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Before contacting our chairmen with questions, please read through this page to see if your question can be easily answered.


Who organizes the Cherry Blossom Pageant?  
The Barberton Area Jaycees organize & operate the pageant.  The Jaycees are a local non-profit volunteer group that runs the pageant as a fundraising project. 


What are the pageant’s profits used for?
The Jaycees use the funds raised at the pageant for community service projects, such as Back to School, Thanksgiving & Project Santa.  In addition, the Jaycees make direct donations to local events, youth sports & school activities.

Where is the pageant located?
For 2019, Masons Hall, 600 W Park Ave, Barberton, OH 44203.

What time does the pageant begin?
For 2019, The start time depends on the contestant age. 
For girls & boys, ages newborn to 6 years old, your pageant begins at 10 AM. 
For ages girls 7 to 22, boys 7 to 9, and Precious Angels, your pageant begins at 2 PM. 


How much does it cost to enter the pageant?
For 2019, if you complete your application & mail with check or money order to be received by April 1 your cost is $40 per contestant. Applications and payments received after April 1, but by April 15 will be $50. If you register is received after April 15 or on pageant day the cost is $65 per contestant.

You may enter an optional photogenic competition for $10 if paid by April 15, $20 if paid after April 15 and on the day of the pageant.

NO CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER APRIL 15 OR ON PAGEANT DAY! Cash, money order and Credit/Debit Cards are the only forms of payment accepted the day of the pageant. There will be a $3 convenience fee charged for Credit/Debit Card transactions.


Is there an admission fee to watch the pageant?
Yes, $1 per person is collected at the door from all spectators.  No admission is charged to contestants.

Can I pay the admission fee by check?

No, the $1 admission fee must be paid in cash.

Last updated March 2017

Photos by Sarah Brady

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