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Livermore Rodeo Parade  2013
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Contents

On This Page

Grand Marshall & Community Service Award
Entry Forms, Rules, Etc.
2013 Parade Results
Parade Lineup
Lineup by Category
Parade Entry Categories
Parade Sponsors
Parade Rules

On Other Pages

Parade Route (PDF)

Parade Home Page
(Viewer's guide, rodeo week calendar, etc.)

Parade Photos
Parade Photos on photo site (downloadable)

Parade Videos


The 2013 Livermore Rodeo Parade was be held on
 
June 8
at 10:00am

 


Grand Marshall & Community Service Award

The Grand Marshall for 2013 is
Steve Sweeney
Recently Retired Livermore Police Chief
Read bio


Community Service Award Recipient
Susan Gallinger
Retiring Livermore Library Director
Read bio

The Theme of the parade is the Rodeo, as always.
 


Entry Forms & Contact


Click here for the entry form (PDF)
Click here for the Parade Route (PDF)

Contact Info:
Paul Szmyd
Parade Chairman 2013
Address: PO Box 845    Livermore, Ca. 94550
E-mail; Livermoreparade@yahoo.com

 

2013 Parade Results

The results are announced and trophies presented at Carnegie Park at 12:30pm on the day of the Rodeo Parade

Grand Sweepstakes Award

#56 - Color Guard for Las Positas College Fire Service Technology

Equestrian Sweepstakes Award

#49 - Pogonip - Miniature Horse

Links go to photos

Equestrian Awards, Judged by the California State Horseman’s Association

Cat # Category 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
30 Matched Pair #52 - Calaveras Cowbelles    
34 Mounted Group Senior #3  - Alameda County Sheriff's Mounted Posse #63 - Agavero Charro Association #68H - Shriners-on-Parade
38 Plain Western #29 - Trish Selsor on her mule "Miss Ellie"    
39 Novelty Horse, Costume #41 - Ashley and Audley, Rodeo Princesses    
41 Local Western Senior #8  - Miss Livermore Rodeo 2013 - Alyssa Perry #9  - Livermore Rodeo Hostess  
42 Local Western Junior #42 - Shelby Ohlhauser on her horse Weekend    
43 Charro/Charra Open #62 - Charro Gustavo and Antonio Gonzalez    
49 Future Horse Man/Woman #50 - Payton Gillians, Future Horsewoman    
51 Miniature Horse #49 - Pogonip - Miniature Horse    
52 Fancy Dress Western #28 - Desiree Uzzell on her horse "Candy"    


General Entry Awards, Judged by Pacific Coast Judges Association

Cat # Category 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
4 Commercial #64 - Tequila's Taqueria #54 - KKIQ Radio Station #44 - Calco Fence Company
18 Amateur Float #30 - Cactus Corners Youth Square Dancers #61 - Grupo Folklorico Tlapalli #26 - Alameda County Fair
19 Novelty Unit Senior #68 - Shriners-on-Parade #78 - Miss Northern Ca-Am. 2013 #46 - Tri-Valley Cares
20 Novelty Unit Junior #66 - Triple Threat Performing Arts #74 - Del Arroyo 4-H Club  
21 Color Guard Senior #56 - Color Guard for Las Positas College Fire Service Technology #2  - VFW Post # 7265 Color Guard  
26 Antique Vehicles #17 - Liv.Her. 1920 Seagrave Fire Truck with Mayor & City Coun. #33 - 1944 WWII GPW Jeep #24 - 1940 Plymouth Truck

 

2013 Parade Lineup

Click Here for a one page printable version in Acrobat format

Links go to the photo(s) of each entry.
(added after parade)

