menu items are cooked in gluten free ingredients.  If you have celiac disease,these items should be safe.

Saturday Lunch $10 per person

Choose from these options:

Turkey Sandwich or Ham Sandwich

Gluten Free Option: Salad

Each selection Served with chips, cookie, drink

SCBA Logo Wear and NCSBA Table

Vendors will be set up for Friday and Saturday (Vendors will register separately)

Title & Spring Sponsors

Bee Well Honey Farm – Equipment, beauty products & honey

Dadant & Sons – Beekeeping Supplies

Miller Bee Supply – Beekeeping Supplies (they will be attending, call for all your supplies)

WicWas Press – Larry Connor Beekeeping Books

Summer Sponsors

Brushy Mountain Bee Farm - Beekeeping Supplies

Mann Lake Ltd - Beekeeping Supplies

Kelley Beekeeping – Beekeeping Supplies


Dark Corner Apiary - hive tool magnets, insemination equipment, queen rearing accessories

OxaVap LLC - Vaporizers

Combcapper - Comb Capper and Bucket Bench

Bee Hive Thermal Industries - Thermal warmer-kills mites and keeps bees warm

Blue Sky Bee Supply – Beekeeping Supplies

Cold Cove Technologies - A beehive weighing scale

HonestBee Hives LLC - Insulated Polypropylene hives & beekeeping essentials

Container Corporation – Honey Containers

Bailey Bee Supply - Beekeeping Supplies

Dixie Bee Supply - Beekeeping Supplies

Johnson's Bees and Supplies - Beekeeping Supplies

Rossman Apiaries - Beekeeping Supplies

WG Bee Farm - Bee T-Shirts, Bee Jewelry, Bee Misc.

Beez Needz- beekeeping supplies & gifts

Charleston Community Bee Garden - Bee T-Shirts, Bee Jewelry, Bee Misc.

Bee Club Sales – Tools and equipment

Horizontal Hive – Dr. Leo Sharashkin book table

Sponsors: Bee Well Honey Farm, WicWas Press, Mann Lake, Brushy Mountain Bee Farm, Kelley Beekeeping, Dadant, Gardner Apriary, 

Master Beekeeping Program

SC Journeyman Review will be given Friday Master Beekeeping Program Test will be given for NC & SC on Saturday.  

Free Beginner Beekeeping Class Open to Public.  Anyone wanting to learn more of what it takes to be a beekeeper and basic information about honey bees, can take this class for FREE! Register or drop in.  It begins Saturday at 10:40am.

Registering via mail-Download the form here. Complete the form and mail in to the SCBA treasurer 
2017 Joint Meeting flyer with registration form.pdf

Lodging for overnight, we have partnered with these hotels

  • Comfort Inn & Suites -- $124 --1323 Old Springdale Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (803) 326-3300
  • Holiday Inn Rock Hill -- $139 -- 503 Galleria Blvd, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (803) 323-1900
  • Hampton Inn - - $139 – 2111 Tabor Dr, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (803) 325-1100
  • Wingate by Wyndham -- $109 -- 760 Galleria Blvd, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (803) 324-9000
There eateries & Shopping within 5 minutes of the venue: Olive Garden, Fast Food, Panara Bread, Target, and Bob Evans.  

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