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West Texas Fair & Rodeo Parade

Date: Sept 12, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM
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You can find more information and enter an entry in the parade using the documents below, or you can use the online entry form that can be found at the bottom of this page.

Parade Information and Entry Form

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It is time to prepare for the West Texas Fair & Rodeo Parade… come join the fun!

The Parade will be in Downtown Abilene on Saturday, September 12, 2020 beginning at 10:30 A.M.

AWARDS

Decorated Floats: (by theme) Sweepstakes $150.00, Theme $100.00, Originality $50.00

Vehicles

1st - 3rd place Trophy's

Riding Clubs, Wagons

1st Place: $60.00, 2nd Place: $40.00, 3rd Place: $20.00

Antique Tractors

1st – 3rd Place Trophy’s

Bands

1st – 3rd Place Trophy’s

ENTRY DEADLINE: AUGUST 26, 2020 (must be in the office by 5:00 pm)

Our fair theme this year is “VISION 2020”

The parade committee will make every effort to prepare a well-organized and staged parade.


STAGING AREA INFORMATION:

VIP & MILITARY UNITS

Your Unit should report to Stacy Bryan, the Marshal for your section.Located at 300 Oak Street.

DECORATED FLOATS

Your Unit should report to Caroline Kreitler, the Marshal for your section.Located at South 3rd & Cherry.Enter South 3rd from Treadaway where you should pick up your packet at the East side of the old Courthouse (picnic table).If being judged – your decorated float MUST be in place by 8:30 a.m.

UNITS TALLER THAN 13 FEET

Your Unit should report to Caroline Kreitler, the Marshal for your section.Located at North 1st & Pine Street.Caroline will deliver your packets to you prior to the start of the parade.

SINGLE / COMMERCIAL UNITS

Your Unit should report to Louie Valdez and Gilbert Robledo, the Marshals for your section.Located at South 4th & Cherry Street.Enter South 4th Street from Treadaway to pick up your number.

VEHICLES (ANTIQUE CARS, CAR CLUBS, CUSHMANS, MOTORCYCLES)

Your Unit should report to Connie Keaton, the Marshal for your section.Located at South 5th & Chestnut Street.

ANTIQUE TRACTORS

Your Unit should report to Rickie Johnson, the Marshal for your section.Located at South 6th & Oak.You may use 6th Street, East of Oak & the Southwest parking lot to park and unload.

BANDS

Your Unit should report to, Esser King, the Marshal for your section.Located at the 300 Block of Chestnut.

Buses should drop off band members on the West side of the Courthouse, 300 Block of Chestnut.Then proceed to the Enterprise Building parking lot at South 4th & Sycamore.After the parade, band members will return to buses at this parking lot to disperse.

EQUINE UNITS

All Equine Units should report to Deedra Scott, the Marshal for your section.New location this year:Pecan & South 5th to pick up your parade number.

ALL Equine Units must have a negative Coggins test paper.These papers should be checked at staging area.Papers should include name, number, date of test and name of laboratory.

Effective July 1, 1977 the Texas Animal Health Commission requires all equine (horses, donkeys, mules and ponies) participating in any gathering of equine (trail rides, shows, fairs, competitions and parades) to have a negative EIA (Coggins) test within the past 12 months.Participants with equine must be prepared to present the VS 10-11 EIA test form for each equine entry.If you should need additional information please contact your local veterinarian or the Texas Animal Health Commission 512-719-0700.

We are anxious to receive your parade entry application in the very near future and honored to have you participate in the 2020 West Texas Fair and Rodeo Parade!



West Texas Fair & Rodeo

2020 Parade Entry Form

You can call the general office for your parade lineup number on or after September 2nd.

Last day to enter is August 26th.
West Texas Fair & Rodeo Parade Term and Conditions
 

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Check the box below if applicable for Decorated Floats.

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