Signups open for Pear Blossom Junior Royalty Pageant
Junior royalty soughtfor Pear Blossom
Signups are open for the 2016 Pear Blossom Junior Royalty Pageant, open to 5-year-olds who don't turn 6 until after March 26.
All participants will ride in the Pear Blossom parade. Entry forms are available at the Medford/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, 101 E. Eighth St. Medford. For more information, call 541-840-7209.
The Junior Royalty Pageant will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at the North Medford High School Auditorium, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive.
The Senior Royalty Pageant, featuring nine Rogue Valley high school seniors, will begin at 7 p.m. that day at the same auditorium. The winner will receive a $2,000 college scholarship.
Entertainment during the senior pageant will be winners of the USA Dance and Evergreen Ballroom Youth Dance competition. For more information, call 541-840-8007.
The annual Pear Blossom Festival Parade will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, in Medford. Parade applications are available at www.pearblossomparade.org or 541-840-8007.