The Torres family, from left, Danny Link, Sheena Link, Regina Koepf, Katy Torres and Josh Torres will appear on the popular game show Family Feud May 2.

For siblings, family feuds may be confined to within the walls of a single-family home living room.
The Torres family of Gilroy, however, now has a different meaning for the words “family feud” after being beckoned a cash purse and on-screen television appearance they’d never forget. The Torres family is slated to appear as contestants on the television show “Family Fued” May 2.
Television viewers: Nay, don’t expect run-of-the-mill drab garb—try multicolored suits with an impression loud enough to tickle the fancy of host Steve Harvey.
“We definitely made an impression, especially on Steve Harvey,” the Torres family said in an email. “You will have to watch to see what they look like.”
So what’s with the colorful suits?
Josh Torres—an avid golfer—contacted his favorite golf clothing store, Loudmouth Golf for a matching jacket to a pair of pants he wanted to wear on the show and already owned. When Loudmouth Golf found out the Torres family was slated to be on Family Feud they sent free “loud” outfits to wear and stand out onstage, family members said.
The Torres siblings have always loved playing games and watching game shows together as a family, especially “Family Feud.”
They’re a self-admitted competitive family—anything but stage-frightful as many can claim experience performing onstage.
The family’s brief stint in the television spotlight grew out of a desire to bring the family together. Sheena Torres heard the ad on the radio for auditions in San Francisco and proposed the idea to everyone as a fun adventure for the family.
Family members agreed, and the rest is for viewers to see.
More about the Torres family
The three Torres siblings (Josh Torres, Sheena Link and Regina Koepf) all grew up in Gilroy and graduated from Gilroy High School. Spouses Danny Link (married to Sheena) and Katy Torres (married to Josh) grew up in Morgan Hill. Josh and Katy Torres live in Gilroy with their five-month-old daughter, Tiffany. Josh works in sales for ADT.
Danny and Sheena live in Gilroy. Danny is an engineer, and Sheena is a marriage and family Therapist working for Kaiser. She is also a former Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen and volunteers as a member of the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association.
Regina Koepf lives in San Jose with her husband and two children (daughter 12 and son 9). She is an elementary school teacher and sings in a cover band.  She is also a former Gilroy Hispanic Cultural Festival Ambassador.
Local listings
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Question-and-answer: Torres family of Gilroy
The Gilroy Dispatch had the chance to catch up with the Torres family for a few questions:
Dispatch: What was it like meeting Steve Harvey?
Torres family: Steve was very funny and entertaining. It was as if we were on a game show and at a comedy club at the same time since he told jokes and interacted with the audience during commercial breaks. He was personable and let us know he was rooting for us and wanted us to do well, which was encouraging.
Dispatch: Highlights from the show?
Torres family: It was exciting to experience the “behind the scenes” of a game show and to have the opportunity to interact with Steve, the producers and other staff, during commercials, who were all so friendly and encouraging. It was also nice to meet other families and hear how they got to the show. The greatest highlight was sharing the once-in-a-lifetime experience as a family and being flown to Atlanta for the show and to do some sight seeing. The Southern hospitality was tremendous.
We would gladly go back for a tournament of former families, if invited.
Dispatch: What was the hardest question you had to answer?
Torres family: There was a question that asked about popular dances. Steve ended up having to ask every family member from both teams!
Dispatch: Was it as hard as you thought?
Torres family: Yes, It was a difficult question because we all were interpreting it differently than the way the 100 people surveyed did. The producers told us that sometimes, in front if the cameras and lights, people overthink very simple questions. The show is not about coming up with best answer to the question, but rather the most common answer the average American would give. That was helpful to remember.

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