Entry
Position
Name of Entry & Photo Link Entry Class People Assemble
 Area
2012 Entry #
& photo link
1 Livermore Police Department 29 3 3rd & J Street 1
2 VFW Post # 7265 Color Guard 21 5 3rd & J Street 2
3 Alameda County Sheriff's Mounted Posse 34 8 3rd & J Street 3
4 Livermore Stockman's Rodeo Assn./ Livermore Rodeo Foundation Presidents 29 3 3rd & J Street 4
5 Livermore Rodeo 1st Stage Coach - Grand Marshall - Steve Sweeney 29 6 3rd & J Street 5
6 Livermore Rodeo 2nd Stage Coach 29 2 3rd & J Street 6
8 Miss Livermore Rodeo 2013 - Alyssa Perry 41 1 3rd & J Street 15
9 Livermore Rodeo Hostess 41 1 3rd & J Street  
10 Livermore Junior Rodeo Queen for 2013 - Morgan Laughlin 29 1 3rd & J Street 16
12 Livermore Post #47, American Legion 29 10 4th & K Street 23
13 Christensen Middle School Cougar Marching Band 3 50 4th & K Street 79
14 LARPD Board of Directors 29 4 4th & K Street 7
15 Livermore History Mobile LHG 29 3 4th & K Street  
16 1919 Ford Model T Chemical Fire Truck 26 2 4th & K Street 33
17 Liv.Her. 1920 Seagrave Fire Truck with Mayor & City Coun. 26 10 4th & K Street 34
18 Livermore Heritage Guild's, 1944 Mack Fire Engine 26 3 4th & K Street 35
19 Livermore Rotary Club President 29 3 4th & K Street 20
20 Rotarian Foundation of Livermore Health Van/ValleyCare Health Systems 29 10 4th & K Street 22
21 Community Service Award Recipient - Susan Gallinger 29 2 4th & K Street 28
22 Cooleykatz Toys 4 2 4th & L Street 48
23 Granada HS Matador Marching Band 2 100 4th & L Street 41
24 1940 Plymouth Truck 26   4th & L Street  
25 Keller Williams ReMax Accord Real Estate Services 4 2 4th & L Street 81
26 Alameda County Fair 18 15 4th & L Street  
27 California Professional Rodeo - Truckee California 29 2 4th & L Street  
28 Desiree Uzzell on her horse "Candy" 52 1 4th & L Street  
29 Trish Selsor on her mule "Miss Ellie" 38 1 4th & L Street  
30 Cactus Corners Youth Square Dancers 18 30 4th & M Street 51
31 1942 Classic U.S. Army Jeep 26 4 4th & M Street  
32 Livermore Veterans Foundation 29 20 4th & M Street 24
33 1944 WWII GPW Jeep 26 2 4th & M Street  
34 American Cancer Society, Relay for Life-Livermore 29 30 4th & M Street 54
35 Isings Culligan Water 4 5 4th & M Street  
36 Mendenhall Middle School Mustang Marching Band 3 55 4th & M Street 55
37 Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District 29 57 4th & M Street 29
38 The Livermore Valley Education Foundation 29 2 4th & M Street  
39 Visiting Angels, Senior Home Care 29 5 4th & M Street 27
40 St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church 29 20 4th & M Street 52
40B Mother Lode Round Up Queen - Loma Job 29 1 4th & N Street  
41 Ashley and Audley, Rodeo Princesses 39 3 4th & N Street 68
42 Shelby Ohlhauser on her horse Weekend 42 1 4th & N Street 67
43 Reins in Motion Foundation 29 10 4th & N Street  
44 Calco Fence Company 4 10 4th & N Street 85
45 3 Stooges Fan Club 19 10-15 4th & N Street  
46 Tri-Valley Cares 19 15 4th & N Street 77
47 Livermore High School Cowboy Marching Band 2 75 4th & N Street 19
48 Wienerschnitzel's of Livermore 4 12 4th & N Street  
49 Pogonip - Miniature Horse 51 1 4th & N Street 47
50 Payton Gillians, Future Horsewoman 49 2 4th & N Street  
51 Wells Fargo Stagecoach 29 5 4th & N Street 46
52 Calaveras Cowbelles 30 2 4th & O Street  
53 Salinas Rodeo SUV with Queen- Tracy Hinson 29 2 4th & O Street 39
54 KKIQ Radio Station 4 4 4th & O Street 58
55 Mosaic Lodge No. 218 F. & A. M. 29 15 4th & O Street 65
56 Color Guard for Las Positas College Fire Service Technology 21 80 4th & O Street 56
57 Livermore Fusion Soccer Club 29 25-50 4th & O Street  
58 East Ave. Middle School Dolphin Band 3 50 4th & O Street 30
59 Cresta Blanca Service unit of the Girl Scouts of America 29 55 4th & O Street 53
60 HD Gymnastics 29 100 4th & O Street  
61 Grupo Folklorico Tlapalli 18 15 4th & K Street 72
62 Charro Gustavo and Antonio Gonzalez 43 1 4th & K Street 73
63 Agavero Charro Association 34&43 20 4th & K Street 62
64 Tequila's Taqueria 4 20 4th & K Street 61
65 Alameda County Fire Truck/ Scott Haggerty, County Supervisor 28 3-5 4th & K Street 57
66 Triple Threat Performing Arts 20 100 4th & L Street 43
68 Shriners-on-Parade 19,21,34 50 4th & M Street 50
69 1946 Chevy Truck 26 6 4th & M Street  
70 Junction Ave. K-8 Color Guard and Band 3 55 4th & N Street 18
71 Eric Swalwell for Congress 28 30 4th & N Street 75
72 eLivermore.com 29 2 4th & N Street 49
73 Living Bethlehem 29 9 4th & N Street  
74 Del Arroyo 4-H Club 20 30 4th & N Street 80
75 Hindu Community and Cultural Center 29 10 4th & N Street  
76 Venture Crew Youth Group #937 29 20 4th & N Street 84
77 Livermore Valley Charter Prep H.S. 29 50 4th & O Street 71
78 Miss Northern Ca-Am. 2013 19 1 4th & O Street  
78-B Sons of Norway Snorre Lodge 19 10 4th & O Street  
79 Wheels (LvAmVyTrAth) 29 3 4th & O Street 76
80 Livermore/Pleasanton Fire Department. 29 10 4th & O Street 86

