Modesto Kiwanis Club & The City Of Modesto Present
Independence Day Parade
Parade Judging Criteria
During the parade, each entry will be judged on the entertainment value, creativity, how well the entry is showcased and relates to this year’s theme.
Everyone will be considered for the Chairman’s Trophy (the entry that best presents the combination of this year’s parade theme and the 4th of July theme) and the Overall Theme Trophy (the entry that best presents the parade’s theme).
PARADE ENTRY CATEGORIES
The purpose of the category list is to increase the quality and enjoyment of the parade. During the parade, each entry will be judged on the entertainment value, creativity, how well the entry was showcased and relates to this year’s theme.
The categories are the actual trophy awards. You may choose more than one if qualified.
- Overall Equestrian Unit
- Individual Equestrian
- Farm Entry
- Antique Car Pre-1940 (Individual)
- Classic Car Pre-1973 (Individual)
- Custom Car (Individual)
- Antique Car Club
- Custom Car Club
- Motorcycle Group
- Marching Band
- Musical Group (Non Marching Band)
- Dance/Drill/Cheer Group
- Military Unit
- Color Guard
- Corporate Float
- Ethnic Group/Float
- Non-Profit Group/Float
- Comical/Entertaining Entry
- Kids Group/Float
Staging is 7am to 9am. The parade starts at 9:30am sharp!
You will be responsible for the safety of all personnel riding on, and in your entry, as well as those walking along side, and driving with your group.