Christmas Parade Rules for Participants

  1. Each entry will be placed in 1 of 3 categories
    • Float = Some sort of trailer that is decorated and pulled by something else.
    • Decorated Vehicle = A car, golf cart, cycle, or anything with wheels that is decorated and does not have a float attached.
    • Marching/Dance/Mounted Unit = A group who wants to be judged on their group’s performance while walking or dancing.
  2. General times for day of parade
    • 3:15pm = Participants may arrive at the staging area
    • 5:00pm = All non essential people and autos must leave the staging area. All entries must be in place.
    • 6:00pm = Parade will begin
    • Time to be Determined = Parade winners will be announced (Pool Pavilion)
  3. Anyone who wants to enter the parade must sign up prior to November 11th
  4. Entry fee is $30 per entry. It is $50 for any political entry.
  5. There is a MANDATORY meeting for a representative of each entry. The date and time is TBD.
  6. Trophies will be given out for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of the categories listed in rule #1 above. In addition there will also be 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Best Overall and Best Scout/School Entry
  7. No entry can have someone dress as Santa or Mrs. Claus.
  8. Drivers must be at least 18 years old.
  9. All entries must be decorated and must be in theme (this year is A Super Hero Christmas)
  10. NO ITMES can be thrown into the crowd. This includes candy. Walkers may hand things out but it needs to be approved prior to the event. No candy will be allowed.
  11. All walkers / participants must be dressed in some sort of Christmas holiday gear.
  12. The parade is a RAIN OR SHINE event (ask anyone who participated in 2019)
  13. The parade route is 2 miles round trip. If you have anyone who has trouble walking that distance, you must have the ability to pick them up and drive while the rest of your group continues. This helps eliminate large gaps in the parade.
  14. If you have any questions, please email GCSBusinessLeague@gmail.com