2016 Parade Application

It is our hope that you will choose to celebrate with us at the Spirit of ’76 2016 Fourth of July Parade, as we commemorate our national pride while fostering a sense of civic involvement and community celebration. Our parade is currently scheduled for Monday, July 4th, 2016, at 1:00 PM, with line-up beginning at noon.

We will contact you to confirm whether your application has been accepted.

Application Deadline: Friday, June 24th, 6:00pm PST

Positions will be assigned Wednesday, June 29

Organization Contact Information

* Organization Name

Organization Web Site


* Contact First Name:

* Contact Last Name:

* Organization Street Address:

* City:

* State:

* Zip Code:

* Day Phone:


Mobile Phone:

* Email:

Parade Day Representative

Must have authority to sign the Waiver Agreement and be responsible for picking up Entry Informational Packet.

* Primary Contact Name:

* Phone:

* Secondary Contact Name:

* Phone:

Group Information

* Name of Performing Group:

* Director / Group Leader:

* Overall Length of Entry in Feet:

Enter a numerical value between 1 and 1000.
The Fourth of July parade organizers need to know the actual length in feet you require in the staging area. For example, the average car will need 20 – 25 feet. Enter a numeric value only. If you require any special arrangements, please indicate in the "additional comments" section below.

* Number of Participants:

Enter a numerical value between 1 and 1000.

Click all boxes that apply to your group. If you make a mistake, simply choose another box. To remove a choice from a single category, use the "Clear Selection" box.


Do you wish to participate in the Classic Car festival following the parade?


Theme of Float


Number of Horses?

Other Animals

How Many?

Marching Units


Color Guards


Nature of performance

Please give an approximate running time for your performance. Ex.  2:30 minutes.

Do you wish to be judged on this year’s parade theme interpretation?

We will be collecting ragged, faded and torn flags to be retired from service following proper protocol for later disposal. Will you be bringing such flags to the registration?

* Information for Announcers’ Script

Provide a description about your entry for parade announcers. What’s unique and interesting about your group or entry? How many people in your entry? Who’s your sponsor? Has your group or entry participated in other parades or community events? Who is performing your musical selection[s]? Has there been an individual or organization that has been particularly helpful to your organization or participation in this parade?

Please keep the script to about 60 words. The Spirit of ’76 reserves the right to edit.

Additional Comments

Waiver Agreement

We hereby request entry into the Spirit of ’76 Fourth of July parade and/or Santa Barbara’s Patriotic Rally at our own risk and we are subject to all rules and regulations.

We understand that we must provide our own insurance. (Be prepared to show Proof of Vehicle Insurance and drivers license at the parade check-in table.)

We agree to hold harmless the "Spirit of ’76" Association and/or its assigns, and will make no claim against any/all officers, members, committee members, agents or employees of the Association for any loss, damage or personal injury resulting from participation in this event.

* Check box to signify that you have read and understand this agreement.

* All Marked Fields Must Be Completed