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2017 NEO Homecoming Parade Guidelines

Entry is due Friday, September 29, 2017.

The following rules and guidelines are to be met by all entrants in the 2017 Homecoming Parade. Deadline is Friday, September 29, 2017. No late entries will be accepted. Questions may be directed to the Homecoming Parade Committee Chair: Kathryn Vanover Kathryn.vanover@neo.edu or 540-6388.

Float entries are defined as a decorated exhibit or scene mounted on a mobile platform and pulled in a parade

The Decorated Vehicle category has been designed as an alternative for entering a float. Clubs are invited to decorate a vehicle of their choosing. Clubs are encouraged to walk with the vehicle, throw candy, etc. Each vehicle, float, or group must be clearly identified with a full size poster board, with their club/group name.

Lineup is on E. Central after K SE to the bridge, you are able to line up one hour before start time, but you must be lined up and ready to go 15 minutes before start time. Lineup is a first come basis, there are no numbers. Please consider taking pictures of your float in process.

Parade will begin promptly at 4:00 p.m. and will follow a route beginning at I NE and Central, to 4th Ave NE to the stadium.

All entries will be judged by a panel of judges consisting of community leaders. Cash awards will be given based on fulfilling the requirements of the use of theme “Peace Love and Homecoming” and entries should consider the weather and how to incorporate an umbrella. Prizes to be given away total $600.00