Grand Parade - General Information

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Grand Parade - General Information

THEME: 200 Years of Connecting Agriculture to You

Chairperson: David Tucker - (508) 517-1731

Rules and Regulations

  1. Arrive at the Topsfield Common no later than 8:00 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018
  2. Judging will begin promptly at 8:30 – plan ahead for any last minute details
  3. Judging will be based on the following categories: Best Theme, Best Agricultural, Best Patriotic, Best Youth, and Best Commercial.
  4. Premium Awards will be mailed after the fair
  5. Parade will start promptly at 9:00 a.m.
  6. Youth and Scout Groups
    1. Leaders are responsible for safety and for keeping participants on the float
    2. No carts, bikes, or baby carriages
    3. Adult leaders should march with each unit and keep group in lined order
    4. Pick-up of Children: Entrants to proceed to Farm Gate entrance to disband. Parents should park in Lot A / River Gate entrance and meet their children there
  7. Parking
    1. Buses, cars, and other vehicles may park in Lot D / Central Street. Inform attendent that you are part of the parade.
    2. Those with animals, please contact the fair in advance.

Enter the Parade

  • Class 1 - Grand Parade

Premium Awards

$200 for 1st in each category

Entry Deadline

Thursday, September 27, 2018

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