2019 Fiesta Especial Royal Court Candidates
During the 2018-2019 Fiesta season, the Fiesta Especial® Royal Court will represent Fiesta Especial® in the community demonstrating to others the abilities of all individuals to achieve their dreams...bringing visibility to the leadership and contributions individuals with disabilities make in our community each day.
The Fiesta Especial® Royal Court program is a leadership and life skills development program for individuals with all types of cognitive, physical and sensory disabilities.
Campaigns officially begin on Saturday, September 8th, 2018 at 12:01 AM. You're invited to click on the Candidate's Name below to make a donation to his/her campaign as they register for the program.
When asked why he wanted to participate in the program this year, he replied "I like to dress up and help my community."
Emma loves San Antonio, her family, and her friends. She has a strong faith in Jesus and has a heart for helping others in need. Emma is adventurous; she is always willing to try new things from horseback riding and video gaming to indoor skydiving and snorkeling. She is one of the first students to volunteer to help her teachers and her fellow students.
When asked why she wanted to participate in the program this year, she replied "I want to meet new people and have new experiences, while helping my school and raising awareness for other people with special needs."
Jordan is very outgoing and she loves to be around people especially meeting and greeting them with a smile and a hug. She is a returning court member and enjoyed her experience last year so she decided to do it again. Jordan volunteers every month at the food bank with her grandmother at Progressive Baptist Church. She participates in Special Olympics playing Bowling, Basketball and Track and Field, and enjoys being a member of the The Ferrari Kids organization.
Grace is outgoing, happy and always sees the good in people. She is active in her church’s youth programs and has volunteered in Fiesta Especial Run since 2011. She is a returning court member, and when asked why she wanted to be part of the Fiesta Especial Royal Court she shared that She had a lot of fun working with the other candidates and getting to meet new people. She wants people to know about disabilities, both visible and invisible and realize how much we all can learn from each other.
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CAMPAIGNS BEGIN 9/8/2018.
Purchase your tickets to the
September 30th, 2018
Campaign Kick-off below.
Get your sneak peek at the 2019 Royal Court at the Reveal Party on December 9th, 2018. Purchase your tickets below.
Join us in Celebration as we crown the 2019 Fiesta Especial Royal Court and present checks to their benefiting organizations at the Coronation on Wednesday, Feb. 6th
August 17th: Deadline for Enrollment in the 2018-2019 Fiesta Especial Royal Court Leadership & Life Skills Development Program
September 8th: Royal Court Campaign Workshop
September 30th: Royal Court Campaign Kick-off at 4 Los Barrios Locations
October 6th: Royal Court Cape Workshop
November 4th: Royal Court Medal Workshop
December 7th: Deadline for turning in campaign funds.
December 9th: Fiesta Especial Royal Court Reveal - more information coming soon!
February 2nd: Royal Court Appearance Workshop
February 6th: Fiesta Especial® Royal Court Coronation ...more information coming soon.
April 20th: Fiesta Especial® 5K & Parade will take place starting at the City Hall in Windcrest at 8am & 10am respectively. The parade is free to spectators.
April 23rd: Fiesta Especial® Celebration Day will take place in Alamo Dome Lot C from 10am - 3pm. Advanced Registrations Required. Free to individuals with disabilities and their companions.