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Saturday, December 07, 2019Family

Maumelle Christmas Parade

Maumelle Christmas Parade

Join us for the Annual Maumelle Christmas Parade.  This year's theme is “Hometown Christmas” and all profits will benefit Special Olympics Arkansas.

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STARTING TIME: The parade will begin promptly at 3:00pm December 7th, 2019.  Check in time will be between 1:30-2:30. All entries must be lined up NO LATER THAN 2:45PM Each participating entry is $35.00 and each non-participating entry is $50.00

PARADE ROUTE: We will start on the corner of Audubon Drive and Millwood circle, proceed East, turn South onto Club Manor Drive, then turn Northwest back onto Audubon Drive. Please do not park in the Little Scholars Academy area towards the end of the parade to let children off their float. You may proceed to Lake Willastein parking lot as a meeting place after the parade.

ENTRY NUMBERS: Upon receipt of your entry form, a number will be assigned to you. The number will be given to you at the parade check-in. (Note if you are a Band we will place you in the Parade for best placement) This will be your position in the parade and this number must be displayed on the right side of your float or vehicle for the judges to clearly see. If you do not display your entry number the judges will not be able to vote for you.

JUDGES: There will be 3 to 5 Judges. Entries will be judged by the following criteria: Originality - The creativeness in the design concept. (max 50 pts) Adherence to Theme - Incorporation of the “Hometown Christmas” theme. (max 50 pts) Workmanship - The craftsmanship of the entry’s creation. Detain in design. (max 35 pts) Animation and Special Effects - Incorporation of motion and sound (max 35 pts) Quality of Presentation - The overall presentation of the entry (max 30 pts) 200 - Total Points Possible AWARDS: Best Overall Entry - Best Float - Best Spirit Award - Best Children’s Entry - Best Group Entry AWARDS will be announced at Lake Willastein park following the Parade. 

PARADE WALKING RULES: Please walk at a consistent pace. Please do not allow large gaps in the parade. Please do not stop. If you must stop or pull out, signal for group behind you to go around you. Join back in wherever you can. The Maumelle Police Department will be assisting with traffic control. Do not allow large gaps in the parade. If you do people may assume the parade is over and begin to drive through the parade. Bring water for your group, and stay hydrated.

 

When:
Saturday, December 07, 2019 3:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
Millwood and Club Manor Drive
Maumelle
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