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Miss Salem Apple Butter Queen Pageant

Pageant Information

Thursday  October 6, 2022

Depot Stage

Categories of competition include:

  1. Personal Interview with the judges, Festival Promo, and Evening Gown/On-Stage Question. When filing the official application, contestants must pay a $100.00 entrance fee. All contestants must return the completed application form, fee, birth certificate copy and color photograph by August 1, 2022.

  2. Queen Pageant contestants must be a single woman be 16 years of age by 1/1/22 and not turned 22 on or before 1/1/24. The Queen Pageant is open statewide to include contestants from anywhere within the state of West Virginia, or a resident student therein. Contestants must have never been married, must not be pregnant, must have never born a child, and must been born a female.

  3. 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 August 1, 2022. The page size for the booklet is 8 1/2 x 5 1/2. Ad prices are as follows:

1/4 Page Ad $75.00
1/2 Page Ad $100.00
Full Page Ad $150.00

Salem University Queen Scholarship Information


Salem University will offer a full tuition scholarship to SU in any degree program to the queen's pageant winner.


The terms of this renewable scholarship are as follows:

  • Scholarship is for tuition for 24 credits per year and can be used for any  2 or 4 year associate's, or bachelor's degree program. Go to for information.

  • It is not transferable and must be renewed annually based on successful academic performance (GPA above 3.0) as determined by the eighth month each year and must be in good financial status.

  • Student must apply for federal aid, and any grants available will be applied to the student account.

  • Room and Board will not be covered by the scholarship, but are available at the current charges.

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.

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