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Countdown to Coronation 46 November 13, 2021

    What is Coronation and how did it begin?

    Coronation is the last event to be held during the Imperial year. It celebrates the beginning of UCPPE. The Monarchs have worked hard all year, and they step down with their friends and family from all over the Imperial Court System. UCPPE celebrates an entire weekend of events.

    Coronation Weekend also starts the new year for the next Reign. The newly elected Monarchs are brought into the ballroom and crowned at the end of the event. This next coronation will crown the new Emperor/Empress/Emprx XLVI (46).

    In prior years, Coronation was scheduled in June. The cost to host Coronation in June became increasingly expensive due to the popularity of the summer months, therefore Coronation was moved to November.

    Coronation is a chance for the current reigning Monarchs to honor their friends that have been inspirational throughout the year with a special request of a command performance. Command Performers get the opportunity to perform at different parts of the evening on Coronation Night. Since Reign XXXI, the UCPPE allows for only ten command performers to have appropriate time management throughout the event.

    Coronation is an event where the community is presented the results from Voting Day. At the end of the night, results are presented for the new members of the Board of Advisors in the at-large role, as well as the new reigning Emperor/Empress/Emprx.

    • Coronation was originally held in June.
    • Coronation was held in several hotels for many years.
      • During Reign XXIV Coronation was held at the Sheraton. During Reign XXXI, the Sheraton changed to the Crown Plaza hotel. Coronation has been hosted by this hotel for over ten years. Coronation is currently held at the Gold Room.
    • Coronation is a Board Function
      • Coronation is supervised by the Board of Advisors. Just like other State Functions, Coronation is started by a greeting from the President of the Board of Advisors. The Monarchs appoint a Coronation Coordinator to make sure the event runs smoothly. Once the event starts, the Monarchs are on the Dias and have no time to make any other planning decisions.
    • Coronation Weekend
      • Thursday In-Town Show
      • Friday, Out of Town Show and Bus Tour
      • Saturday, Coronation
      • Sunday, Victory Brunch

    The In-Town Show

    Usually, the Thursday before Coronation, the In-Town Show is chance for the Monarchs to honor all the people who helped the reign hold success over the year. Awards and Certificates are given to In-Town Regents and Line Members.

    Out Town Show and Bus Tour

    The Out of Town Show was held at the hotel for some years, but the space needed along with the cost became too cumbersome. The Out of Town Show is currently held at Club Q during the Bus Tour.

    Coronation

    Coronation starts at 5:00pm. Colorado Springs has prided itself on hosting a buffet dinner where guests start eating an hour before the event starts. After the traditional opening ceremonies, guests are welcome to continue eating from the buffet until the end of second set. The Guests will see talented Command Performers, witness the majesty of In-Town and Out-of-Town walks of Regents, Businesses and Organizations. The Monarchs give out Lifetime Awards and have one last evening sitting on the Imperial thrones. The newly elected Monarchs are crowned at the end of the event.

    Victory Brunch

    Victory Brunch is the Sunday afterwards. We invite guests to attend a buffet. The event is designed to be both comfortable as well as elegant. The stepping down Monarchs give out more awards to in-town and out-of-town guests. The newly elected Monarchs are given a chance to welcome their new Reign. They announce their reign theme, colors, and the theme and date of their stepping down Coronation. During Victory Brunch the Emperor/Empress/Emprx of the reign also dub their new Prince/Princess/Princet Royal.

    UCPPE Coronation 46 “A Night Under the Big Top”

    Please join us in downtown Colorado Springs for Coronation 46. Host hotel The Mining Exchange has room blocks starting at $129/night. Coronation will take place at the Gold Room, and Victory brunch will take place at the Springs Orleans. Hospitality will be open all weekend with complimentary food and drinks.

    Events:

    November 11, 2021 In Town Show / Club Q

    November 12, 2021 Out of town Show and Bus Tour / Gold Room

    November 13, 2021 Coronation 46 / Gold Room

    November 14, 2021 Victory Brunch / Victory Shot Party

    Prices:

    In Town Show Free

    Bus Tour $30*

    Coronation $80*

    Victory Brunch $30*

    Victory Shot Party Free

    Early Bird till Oct 31st, 2021, $125 includes * items.

    coronation 46 a night under the big top

    Coronation Tickets

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      Coronation Package Ticket

      $125 Coronation package good until October 31, 2021. Tickets available in Hospitality Suite or at the door of each event. Includes the Progressive Out of Town Bus Tour, the Coronation 46 Ball Ticket which includes after party hospitality and open bar, and the Victory Brunch ticket.

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      Victory Brunch Ticket

      Victory Brunch Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Springs Orleans, $30 Suggested Donation.

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      Progressive Out of Town Show & Bar Tour Ticket

      Progressive out of town show and bar tour ticket. $30 suggested donation.

      Gold Room 6pm
      No Cover
      Bar Menu and Drink Specials
      Performers’ Music due in Hospitality
      Bus Tour: Club Q Show 9pm
      No Cover with Wristband
      Lineup Produced by Her Majesty,
      Empress Autumn Quinn
      Bus Tour: ICONS/Bark 9pm No Cover with Wristband

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      Coronation 46 Ball Ticket

      Ticket includes the Coronation 46 Ball on Saturday, November 13, 2021, door 5:00 PM, Ball at 6:00 PM. Event is at the The Gold Room In Colorado Springs, CO, 18 South Nevada, Colorado Springs CO

      Tickets will be picked up in the hospitality suite or at the door. $80 Suggested Donation.

