following unit is marked as Confirmed
Unit Name: Vets with Vettes and Corvette Owners
Tentative Unit Number (Subject to Change): 0
Parade Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Parade Time: 11:30 AM
Parade Details: Staging area is in Lot K at 620 Clinton Avenue, HSV 35801.
Please remember that you may not throw items from the middle of the parade
route. You may hand out things directly to spectators by using walkers near the
curbs along the route. You will receive an email no later than Thursday, March
15th with your final lineup number for the parade.*****
Parade Rules: All participants in the Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade must
abide by the following rules:
1.You must obey all police officers, parade officials and volunteers before,
during and after parade.
If you fail to do so, you will face any legal ramifications and may be removed
from the parade.
2.Group must complete registration process.
3.Trucks or vehicles longer than 40 feet total must be in place by 9:30am. All
other entries and participants must be in place in the staging area by 10:30am.
4.Use extreme caution maneuvering in staging area---designate parking spotters
while parking any parade vehicle! Children moving about the staging area must
5.Entry Dimensions: Total height of entry---must be less that 15 feet. Total
width of entry---must be less than 30 feet. Measure your entry's length
carefully for space in staging area.
6.Last minute requests for additional space may not be granted.
7.NOTHING MAY BE THROWN FROM ANY ENTRY. Participants on foot may hand items out
to the crowd along the parade route.
8.No inviting parade spectators into the street. For everybody's safety please
do not ask them to approach you, your vehicle, or your float.
9.No getting on or off any float or vehicle. Never stand or allow anyone to
stand between a trailer and a tow vehicle---these practices are extremely
dangerous. In the event that parade traffic stops, coordinate an all clear
signal between driver(s) and responsible adults with a clear view of entire
entry before proceeding.
10.All legally required, appropriate and necessary safety measures must be
taken in and on all vehicles participating in the parade. THIS INCLUDES SAFETY
RESTRAINTS, CRASH HELMETS, TURN SIGNALS AND BRAKE LIGHTS.
11.All entries must maintain a set distance from the entry ahead, except for
the time allotted for performance in front of Judges' Reviewing Stand.
12.For television purposes, parade officials may vary the pace of the parade.
Any performances along the remainder of the parade route must be on the march!
13.Do not accelerate quickly to close any gaps in the parade---this is likely
to compound the problem.
14.Walking groups should contain enough marchers to make a good visual
presence. While planning your entry, remember that the parade route is almost 2
miles long. Small children may need to ride.
15.Equestrian groups MUST include clean-up personnel. Any droppings must be
cleaned up immediately---BEFORE ENTRY MOVES ON. Droppings must be placed in a
rolling, covered container and removed from parade route for proper disposal.
16.No CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.
17.Entries not meeting visual standards or containing inappropriate dress,
music, or behavior may be pulled from parade. Entries should reflect the parade
18.Lively behavior, having a good time, interaction with the crowd and hamming
it up for the cameras are appreciated, but DISRUPTIVE OR ROWDY BEHAVIOR WILL
NOT BE TOLERATED.
19.EXPLICIT OR SUGGESTIVE LYRICS/ACTIONS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Huntsville
Police Officers will remove entries using any questionable music or gestures at
20.Participants should follow the rules of their individual organizations,
however Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade Rules will supersede those of the individual
organizations. These rules may change up until the day of the parade.
For more information contact: Anya Douglas
Phone: (978) 770-3623