Apple Blossoms Contest

WHEN: Voting - Monday, August 28th until Monday, September 11th, 2017
               Winners announced Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 5:15 pm

WHERE: Voting - PLP Battery Supply - 1362 North 17th Street, Murphysboro
                 Winners announced during the Opening Ceremony on the Appletime Stage


EVENT CHAIR: Autumn Allen

Click Here to Download a 2017 Apple Blossom Contest Registration Form

Any boy or girl between the ages of zero (0) and (4) years old that resides in Jackson, Union, Randolph, Perry, Jefferson, Franklin, Williamson, or Johnson Counties is eligible to enter the contest.

Contestants need to submit one (1) picture, no larger than 4x6, from which the judging will take place. Entry fee is $10.00.

Each contestant will be provided with one (1) canister with their picture. The winner of this contest will be chosen on the basis of one cent ($.01) per vote. The contestant with the most votes will be declared the winner.

Voting will take place at the Murphysboro Apple Festival Headquarters at 110 South 14th Street in Murphysboro, during regular business hours.

Voting period will be Monday, August 28, 2017 through Monday, September 11, 2017 during regular business hours.

Votes will be counted and the winning contestants' names will be placed in a sealed envelope which will not be opened until September 13, 2017. The decision of the Apple Blossom Contest Committee and the Murphysboro Apple Festival is final.

The winners will be announced on September 13, 2017 during the Apple Festival Opening Ceremony. Suitable gifts and awards will be given to each contestant, and the winning Apple Blossoms.

Winning contestants will also be introduced at the Miss Apple Festival Pageant on Saturday September 16, 2017. 

The Apple Festival Committee reserves the right to change, delete, alter, or add regulations as set forth deemed to be in the best interest of the Apple Festival. All committee decisions are final.

Our 2017 Apple Blossoms Contestants

0-2 Years Old


3-4 Years Old


2016 Results

  • Age Group 0-2: Griffin Michael Kidd - son of Cheliseah Griffin & Travis Kidd

  • Age Group 3-4: Peyton Ward - daughter of Timothy & Brandi Ward

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