COMPETITION BAND: Masquerade band entering the Grand Parade competition.
NON-COMPETITION BAND: Masquerade bands not entering the Grand Parade competition.
GRAND PARADE: Non-competing bands presented or sponsored by community groups.
FLOAT: Decorated vehicles with costumed participants onboard.
SMALL GROUP: Various non-competing bands with less than 50 participants.
INDIVIDUAL: Costumed males or females not attached to any of the above.
STEELBAND: Bands made up primarily of musicians and percussionists featuring steel drums.
DANCE TROUPE: Costumed choreographic group work presented by dance companies.