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2019 Parade Application

2019 “100 Years in Belton" Celebration

Application Instructions

  • The following is all the information you need to apply for participation in the Belton parade. Even if you have participated in the parade in the past, please read all the information carefully. Requirements have changed and past participation does not guarantee acceptance for the 2019 parade.
  • This page contains general information and rules that must be followed by all units. Not following guidelines could result in dismissal from parade line-up and from future 4th of July parades. We want the parade to be enjoyable and SAFE for participants and spectators alike.
  • PRE-PARADE MEETINGS: All participants must register and attend one of the pre-parade meetings scheduled for:
* Wednesday, June 19th at 6 pm
* Saturday, June 22nd at 10 am

Meetings held at The Pittenger Fine Arts Center, 400 N Wall, Belton

  • DEADLINE: In an effort to provide lineup information to all units prior to the parade date of July 4th, we will begin creating the lineup in early June. Therefore, ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY THE DEADLINE OF JUNE 14, 2019. Late entries will receive no commentary during the parade, be subject to a fee of $75.00 plus the cost of entry and be placed toward the end of the line-up. The parade chair has the sole discretion of accepting entries after June 14, 2019.
  • FEES: Make checks payable to: Belton Area Chamber of Commerce.
    • Member commercial, business, and for-profit organizations – $100.00
    • Non-member commercial, business and for-profit organizations – $350.00
      (Includes optional chamber membership dues for 1 year for 1-10 employees valued at $250.00. Membership fee may vary according to # of employees)
    • Non-profit organization (must present 501(c)3 document) – $ 50.00
    • All others (Car clubs*, sports teams, clubs, etc.) – $ 50.00
    • Late Fee – $75.00 plus cost of entry (goes into effect on June 15th, 2019)

  • IF YOU ARE A COMMERCIAL BUSINESS, OR A FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION PARTNERING WITH OR SPONSORING A NON-PROFIT UNIT, YOU WILL PAY THE COMMERCIAL ENTRY FEE.

The following items must be submitted by June 14, 2019 for your application to be considered for participation.

  • Completed application form (below).
  • Entry Fee (check made out to the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce. You may hand deliver to the chamber offices or mail to 412 E. Central Ave., Belton, TX 76513)
  • Waiver of liability (signed by one member of your unit) 2019 Parade Waiver
  • Proof of 501(c)3 status if entering as a not-for-profit.
  • Coggins certification for equestrian units.

Contact Information

ENTRY DETAILS
Classification
Please select one.
For Profit Organization (Chamber Member)
$100.00
For Profit Organization (Non-Chamber Member)
Includes Chamber Membership Dues for one year for 1-10 employees)
$350.00
Non-Profit Organization
Must provide proof of 501c3 status.
$50.00
All Others
Car Clubs, Sports Teams, Clubs etc.
$50.00
Group entries after June 1st will incur a $75 late fee in addition to entry fee.




Please answer all that apply to your entry.
(Enter 0 in the questions that do not pertain to you.)

Number of Marchers, Walkers or Dancers
One per five horses required.
Maximum of three.
Including vehicles, floats and horses.
Would you like your entry to be judged?


MEDIA INFORMATION
If accepted into the parade, the following information will be used by the Parade Committee and the Parade Announcers. Please include colorful details when describing your organization/group. The committee and announcers reserve the right to edit any information.

Briefly describe the group/org. in one sentence.
Upload signed 2019 Parade Waiver
 
I agree to the terms and conditions
 
Payment Type
Card, Check or Cash

If paying by cash, please use Promo Code: CASH
If paying by check, please use Promo Code: CHECK
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