Numbers 1 to 21 must be in line by 9:20am
Numbers 22 to 40 must be in line by 9:30am
Numbers 41 to 60 must be in line by 9:40am
Numbers 61 to 76 must be in line by 10:30am
Numbers 77 and above must be in line by 10:40am

Entries by Category

NC = Non-competitive (Categories 1, 2, 3, 28, 29, 52)
Categories 4-28 and 30-52 are judged.

Entry Class
number
Category
Name
Entry
Position
Place Name of Entry
(Links go to photos)
People
2 High School Bands 23 NC Granada HS Matador Marching Band 100
2 High School Bands 47 NC Livermore High School Cowboy Marching Band 75
3

Elementary, Jr. High Bands

13 NC Christensen Middle School Cougar Marching Band 50
3 Elementary, Jr. High Bands 36 NC Mendenhall Middle School Mustang Marching Band 55
3 Elementary, Jr. High Bands 58 NC East Ave. Middle School Dolphin Band 50
3 Elementary, Jr. High Bands 70 NC Junction Ave. K-8 Color Guard and Band 55
4 Commercial 22   Cooleykatz Toys 2
4 Commercial 25   Keller Williams ReMax Accord Real Estate Services 2
4 Commercial 35   Isings Culligan Water 5
4 Commercial 44 3 Calco Fence Company 10
4 Commercial 48   Wienerschnitzel's of Livermore 12
4 Commercial 54 2 KKIQ Radio Station 4
4 Commercial 64 1 Tequila's Taqueria 20
18 Amateur Float (Self-P, Towed) 26 3 Alameda County Fair 15
18 Amateur Float (Self-P, Towed) 30 1 Cactus Corners Youth Square Dancers 30
18 Amateur Float (Self-P, Towed) 61 2 Grupo Folklorico Tlapalli 15
19 Novelty Unit (Sr. 14 and over) 45   3 Stooges Fan Club 10-15
19 Novelty Unit (Sr. 14 and over) 46 3 Tri-Valley Cares 15
19 Novelty Unit (Sr. 14 and over) 68 1 Shriners-on-Parade 50
19 Novelty Unit (Sr. 14 and over) 78 2 Miss Northern Ca-Am. 2013 1
19 Novelty Unit (Sr. 14 and over) 78-B   Sons of Norway Snorre Lodge 10
20 Novelty Unit (Jr. 13 and under) 66 1 Triple Threat Performing Arts 100
20 Novelty Unit (Jr. 13 and under) 74 2 Del Arroyo 4-H Club 30
21 Color Guard (Senior) 2 2 VFW Post # 7265 Color Guard 5
21 Color Guard (Senior) 56 1 Color Guard for Las Positas College Fire Service Technology 80
21 Color Guard (Senior) 68   Shriners-on-Parade 50
26

