Below are the contestant amounts from
Pageant Name – 08/09 - 07/08 - 06/07
Greater Cleveland/Open City - 13 –12 - 18
North Coast – 9 - 6 - 14
Clayland – n/a - 7 - 15
Portsmouth/Scioto Valley – n/a - 9 - 13
* Closed pageants
Why the drop in numbers? I can think of a few very obvious reasons off the top of my head… I know the there isn’t one “right answer” and that the issues are all interconnected, but, when forced to choose, what do you think is the greatest contributing factor to the decrease in local constants in Ohio?