2022 Pageant Workshop

The West Virginia Association of Fairs & Festivals is sponsoring a one-day Pageant Prep Workshop on Saturday, November 26, 2022, for the Contestants, Pageant Directors, and Parents of the WVAFF Member Events who will be competing at the WVAFF Queen’s Pageant, January 12, 13 & 14, 2023. 

The event will take place at the Days Inn & Conference Center in Flatwoods and will include a meeting led by State Pageant Director, Jeanie Smith.


How Do I Register?

Use the link above or this link to register for the workshop.

Who Can Attend?

Each Member Event will be allowed to have the following individuals attend this meeting:

  • Fair or Festival Pageant Director (only the duly appointed Pageant Director(s) may attend).
  • Fair or Festival Queen, who will be competing in the January pageant
  • Parent(s) or Guardian of the Fair or Festival Queen who will be competing in the January pageant. (Only the parents or legal guardians (limit of two per Queen). No other family members or friends allowed.

Schedule of Activities

9:00 – 9:45 AM – Registration in the Conference area of the Days Inn Flatwoods

10:00 – 11:45 AM – A Pageant Prep meeting where we will provide a complete overview of the upcoming pageant. We will answer all questions and address any concerns. Our desire is for contestants, pageant directors and families to be well informed on the policies, procedures and practices so that we have a spectacular, stress free competition.

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM – Lunch provided for all queen contestants only.  All others attendees (directors, parents/guardians) may pay $25.00 each for lunch buffet using this form.  Outside food is not allowed in the meeting rooms of the Days Inn hotel.  

1:00 – 2:00 PM – Breakout Session #1
2:00 – 3:00 PM – Breakout Session #2
Topics for Breakout Sessions are still being finalized.

There are some sleeping rooms available at the Days Inn for a special rate of $109.95 plus tax for Double Queen Rooms and $101.95 for Double Double Rooms.  You can book your room(s) by calling the Days Inn at (304) 765-5055 and ask for the WV Association of Fairs & Festival block before November 19, 2022. 

Are You a Vendor?

This is a great opportunity for vendors to attend the workshop and display items for sale, especially those with pageant-related products or services. Vendors need to complete this form to reserve a spot.