Written by Leon Velasco
Feb. 16th 2013 was a phenomenal evening for the transgender pageant contestants. The Clovis Senior Hall was sold out; it was standing room only. Everyone had their favorite contestant they were cheering for so the atmosphere was highly energetic.
Contestants for Mr. Tranz Fresno:
Contestant for Miss. Tranz Fresno:
Imperial Empress 1 & 4 Jesse stated that this was an event long overdue. Imperial Dove Court had many obstacles to overcome to get the envisioned event to become a reality. Tickets were almost sold out within a few weeks which shows that there is an interest from the community to support our local Transgender Brothers and Sisters.
Before the show there was a light dinner and a no host bar. There was entertainment provided by Mariposa Azul Group, Maxi Grant, Sondra St. James, and from members of the Imperial Dove Court de Modesto. The Contestants were judged on daywear with a question and answers segment, then an evening wear, and finally a talent portion. Although each contestant gave 110%, of course there can only be one winner per title. The NEW Mr. & Miss. Tranz Fresno are:
Mr. Tranz Fresno
Miss. Tranz Fresno