2017 Parade Application

The theme of the parade is "Life Well Lived"

Prizes: 1st place $300, 2nd Place $200, 3rd Place $100

Judging Criteria: Creativity, adherence to the theme, and enthusiasm. Judging takes place from 9:30am to 10am at the staging area of the parade.

Staging area: Ridley's Market parking lot.

Rules & Regulations:

  • All entries must be recieved by Thursday July 13, 2017 at 5:00pm. Entries received after July 13 will be placed at the end of the parade.
  • Candy or items thrown from an entry must have at least two walking attendants, one on either side.
  • All candy/items thrown to spectators must be thrown by the walking attendants.
  • Entries over 15' must have four walking attendants, two on either side. 
Please include information about your entry in the space below. This information will be used for the parade announcer and for any media coverage. Descriptive information is essential in order to show your group to the best advantage. To pace parade for the media the script should be kept approximately 25 seconds in length. If the script is too long it will be edited in order to fit within the allotted time.
RELEASE WAIVER: I legally bind myself, my heirs, and executors to waive, release and forever discharge any and all rights and claims for damages which I may have or hereafter accrue against any of the organizers, beneficiaries or sponsors of this event, its officers, agents, representatives and successors for any and all damages or injury to me or my equipment before, during, after or in any way related to the Gypsum Daze Parade being held in Eagle County, Colorado on July 16, 2016. I attest that I am responsible for the safety of all entry participants. I also understand that charges for emergency services are my responsibility. PHOTOGRAPHIC RELEASE: Participant does hereby grant and convey unto the Town of Gypsum all right, title and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by the Town during my participation, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings. I acknowledge that I am the parent of the above-named participant as the term “parent” is defined in C.R.S. Section 13-22-107(2)(b), and I hereby waive and release any prospective claim of the Participant against the Town of Gypsum, its officers, and its employees for negligence, to the extent provided in C.R.S. Section 13-22-107(3), in connection with the above-described.
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