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At the triangle of Jerusalem, Bradshaw and Bel Air Roads Kingsville, Maryland

Held Annually for 37 Years

 

TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017

 

NO RAIN DATE

2016 Theme:

LET FREEDOM RING!

 

Entry Form

Entry Deadline for Judging is June 26

Download Entry Form pdf

Download Parade Participant's Letter pdf

As Friends of the Kingsville Parade, we invite you to participate in the 36th consecutive Kingsville Independence Day Parade.  The Theme this year is:

                                                                          “LET FREEDOM RING!”

Category
  1. Marching Units (Major) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  2. Band/Musical Entry-“BUD HUSON AMERICAN PRIDE AWARD”- Trophy

  3. Antique Vehicles - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  4. Equestrian (Individual) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  5. Equestrian (Group) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  6. Family, Group or Individual Entry - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  7. Young Set (Age 12 & under) - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

  8.  Commercial Entries or Floats - 1st, 2nd, 3rd (trophy awards only)

  9.  Non-Commercial Floats - 1st, 2nd, 3rd (trophy awards only)

  10. Fire Apparatus: 

Melvin C. Neuman Award for BEST APPEARING COMPANY IN PARADE

                                                     Best Appearing Engine

                                                    2nd Best Appearing Engine

                                                    Best Appearing Truck Company

                                                    Best Appearing Ambulance

  1. -Recreational Vehicle - 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  2.  Non Competing

    Judges Awards  -  BEST INTERPRETATION OF THEME:   1st  - $150;   2nd  - $100;   3rd  - $50;

 15th Annual Mary Frances Sheppard Award for BEST ENTRY IN PARADE  -  $150

Pre-parade music and celebration commences 10:00 A.M., Monday, July 4th at the Judges viewing stand.  Parade entrants will form starting at 9:30 A.M. at the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company on Bellvue Avenue.  The Parade will start promptly at 10:45 A.M. and proceed down Bradshaw Road for opening ceremonies at the Judges stand at 11:00 A.M., turn right on Jerusalem Road and end at St. Paul's Church.  There will be NO RAIN DATE.   Please note, Bradshaw and Jerusalem Roads will be closed at 9:50 A.M.

Participants will receive a letter from the Parade Committee with instructions and directions to access the parade formation lineup.   As construction at the Kingsville VFC will begin after the parade, staging for line up will remain as in past years.  Winners will be notified within the week following the parade and invited to the July 15th meeting of the GKCA for awards and trophy presentations in the above categories.

Persons and/or organizations entering the parade agree, by virtue of entering the parade, to indemnify and hold harmless The Greater Kingsville Civic Association, Inc., The Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, Inc., Parade Committee, its officers, agents, members and volunteers from and against any and all claims, causes of action, costs, expenses, and liabilities, including legal expenses,  of any kind whatsoever, including bodily injury, death, property damage, and any other loss, arising out of or related to Applicant’s participation in the Parade, whether or not caused by the negligence of any indemnity hereunder.  Applicant  acknowledges and agrees to the Statement of Purpose and Rules and Principles of Safe Parade Participation for the Kingsville Independence Day Parade.

Check out our web site www.kingsvilleparade.org for details or weather related updates on parade day