Homecoming Parade Application Updates

Fort Valley State University and the City of Fort Valley invite you/your organization to participate in the 2016 Homecoming Parade. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Grab your spot on Main Street and State University Drive to watch the Homecoming Parade with your friends and family! The parade will feature floats designed by Fort Valley State University departments and clubs, and members of the community.

Each entrant is responsible for securing their own parade mobility, whether by foot or vehicle. Signs and/or banners are also the responsibility of the entrant. Parade entries are welcome to pass out your organization’s promotional items and/or candy to the parade spectators, both children and adults. All entries should be in good taste and not make any reference to alcohol, drugs or other distasteful or offensive behaviors.

Judges will select the top three floats and award 1st place - $300.00, 2nd place - $200, and 3rd place - $100. Floats will be judged based on the following criteria: Originality – 35 points, Theme: 30 points, Structural Integrity – 25 points, General Appearance – 10 points for a total of 100 points.

All parade participants and units must register by Friday, October 14. Visit https://goo.gl/4EV1dB or call 478-825-6340.