The Cy Young Days Festival Royalty contest will be Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. at the Christ United Methodist Church's River of Life Community Center, 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown.

This year's chairpersons are Melba Guy and Marlene Ross. The Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce, along with the festival committee, are sponsoring this event. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children (ages kindergarten through a senior in high school).

Each contestant is sponsored by a parent, grandparent or a business. This year's contestants and sponsors include: Ashley Hickman, Ron Hickman, auctioneer/Realtor; Erica Miller, Mike and Laurel Miller; Lexy Long, Wet & Wild Pools and Spas; Erica Roberts, Seven Pines Alpacas - Michael and JoAnn White; Hayley Chaney, Dale Gress Real Estate; Kassi McDonnell, McDonnell's Excavating; Apryl Thursby, Newcomerstown Veterans' and Denny Ross; Rachel Hendricks, Patty and Dennis Hendricks; Kara Konkle, Rochel Bradford; Shauna Cox, Betty and Harold Huff; Sarah Montgomery, Mariann Montgomery; Madison Rehard, Barb and Bob Rehard; Sarah Watson, S.P. Entertainment; and Alex Storck, Rebecca and James Storck.

Prize sponsors include: Tuscarawas branch of Kent State University, $500 scholarship; Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce, $500 scholarship; and Heaven Scent Flowers & Gifts (Mandy Stewart), flowers for the contestants.

All of the trophies, sashes and crowns were provided by the Cy Young Days Festival Committee.