Antique Vehicles

16   1919 Ford Model T Chemical Fire Truck 2
26 Antique Vehicles 17 1 Liv.Her. 1920 Seagrave Fire Truck with Mayor & City Coun. 10
26 Antique Vehicles 18   Livermore Heritage Guild's, 1944 Mack Fire Engine 3
26 Antique Vehicles 24 3 1940 Plymouth Truck  
26 Antique Vehicles 31   1942 Classic U.S. Army Jeep 4
26 Antique Vehicles 33 2 1944 WWII GPW Jeep 2
26 Antique Vehicles 69   1946 Chevy Truck 6
28 Political (Incl. Cars) 65 NC Alameda County Fire Truck/ Scott Haggerty, County Supervisor 3-5
28 Political (Incl. Cars) 71 NC Eric Swalwell for Congress 30
30 Matched Pair 52 1 Calaveras Cowbelles 2
34 Mounted Group (Senior) 3 1 Alameda County Sheriff's Mounted Posse 8
34 Mounted Group (Senior) 63 2 Agavero Charro Association 20
34 Mounted Group (Senior) 68 3 Shriners-on-Parade 50
38 Plain Western 29 1 Trish Selsor on her mule "MissEllie" 1
39 Novelty Horse, Costume (Open) 41 1 Ashley and Audley, Rodeo Princesses 3
41 Local Western (Senior) 8 1 Miss Livermore Rodeo 2013 - Alyssa Perry 1
41 Local Western (Senior) 9 2 Livermore Rodeo Hostess 1
42 Local Western (Junior) 42 1 Shelby Ohlhauser on her horse Weekend 1
43 Charro/Charra (Open) 62 1 Charro Gustavo and Antonio Gonzalez 1
43 Charro/Charra (Open) 63   Agavero Charro Association 20
49 Future Horse Man/Woman 50 1 Payton Gillians, Future Horsewoman 2
51 Miniature Horse 49 1 Pogonip - Miniature Horse 1
52 Fancy Dress Western 28 1 Desiree Uzzell on her horse "Candy" 1

Non-Competitive
Entry Class
number
Category
Name
Entry
Position
  Name of Entry
(Links go to photos)
People
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 1   Livermore Police Department 3
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 4   Livermore Stockman's Rodeo Assn./ Livermore Rodeo Foundation Presidents 3
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 5   Livermore Rodeo 1st Stage Coach - Grand Marshall - Steve Sweeney 6
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 6   Livermore Rodeo 2nd Stage Coach 2
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 10   Livermore Junior Rodeo Queen for 2013 - Morgan Laughlin 1
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 12   Livermore Post #47, American Legion 10
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 14   LARPD Board of Directors 4
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 15   Livermore History Mobile LHG 3
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 19   Livermore Rotary Club President 3
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 20   Rotarian Foundation of Livermore Health Van/ValleyCare Health Systems 10
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 21   Community Service Award Recipient - Susan Gallinger 2
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 27   California Professional Rodeo - Truckee California 2
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 32   Livermore Veterans Foundation 20
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 34   American Cancer Society, Relay for Life-Livermore 30
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 37   Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District 57
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 38   The Livermore Valley Education Foundation 2
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 39   Visiting Angels, Senior Home Care 5
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 40   St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church

20

29 Non-Competitive (Open) 40B   Mother Lode Round Up Queen - Loma Job 1
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 43   Reins in Motion Foundation 10
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 51   Wells Fargo Stagecoach 5
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 53   Salinas Rodeo SUV with Queen- Tracy Hinson 2
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 55   Mosaic Lodge No. 218 F. & A. M. 15
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 57   Livermore Fusion Soccer Club 25-50
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 59   Cresta Blanca Service unit of the Girl Scouts of America 55
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 60   HD Gymnastics 100
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 72   eLivermore.com 2
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 73   Living Bethlehem

9

29 Non-Competitive (Open) 75   Hindu Community and Cultural Center 10
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 76   Venture Crew Youth Group #937 20
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 77   Livermore Valley Charter Prep H.S. 50
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 79   Wheels (LvAmVyTrAth) 3
29 Non-Competitive (Open) 80   Livermore/Pleasanton Fire Department. 10

 

 

Parade Entry Categories

Not all categories have entries.

Class #

Category

1st 2nd 3rd Awarded in 2013
1

Civilian Bands

NC NC NC  
2

High School Bands

NC NC NC  
3

Elementary, Jr. High Bands

NC NC NC
4

Commercial

Trophy Trophy Trophy Yes
5

Pipe Band & Drum Corps

$165 $110    
6

Drum Corps (Senior)

$165 $110    
7

Drum Corps (Junior)

$140 $85    
8

Drill Team (Open)

$140 $85    
9

Drill Team (Military)

Trophy Trophy    
10

I D Unit

$100 $75    
11

Tall Flags (Senior)

$140 $85    
12

Tall Flags (Junior)

$85 $55    
13

Majorette Corp. (Senior)

$165 $110    
14

Majorette Corp. (Junior)

$140 $85
15

Solo Majorette (Senior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
16

Solo Majorette (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
17

Professional Float (Towed, Self-P)

$220 $110 $55  
18

Amateur Float (Self-P, Towed)

