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6th Street

Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

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The Diamond Hitch Parade is Sunday, February 11, 2018 at approximately 11:30 a.m., immediately following the Street Events on Lincoln Avenue. Depending in the complexity of your float, staging will happen from 8:00-11:00, these details will be shared with entrants once parade registration has ended Wed Feb 7. Anyone is welcome to enter the Parade!

Requirements:

1. ALL VEHICLES MUST HAVE TRACKS! No chained tires will be allowed this year

2. ALL ENTRANTS MUST PROVIDE A THREE- OR FOUR-LINE PARAGRAPH FOR THE ANNOUNCER TO READ (PLEASE COMPLETE WITH THIS ENTRY FORM)

3. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED ABOUT YOUR PLACE IN THE LINEUP A FEW DAYS PRIOR TO PARADE. This will assist you in where to set-up in the parade line-up.

4. FOR SAFETY REASONS, NO OBJECTS (CANDY, BEADS, ETC.) MAY BE THROWN

5. While anyone is welcome to enter the parade, only those entrants using the Diamond Hitch are eligible to be judged. The DIAMOND HITCH consists of at least four (4) skiers. The skiers hold on to points of a rope tied in the shape of one or more diamonds. Animals, people or tracked vehicles may pull the skiers down the snow-filled streets.

6. 1st - 3rd place will be awarded in the Primary (K-5th Grade), Intermediate (6th-12th Grade), Adult and Commercial (Business) Categories. If you would like your entry to be judged, please be sure to indicate so on the entry form.

Entrants who wish to be judged must:

  1. 1. Wear costumes and use decorations that represent the Winter Carnival Theme: Lighting the Flame
  1. 2. Use at least one diamond hitch
  1. 3. Be on skis or snowboards
  1. 4. Hold the diamond position throughout the parade route

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Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

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