Direct staging instructions will be provided to all participants prior to parade day!
APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED BY OCTOBER 15TH
ALL QUESTIONS CAN BE DIRECTED TO BLUEKEYHOMECOMING@NAU.EDU
Parade GuidelinesPlease review with your entire organization as these guidelines are key to having an awesome and fun parade day for everyone!
• All participants must be properly attired. Remember this is for the Flagstaff community, NAU Alumni and their families and the entire NAU campus!• The use of music and appropriate noise is encouraged, but be mindful of other floats!• You must proceed on the designated parade route for the entire parade!• Please provide plenty of space between your float and the float in front of you! It will make the parade last longer and allow your group to be properly seen!• Objects may be handed out to the crowd; however throwing of anything is prohibited. Candy is permitted, but must be pre-wrapped and distributed by hand!• All entries must have some form of banner or signage.• Public intoxication will not be tolerated. Anyone who has consumed alcohol directly before or during the parade will not be allowed to participate.• No limbs or objects should dangle of the sides of moving vehicles.• Floats should never exceed 5 mph.• All float ideas will be approved by Student Unions and Activities to ensure they meet University and state rules and regulations.• You cannot solicit any businesses for materials or supplies for your float, you can alsonot advertise anything on your float.
Blue Key is currently attempting to secure some flatbed trailers to encourage groups toconsider submitting a larger more elaborate entry for the 2018 parade. More details will be provided at the Parade Information Session, if trailers are available.
Parade Information SessionAt least one member from every group interested in participating in the parade must attend this session. We encourage you bring along 2 or 3 members of your group to gain a better understanding of the parade.
When: Wednesday October 10th, 2018 at 6:00 pmWhere: TBA
• Get tips for float designing• Receive valuable resources including details on float materials reimbursement, available bays/locations for homecoming float building, and contacts for questions• Get more instruction on parade route, staging, participation guidelines and other key information