Rules, Categories, Judging


Thank you for participating in this year’s parade.

PARADE RULES (Included in above Parade Information Packet)
All entries must adhere to the parade rules which may be viewed by selecting:
               Parade Rules
Violation may result in removal from the parade at the discretion of Parade Officials.

PARADE ENTRY CATEGORIES (Included in above Parade Information Packet)
The Categories for parade entries may be view by selecting:
Parade Entry Categories

Non-Equestrian Judging:
The judging for non-equestrian entries will be done at the staging areas between 8:30 am and 9:30 am on the day of the parade.  Winners will be announced & award given out during the parade as the entry goes by the viewing stand.

Equestrian Judging:
Pre-Judging will start at 8:00am at the BART Parking Lot and final selection will be made after all equestrian entries have passed the reviewing stand.  Please note, the announcement should be available about 30 min. after the parade is over in the BART Parking Lot.


  • Please register online if you can using the Parade Registration menu.
    You can pay online (preferred) or you may still  mail in a check separately.
  • If you need to submit a hard copy either:
  • To make subsequent changes/additions (whether online or hard copy), please notify us by email ASAP and identify your entry by contact name and group entry name along with the changes/additions.
  • You will be notified of your number and receive a map indicating assigned staging area in the email approximately 1 day before the parade or sooner. Entry number cards will be handed out at the assigned staging areas.
                Parade Entry Information Packet
    The Entry Information Packet will be available a few days before the parade.  It will provide your staging information.