Glen Ellyn 4th of July 2016 Parade Entry Form

Deadline for parade entry submission is June 10th.

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Organization Name
Contact Name
Please let us know if you are coming from, or going to another parade.
Type of Entry
Telephone (Day)
Zip Code
The 2016 Glen Ellyn Fourth of July Parade, begins at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 4th. Information on the parade route and staging areas will be forwarded in late June. Questions regarding the parade should be directed to Dawn Smith.

Statement of Parade Policies
Violation of a parade policy can result in removal from the parade and exclusion from the parade in future years.

1.Any request made by a Glen Ellyn 4th of July Parade Marshal on the parade route must be acknowledged and obeyed.
2.The distribution of novelty items such as candy, magnets, etc. along the parade route must NOT be thrown from moving units or from marchers. These items must be distributed by hand at curbside only. 
3.The use of water guns or sprayers is not permitted during the parade.  All such items will be confiscated.
4.The selling of any items by parade participants along the parade route is prohibited.
5.Any commercial or political entry that has not paid the required participation fee in advance will be expected to make their              payment at parade registration before the parade steps off or will not be permitted to participate.
6.Pet entries must have their own clean up equipment or will not be permitted to participate. 
7. No leaflets, flyers, or any other paper/paperboard items may be distributed to bystanders.
8.One parade unit is permitted per organization. A “unit” is defined as one vehicle, one float, or one marching group, etc.

The Glen Ellyn 4th of July parade is made up of all volunteers which includes the committee members, lot captains and parade marshals. Please show your respect and appreciation by adhering to these parade policies. Thank you.

Your compliance of these policies is greatly appreciated. Non-compliance may result in removal from the parade. Submission of this entry form signifies that you understand and accept the policies stated above.6
Starting Time:
Will you have Music?
Dimensions of unit, including tow vehicle and attached structure.
Length (50 ft Max)
Number of participants
Please provide a short physical description of entry, this is not for the announcers script.  
Submission of this entry form signifies that you understand and accept the policies stated above.  All boxes MUST be checked and confirmed for submission.  Deadline for parade entry submission is June 10, 2016

Official application form must be received by June 10, 2016. Any application submitted after the due date will not be accepted.

Insurance Liability Notice

The Glen Ellyn 4th of July Committee insurance DOES NOT COVER PARADE PARTICIPANTS. Participants are expected to carry insurance adequate to cover any liability for damage, injury, economic loss or other liability which may be incurred by individuals and/or organizations during the 4th of July celebration. Contact your insurance agent, your legal advisor, and/or other competent risk management professional for advice if you have any question about the adequacy of your individual or organization's insurance coverage and liability.

Waiver and Indemnity Agreement

In consideration of the approval by the Glen Ellyn 4th of July Committee of the undersigned's application to be an authorized participant (either volunteer or paid) in the public celebrations and festivities to be held, July 4, 2016, on or in various public streets, parts, and other property owned and/or controlled by the City of Glen Ellyn, IL, the undersigned does here by elect to participate in the said activities and the preparations therefore, and recognizes and voluntarily assumes any and all risks attendant to being present as a spectator, entertainer and/or participant in all such activities, including public parades, picnics, the sale and consumption of concession stand refreshments, and the vehicular and pedestrian traffic and crowds of persons likely to attend such outdoor and/or indoor public entertainment, celebration and recreational activities, and recognizing such risks and also recognizing that the said celebration is a civic endeavor organized by unpaid volunteers who donate their time and efforts as a public service to the residents of Glen Ellyn; therefore, the undersigned (both individually and on behalf of the members of the group or organization for which this waiver and indemnity is executed) does hereby waive any and all claims or causes of action of every kind of nature that may now or hereafter exist or arise in favor of the undersigned (or any member of the undersigned's group or organization) against the Glen Ellyn 4th of July Committee, its officers, directors, and/or members, that result or in any manner are connected with the undersigned's participation in (including all time spent in preparation for) the aforesaid celebration and festivities, and the undersigned (including a group or organization, as aforesaid) does hereby agree to hold the said association, its officers, directors and/or members harmless, and to indemnity and hold harmless and defend them from and against any and all suits, demands, or claims and all costs, losses, liabilities, settlements (whether voluntary or otherwise) and judgements incurred in connection therewith, including attorney's fees and court costs, including without limitation all claims, demands and suits for damages or injuries, including death, to any and all persons or property, whether real or asserted and whether arising in equity, at common law, or by statute, or under the law of contracts, torts (including without limitation, negligence and strict liability without regard to fault) or property, of every kind of character, and whether or not due in whole or in part to lessor's sole or concurrent negligence or other fault, breach of contract or warranty, violation of statute, or strict liability without regard to fault, based upon, in connection with, resulting from or arising out of the undersigned's voluntary or paid participation in (including all time spent in preparation for) the said civic celebration.

Submission of Application By Official Organization Representative
FloatMarching UnitCar/VehicleOther
Coming FromGoing To
Yes- Live MusicYes - Recorded MusicNo music
I am the official respresentative of the organization above.
On behalf of the organization I acknowledge our responsibilities as set out in the Insurance Liability Notice.
I accept on behalf of the organization all the conditions of the Waiver and Indemnity Agreement & have notified each participant.
I have read, understand and will obide the above policies. This box MUST be checked for submission.