In order to maintain a safe and friendly environment for everyone attending the event, all participants must abide by the following rules. Participants that are rude or act inappropriately will be asked to leave and will not be allowed back to future events.
- All motorized transports and vehicles must provide their own insurance and assume full responsibility of their actions while in the parade.
- There shall be no children under the age of 4 years old walking in the parade route without an adult present and use of a stroller, wagon or carrier.
- To avoid a potential safety hazard of spectators blocking the parade route, no candy, promotional articles, or objects may be thrown. If anything is thrown and observed, the party responsible will assume full financial responsibility for damages, clean-up, and restitution. Police and/or parade personnel may also pull the vessel from line-up.
- All floats, trailers and pulled carriers shall have lights that are working, secure, and safe. Children under 10 years old shall have a ratio of 6 children per 1 adult. No children are allowed to stand and or dance on a moving vessel.
- Riders of floats, trailers and pulled carriers may not dangle legs or sit on the edge of the said vehicles. Riding on the hood of a vehicle is prohibited.
- There will be no burn outs, spinning of tires or horsing around the spectators. Anyone doing this or providing a smoke show will immediately be removed from the parade route.
- Any animal entered in the parade must be in control at all times by a responsible party. Any animal waste left in the parade route must be cleaned up immediately by a designee that the entrant provides. The clean-up crew must be walking with the unit or else the group will be removed from the lineup.
- Walkers may hand out informational materials but are responsible for cleaning any materials left along the parade route.
- When passing small children and/or large groups of elderly spectators, please keep in mind the volume of your unit. Be sure to slow down the pace and be alert to someone who may be in the parade route