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Apple Blossom Festival Parade Entrance Form (September 18, 2021)
Parade Entrance Form REQUIRED to participate in the Apple Blossom Festival Parade
PLEASE REVIEW ENTIRE APPLICATION AND SUBMIT REQUIRED INFORMATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED - NO EXCEPTIONS.
ENTRY DEADLINE: AUGUST 16, 2021 BY 4:30 PM!
ENTRANT INFORMATION SECTION
THIS ENTRANT TYPE IS:
501 (c) Nonprofit
OTHER ENTRANT TYPE: (e.g. Non-Academic School Band, Group of Horse Riders, any group that DOES NOT FALL UNDER THE CATEGORY TYPES ABOVE).
Please enter the name of your parade entry (e.g.: Marlys Green, Michael Murphy's Village, etc)
Non-Profit ID #
If your entry is a nonprofit organization, please enter your nonprofit id# here
Contact Name for Parade Entry
PHONE TO INCLUDE AREA CODE
ADDRESS TO MAIL PARADE INSTRUCTIONS. INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE MAILED OUT TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE PARADE.
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR ENTRY
Number of people in your unit
Approximate length of entry (IN FEET)
PERSON IN CHARGE - DAY OF THE PARADE
This is the person who we would need to contact "THE DAY OF THE PARADE".
Cell phone number
CELL PHONE TO INCLUDE AREA CODE
DOES YOUR UNIT INCLUDE SOUND?
DESCRIBE MUSIC/SOUND (REQUIRED FIELD FOR ENTRIES WITH MUSIC or SOUND)
DOES YOUR UNIT INCLUDE A MOTORIZED VEHICLE?
IF YES, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A PHOTOCOPY OF YOUR VEHICLE INSURANCE POLICY WITH THIS APPLICATION - NO EXCEPTIONS! APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IF NOT COMPLETE AND WITHOUT REQUIRED DOCUMENTS!!
PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR POLICY HERE. THIS ACCEPTS FILETYPES: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif
DOES YOUR UNIT INCLUDE ANIMALS?
INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS: MUST provide a certificate of insurance for current liability insurance naming “Sebastopol Chamber of Commerce” exactly as an “additional insured” and listing our address as 265 S Main Street, Sebastopol, CA 95472. NO VARIATION of the named insured on the certificate such as the Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival or Apple Blossom Parade, or any other variation of the name will be accepted. Parade entrants with animals MUST provide their own liability insurance which must has minimum General Liability coverage of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate.
IF YOU SELECTED YES, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A PHOTOCOPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATE OF LIABILITY INSURANCE - which would cover any damage which animal of that type might create. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THIS WITH THE APPLICATION - NO EXCEPTIONS! APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IF NOT COMPLETE AND WITHOUT REQUIRED DOCUMENTS! FLOATS/OVERSIZE VEHICLES - YOU CAN SUBMIT A CERTIFICATE OF LIABILITY IN LIEU OF YOUR VEHICLE INSURANCE PHOTO.
PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR CERTIFICAET OF LIABILITY INSURANCE HERE. THIS ACCEPTS FILETYPES: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif
HORSE UNITS MUST SUPPLY A POOPER SCOOPER FOR EACH ENTRY.
DESCRIBE ANIMALS AND NUMBER OF THEM
(e.g. walking 8 llamas, riding 3 horses, walking 10 dogs, 10 hamsters in cages on a flatbed, etc)
PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEANING UP ANIMAL WASTE (REQUIRED FIELD IF PARADE ENTRY INCLUDES ANIMALS)
Drop off passes needed?
DROP OFF PASSES ARE NEEDED TO ENTER THE STAGING AREA TO DROP OFF PARADE PARTICIPANTS
NUMBER OF DROP OFF PASSES NEEDED (MAX OF 4)
THIS FIELD IS A REQUIREMENT IF THE PARADE PARTICIPANTS ARE BEING DROPPED OFF IN THE STAGING AREA BY A VEHICLE THAT IS NOT IN THE PARADE. VEHICLES NOT PARTICIPATING IN THE PARADE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ENTER TO DROP OFF PARADE PARTICIPANTS WITHOUT THIS!
Vehicle passes needed?
VEHICLE PASSES ARE NEED FOR THE ACTUAL ENTRY IN THE PARADE: VEHICLE, CARRIAGE, ETC.
