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2019 Parade Entry Form

PARADE ENTRY DEADLINE:AUGUST 15, 2019

Entries postmarked or received AFTER August 15th must be accompanied with a $20 late Fee.

NEW!!! All non-royalty parade participants will receive a free one day gate pass to the Fair!!


Due to safety considerations involving space limitation in the staging area, as well as parade time constraints, the number of entries will be limited to 125. We will do our best to approve every quality entry that is received by the deadline date. This format will reward those who work the hardest to produce an entertaining entry. It is VERY IMPORTANT, to describe your entry as clearly and accurately as possible and include the number of people/vehicles/other.

Notification of acceptance and a parade packet will be emailed around AUGUST 20th. The parade packet will contain the entire parade lineup, as well as important information pertaining to your starting number, parking map for equestrian groups,starting location, and other specific information you will need. Please arrive early to be in your assigned space timely.

Entry Type

Choose one Entry Type from the drop-down boxes below:
*Liability Certificate Required
Tell us about your entry.
Limit 2-3 sentences. Fair reserves right to edit.

In consideration of the county accepting this entry, I, the undersigned, intending for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, and or assigns, to be legally bound, assume all risks of any injury to my person or property and waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against Walla Walla County, its agencies, agents, officers, employees, and sponsors for any and all injuries and damages suffered to me or my property in, or arising out of, this event or during any transit to/from this event.

Further, I hereby agree to hold harmless, indemnify and defend Walla Walla County, its agencies, agents, officers,employees, &sponsors from any claims of third parties arising out of my participation in this event orduring transit to/from this event.

Further, I state that I have read the foregoing agreement, I understand it, and have signed the same of my own free act.

Further, I have read and understand the Parade Entry Rules and Regulations and will abide by them.

Further, I have read and UNDERSTAND the CANDY RESTRICTIONS & REQUIREMENTS and will abide by them.

FLOATS: I have read and understand Float Safety Requirements and will include a certificate of insurance.

I further consent, ratify, and join the above release.


I further consent, ratify, and join the above release.

Waiver, Release and Hold Harmless Agreement
REQUIRED  

ALL PARADE ENTRIES:RULES AND REGULATIONS

DUE TO SAFETY ISSUES , NO ENTRY WILL BE ALLOWED TO THROW ANY ITEMS TO THE CROWD. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, CANDY. GROUPS MAY HAVE PEOPLE WALKING ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE TO PASS OUT ITEMS TO THE CROWD. ANY GROUP NOT FOLLOWING THIS RULE WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE AND WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN FUTURE PARADES. THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED AND APPLIES TO ALL PARTICIPANTS!!

¨ All entries must be received no later than the deadline date noted on the front of the entry form. Any entry received after this date MUST be accompanied with a $20 late fee and may not be accepted due to space limitations.

¨ Equestrian groups of more than three horses will be required to provide their own pooper-scoopers. A special award category has been created for pooper-scoopers to encourage costumes and/or decorations for these vital parade participants. Equestrian groups failing to furnish their own clean up unit will be disqualified and not allowed to participate. THIS APPLIES TO ALL EQUESTRIAN GROUPS!

¨ Judging of all entries will be done prior to the parade.You must be lined up ready for judging at 9:00 AM.Any entries not in line at that time will not be included in the judging.

¨ An adult entry representative must sign the “Hold Harmless Agreement” AND initial where requested the parade entry agreement and any addendums where applicable.

¨ No Firearms, fireworks, or flames are allowed by any participant.

¨ All units must maintain a forward motion with approximately 50 feet between each entry.

¨ Use and/or possession of alcoholic beverages or illegal substances are forbidden.

¨ Drivers of motorized vehicles must have a valid driver’s license.

¨ All commercial entries are allowed a maximum of three vehicles due to the time and space restraints.

FLOAT SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

Definition of a Float: A decorated homemade platform, either built on a vehicle like a truck or towed behind one.

¨ An approved fire extinguisher shall be accessible to the driver.

¨ Smoking on or near the floats is prohibited.

¨ Hand holds shall be available for people in sitting positions, and more secure supports should be accessible for those standing.

¨ The driver’s vision must not be impaired for 180 degrees, and be able to exit from the float rapidly.

¨ Approved hydraulic brakes shall be on at least two wheels.

¨ Exhaust pipes shall extend one foot beyond all decorations and be fire retardant when located near decorations.

¨ All fuel tanks must be standard automotive fuel tanks.

¨ A tow ring shall be readily accessible on the front of the float.

¨ All decorative materials must be manufactured so as to be effectively fire retardant.

¨ The carburetor must have a properly installed air filter.

¨ Floats shall not exceed a maximum of 13 ½ feet high. 60 feet long, or 16 feet in width.

CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR ALL FLOATS:

¨ The entry shall have an insurance policy covering public liability and property damage in the following amounts:minimum of $250,000 to any one person in any one accident or occurrence: minimum of $500,000 for injuries to two or more persons in any one accident or occurrence: minimum of $100,000 for damage to property in any one accident or occurrence.


ALL float participants MUST submit signed waivers.
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