Homecoming Parade Entry Form

Homecoming Parade Entry Form

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Illinois Homecoming Parade. The Illinois Homecoming Parade will take place Friday, October 27th at 6 pm. If you have any questions, please contact illinoishomecomingparade@gmail.com.

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Illinois Homecoming Parade. The Illinois Homecoming Parade will take place Friday, October 27th at 6 pm. If you have any questions, please contact illinoishomecomingparade@gmail.com.

 

 

answer must be phone number with area code like 217-333-1000

 

 

required5. Type of Organization Being Represented

required5. Type of Organization Being Represented

required6. Type of Entry

required6. Type of Entry

 

answer must be phone number with area code like 217-333-1000

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS HOMECOMING PARADE

RULES & REGULATIONS

October 27, 2017

 

*Indicates instructions for traditional large scale floats

 

ALLOWABLE FLOAT DIMENSIONS:

         Size Regulations*

o   Width: 11-ft. maximum

o   Height: 12-ft. maximum

o   Length: Any length acceptable

o   Absolutely no tandem

        Building Materials*

o   Floats must be made of fireproof materials only.

o   Materials must be able to pass a standard match test the day of the parade.

o   Only flame-retardant paints allowed.

o   No open flames, candles, flashpots, etc. allowed on the floats.

o   Decorations such as pomps can be purchased at Dallas and Co., located at 101 E. University Ave. in Champaign. One  package of pomps costs $1.99 and includes 300 pieces of paper, enough to cover 4 square feet.

 

RULES & REGULATIONS:

·         All floats must be self-supporting and well-constructed.

·         Decorations cannot obstruct vehicle doors, windows or exhaust pipes.

·         All entries must be able to move at parade speed (approximately 5 mph) and able to move faster in case of emergency.

·         Drivers and those riding on the float must have immediate access to exit in case of emergency.

·         One multipurpose dry chemical fire extinguisher with a U.L. rating of 2A:10B:C and one flashlight (2 D batteries or bigger) must accompany each float.*

·         Four people must walk with each float/vehicle and be able to quickly remove it in case its original power source fails.*

·         The rear of all floats must be lit (there will be no police escorts after the parade).

·         No floats are to be built on University property without prior permission.

·         There is no monetary limit.

·         Your organization is solely responsible for the float and vehicle, so please be careful.

·         If you wish to give out candy, it may be distributed only by the 4 or more walkers on either side of the float or vehicle; candy may NOT be thrown from any vehicle.

·         People walking and/or standing on the float are considered part of the parade entry.

·         Vehicle drivers much have a valid drivers’ license and proof of insurance 

·         Alcohol and other drugs are prohibited by anyone participating in the parade

required12. I understand and agree to abide by the rules and regulations. Failure to comply with any of these rules and regulations at any time may result in the inability to participate.

required12. I understand and agree to abide by the rules and regulations. Failure to comply with any of these rules and regulations at any time may result in the inability to participate.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS HOMECOMING PARADE

RULES & REGULATIONS

October 27, 2017

 

*Indicates instructions for traditional large scale floats

 

ALLOWABLE FLOAT DIMENSIONS:

         Size Regulations*

o   Width: 11-ft. maximum

o   Height: 12-ft. maximum

o   Length: Any length acceptable

o   Absolutely no tandem

        Building Materials*

o   Floats must be made of fireproof materials only.

o   Materials must be able to pass a standard match test the day of the parade.

o   Only flame-retardant paints allowed.

o   No open flames, candles, flashpots, etc. allowed on the floats.

o   Decorations such as pomps can be purchased at Dallas and Co., located at 101 E. University Ave. in Champaign. One  package of pomps costs $1.99 and includes 300 pieces of paper, enough to cover 4 square feet.

 

RULES & REGULATIONS:

·         All floats must be self-supporting and well-constructed.

·         Decorations cannot obstruct vehicle doors, windows or exhaust pipes.

·         All entries must be able to move at parade speed (approximately 5 mph) and able to move faster in case of emergency.

·         Drivers and those riding on the float must have immediate access to exit in case of emergency.

·         One multipurpose dry chemical fire extinguisher with a U.L. rating of 2A:10B:C and one flashlight (2 D batteries or bigger) must accompany each float.*

·         Four people must walk with each float/vehicle and be able to quickly remove it in case its original power source fails.*

·         The rear of all floats must be lit (there will be no police escorts after the parade).

·         No floats are to be built on University property without prior permission.

·         There is no monetary limit.

·         Your organization is solely responsible for the float and vehicle, so please be careful.

·         If you wish to give out candy, it may be distributed only by the 4 or more walkers on either side of the float or vehicle; candy may NOT be thrown from any vehicle.

·         People walking and/or standing on the float are considered part of the parade entry.

·         Vehicle drivers much have a valid drivers’ license and proof of insurance 

·         Alcohol and other drugs are prohibited by anyone participating in the parade

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