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Livermore Rodeo Parade  2017
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Contents

On This Page

Grand Marshall & Community Service Award
Entry Forms, Rules, Etc. (Just added)
2017 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.)


The 2017 Livermore Rodeo Parade will be held on
 
June 10
beginning at 10:00am

More 2017 Rodeo Parade info will appear in the Spring of 2017


Grand Marshall & Community Service Award

The Grand Marshall for 2013 is
TBD
Read bio


 

Community Service Award Recipient
TBD
Read bio

 

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


Entry Forms & Contact

Parade entry forms will be mailed around the beginning of April to last year's participants.
They are due May (TBD).  The forms will be available at the following links:

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

Contact Info:
Dr. Paul Szmyd
Parade Chairman 2017
Address: PO Box 845    Livermore, Ca. 94550
E-mail; Livermoreparade@yahoo.com

 

2017 Parade Results

The results are announced and trophies presented at Carnegie Park at 12:30pm on the day of the Rodeo Parade
Results will be posted here on the afternoon of the Rodeo Parade

General Sweepstakes Award

 

Equestrian Sweepstakes Award

 

Links go to photos

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

Cat # Category 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
         


General Entry Awards, Judged by Rotary Club of Livermore

Cat # Category 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
         

 

2017 Parade Lineup

The parade lineup will be posted when available - generally a week or two before the parade.

Click Here for a one page printable version in Acrobat format (when available).

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

Entry
Position
Name of Entry & Photo Link Entry Class People Assemble
 Area
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Numbers 1 to 60 must be in line by 9:30am
Numbers 61 and up must be in line by 10:30am

Entries by Category

The Parade Entries by Category will be posted when available - generally a week or two before the parade.

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
           
           
           
           
           
           

Non-Competitive
Entry Class
number
Category
Name
Entry
Position
Place Name of Entry
(Links go to photos)
People
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

 

 

Parade Entry Categories

Not all categories have entries.

Class #

Category

1st 2nd 3rd Awarded in 2016
1

Civilian/Military Bands

NC NC NC  
2

Elementary, Jr. High Bands

NC NC NC  
3

High School Bands

NC NC NC
4

Drum Corps (Senior 18+)

$165 $110    
5

Drum Corps (Junior 17-)

$140 $65    
6

Drum Corps (Military)

Trophy Trophy    
7

Majorette Corp/Drill Teams (Senior)

$165 $110   Yes
8

Majorette Corp/Drill Teams (Junior)

$140 $65 Yes
9

Solo Majorette

Trophy Trophy Ribbon
10

Amateur Float (Self-P, Towed)

$165 $110 $60 Yes
11

Commercial Floats

$165 $110 $60 Yes
12

Novelty Unit (Senior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
13

Novelty Unit (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
14

Color Guard (Senior)

$90 $60   Yes
15

Color Guard (Junior)

$90 $60    
16

Color Guard (Military)

Trophy Trophy   Yes
17

Antique Vehicles

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
18

Classic & Custom Vehicles

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
19

Antique Fire Engines

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
20

Commercial

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
21

Political

NC NC NC  
22

Non-Competitive (open)

NC NC NC  
Horse Entries (CSHA Judged)
23

Matched Pair

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
24

Working Western (Senior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
25

Working Western (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
26

Pony/Horse Drawn Vehicle

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
27

Mounted Group (Senior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
28

Mounted Group (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
29

Color Guard

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
30

Plain Western

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
31

Novelty Horse, Costume (Open)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
32

Local Western (Senior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
33

Local Western (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
34

Fancy Dress Western (Senior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
35

Fancy Dress Western (Junior)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
36

Charro/Charra (Open)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
37

Charro Mounted Group

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
38

Parade Horse (Open)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon  
39

Future Horse Man/Woman

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
40

Miniature Horse (Open)

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
41

Junior Equestrian

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes

NC = Non-Competitive (not judged)

General Sweepstakes – Trophy
Equestrian Sweepstakes – Trophy

Parade Sponsors

 

  Major Sponsors
 
 
  Topcon
 
 
Rotary Club of Livermore Livermore Sanitation
Livermore Stockmen's Rodeo Association

