2020 FESTIVAL PAGEANT
We are excited to announce this year’s Pride in the Valley competition as one where drag excellence isn’t confined to a certain style or genre of artistic gender expression. ALL are welcome to compete for Mx. Pride in the Valley 2020! Now, break out your Converse, eyeliner, nail polish, razor-cut hair, and checkered belts - because we are doing a “RAWRing Twenties” SCENE Theme!
- Pageant to be held Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 10 PM at Club Switch (221 Belmont Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502).
Check-in by 8:30 PM.
- Hosted by Kage Kraven.
- Honoring Miss Pride in the Valley 2019, Eva Destruction.
- Drag Queens, Drag Kings, Bio/Real Girl Queens, All Trans-Identifying Performers, Female or Male Impersonators, and Alternative Entertainers are welcome! Due to the requirements of the title holder and the image of our organization, we regretfully will not allow exclusively burlesque or stripping performers to compete.
- $25 Pre-Registration, $30 Day-Of Registration by 8:30 PM. Registration will be capped at 10 competitors.
- Categories: Presentation with Q&A, Evening Wear, and Talent. Theme scored in ALL categories. *Our basis for Evening Wear should consist of cocktail-attire within the theme.
- Judges will be comprised of local members of the LGBTQIA+ community hand-selected based on their familiarity with this theme.
- Prize package including hosting Pride in the Valley 2020 on June 20th, optional hosting of Pride in the Valley Kick-Off and/or After Parties, $100 cash at crowning, $100 cash at the step-down, crown, sash, social media promotion, and local bookings (to be announced soon).
-Winner must have availability to attend other Full Spectrum Community Outreach events throughout the year when requested in advance and able.