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OAKRIDGE-WESTFIR 2022 Tree Planting Festival Grand Parade

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A log truck from the old Edward Hines Lumber Company rolls along First Street during a past Tree Planting Parade Photo courtesy of Oakridge-Westfir Tree Planting Association

2022 Theme: “Acorn to Oak – Protect our Ridge”
Parade Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Staging starts @ 9:00 am, Parade starts @ 11:00am
Route TBD along 1st Street

Deadline for this application is Wed., May 4, 2022

Drop off application at: Boho Chateau – 48319 E. 1st Street, Oakridge, OR
Or please email a scanned copy to [email protected] and
[email protected] with TPF Parade 2022 in the subject line.
Questions: Call Janet Hansen at 615-390-1401 or Vanessa Tharp at
541-913-0762 and thanks for joining us

Following the guidelines will make the parade a fun and safe experience for onlookers and participants.
● Entries may be historical, humorous or modern design, as long as they are in good taste
● Please identify on the float sponsors/builders of your float/entry with signage
● Floats may not exceed 10ft in width or 13.5ft in height, trailers and vehicles may be larger
● Entries may use sound amplifications for musical purposes, but may not address the
audience with speeches/campaigning
● Amplification systems must be no louder than 80-90 decibels
● Get creative and have fun – balloons, banners, decorations, candy and SWAG items to
pass out, coupons, costumes, and more are all encouraged!

Each entry will be assigned a number which is your place in line of the parade. The number will be given to you before the parade date via your contact information on the attached sheet. Please contact all
people participating in your entry and let them know your entry number to avoid confusion during staging time. Volunteers will be onsite to help with staging and the start.
All entries with horses/pets must have someone follow and clean up. All entries must be received by the deadline and reviewed by the TPF and parade committee. Entries must observe all applicable rules and regulations or be barred from the parade. The TPF and parade committee reserves the right to remove from the parade, either prior to assembly or at any time during the parade, any entrant not conforming to these rules and regulations, or any entrant refusing to follow instructions of the police or parade officials. All entries must be in their assigned positions on time in order to participate.
*Parade entry is free unless a political group. Your checks can be mailed to: Oakridge-Westfir Tree Planting Festival, ℅ Community Festivals Associations Inc. PO Box 67, Oakrdige, OR 97463


This Year’s theme: (Acorn to Oak – Protect our Ridge)
Name of firm Organization or Group:______________________________________________________
Best Contacts: ________________________________________________________________________
Contact Email: ________________________________________________________________________
Phone Number(s) to confirm entry number: ________________________________________________
Can we text this number? Yes No
Title of Entry: ________________________________________________________________________
Name of Sponsor: (if other than participate listed above): _____________________________________
Length of Float/Entry: ____________________________________
Number in Marching Band/Unit: ________________________________________
Is Music part of the Entry? (Circle one) Yes No
Motorized Entries-Number of Vehicles: __________________________________
Type: (Year/Make/Model/Owner): ________________________________________________________
Entry Fees:
Political Groups: $25.00*
Commercial Business, Bands, School, Civic/Non-profit: No Fee
Event Waiver:
Hereby waive and release any and all rights/claims of any nature that I/we may have against the Tree
Planting Festival grand parade, their employees, officers, volunteers, contractors, agents, assigns,
licensees and cooperating entries for and against any and all injuries and damages of any nature which
I/we may suffer while taking part in any activities connected with this event as a whole. This release shall
be binding upon my/ours heirs, executors, administrators and/or assigns. I/we have read and agree to
abide by all Grand Parade Guidelines.
Signature: _______________________________________ Date: ________________________________
Business/Organization: _________________________________________________________________

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