$165 $85 $55 Yes
19

Novelty Unit (Sr. 14 and over)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
20

Novelty Unit (Jr. 13 and under)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
21

Color Guard (Senior)

$85 $55   Yes
22

Color Guard (Junior)

$85 $55    
23

Color Guard (Military)

Trophy Trophy    
24

Drum Major (Senior)

$85 $55    
25

Drum Major (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
26

Antique Vehicles

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
27

Classic Cars

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
28

Political (Incl. Cars)

NC NC NC  
29

Non-Competitive (Open)

NC NC NC  
Horse Entries (CSHA Judged)
30

Matched Pair

Trophy Ribbon Ribbon Yes
31

Working Western Senior

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
32

Pony/Horse Drawn Vehicle (Senior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
33

Pony/Horse Drawn Vehicle (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
34

Mounted Group (Senior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
35

Mounted Group (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
36

Color Guard

Trophy Ribbon    
37

Working Western Junior

Trophy Ribbon Ribbon  
38

Plain Western

Trophy Ribbon Ribbon Yes
39

Novelty Horse, Costume (Open)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
40

Silver Mounted (Open)

Trophy Ribbon Ribbon  
41

Local Western (Senior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
42

Local Western (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
43

Charro/Charra (Open)

Trophy Ribbon Ribbon Yes
44

Parade Horse (Open)

Trophy Ribbon Ribbon  
45

Fancy Parade Horse (Open)

Trophy Ribbon Ribbon  
46

Lady's Side Saddle (Open)

Trophy Ribbon Ribbon  
47

Arabian Costumed (Open)

Trophy Ribbon    
48

Indian Costumed (Open)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
49

Future Horse Man/Woman

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
50

Vaquaro

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
51

Miniture Horse

Trophy     Yes
52

Fancy Dress Western

Trophy     Yes

NC = Non-Competitive (not judged)

General Sweepstakes – Trophy
Equestrian Sweepstakes – Trophy

Parade Sponsors

Tri-Valley Times
Livermore Rotary Club Livermore Sanitation
  The Independent  
Baughman’s Western Outfitters, Rory Janes
Dublin Chevrolet
Dr Jack Mills, Oral Surgery
Beckman Investment Securities, David Greiner
Fantasy Sound
Ising's Culligan Water Service, Chris Ising
Tesla Vineyards, Steve Powell
Weaver & McCartney Accountacy Corp, Tim Weaver
eLivermore.com,
Alden Lane Nursery,
In Memorial of Jerry Bireley,
Barbara Hickman,
Irv & Patty Stowers,
Gene Morgan Insurance,
Dr. John Shirley,
Coldwell Banker Real Estate,
Mary Ann Rozsa,
Tri-Valley Bank,
United Studios of Defense,
Jack Noonan Attorney at Law,
East Valley Termite Company,
David Mertes,
Edward Jones Investments,
Hertz Foundation,
Milt Finger,
The Law Office of Elizabeth S. Cassidy,

Livermore Trophies & Tees,
Robert Cowan Consulting,
Law Office of Jennifer Thaete,
Sm. Arts,
State Farm Insurance,
Kathy Farrell, PC,
Marty Plone,
Occasio Winery,
Tri-Valley Auto Body,
Visiting Angles,
Kathy Coyle Internet Services,
 M.P. Riehl Insurance,
East Valley Termite,
Bent Creek Winery,
Al Lewis,
Tri-Valley Conservancy,
Ron Scott,
Heritage Bank of Commerce,
 ImageSetters.

 

Livermore Rodeo Parade Rules for 2013

(2011 Rules listed for now)

1. PARADE CLASSIFICATION must be entered on parade entry form. If you fail to do so, you will be classified as #29, Non-Competitive.
2. ENTRY FEES: Commercial/Political Entries $125. All others $40. Applications will not be processed prior to receipt of the fee.
3. ENTRY NUMBERS and instructions will be mailed one week prior to the parade. The main judging stand is at 2nd and "K" Street on the right side of the parade route. All identification numbers must be placed or worn on the right front of the entry in plain view of the judging team.

a. If you are ASSOCIATED WITH ANOTHER ENTRY where you need adjacent entry numbers and we did not provide you with consecutive Entry Numbers, YOU MUST NOTIFY the Parade Chairman IMMEDIATELY. NO Entry Numbers will be Changed less than 5 days prior to the Day of the Parade.

