Registration deadline is
Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
accepted participants must sign the enclosed waiver and return it with your
Vehicles used in the parade MUST supply a current insurance form with the completed application.
Only vehicles listed on the application will be allowed to participate in the parade.
The Homecoming Parade Committee reserves the right to restrict, limit, accept,
or reject any unit application. If your group is accepted for parade
participation, you will receive a confirmation letter
and additional parade information by Monday, October 16, 2017.
participants should arrive no later than 6:30a.m. and report to the
registration tent. Groups that do not report to the registration tent
will not be judged in the parade. All entrants must
be on time and have a completed application on file by Saturday, September 30, 2017.
entrant may enter the parade line up and parade route after the parade has
All participants should reflect the theme and spirit of the homecoming parade.
Entrants having children under age 18 must provide parents or other adult chaperones
to supervise and walk alongside the parade route.
Adults MUST accompany and supervise children, youth organizations, school
groups, or non-profit groups with children participating.
Parade participants are NOT allowed to distribute candy, pamphlets or other
materials before, during or after the parade. This rule will be
strictly enforced and the violation is subject to a fine, and/or not being
allowed to participate in future parades.
For safety reasons, all living things on a moving entry
MUST be secured. No one
is allowed to ride on a running board, hood, roof or vehicle fender.
drivers' (any person operating a vehicle) shall have a valid driver's
license and be a competent float driver. All other required permits,
including float safety checklists must be in the possession of the driver.
Only business entrants with sponsorship rights may display a
company name-all others must be covered with decorations.
No political slogans or materials may be displayed or distributed without the
consent of the NSU dignitary liaison.
The parade will be a FORWARD MOTION parade. Entrants must start at the
designated starting point and complete the entire parade route or be
The Parade Chairpersons/Officials will be in charge and reserve the right to
dismiss any entrant who does not abide by parade rules. Parade officials
have the right to reject, reclassify, or remove any unit that does not
follow the Parade Rules or the decisions of the Parade Chairpersons.
Parade Officials will follow the parade and their authority must be respected.
Additional rules may be provided at registration.
We reserve the right to revise the placement of all entrants.