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Fort Worth Imperial Coronation

March 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm


On behalf of Their Most Imperial Majesties, Emperor XL Dalton Murphy and Empress XL Italy Nicole Jenkins, the Board of Directors, College of Monarchs and General Membership of the Imperial Court de’ Fort Worth / Arlington, Inc. we invite One and All to Fort Worth, Texas as we proudly present “Coronation XLI ~ A Night at the Neon Circus in Cowtown”. Festivities take place March 18th thru 22nd, 2020.  It will be our honor to host and share this memorable weekend with each of our distinguished guests and friends.

At this time we would also like to have everyone Save the Date of April 18, 2020 for Investitures for Reign XLI, additional details will be announced at a later time.

Schedule of Coronation Events

Mother Michial Community Awards

Wednesday, March 18th – 7:00pm

Club Reflection

604 South Jennings Avenue,

Fort Worth, Texas

Cover: Free

In-Town Show and Awards

Thursday, March 19th  – 8:00pm

The Urban Cowboy Saloon

2620 E. Lancaster Ave.

Fort Worth, Texas

Cover: Free

Out of Town Show / Bar Tour

Friday, March 20th   

Doors open at 6:00pm ~ Show at 6:30pm

Bar Tour leaves at 9:00pm

Radisson Hotel Fort Worth Fossil Creek

2540 Meacham Boulevard

Fort Worth, Texas

Tickets: $25.00


Show order will be Reigning Monarchs, then Past Monarchs and Line Members, as music is turned in, as time permits.  In the interest of time, music will be faded once the tipping has stopped and, in those very rare instances, for those that choose to be divas and not take their money until later in their number.

The show will be followed by our bus tour to local clubs and will be hosted by our Candidates for Emperor and Empress XLI.

Charity Command

A command to be performed during Coronation will be auctioned off on Friday night during the Out of Town Show.


“Coronation XLI ~ A Night at the Neon Circus in Cowtown”

Saturday, March 21st

Doors open at 5:00pm ~ Dinner at 5:30pm

Grand Ballroom

Radisson Hotel Fort Worth Fossil Creek

2540 Meacham Boulevard

Fort Worth, Texas

Tickets: $75.00


Please keep in mind that for the comfort of all of our Coronation guests, we ask that no bare chests, bare butts or bare breasts be displayed at any time during the evening.  Also, no confetti, open flames, live animals or Coronation fliers will be allowed in the ballroom on Saturday night.  Please feel free to place your Coronation/event fliers in our hospitality suites and at the Victory Brunch on Sunday morning.
At the request of Their Majesties, we are pleased to announce that there will be court production numbers for your entertainment pleasure.  Production numbers are strictly limited to seven (7) minutes and must include a minimum of five (5) performers.  In fairness to everyone, production numbers exceeding the 7 minute time limit will not qualify for the Best Court Production Award.


Victory Brunch
Sunday, March 22nd

Doors open at 10:15 am ~ Food at 10:30 am ~ Brunch at 11:00 am

Radisson Hotel Fort Worth Fossil Creek

2540 Meacham Boulevard

Fort Worth, Texas

Tickets: $25.00


Victory Celebration

Sunday, March 23rd

Shot Party – 3:00pm

Show & Auction – 6:00pm

Club Reflection

604 South Jennings Avenue,

Fort Worth, Texas

Cover: FREE



Dowager Emperor XXXIX Robert Buckner and Dowager Empress XXXIX Melody Lane (Jason Bernard) will provide a generous hospitality to our guests, with food, fun and adult beverages on Friday & Saturday.

Hospitality Hours:

Friday, March 20th Noon – 4:00pm, then after the bar tour until 2:00am.  All guests must have a wristband to attend hospitality after the bar tour.  Guests not attending the bar tour may purchase a wristband for $10.00.

Saturday, March 21st  (coffee served at 8:00am) 9:00am – 3:00pm, then ½ hour after Coronation – 2:00am.  All guests must have a wristband to attend hospitality after Coronation.  Guests not attending Coronation may purchase a wristband for $10.00.

Host Hotel

ICFWA is once again proud to have the Radisson Hotel Fort Worth Fossil Creek, 2540 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76106, as our venue for Coronation activities.

Room rates are $99.00 + tax for King or Double/Double.  Cut-off date for the preferred rate is February 24, 2020. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 817-625-9911 using group rate code: ICOURT or through the hotel’s website by using the following link: 

 Click Here to Book

If you find a better rate through the hotel website, please let us know so that we can transfer your reservation to our room block.  Please remember to act responsibly for the comfort of other quests and please bring your own makeup towels.


Program Advertising

We invite you to place a full page, full color ad in our commemorative ball program.  Our program is standard 8 ½ x 11 format.  Please submit artwork with (1/4”) border.  Acceptable formats include pdf and jpeg.  Files should be no less than 300 dpi.

 Full page ad – $125.00

Inside Front or Back Cover – $250.00

Ad sales/Placement questions: programads@icfwa.org  

ADS MUST BE EMAILED TO:  programads@icfwa.org

Payments should be mailed to:

ICFWA, Attn: Program Ads, P.O. Box 365, Fort Worth, TX 76101

Ad submission and payment deadline is February 10, 2019


Vendor Market

Once again, ICFWA will have a vendor market outside the ballrooms on Friday and Saturday.  If you or someone you know, would like to be a vendor, please contact Nancy Peoples at vendors@icfwa.org  for full details.


Protocol will be accepted on Saturday, March 21st from 10:00am – 2:00pm. Submission of electronic protocol is strongly encouraged and can be sent to protocol@icfwa.org 

ICFWA adheres to the one walk rule with your highest ranking title.  Only titles bestowed by Emperor XL Dalton Murphy and Empress XL Italy Nicole Jenkins, Queen Mother of the Americas, Nicole the Great and those titles sanctioned by our late founder, Jose’ I, will be allowed.  All other titles will be red-lined as will affiliations with houses and societies.

Personal titles (such as the Purple Passion Emperor) will be limited to reigning monarchs only.  Please note that NO dynastic names will be allowed.  We ask that you use the name that you are customarily introduced with at your own court functions.

As always, ICFWA reserves the right to edit protocol as necessary and the final decision is that of our Prime Minister of Protocol – Emperor XXXIX Robert Buckner rkb73@sbcglobal.net / 817-821-1128

Contact Information

Board President\Ball Coordinator:  Emperor XXV Kevin Smith

kev8770@yahoo.com / 817-821-1299

Ball Coordinator:  Emperor XXXIX Robert Buckner

rkb73@sbcglobal.net  / 817-821-1128

Emperor XL Dalton Murphy


Empress XL Italy Nicole Jenkins


We look forward to seeing each of you as we bring another great reign to conclusion.

Highest Regards,

Kevin Smith

Emperor XXV 

Coronation Coordinator

Robert Buckner

Emperor XXXIX

Coronation Coordinator


March 21, 2020
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Radisson Hotel North
2540 Meacham Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76106
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