Czar Ball

Czar Ball Weekend

The Official Election of Emperor and Empress IX

June 19-June 20, 2020

The Imperial Court of Washington, DC’s Czar Ball is a State-Event which culminates in the election of our Emperor and Empress IX who will become our next reigning Monarchs at the “Gala of the Americas” in September of that year. Funds raised during this event will benefit TBD.

Voting for our next reigning Monarchs is open to any ICWDC member in good-standing or any individual who is: 1) at least 18 years of age and 2) have a photo ID designating that they reside in the Realm of the Imperial Court of Washington. DC.  Candidates for Monarch IX positions will be announced at the “Candidate Announcement Show”.

Since this is a State-Event, members from other Courts are encouraged to attend and walk Protocol.
Information on submitting Protocol can be found here.

Host Hotel Info

Hampton Inn and Suites

To Reserve A Room In Your Block : go to

* select your arrival and departure dates then

* click “add special rate codes”

* in the box labeled “group code”, enter “ICW”

Schedule of Events:

Friday, June 28, 2019

Welcome Pool Party

Join their majesties for an informal gathering at the hotel pool.

festivities kick off at 7:00 pm


Saturday, June 20, 2020


Czar Ball 2019

~ A Formal Event Benefiting: Diversity Richmond and Side by Side ~
Tickets : $21.00  (includes fee)

Doors Open at 6:00 pm
Ball: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Diversity Richmond
1407 Sherwood Ave
Richmond, VA 23220


Purchase your tickets by clicking the button below

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Submission of electronic protocol is required and should be e-mailed to Protocol.
The deadline for submitting electronic versions of Protocol is June 16, 2019.

The Imperial Court of Washington DC adheres to the one walk rule with your highest ranking title.
Titles bestowed by Queen Mother of the Americas, Nicole the Great and Jose I, the Widow Norton will not be included.

All other titles will be red-lined as will affiliations with houses and societies.

There will be no greetings, no regrets or ball announcements.  Personal titles (such as the Purple Passion Emperor) will be limited to reigning monarchs only.  Please note, NO dynastic names will be allowed. We ask that you use the name that you are customarily introduced with at your own court functions.
If you have more than two last names, pick your two favorites. 🙂

The Imperial Court of Washington DC reserves the right to edit protocol as necessary and the final decision is that of our Minister of Protocol.