(Contest participants must be on site by 10:15am)
Meeting Location: Cushinberry Park. 335 SE 15th Street Topeka, KS 66612
1. Results to float judging will take place in Cushinberry Park immediately following the parade. "Parade Ready"
floatmust be ready for presentation to the judges by 10:15 am. If there will be riders / walkers in the parade, they
must be there and in place at this time for judging. Entire float "entry" will be judged. If not ready when judges arrive, entry will be able to be in the parade, but will be disqualified for competition. 2. No one may get on or off the float once it has started down the parade route. 3. No dangling legs over the edge of the float. 4. No candy or other items can be thrown during the parade. Walkers may hand out these items if desired. 5. All floats must be of the "low-bed" type on a trailer. (Please look up "float trailer" in order to enhance safety and security 6. There must be a responsible adult chaperone present if any children are riding or walking with the float. 7. No weapons / firearms allowed on any float entry. 8. No smoking or alcoholic beverages on any parade entry at any time before or during the parade. 9. All floats should have an 8" clearance from the ground. 10. The pull vehicle must be able to travel slow enough to avoid stalling. 11. No fire or flame-producing devices are allowed on floats. 12. Floats will be judged on the following: i Whether "Juneteenth" is incorporated into the float theme.
1 Workmanship 1 Overall appearance and adherence to all listed rules.
1st Place Float receives a prize and a 2021 Juneteenth memorabilia trophy 2nd Place Float receives a prize 3rd Place receives a prize
Please return this form to: Topeka Juneteenth Friends and Family Committee