Annual Shrimporee Parade Application

On behalf of the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce, we invite your organization to participate in the fun this year at our 69th Annual Shrimporee Parade! It is our intention to have a great, family oriented parade, and to show what a fine community this is. There is no cost to enter the parade. We look forward to seeing great hometown (and out-of-town!) spirit, flashy floats, and real creativity!

Please read the following letter carefully for information and details pertaining to entry.

The parade will be held Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 10:00 am. The parade will begin at the intersection of East Maddox Ave. and Commercial Street and end at DeBerry Avenue. Participants are asked to line up on Stapp Ave. turn right onto Huff (Harbor) take a right onto Maddox Ave. to line up. Parade will start as you go left onto Commercial St. For your convenience, a map of the parade route is included with this letter.

Judging will take place at 9:00 am. Everyone is asked to be prepared and on time; being late may result in not being judged. Marching groups will be given 1-2 minutes to show their formation. Appearance of all participants will be taken into consideration. Midway through the parade, winners will be announced from the Judge’s Booth and you may claim your trophy. Judging categories are as follows:

1st Place Only

  • Best of Show
  • Best of Spirit
  • Best Decorated Float
  • Judge's Award: Best Overall Entry
  • Best Theme
  • Best Youth Entry

For the safety of children attending the parade; candy and favors cannot be tossed from the floats or vehicles. Candy and Favors can be handed out by walkers alongside the floats or vehicles. Please keep the SAFETY of children and other spectator''s in mind at all times during the parade.

Deadline to Register is May 27th

 

YES we will participate
NO we will not participate this year but keep us on the mailing list

  • Float
  • Flat Bed Trailer
  • Commercial
  • Marching Group/Band
  • Civic/Governmental/Political
  • Mounted Entry/Horseback
  • Other

Fill out all of the requested information below to be used by Master of Ceremonies & News Media Coverage

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: JUNE 3rd


INDEMNITY AGREEMENT NOT TO SUE AND LIABILITY RELEASE INDIVIDUAL RELEASE FOR ADULT

As a participant in the Aransas Pass Shrimporee 2017, I acknowledge the risks, and assume personal responsibility for my actions. I hereby release, covenant not to sue and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce, Aransas Pass Shrimporee 2017, The City of Aransas Pass, Aransas Pass for Youth, its agents, employees, officers, sponsors and successors from any claim or liability, which I, my heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns may have or claim to have arising out of any bodily injury, death, or property damage I might sustain relating to activities while participating in the Aransas Pass Shrimporee 2017. I understand that if I am a food vendor there are potential risks involved in cooking and/or serving my food item which include, but are not limited to, burns, cuts, slipping, falling, or lifting heavy items which are heavier than they actually appear. I have read this Indemnity Agreement, Covenant Not Sue and liability Release, and I understand all its terms. I sign it voluntarily and with all knowledge of its legal consequences.


INDIVIDUAL RELEASE FOR MINOR

In return for allowing my minor child to participate in Aransas Pass Shrimporee 2017, I acknowledge the risks, and assume responsibility for the actions of my minor child. I hereby release, covenant not to sue and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce, Aransas Pass Shrimporee 2017, the City of Aransas Pass, Aransas Pass for Youth, its agents, employees, officers, sponsors and successors from any claim or liability which I, my heirs, executors, or assigns may have or claim to have arising out of any bodily injury, death, or property damage that my minor child might sustain relating to activities while participating in this program. I have read this Indemnity Agreement, Covenant Not to Sue, and Liability Release and understand all its terms. I sign it voluntarily and with full knowledge of its legal consequences.


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