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Information is current as of 10/4/2019:

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, Free Masons Hall, 600 W Park Ave, Barberton, OH 44203.


When is the pageant?

Saturday, November 2, 2019.

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, registration begins at 8:00-9:00AM, pageant begins at 10:00AM. 
For ages girls 7 to 22, and boys 7-9, your registration begins at 12:30-1:30PM, pageant begins at 2:00PM. 


How much does it cost to enter the pageant?
For 2019, the cost of the on-stage portion of the pageant is $50. You may enter an optional special competition for $5, and our photogenic competition for $10. No checks will be accepted after October 25, 2019. Cash and Credit/Debit Cards are the only forms of payment accepted the day of the pageant. Credit/Debit Card transactions are subject to a small convenience fee. 

Is there an admission fee to watch the pageant?
Yes, $1 per person is collected at the door from all spectators.   The admission fee collected helps pay for the hall rental.  We feel that the weather is too unpredictable to hold the event outside. No admission is charged to contestants.

Can I pay the admission fee by check, money order, credit/debit card?

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

Photos by Sarah Brady

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