2019 Durant and SOSU Homecoming Parade

DURANT HIGH SCHOOL & SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
HOMECOMING PARADE
Main Street, Durant | Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Durant High School Theme: WAR ON THE WARRIORS
Southeastern Theme: HOW BLUE ARE YOU

Entries must be decorated in either theme and placed in one of these judging categories.
Please check only one judging category:
. SE ENTRY
. DHS ENTRY
. COMMUNITY ENTRY
. MY ENTRY DOES NOT NEED/WANT TO BE JUDGED

DEADLINE FOR YOUR ENTRY TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR JUDGING IS NOON ON OCTOBER 18, 2019
For more information: Durant High School
580-924-4424

Southeastern Oklahoma State University and Durant High School
invite you to be a part of the 2019 Homecoming Parade!
Deadline for entries into the parade for judging is NOON on October 18, 2019. Return entry forms to Durant High School
Address: 950 Gerlach Dr., Durant | Fax: 580-916-7041 | Email: natalie.haworth@durantisd.org

IMPORTANT PARADE RULES/REGULATIONS
PLEASE KEEP A COPY FOR YOUR RECORDS

PARADE LINE-UP

Line up begins at 5:00 p.m. Entries should enter S 22nd Street from Arkansas, continue south to Mississippi, turn east (left) on Mississippi to S 21st Street then turn north (left) and proceed toward Arkansas to begin line up as directed by parade personnel. A police escort will lead the parade line up west down Arkansas and to the corner of 12th & Main when the parade is to begin. Entries with multiple vehicles should first gather together off site, then enter into the line up together. Please do not park vehicles at or block Pizza Hut, the Social Security Office or Stage parking lots. Walkers should gather at Social Security Office parking lot and get with their float when it arrives on 12th Street to enter the parade route.

PARADE ROUTE:
The parade route begins at the intersection of North 12th Avenue and Main Street. Entries will proceed east down Main Street through Downtown to the intersection of North 1st Avenue, at which point the parade will turn left (north) onto North 1st Avenue. The parade will then disperse at Beech Street and 1st Avenue.

ENTRIES/JUDGING INFO:
1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall will be award in each of the judging categories: Durant, Southeastern, Community. Your entry should be plainly marked with the name of your organization on the right side of your entry (passenger side) to assist judges in their scoring. Judges and Announcer stand is located on the southeast corner of 4th and Main St. at Mickle Law Office. Entries must reflect either DHS theme or SE theme to be eligible for judging. Entries will be judged on Theme Relevance, Creativity and Visual Appeal.

WEATHER:
In case of inclement weather, please check with Durant High School or Southeastern Oklahoma State University for
any updates on parade status.

REMEMBER
**Due to safety concerns, candy will not be permitted to be distributed from any entry along the parade route (even from walkers). Please note it is against the law to throw anything from moving floats or vehicles. Candy stations will be provided at intersections throughout the parade route. Entries distributing candy at any point on the parade route will be asked to leave the parade.**

For more information: Durant High School
580-924-4424