Fort Dalles Fourth

Patriots Parade Registration
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    Application Deadline: June 29th, 5:00 PM

    All entries: $20.00

    Rules & Regulations

    7:30am-Check-IN for Parade 8:00am Line Up for Equestrian begins. Check-in and line-up near (but NOT in) The Eagles Parking Lot on Walnut & West 7th Street. 8:30am-Line-UP Begins 8:45am-JUDGING 10am-PARADE Begins Hold Harmless Agreement The undersigned does hereby agree to RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS, The Fort Dalles Fourth Committee, The Dalles Main Street Program, their affiliates, employees, Boards of Directors, committees, event organizers and volunteers, from any and all liability of any kind, any losses, claims, injury to persons or property (including with‐ out limitation wrongful death), actions or damages which I/We may suffer, and any such claims that may be asserted against, The Fort Dalles Fourth Committee, The Dalles Main Street Program their affiliates, employees, Boards of Directors, committees, event organizers and volunteers by my participation in the Patriots Parade and any related activities, or arising from any act or omission by myself, my agents, or employees, or by reason of or related to myself or my use of any personal possessions or equipment as a participant in the Patriots Parade. I further acknowledge the application of ORS 30.687 et. Seq., ACTIONS ARISING OUT OF EQUINE ACTIVITIES including but not limited to ORS 30.961 Limitations on liability; exceptions, to my participation in the Independence Day Parade and acknowledge the limitation of liability which protects The Fort Dalles Fourth Committee, The Dalles Main Street Program, their affiliates, employees, Board of Directors, committees, event organizers and volunteers, and limits their liability for injuries to persons and property that may arise from or be associated with the risks inherent in equine presence and use in the Patriots Parade . As a condition of my participation in the Patriots Parade, I hereby waive the right to bring an action against any of the sponsoring entities and event organizers named herein for any injury or death arising out of riding, driving, grooming or riding as a passenger in any equine driven form of transportation or upon an equine. RULES GOVERNING PARADES To ensure reasonable safety to life and property in the operation of parade floats, automobiles and similar conveyances within the city limits of The Dalles. 1. Material used in construction, decoration, etc. must be flame retardant. Materials such as straw or hay must also be treated. 2. Where a person is within a float, such as the driver, there shall be no combustible material within five feet of his exit way. 3. Motorized floats or floats pulled by a motorized vehicle and automobiles have to be equipped with a fire ex- tinguisher with a classification, of at least 2A 10 8C (when a vehicle and trailer are connected as a single unit, one extinguisher will meet this requirement). 4. Horse-drawn wagons and other non-motorized conveyances using straw or other combustible material shall carry fire extinguishers as prescribed above. 5. No smoking is allowed on any float and no person shall cause or permit any open flame upon or within the area of any float. 6. No combination of vehicles coupled together shall consist of more than two vehicles. 7. Vehicles towing trailers must be equipped with a tow bar or coupling device of sufficient strength to hold the weight of the towed vehicle upon the street when operated. 8. Vehicles towing trailers shall be equipped with safety chains, connected to the towed and towing vehicles and to the tow bar to prevent the tow bar from dropping to the ground in the event the tow bar or coupling device fails. 9. Safety chains shall have no more slack then is necessary to permit proper turning. 10. A float may not exceed 40 feet in length and 13 1⁄2 feet in height. 11. Vehicles and floats shall stay in their assigned position in the parade. 12. Operators of vehicles shall not have their vision obstructed. 13. Persons riding on floats shall be located on the main part of the float and positioned so they will not obstruct the vision of the operator. 14. Persons shall remain on the unit to which they are assigned to the end of the parade route, except in case of breakdown or emergency. 15. No unit shall disband until reaching the destination indicated on the permit, except in the case of breakdown or emergency. 16. The drinking, display or possession of alcoholic beverages or other intoxicant, or controlled substances is absolutely prohibited. City ordinances and state laws will be enforced. 17. The discharge of firearms, fireworks or other explosive devises is prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted. 18. The throwing of objects or substances into the crowd is prohibited. Candy, balloons or small items may be dropped in front of the crowd along the street. 19. The end of the parade is normally at The Dalles Chamber Office West 2nd Street. All entries are encouraged to be picked up at that location. If your entry goes back to the starting point, please use extreme caution. **Oregon law says everyone who rides a motorcycle has to wear a helmet & kids Under 16 have to wear one when on a bicycle. JUDGING: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Ribbons will be awarded, as well as: The Mayor’s Choice Ribbon. The People’s Choice Ribbon. Judging will be based on the following criteria: Interpretation/Presentation of the theme 40% of score Eye Appeal 30% of score Originality 20% of score Effective Use of size 10% of score Mail or Drop off Completed Form and Fee to: Make checks payable to Fort Dalles Fourth, 710 E. 2nd St. Suite 3, The Dalles, OR 97058 Questions? Please email: info@fortdallesfourth.com See Website: www.fortfdallesfourth.com Parade Route: All Entries except for Equestrian: Begin at West 6th & Webber. East on 6th, which becomes West 3rd Through downtown, left on Madison, left on West 2nd Street, Parade ends at The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce. Check in with the Parade Organizers on morning of the event at the corner of West 8th and Cherry Heights Road, directly behind Goodwill. EQUESTRIAN LINE-UP: 8:00am Line Up for Equestrian begins. Check-in and line-up near (but NOT in) The Eagles Parking Lot on Walnut & West 7th Street. EQUESTRIAN ENTRIES: Please provide your own Pooper Scooper for your group to help avoid additional street clearing fees. Thank you! 7:30am—Check-IN for Parade, 8:30am-Line-UP Begins, 8:45am-JUDGING Begins, 10am-PARADE