The Independent Newspaper

Major Corporate Sponsors

Rotary Club of Livermore
Topcon Positioning Systems
Alden Lane Nursery, Jacquie Williams-Courtright
Baughman's Western Outfitters
Cabana Dave's, Dave Victor
City of Livermore
Concannon Winery, James Concannon
Image Setters, Evonne Hopkins
Livermore Recreation & Park District
Livermore Sanitation
Livermore Stockman's Rodeo Association
The Independent Newspaper
Nancy Steele
Performance Food Group

Corporate Sponsors

Bay Commercial Bank, Barbara Varnell
Beckman Investment Securities, David Greiner
Dublin Chevrolet
Fantasy Sound
Fremont Bank, Johnny Orenberg
Gordon Biersch
Ising’s Culligan Water Service, Chris Ising
Livermore/Concord Feed and Livestock
Law Office of Jennifer Thaete
Oral Surgery, Dr Jack Mills
Tri-Valley Conservancy, Laura Mercier
TriValley Auto Body, JR Romero
Visiting Angels, Keith Beck

Parade Sponsors

Al Avilla
LARPD, Tim Barry
In Memory of Jerry Bireley, Kathleen Bireley
Law Office of Elizabeth S. Cassidy
Christian Chukwuma, Financial Advisor
Robert Cowan Consulting
Kathy Coyle Internet Service
 Jay Davis; State Farm Insurance, Kathy Farrell
Milt Finger
John Gordon, Camino Press
East Valley Termite Company, Vern Green
Charles & Khabira Hartwig

Bob and Barbara Hickman
Bent Creek Winery, Carol Howell
Law Office of Robert B Jacobs
Al Lewis
RootsandRadicles.com, Deborah McQueen
Pat McMenamin
Gene Morgan Insurance Agency, Mike Morgan
Mountain Mike’s Pizza, Jaslynn Liotard
eLivermore.com, Bill Nale
Attorney at Law, Jack Noonan
Meritage Wealth Advisor, Ken Perine
Heritage Bank of Commerce, Rick Peterson
Marty Plone
Mary Anne Rozsa, Real Estate Agent
Ron Scott
John Shirley
Carolyn Siegfried
Lori Souza
Irv & Patty Stowers
Paul Thompson
Livermore PhysicalTherapy, Angelika Voss-Quinn
Kemper Group CPA, Tim Weaver
Don Wentz

 

Livermore Rodeo Parade Rules for 2017

 

  PARADE CLASSIFICATION must be entered on parade entry form. If you fail to do so, you will be classified as #22, Non-Competitive.
  NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEES: Commercial/Political Entries $125. All others $40. Checks should be made out to Rotary Club of Livermore, and mailed to PO Box 845, Livermore, CA 94551.  Applications will not be processed prior to receipt of the fee.
  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.

  All Horse entries in a judged category must be present and ready for judging at 8:30 am at 3rd and “J” 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.
  FLOAT ENTRIES must have flame retardant materials or chemically treated decorations.
NON-HORSE ENTRIES are judged by the Rotary Club of Livermore.
NO SMOKING WHILE ON ROUTE! Motorized units must have fire extinguishers. No open flames on or around floats. No loud noisemakers to scare horses.
  CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES by parade participants is not allowed by City Ordinance. This includes parade lineup area as well as the parade route.
  PARADE ASSEMBLY TIME: Your entry packet (mailed a week prior to the parade), will contain - entry time, line-up location, and parking information.
  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 9:30 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.
  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 supervising.
  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.
e. Refusing to obey parade marshals or police.
  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.
  Decisions of the judges will be final.
  PARADE AWARDS will be announced and presented at Carnegie Park (see map) at 12:30 pm. Trophies, plaques, and ribbons must be picked up at the awards ceremony whereas cash award will be mailed to the address on the Entry Form.
Parade Committee reserves the right to refuse any entrant’s parade participation.

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.

 

Grand Marshall Bio
 

   

 

Community Service Award Bio
 


  
 
 

 

 


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