2021 Art and Photography Competition at the BTS Exhibition

As usual we are holding our Annual Spider / Art Competition at the

The 35th  BTS Exhibition

At the Warwick Events Centre

Entries will be accepted from 11.00am until 12.30 at the BTS Competition Stand . Please read the rules very carefully.

The following rules apply.

1. Spiders should be displayed in clear plastic or glass containers with no substrate.

2. The owners name should not be displayed on the tank. A ticket will be issued. This is your proof of ownership. Do not lose it.

3. You must be a paid up member of The British Tarantula Society. Entry to the spider competition is free to paid up BTS members. Non members will be charged £5 or you could join the BTS on the day and enter for free.

4. The category and species name must be clearly displayed on the container.

5. Spiders can be collected at 4.00pm. No spider can be collected before this time

6. Prize giving is to be held at 3.00pm in the Hall.

7. The Judges decision is final.


The following categories are open to entrants this year.

Best Brachypelma species

Best New World Terrestrial

Best New World Arboreal

Best African

Best Asian Arboreal

Best Asian Terrestrial

Best Scorpion

Best in Show

Adult Artwork and Children’s Artwork


In recent years we have had some excellent display spiders but the Artwork and Photography has been under supported.

Please try to enter something in these categories

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