Homecoming Day Parade Information Page
HOMECOMING DAY PARADE!!!
Homecoming Theme: "A Different World: FAMU Pride, FAMU Tradition"
Registration Deadline: 10/10/2016 @ 5:00 pm
Online registration will be available by next week 9/12-16/2016
It is that time of year once again when the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Homecoming Parade Committee celebrates another year of fellowship and unity at FAMU. This year, we will celebrate Homecoming Week October 16-23, 2016. In accordance with Homecoming, we are pleased to announce our new parade route, as we bring the celebration to our very own campus. The annual Homecoming Parade will be held on October 22 beginning at the intersection of Wahnish Way and Orange Avenue and will kick-off at 8:30 a.m. Staging of all entries will begin at 6:00 a.m.
This year's parade will give three awards for overall conformity to the theme. Participants will be judged on originality, creativity, color, general eye appeal and craftsmanship based on the Homecoming theme -"A Different World: FAMU Pride, FAMU Tradition". Only those pat1icipants that pay the required entry fee are eligible to compete for the monetary awards. The Judging Committee will determine the final placement of entries, and their decision is final.
1st Place $300.00
2nd Place $200.00
3rd Place $100.00
(FAMU student clubs/organizations are required to pay a registration fee of $25.00 per group. However, if the club/organization wishes to compete for the monetary awards, they are required to pay the appropriate fee listed).
Each of the following are considered one (1) entry for the parade:
Marching Band (Free)
Floats - $150.00
1 Car - $75.00 (All Vehicles MUST be decorated)
Walking Units plus 1 Car - $100.00
Walking Units - $50.00
Student Organization - $25.00
1 Motorcycle - $10.00