The Cherry King/Queen competition, over its long history, has played an integral role in the success of the National Cherry Festival. It is an important opportunity for the community to get involved and support fundraising efforts of each of the entrants.Brianah Griffin, crowned Charity Queen in 2019, raised over $20,000 for her chosen charity, and encourages others to “get involved and raise money for a charity that is close to your heart.”2019 Cherry King David Munnerley says it is an opportunity to “give back to the community, learn a lot, make lifelong friends, and have a bit of fun.”
Non-profit community-based clubs and charity organisations within the region are also encouraged to nominate an entrant to represent their organisation and raise funds.
Anyone interested in entering the competition is invited to attend an information session on Friday 16 July from 5.30pm – 6.30pm at the Young Services Club.
To register for this session and to find out more details, phone the Young Visitor Information Centre on 1800 628 233.
Competition information packs are available at the Young Visitor Information Centre for those considering their involvement. The competition guidelines can also be downloaded from the National Cherry Festival website: www.nationalcherryfestival.com.au