4. All Horse entries in a judged category must be present and ready for judging at 8:00 am. at Carnegie Park at 3rd and "K" Streets. This rule is made by the CSHA, not the Rodeo Parade, and may affect awards given. Riding on the parade route before lineup is not allowed.
5. FLOAT ENTRIES must have flame retardant materials or chemically treated decorations.
NO SMOKING WHILE ON ROUTE! Motorized units must have fire extinguishers. No open flames on or around floats. No loud noisemakers to scare horses. No dogs are allowed inside the barricaded parade area, except those who are pre-authorized as part of a parade entry.
6. CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES by parade participants is not allowed by City Ordinance. This includes parade lineup area as well as the parade route.
7. PARADE ASSEMBLY TIME: Entries 1 – 60, 9:30 am; 61 and higher, 10:30am. Late arrivals will be placed at the end of the parade.
8. PARKING information will be included with entry packets.
9. ENTRY LINEUP Parade officials will be there to assist you with lining up. Parade starts promptly at 10:00am.
a. THIS MEANS "3rd & J Assembly Area" STARTS AT 9:45 SHARP MOVING DOWN 3rd STREET TO THE BEGINNING OF THE PARADE AT 3rd AND "O" STREET.
b.  Multiple horses, vehicles, or persons with the same entry number must proceed as one group (no spacing).
c. Maintain your spacing between entries and, PLEASE, not more than 50 feet at any time.
10. Participants must MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THEIR VEHICLES AND ANIMALS at all times. No one under the age of six (6) years may be in control of these without an adult, 18 years or older.
11. ENTRIES CAN BE DISQUALIFIED FOR:
a. Failing to maintain a maximum of no more than 50 feet or a minimum of no less than 25 feet from the preceding entry.
b. Not completing the entire parade route.
c. Throwing objects or squirting liquids from your unit
d. Shooting firearms or fireworks near horses.
e. Refusing to obey parade marshals or police.
12. Allowable time for performing before the ANNOUNCING STANDS:
a. A ROUTINE of NO MORE THAN 60 SECONDS by any Entrant.  Equestrian Units are limited to One Complete Circle
b. A PENALTY of 5 POINTS WILL BE ASSESSED FOR EACH VIOLATION for EXCESSIVE TIME. In addition, other sanctions may be imposed (See map for announcing stand locations).
c. All other units must maintain FORWARD MOTION at each of the four announcing stands.
14. Decisions of the judges will be final.
15. PARADE AWARDS will be announced and presented at Carnegie Park (see map) at 1:00 pm. If you are not present to accept the award, ribbon, or cash, the cash award will be mailed to the address on your Entry Form. Trophies, plaques, and ribbons must be picked up at the awards ceremony.

The California State Horsemen Association Riles will apply to all mounted entries. California Drum and Drill Rules apply to all marching units. American Legion competitive flag code will apply to all color guards and/or flag lines. Parade sanctioned by Parade Sponsors of Northern California, Inc.

Parade Committee reserves the right to refuse any entrant’s parade participation.

 

Grand Marshall Bio - Steve Sweeney
 

Police Chief Steve Sweeney has been a Bay Area resident for 44 years. Steve began his career with the Livermore Police Department in July 1984, serving as a patrol officer, SWAT Team member, and Detective. Steve was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in April 1991 and served as a Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant.

In September 1994 Steve was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and served as a Patrol Watch Commander and as an Administrative Lieutenant. His duties during that time included Internal Affairs, Community Oriented Policing, and Press Information Officer. Steve was promoted to Captain in June 1998, serving as both the Operations Division and Support Services Division Commander.

In October 2007, Steve was promoted to the position of Chief of Police and served in that capacity until his recent retirement in March 2013. Steve lives in Livermore with his wife (Nicole) of twenty seven years and their three children. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration of Justice, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, and is a graduate of the California POST Command College.

 

 

 

 

Community Service Award Bio - Susan Gallinger
 

Susan has been Director of Library Services at the Livermore Public Library for 28 years. Originally from the East Coast, she attend college at the University of Delaware and Villanova University in Pennsylvania. Over the years Susan has resided in Washington, D.C., Delaware, Texas, Washington State and California. Prior coming to Livermore, Susan was the Assistant Director for the Tacoma, Washington Public Library and the Garland, Texas Public Library. A member of the American Library Association, the Public Library Association and the California Library Association, she is also a Past President of the Livermore Rotary Club (1999-2000) and served on the Board of the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore from 2001 to 2004. Susan enjoys travel, art, fashion design, theater and music. She is a dedicated participant in Pilates exercise, and plays golf.
 

 

 


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