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2017 Johnson County Fair Parade

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Name: 2017 Johnson County Fair Parade
Date: August 5, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, online registration has closed. Call 856-6464 and we'll be happy to take care of you!
Event Description:
Bring the whole family out for a free morning of entertainment in beautiful downtown Gardner!  The creative floats will reflect his year’s theme, "Barn in the USA". Grab your lawn chairs and plan to arrive early for the best seats!

Parade Rules

  • The entry deadline is 5:00 pm on the Wednesday, August 2nd. Late entries will be allowed to participate but will not be judged or their description announced (late fees apply). So register early and save $$.
  • Check in at Registration between 8:00 and 9:30 AM Saturday at the Wheatridge Wrestling Building (across from the USD #231 District Office).
  • Provide proof of insurance on all vehicles at registration.
  • Do Not Throw anything from a moving vehicle.  Walking participants may distribute items (candy, balloons, flyers, etc.)  
  • A Float is defined as any entry that is decorated, movable on at least 4 wheels, and pulled by any vehicle. Proof of insurance required on the vehicle
  • The Float judged to best exemplify the theme of the fair will be selected from Classes 5,6,7,8.
  • All Prizes must be picked up by 1:00 pm on the Sunday following parade at the fair office.

Entry classification: Register according to your category. Call 913-856-6464 if you have questions. 

1.  Musical Organizations No Fee/ Ribbons – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
2.  Horse & Rider – any age No Fee/ Ribbons – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
3.  Horse drawn vehicle No Fee/ Ribbons – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
4.  Saddle Club, minimum 8 riders No Fee/ Ribbons – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
5.  Organization float: Adult $10 Fee / Cash prize – 1st,2nd,3rd
6.  Organization float: Student     $10 Fee/ Cash prize – 1st,2nd,3rd
7.  Organization Float: 4-H/ FFA No  Fee/ Cash prize – 1st,2nd,3rd
8.  Organization Float: Commercial $25 Fee/ Cash prize – 1st,2nd,3rd
9.  Vehicles – any type of vehicle $10 Fee/ Ribbons – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
10. Tractor $10 Fee/ Ribbons – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
11. Non-Profit Org. – Not judged $10 Fee/  No prize or ribbon
12. Other (Politicians, etc.) - Not judged $25 Fee/  No prize or ribbon
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Parade Route: 
Sycamore to Main, West on Main to Pine
North on Pine to Washington, East on Washington to Walnut
South on Walnut to Shawnee, East on Shawnee back to Sycamore

Date/Time Information:
August 5, 2017
Contact Information:
Jason E Camis
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