Candy-coated and ready for the track, the 13 queens of Course de dragsters de RupaulThe 13th season made its long-awaited debut on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. The show official social media account revealed to each attendee with their own short video intro before the more in-depth live broadcast event, Meet the queens, which will begin at 1 p.m. EST and will be available for viewing here. This is the first season to be filmed in the midst of the pandemic, which RuPaul said was hardly a problem: “Competing safely and fiercely, our 13 queens have proven that it takes more than a global pandemic to keep a good queen ashore. ”
Each of the competing artists has a chance to win $ 100,000 and follow in the footsteps of Season 12 reigning queen Jaida Essence Hall. The 13th season of Course de dragsters de RuPaul New Years Day premieres Jan. 1 at 8 p.m. EST with Course de dragsters de RuPaul: Untucked following immediately after at 9:30 p.m. EST. Check out this season’s crop of new competitors below.
Denali (Chicago, IL) | Instagram | Twitter
“Everyone salutes the Ice Queen of Chicago. With a career as a professional figure skater, much of Denali’s unique drag includes ice skating and acrobatic elements. Denali is used to competing, but now in the Drag Olympics she’s ready to break the ice.
Elliott with 2 Ts (Las Vegas, NV) | Instagram
“Queen of the dance known for her kicks and lunges, this show girl from Las Vegas is here to stand out from the crowd. With her 80s aesthetic and her experience as a professional dancer, Elliott hopes to dance in circles around her competition.
Gottmik (Los Angeles, California) | Instagram | Twitter
“Hiiiiee gorg! This celebrity makeup artist is set to win the contest one face at a time. As a trans man who changes the shape of drag, Gottmik is ready to show off an avant-garde art persona.
Joey Jay (Phoenix, AZ) | Twitter
“Don’t underestimate this dancing power. This famous Jewish princess with unparalleled rhinestone skills is ready to giggle and fight to the top.
Kahmora Room (Chicago, IL) | Instagram | Twitter
“Chicago’s first Mackie Barbie doll is here to define what it means to be dripping with luxury. As the essence of sparkle and glamor, Kahmora knows how to transform looks on the runway and serve in style. “
Kandy Muse (New York, NY) | Instagram | Twitter
“This ‘bad and candle’ Dominican doll from New York is ready to take its competition by storm. After going viral on social media and winning Brooklyn Drag Queen of the Year, Kandy is a pro for being in the limelight and brings the whole package to the table.
LaLa Ri (Atlanta, GA) | Instagram | Twitter
“LaLa Ri is here to kill. This Atlanta-born powerful artist is ready to bring her mix of sexy, classy and sassy to the competition, along with her charming and fun personality.
Olivia Lux (New York, NY) | Instagram | Twitter
“Lux be a lady tonight. As a diva with a heart of gold, Olivia can melt a room with her bright smile. With her old Hollywood flair and background in musical theater, this pianist is here to shine to the top.
Rose (New York, NY) | Instagram | Twitter
“At the intersection of Wit Avenue and Fashion Blvd. you will find the Royal New York rosé. As a member of the girl group Stephanie’s child alongside Jan from season 12, Rosé is ready to sing and dance to the finish line.
Symone (Los Angeles, California) | Instagram | Twitter
“The ebony enchantress has arrived!” As the first queen to hail from Arkansas, this confident country girl from a small town Course de dragsters de RuPaul ready to give fashion, face, personality and heart.
Facebook Facebook logo Sign up for Facebook to connect with Tamisha Iman (Atlanta, GA) | Instagram | Twitter
“Tamisha Iman is one of the most experienced in the art of drag. As a mother figure who formed her own dynasty, Tamisha comes to the competition with impressive sewing skills, making all of her own unique garments from scratch.
Tina burner (New York, NY) | Instagram | Twitter
“To be part of a boy band at the Course de dragsters de RuPaul stage, Tina Burner is always ready to put on a show. This comedy queen costume and reigning National Miss Comedy Queen 2019 is a New York legend and is here to torch the house.
Utica Queen (Minneapolis, MN) | Instagram | Twitter
“Utica Queen is ready to fight her way to the crown. Identifying as the queen of the wacky, wavy inflatable arm tube, Utica hopes to take over the world with its own form of wacky pop-art pickup.