Guadalupe County Fair Parade Guidelines/Information
Friday October 7th, 2022
Line up 8am Judge 8:30 am Parade 10 am
Line - up: Information and parade position if needed will be available at the Seguin High School off of the 1200 Blk of College St Seguin Texas 78155. Starting at 8am. Line up by 8:30. Late arriving entries may be denied permission to participate in the parade and will not be judged at 8:30 pm.
Staging area: No vehicles other than parade entries will be allowed in the staging area. Parents & Sponsors must drop of participants at the nearest intersection closest to their entry. Parade volunteers will be available for assistance.
Judging: Begins promptly at 8:30am sharp! All entries must be in place, set-up & ready to go with riders in position by 8:30am. Unit must be decorated and participants must remain in place until all the judging is complete to qualify for an award.
Parade Time: Begins promptly at 10:00 am sharp- rain or shine
Parade Winners: Will be presented with their awards at the announcer stand at central park.
Parade End: Will end at the Coliseum/Fairgrounds. You must pull out of the way of the parade flow to release riders so the units behind the parade will continue. NO EXCEPTIONS
Safety: An adult must supervise all children under the age of 18 participating in the parade. Liability regulations prohibit and as a safety precaution for our young spectators, we ask that absolutely no items may be thrown during the parade including candy, gum, flowers, coupons, brochures, samples and water balloons. Alcohol may not be consumed or carried by members on the parade route. Water guns may not be used to spray the crowd. Protect yourself & others on your unit from the sun & heat! Roller blades are not allowed on streets along the route during the parade.
Entry Safety: Please maintain a distance of 2-3 car lengths between your entry & the one in front of you. Do not stop your entry along the route unless you have an emergency. The Guadalupe Agriculture Livestock Fair Association & parade Committee assumes NO responsibility for accidents or loss of any kind.
Music: Playing music too loud is not allowed. The parade officials in charge determines “Too Loud” playing music with vulgar lyrics & profanity is not allowed, must me suitable for a family audience.
Limit Vehicle/ Equipment: Must not exceed 200 feet.
Equine/ Animals: Unit must provide their own pooper- scoopers. If not provided you will be placed at the end of the parade line up!!
Noises: Loud Sirens, whistles, ect., are not permitted.
#1 Remember not everyone can be #1 in the parade and not everyone can be “up front”. Liability regulations prohibit & you will not be allowed to participate in the parade if registration & waiver forms are not received by the deadline: your length is not indicated: each vehicle and animal is not decorated; Alcohol or any illegal substance is being consumed by anyone riding on or driving your entry; throw candy or any items from your entry; you do not provide proof of negative coggins test for animal; you use water pistols to spray the crowd. Please refer to the Guidelines & information sheet included with this package. Let’s be safe & have fun! Entries will be accepted for judging until September 30th.
The entry fee for all commercial/political campaigning will be $40.00 and Fees must be paid with a money order or a cashiers check. Keep this page for your information (you will receive a copy of this form.
The Guadalupe Agriculture Livestock & Fair Parade, P.O. Box 334 Seguin Texas 78156, Phone 830-379-6477 Fax 830-379-1291. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org parade confirmations will be sent via mail/fax/email/phone approximately the week of the parade.
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After the parade you are cordially invited to join the other festivities such as Play Day, Barnyard and Rodeo and exhibits - FREE, held on the grounds. Limited number of gate tickets available for parade participants.
NOTICE TO ALL PARTICIPANTS
GUADALUPE AGRICULTURE FAIR ASSOCIATION PARADE PARTICIPANTS
THE GUADALUPE AG & LIVESTOCK ASSOCIATOIN HAS ADOPTED SAFETY PRECAUTIONS REQUIRED BY LAW, AS WELL AS THOSE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC BY COMPLETING AND SIGNING THIS APPLICATION, ALL PARTICIPANTS AGREE THAT THE GUADALUPE AG & LIVESTOCK FAIR ASSOCIATOIN CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES OR INJURIES RESULTING FROM PARTICIAPATIING IN THE 2017 GUADALUPE COUNTY FAIR PARADE IN TEXAS.
WAIVER: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR PARTICIPATION, THE FOLLOWING MUST BE SIGNED AND DATED: I/WE ACCEPT AND ASSUME ALL RISKS AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE OR PERSONAL INJURY TO MYSELF OR EMPLOYEES REGARDLESS OF THE NATURE OR CAUSE OF THE DAMAGE OR INJURY AND HEREBY RELEASE THE GUADALUPE AG & LIVESTOCK FAIR ASSOCIATION FROM ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURIES OR OTHER CLAIMS ARISING FROM MY/OUR PARTICIPATION IN THE GUADALUPE AG & LIVESTOCK FAIR ASSOCIATION PARADE IN TEXAS, INCLUDING THOSE THAT ARE KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, FORESEEN OR UNFORESEEN.
I/WE AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD THE GUADALUPE AG & LIVESTOCK FAIR ASSOCIATION HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM FOR PROPERTY AND DAMAGE OR PERSONAL INJURY IN CONNECTION WITH MY/OUR ACTIVITIES IN THE GUADALUPE AG & LIVESTOCK FAIR ASSOCIATION PARADE IN TEXAS. I/WE FURTHER COVENANT NOT TO COMMENCE OR PROSECUTE ANY ACTION, SUIT OR DAMAGE OR PERSONAL INJURY RECEIVED BY PARTICIPATING IN THE GUADALUPE AG & LIVESTOCK FAIR ASSOCIATION PARADE IN TEXAS.
THIS DOCUMENT SHALL BE BINDING UPON MYSELF/MY/OUR LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES, HEIRS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAS READ AND VOLUNTARILY SIGNED THIS RELEASE, WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS. THE UNDERSIGNED FURTHER WARRANTS THAT HE OR SHE HAS THE AUTHORITY TO BIND THE GROUP, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION REPRESENTED BY THIS APPLICATION.