Please fill out this form ALL AT ONCE to register for the Homecoming 2017 Parade! If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We're so happy to have you joining the fun and hope you are as excited as we are!
REGISTRATION INFORMATIONRegistration opens August 28th and closes September 15th. First 11 organizations to register will receive a free trailer on which to build their float. Teams will be contacted shortly after they register with whether or not they are one of the 11. Priority will be given to those signing up for all of Homecoming.Float must be themed in accordance with the Homecoming 2017 theme, “Golden Glory”. This could be either your organization’s interpretation of “Golden Glory”, or general Mines spirit. Designs must be submitted for approval to SAO or email@example.com by Friday, September 15th, when registration ends. Design approval will be communicated within two days of submittance. Every Queen/Beast Nominee must ride in the float of their representative organization and wear their royalty sashes. It is a requirement that all nominees must participate in the parade on a float of their representative organization.Floats must be registered in order to participate in the parade. PRE-APPROVAL INFORMATIONFloats must be pre-approved on Thursday September 28th or Friday September 29th. Check times will be released at a later date. Organizations will need to sign up for a time to have their floats pre-approved, and times will be first come, first served. Organizations can sign up for pre-approval times at a link that will be sent after registration. The float will be driven to a campus lot for the parade committee to approve of the size and contents of the float.The driver must be present at the time of the floats pre-approval mentioned above.Vehicle signs will be handed out after being approved. This is to be placed on the windscreen of the float vehicle. It will contain the organization’s name, the license plate number of the vehicle towing the float and its position in the line up. FLOAT SPECIFIC REGULATIONSSize RegulationsMax: Trailers we provideMin: Bed of a pickup truckMaximum Float Riders on Trailers: 15 peopleMaximum Float Riders in truck beds: 5 people (If truck is its own float) 8 people (If bed is empty)Float Riders will be allowed to hand out candy/sweets while on route. Important Note:STUDENT ACTIVITIES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY A FLOAT AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVE QUEEN/BEAST NOMINEE (IF ANY) FROM COMPETITION. THERE WILL BE NO TOLERANCE OF INAPPROPRIATE DISPLAYS ON THE FLOAT OR INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR. NO INDIVIDUAL WILL BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HOMECOMING PARADE IF THEY ARE VISIBLY INTOXICATED. PARADE DAY INFORMATIONParade Begins: 9:00 AM at 19th St. and Illinois St. on Saturday, September 30th See Parade Route BelowFloats must arrive at the CTLM Lot: 8:00 AMFloats must be in designated lineup: 8:30 AMFloats must be removed from Q-Lot by: 5:00 PM on Saturday September 30thTrailers provided through SAIL (to first 11 registered groups) must be returned to company by 5:00 PM on Saturday September 30th.