Pageant Information


Categories of competition for both

the Teen and Queen Pageants include:


  1. Personal Interview with the judges, Festival Promo, and Evening Gown/On-Stage Question. When filing the official application, Teen/Queen contestants must pay a $50.00 entrance fee. Queen contestants must pay a $100.00 entrance fee. All contestants must return the completed application form, fee, birth certificate and color photograph by September 16th, 2016.
  2. Teen Queen Pageant contestants must be single, between the ages of 13 - 16. The Teen Queen Pageant is open statewide to include contestants from anywhere within the state of West Virginia. Contestants must have never been married, be pregnant, never born a child & been born a female.
  3. Queen Pageant contestants must be a single woman between the ages of 16 - 21. The Queen Pageant is open statewide to include contestants from anywhere within the state of West Virginia, or a resident student therein. Contestant must have never been married, be pregnant, never born a child, & been born a female.
  4. All contestants may (no requirement) sell advertisements for the Salem Apple Butter Festival Pageant Program Booklet, ad sales may serve as the sponsorship for entry fees. The deadline for ad copy and money to be turned in to the Pageant Planning Committee is September 16th, 2016. The page size for the booklet is 8 1/2 x 5 1/2. Ad prices are as follows:

1/4 Page Ad $30.00
1/2 Page Ad $55.00
Full Page Ad $100.00