Alumni Relations

Homecoming Parade Entry Form

The Homecoming parade will be held Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Please complete the following form to enter UNC Pembroke’s Homecoming parade. There is no entrance fee. Confirmation of entry, along with parade details, will be sent upon acceptance the application.

Please note the parade route begins on Jones Street, across from Pembroke Elementary School, and ends on the UNCP campus at Johnson Stadium.

To submit the entry form, complete the following form and click the “Submit” button.

Parade Guidelines

  • The Parade Chairpersons will be in charge and reserve the right to dismiss any entrant who does not abide by parade rules. Entry to the parade is invitation only. The Parade Marshals have the right to accept, reject, or remove any entry which does not follow the Parade Rules or the decisions of the Parade Chairpersons.
  • Staging begins at 2:30 pm.  All Entries must be staged by 3:30 pm – no exceptions.
  • The parade will be a FORWARD MOTION parade. All entries must complete the entire route.
  • All entries must indicate if they have music at time of registration, sound amplifying systems and shall maintain a volume that will not interfere with other entries. If amplified sound is not approved prior to parade it will not be allowed.
  • Entries having children under age 18 must provide parents or other adult chaperones to walk alongside and supervise.
  • For safety reasons, all living things on a moving entry must be secured. No one is allowed to ride on a running board, hood, roof or vehicle fender.
  • No firearms shall be fired, and no open flames allowed.
  • Entries must start at appointed start place and complete entire parade route.
  • We reserve the right to revise the placement of all entries.
  • No candy or other items can be thrown from vehicles.  If you wish to distribute items, a member of your party must walk alongside the vehicle.
  • All entries must indicate if they wish to be judged for trophies; only those entries will be provided with a number.

Trophy Awards for:

  • Best Representation of Theme
  • Best Marching Band/Unit

By clicking the Submit button, you agree to the following:

“As a representative for the above named organization I have read and understand the parade guidelines and I understand that I am (we are) choosing to participate in the UNCP homecoming parade at my (our) own risk and neither the University nor any University employees or students accept liability or responsibility regarding vehicles, equipment or personal injury during this event.  I also understand that a participant getting on or off a vehicle while in the parade is prohibited and that by violating these or other safety provisions, we acknowledge that we can and will be removed from the parade.”