ENTRANTS: A child must be 10 years of age or under to compete in Divisions A, B, or C.
DIV. A: Children in FANCY (formal, extravagant, traditional, etc.) decorated go-carts, strollers, coaches, kiddie cars, express wagons, etc. or walking.
Section 1: Up to 2 years old
Section 2: Two years up to 6
Section 3: Age 6 up to 10
NOTE: In Division A, if there is more than one child in a wagon, coach, etc., they will be placed in the section of the oldest child.
DIV. B: Children in COMIC (fun, silly, pop culture, etc.) decorated go-carts, strollers, coaches, kiddie cars, express wagons, etc. or walking.
Section 4: Up to 2 years old
Section 5: Two years up to 6
Section 6: Age 6 up to 10
NOTE: In Division B, if there is more than one child in a wagon, coach, etc., they will be placed in the section of the oldest child.
DIV. C: SMALL CHILDREN'S FLOATS. All vehicles including Express Wagons and Baby Carriages, with tops or sides built or added measuring than 3 x 5 feet.
DIV. D: FLOATS entered by Hotels, Business Concerns, etc. All floats enter boardwalk via 5th Street Ramp and should be in line by 3:30 p.m. If you need to put your float together, you will need to do so off the boardwalk in the designated area on Fifth Street. We cannot have debris on the boardwalk and on the beaches. Floats are judged on the parade route. Providing your own music is encouraged.
PARADE INFORMATION: Division A and B will form inside the Civic Center and Divisions C will form outside the Civic Center, 6th Street at the Boardwalk. Division D will form on the Boardwalk at 5th Street. Judging begins at 3:45 p.m. sharp!
WINNERS: Each child receives a memento at 12th Street for participating in the parade. Division winners will receive their award when they complete the parade at 12th Street. You must walk the entire parade route!
NOTE: In the event of heavy rain, entries should still report to the Civic Center where judging will still take place. The parade will not proceed down the Boardwalk.
Numerous awards will be given in addition to those listed below:
Leo Bamberger Founders Award
Outstanding Twins or Triplets in parade
Baby coming greatest distance
Best floats in Division D
Best musical act