Parade Guidelines

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Medford Veteran's Day Parade Guidelines

These guidelines are not meant to restrict creativity and freedom of expression in any way for any group or individual participating in the parade. It is also not meant to be all inclusive and further guidelines may develop as entries are received. Your support of our parade is critical to it's success. Comments, concerns, or questions are always welcome by emailing MedfordVeterans@yahoo.com. Thank you.

*ALL EQUESTRIAN UNITS MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN SCOOPER CREWS. THESE CREWS MUST BE SUFFICIENT TO ADEQUATELY REMOVE AND CLEAN ANY MESS LEFT BEHIND.

*NO CONFETTI, TICKER-TAPE, OR OTHER 'MESSY' MATERIAL IS ALLOWED IN THE PARADE. OUR VOLUNTEERS DID NOT SIGN UP TO SWEEP THE STREETS.

*NO POLITICAL SIGNS, BANNERS, OR HANDOUTS. THIS PARADE IS TO SUPPORT THE MEN, WOMEN, AND FAMILIES OF ACTIVE AND RETIRED OR FORMER MILITARY PERSONNEL FOR THIER SACRIFICES IN DEFENDING OUR FREEDOM WORLDWIDE. POLITICAL ENTRIES ARE ALLOWED BUT SHOULD REFRAIN FROM EXPLOITING THE PARADE AS A WAY OF PROMOTING THEIR POLITICAL DIFFERENCES OVER THEIR OPPONENTS POLITICAL VIEWS AND IDEALISM. (CALL AS NEEDED FOR SPECIFIC DETAILS.)

*ALL MOTORIZED ENTRIES IN THE PARADE MUST BE AWARE OF THE PEDESTRIAN ENTRIES AROUND THEM AT ALL TIMES! ALL MOTORIZED ENTRIES MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN LICENSED DRIVERS. ANY MOTORIZED ENTRIES WISHING TO TRAVEL AT A PACE FASTER THAN A 'CRAWL' WILL NEED TO CALL FOR SPECIFIC DETAILS AND LIMITATIONS.

*COLOR GUARD COMPETITION ENTRIES MUST BE IDENTIFIED BEFORE THE PARADE STARTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR COMPETITION.

*THIS IS A PARTIAL LIST AND FURTHER GUIDELINES MAY DEVELOP AT ANY TIME. MEDFORD VETERANS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO LIMIT OR DENY PARTICIPATION TO ANY GROUP OR INDIVIDUAL FOR ANY REASON WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE.