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2019 NEO Homecoming Parade Guidelines

Entry is due Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.

The following rules and guidelines are to be met by all entrants in the 2019 Homecoming Parade. Deadline is Wednesday, October 2, 2019. No late entries will be accepted. Questions may be directed to the Homecoming Parade Committee Chair: Ryan Orcutt (ryan.orcutt@neo.edu or 918-540-6314).

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 by 3:00 PM. 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 “Homecoming on the Range” and entries should consider the weather and how to incorporate an umbrella. Prizes to be given away total $600.00 for on campus entries. The Community Division winner will be awarded $100.