baby appleseed & tiny appleseed photo contest

Contest Info

Winners Announced Thursday, October 7, 2021

Approximately 5:45 pm - depot stage, downtown Salem

Show off the smallest apple of your eye! Submit a photo for judging in Salem Apple Butter Festival's Baby Appleseed and Tiny Appleseed Photo Contest.

Photos of children aged newborn through 12 months will be entered in the Baby Appleseed category, and children aged 13 months through 35 months will be entered in the Tiny Appleseed category. A non-refundable entry fee of $10.00 is required for each photo entered. Payment can be made online from this page, or a sponsor may be obtained for the $10.00 contest registration fee. Sponsor checks must be made payable to the Salem Apple Butter Festival. First-place boy and girl winners in each category will receive trophies and ribbons.

All photos must be a quality 8"x10" size photo. Black and white or color photos will be accepted. Photo must reflect current age of child and must not have been taken before April 7, 2020. Print: (1) child's name, and (2) parents' name and address on back of photo.

Baby Appleseed and Tiny Appleseed winners will be announced and awards presented at the conclusion of the ABF Little Apple Dumpling Pageant on, October 7, on the Depot Stage at approximately 5:45 p.m. Winning photos will be displayed at the Salem Post Office until the 2021 Apple Butter Festival and then returned.

Photos will be returned by mail if entries are accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Photos not claimed or returned by mail will be discarded.

For additional information contact Julie Cox at 304-782-3459 or e-mail us at

Photos will be posted on our website. Submitting your photos constitutes your agreement and understanding that we may be posting all festival event photos online.

Pageant Entry Options


  • You may either download, print and mail the entry form along with your entry fee to:

Salem Apple Butter Festival

P.O. Box 293

Salem, WV 26426-0293

  • Or you can Register & Pay your entry fee conveniently online below.