Presentation on theme: "WELCOME! PRIDE Night Parade Friday, September 16, 2011 Parade Start Time - 8:00pm."— Presentation transcript:
WELCOME! PRIDE Night Parade Friday, September 16, 2011 Parade Start Time - 8:00pm
Required Forms Contingent Application Your basic application- every entry must fill out this application Hold Harmless If you have a motorized vehicle in your entry you must fill our this form (1 form for each driver and vehicle) Wheel Walkers / Contingent Liaisons Wheel Walkers - guides for float drivers on the parade route Contingent Liaisons - leads for each walking group 1 liaison for every 25 people in the group Contingent Description Basic information about your group Contingent Description- what is your group doing? Grandstand Statement What the announcer will say about your group
Optional Forms Contingent Handouts To be filled out if you are passing anything to the viewers in the parade Credit Card Authorization If you wish to pay by Credit Card Entry Cost Sponsors/Invited Guests – Free Non-Profit Contingents - $20.00 Political Organization Contingents - $30.00 For-Profit Business/Organization - $25.00 Motorcycle or Car Club/Group - $25.00
Staging Area Roads will close on Coolidge, Hoover and Gass at 3:00pm Entries with floats are encouraged to load in at 3:30 There is no parking in this area 3rd Street - used for staging Casino Center Blvd - needs to remain open for fire lane Any vehicles parked on 3rd and Casino Center will be towed by Metro
Staging Area Check In Check in point is behind AM/PM on Charleston and 4th Street Check in will open at 3:30pm for entry with floats Check in will close at 6:30- anyone after 6:30 will be bumped to the back of the parade.
Staging Area Check In Check In Area Restrooms - there will be 2 restrooms next to check in behind AM/PM A representative is required to check your group in prior to 6:30 - any missing paper work or payment will be collected at this time. Entry Number and Parade placement will be issued at this time! NOTE - Las Vegas PRIDE reserves the right of parade placement of all entries in the Las Vegas PRIDE Night Parade.
Parking There is no parking allowed at the staging area - anyone who parks in private parking areas will be towed or booted - this is your warning! We suggest you come early and park at a property at the Fremont St. Experience and walk to Charleston Blvd.
Cox Broadcast Schedule Watch the parade LIVE on September 16th from 8pm - 10pm on Cox Channel 96 or online at www.cox96.net.www.cox96.net See the fun AGAIN during one of 6 rebroadcasts on Cox Channel 96 at 8pm on September 25, 29 or 30 and October 1, 2, or 3.
Parade Broadcast Hosts Chris Saldaña Will Winkle
Cox Broadcasting Please turn down all music - do not make a lot of noise Please follow Parade monitor instructions Do not flash the camera - you will be cut off the broadcast Walk at a steady pace - smile and have fun!
PRIDE Parade Awards Best Walking/Marching Entry - Commercial Best Walking/Marching Entry - Non-commercial Best Decorated Vehicle - Commercial Best Decorated Vehicle - Non-commercial Best Float - Commercial Best Float - Non-commercial Rainbow Award - Best Use of PRIDE (Rainbow) Colors Painted for the Gods Award - Best Drag Entry Diversity Award - Celebrating the LGBT Community You Light Up My Life Award - Best Use of Lighting Community Ally Award - Best LGBT Community Supporter Hot Wheels Award - Best Motorcycle/Car Club "LOL" Award - Most Humorous Grand Marshall Award - Best Overall Decorated Vehicle Parade Director Award - Best Overall Float Grand Diva Award - Best Overall Parade Entry
Parade Judging Judging occurs at Parade Grandstand in the following categories: Originality - 1 to 10 Concept of overall unit (homemade vs. store bought) Presentation - 1 to 10 Overall visual appeal Showmanship - 1 to 10 Group unity, smiling, working the crowd, having fun Use of Lights - 1 to 10 Effective use of lights Rainbow Award (PRIDE) - 1 to 10 Best use of rainbow colors - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple Drag it Out - 1 to 10 Drag Queens & Kings Overall Impression - 1 to 10 The "WOW" Factor
Parade Awards Parade awards will be announced at 3:30pm on the main stage at the Las Vegas PRIDE Festival. Awards ceremony will be hosted by Chris Saldana
Don’t Forget Check In between 3:30 and 6:30 Number placement - important to Judges & Hosts ABSOLUTELY No Throwing! You will be removed from the Parade Please follow all instructions from Parade Monitors and Metro Officers! Have Fun! Show your PRIDE!