Number of vehicle passes needed (REQUIRED FIELD IF YOU HAVE VEHICLES/CARRIAGES, ETC IN YOUR PARADE ENTRY)
Enter the number of vehicles, carriages, etc that are in your parade entry. (e.g if you have 20 tractors/cars/carriages, etc, then put in 20).
PLEASE SELECT ONLY ONE (1) ENTRY CLASS FORM THE FOLLOWING LIST (School Band entries choose multiple classes, see SCHOOL BANDS SECTION).
CHOOSE YOUR CLASS ENTRY
Antique or Classic Auto
Animals w or w/o Drawn Vehicle
Bands / Schools (see School Band Section)
Color Guard Competition
Equestrian Single Mounted
Equestrian Group Mounted
PLEASE CHOOSE YOUR ENTRY CLASS (THIS IS A REQUIRED FIELD)
SCHOOL BAND SECTION
SCHOOL BANDS (ONLY ONE ENTRY PER SCHOOL BAND UNIT). CHECK ONE (1) OF THE FOLLOWING:
Elementary School K-6 Grade
Middle/Junior High School
PLEASE CHOOSE ONE (1) CLASS ENTRY IF YOUR UNIT IS A SCHOOL BAND. (REQUIRED FOR SCHOOL BANDS)
NUMBER the following in the ORDER each section will line up within your entire unit: (REQUIRED FOR SCHOOL BANDS)
Parade Entry Description & Script Section
Briefly Describe your entry and what it will look like (e.g. Float without walkers, dogs with walkers, etc)
Briefly Describe your entry and what it will look like (e.g. Float without walkers, dogs with walkers, etc).
PARADE ANNOUNCER'S SCRIPT - Upload document 50 words or less describing your entry. Please make sure you provide concise script information conforming to the word limits. Scripts will more than 50 words will be edited due to the limited amount of time allowed by the announcers. SCRIPTS NOT SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED - NO EXCEPTIONS. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETE WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS TO BE ACCEPTED. IF SUBMITTING A LATE PARADE ENTRY (AFTER AUGUST 16, 2021) SCRIPT WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED INCLUSION.
ACCEPTED FILETYPES: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .ppt, .pptx, .xls, .xlsx, .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif
Please use the following to assist you with your script: How many years you have participated in the parade? Is there anything unique about your parade history? Is there anything unique or unusual about this year's entry in the parade, or about your entry or how it was chosen or developed? How does your entry relate to the theme? Describe any unusual points of interest about your group, its history, or its participants. List any recent honors or awards your group has received.
ENTRY FEE - $125.00 FOR ALL ENTRIES. PAYMENT DEADLINE: AUGUST 16, 2021
YOU MUST CHOOSE A METHOD OF PAYMENT. IDENTIFYING METHOD OF PAYMENT IS A REQUIREMENT. PLEASE NOTE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND NOT ACCEPTED WITHOUT PAYMENTS.
PAYMENT IS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION - NO EXCEPTIONS. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PAYMENT WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE AND NOT ACCEPTED. SEE CREDIT CARD SELECTION BUTTON ABOVE AFTER SUBMITTING APPLICATION.
NON-PROFIT SPONSORSHIP - Would you be willing to sponsor a local non-profit entry?
ASSISTANCE FOR NON-PROFITS - Are you a local non-profit in need of entry assistance?
IF YES TO EITHER, PLEASE CONTACT THE CHAMBER OFFICE
You can reach the chamber at firstname.lastname@example.org or (707) 823-3032
PARADE PACKETS WILL BE MAILED 10 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT AND TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED ON THIS APPLICATION.
Please ensure the address on the application is the address you wish to receive the parade packet.
PROVIDING YOUR NAME ON THIS FORM SERVES AS YOUR SIGNATURE. YOUR SIGNATURE IS EVIDENCE THAT YOU AGREE TO THE PARADE RULES AND WILL ABIDE BY THOSE RULES. FURTHER YOUR SIGNATURE ON THIS ENTRY FORM INDICATES THAT YOU AGREE THAT THE SEBASTOPOL AB PARADE AND FESTIVAL AND ALL OF THOSE ORGANIZATIONS, VOLUNTEERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AND AGENTS, ARE RELEASED FROM ANY AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS DAMAGE, OR INJURY TO ANY PERSON OR PROPERTY RELATING IN ANY WAY TO PARTICIPATION IN THE PARADE.
PHONE TO INCLUDE AREA CODE
ENTRY DEADLINE: AUGUST 16, 2021 BY 4:30 PM!
PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL US FOR ANY QUESTIONS/CONCERNS: email: email@example.com or call (707) 823-3032
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