Animals Livestock, reptiles, wild and domestic animals shall not be in the parade without specific written approval by the Parade Committee. Entrants are responsible for all animal wastes along parade route and in staging and disbanding areas. All entries involving animals must provide proof of current insurance with the entry application. Don’t forget those roses! (See Rule 2-General Parade & Entry Rules). EQUESTRIAN ENTRANTS – no stallions or proud cut geldings. must provide a pooper scooper.
Floats A float is any fully decorated structure/vehicle that depicts the parade theme. Each float must be decorated over 90% or more of the unit. Floats may be decorated with fresh floral or natural materials or artificial materials. Bonus points will be awarded to floats using predominantly natural materials. Points will be deducted for undecorated truck cabs or tow vehicles. The maximum size of a float is 10 feet wide (8 1/2 feet will fit in a traffic lane to drive to the parade), 60 feet long, and 13 1/2 feet. Traffic lights and signs overhang the route; care should be taken not to exceed height limit. No persons will be permitted on floats that are not noted on the entry form. A MAXIMUM OF 12 WALKERS may accompany any float. Don’t forget those roses! (See Rule 2-General Parade & Entry Rules).
Antique & Classic Autos These vehicles must be collector quality cars 30 or more years old. Don’t forget those roses! (See Rule 2-General Parade & Entry Rules).
Bands & Musical groups All musical groups are required to play through the entire parade route. Penalty points will be applied for insufficient playing time. All band units should choreograph their performance for ALL FORWARD MOTION even at judge’s stand. Don’t forget those roses! (See Rule 2-General Parade & Entry Rules).
Self Propelled entries
A self propelled vehicle is one that moves only with the assistance of human power and is not limited to uni/bi/tri-cycles so be creative! (See Rule 7-Safety Rules For All). Don’t forget those roses! (See Rule 2-General Parade & Entry Rules)