RULES & GUIDELINES

Please read the information below carefully before registering your entry into the parade. Thank you in advance for your commitment to keeping the parade safe and fun for everyone!

 

Alcohol/Drugs

Any use of a controlled substance is prohibited. If parade organizers, volunteers or police believe a participant to be under the influence of a controlled substance, they will take the necessary measures to remove that participant from the parade. All entries are restricted from displaying or distributing any information concerning alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, as well as any display of alcoholic beverage company logos.

Behavior

All participants in the parade must 1) behave with due regard for the rights and feelings of other participants and/or spectators; 2) refrain from words or behaviors which could reasonably be perceived as provocative, threatening, abusive, insulting or lewd (this includes song lyrics); 3) follow the directions of parade organizers, police and volunteers at all times; 4) immediately clean up after live animal entries.

Candy or other objects

Candy or other objects may be hand distributed but not thrown or tossed on the street, for the safety of children, spectators, and participants.

Dispersal/end of parade

When participants complete the parade route, they are expected to disperse immediately in order to clear the area for remaining participants. All vehicles must be removed from Millersville University or Penn Manor High School property immediately following your entry's completion of the parade.

Dress

No offensive or lewd clothing may be worn at any time during the parade.

Firearms

No live ammunition.

Fire Companies/Emergency Vehicles

Uniform or dress attire is strongly encouraged to be worn while manning the vehicle. No siren blowing will be permitted.

line up/order of parade

Parade order of entries and official line-up will be determined by the Parade committee.

Route

Participants should keep to the designated route as directed by the parade volunteers and must complete entire parade route.

Solicitation

No monetary solicitations are permitted before, during or after the parade (inclusive on parade route) on parade day.

Staging

Participants should review the enclosed information with regard to staging times, places and directions. Participants are expected to follow these staging instructions.