    Walks and Entrances

    Individuals representing Courts, Businesses or Organizations are encouraged to walk. Groups with five (5) or more representatives are invited to do an entrance limited to a maximum of five (5) minutes. Performances are limited to seven (7) minutes. Appropriate formal or themed attire and regalia is requested for everyone on the stage for crowning ceremony. Appropriate content: no confetti, no glitter, nudity, open flames, live animals, bare breasts, or exposed buttocks.

    Hospitality Suite

    Hospitality plans to be announced shortly.

    Reservations

    We will reserve entire tables with full pre-payment for (8) eight seats. Prepaid tickets will be held at the Hospitality Suite or at the door at Coronation.
    No refunds will be made.

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    Protocol

    Out of Town Protocol will be accepted by the Coronation Coordinator in the Hospitality Suite. Businesses and Organizations, please type out and print your protocol to be placed in its own envelope. Hand this protocol to the Coronation Coordinator.

    In-Town Protocol will be collected by the Vice President of the Board. (2nd floor) on 8 ½ x 11 paper. Accepted from 10:00am—1:00pm. Protocol should be typed.
    There is a computer center on the first floor of the hotel. Please spell difficult words or names phonetically. All Protocol can also be emailed to vicepresident@ucppe.org .

    Coronation Program Ads

    We invite everyone to place an ad in our Coronation 46 Program. The deadline for placing an ad is October 16, 2021. All ads should be camera-ready art, digital format. Leave a 1/4” border around each of the four edges of a full 8 1/2” x 11” page. Ensure ad is in either jpg, or png format.

    Please send payment with Ad. Court checks, money orders or cashier’s checks accepted. Remit in United States Currency.
    Checks should be made out to:
    The United Court of the
    Pikes Peak Empire
    Include Ad payment to:

    Attn: UCPPE Coronation Ad
    P.O. Box 6925
    Colorado Springs, CO 80934
    Program Size 8 1/2” x 11”
    Full Page $120
    Half Page $80

    Quarter Page $40

    2 Page $200
    Ads will not be printed until payment has been received.

    You may also purchase your ad online via our secure server and upload your content via our upload page:

    • Coronation Program Ads

      Coronation Program Ad Full Page

      The deadline for placing an ad is fast approaching. All ads should be camera-ready art, digital format. Leave a 1/4” border around each of the four edges of a half 8 1/2” x 11” page. Ensure ad is in either .jpg, .png format. Please upload completed ads at the upload page.

    • Coronation Program Ads

      Coronation Program Ad Half Page

      The deadline for placing an ad is fast approaching. All ads should be camera-ready art, digital format. Leave a 1/4” border around each of the four edges of a half 8 1/2” x 11” page. Ensure ad is in either .jpg, .png format. Please upload completed ads at the upload page.

    • Coronation Program Ads

      Coronation Program Ad Quarter Page

      The deadline for placing an ad is fast approaching. All ads should be camera-ready art, digital format. Leave a 1/4” border around each of the four edges of a half 8 1/2” x 11” page. Ensure ad is in either .jpg, .png format. Please upload completed ads at the upload page.

    • Coronation Program Ads

      Coronation Program Ad 2 page

      The deadline for placing an ad is fast approaching. All ads should be camera-ready art, digital format. Leave a 1/4” border around each of the four edges of a half 8 1/2” x 11” page. Ensure ad is in either .jpg, .png format. Please upload completed ads at the upload page.

    If you order your ad online via our secure server, don’t forget to upload your ad copy via the Upload page. Remember that Regents of the Court receive 50% discount on their ads placed, contact webmaster@ucppe.org for the coupon code.

    A Charming Boutique Hotel Experience

    Exquisitely-restored historic hotel with modern amenities and event space

    With towering granite walls crowned by elaborate embellishment, our boutique hotel is a superb fusion of historic architecture and contemporary accommodations. Built in 1902 as a stock exchange for local mining companies, The Mining Exchange, A Wyndham Grand Hotel & Spa offers a one-of-a-kind experience in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs. You’ll love our elegant, yet casual public spaces and the beautiful lobby featuring an Italian marble fireplace and antique piano. We also offer unique event spaces for everything from meetings and conferences to weddings and special celebrations.

    Throughout your stay, enjoy delicious cuisine at our Springs Orleans Restaurant and relax with a signature cocktail at one of our two bars. You can also spend time unwinding in the luxurious MX Spa and working out at the state-of-the-art fitness center. Or, step out to explore nearby Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, or the area’s plethora of dining and shopping. At the end of your day, get the perfect night’s rest in one of the comfortable guest rooms appointed with plush bedding, custom artwork, and thoughtful amenities.

    The reservation link for Coronation 2021 that can be utilized to reserve a room directly underneath the block with our negotiated rate. Please note that all room types that have been contracted are currently available and will be reserved on a first come – first serve basis.

    Guests may also reach out to Alysse (A-lease) Barfell, Reservations Coordinator, to reserve your room. She can be reached at 719-323-2002. Please note her hours are from 9:00am – 5:00pm MDT, Monday through Friday. If you try to reach her outside those days/hours you will be directed to The Mining Exchange central reservations line where you will also be able to reserve your room. You will need to reference to the group block CORONATION to receive the group rate.

    The Mining Exchange A Wyndham Grand Hotel & Spa

    The Gold Room

    The Gold Room is a live entertainment venue in Colorado Springs, CO. It is housed in a fabulous 1933, art deco building, which has been retrofitted as a state-of-the-art live performance hall. The wrap around balcony creates an intimate setting to watch everything from live music to comedy. Hold your own special event that drops you into that Great Gatsby era of elegance. http://www.goldroomlive.com/

    The Gold Room

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