Thank you for your interest in applying for the Cherry Blossom Queen Program. The application for the 2023 Program is now closed.

Some of the qualifications to be eligible to apply as a candidate for the Northern California Cherry Blossom Court are as follows:

–  be a female of at least 19 years of age and not more than 26 years of age by the first festival weekend in April
–  be of at least 50% Japanese ancestry
–  have been or currently an active participant/volunteer in a community organization
–  have been a resident of Northern California for at least 2 or 3 years, depending on citizenship