UC Alumni Association Seeking Floats, Groups for Homecoming Parade

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UC Alumni Association Seeking Floats, Groups for Homecoming Parade
By Chris Lash
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The Union City Alumni Association has announced this year’s 59th Homecoming Parade, to take place rain or shine, on Saturday, September 14th in downtown Union City. This year’s parade is open to any theme that covers a famous person, place, thing, event or story. The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Contests Committee professionally judges all units.

The committee is looking for groups, organizations or businesses who want to be in the parade. Float lineup is scheduled for 9:00 a.m., with judging at 9:30 a.m. All other units are to be in place by 10:30 a.m. Parade applications need turned in before September 7, 2019, and can be emailed to unioncitypa.alumni1@gmail.com

Prize money this year is as follows:

Floats

Business Church Out of School Classes
1st – $150 1st – $150 1st – $150
2nd – $75 2nd – $75 2nd – $75
3rd – $50 3rd – $50 3rd – $50

Adult Junior In School Organizations

Organization Organization and Classes
1st – $150 1st – $150 1st – $150
2nd – $75 2nd – $75 2nd – $75
3rd – $50 3rd – $50 3rd – $50

Best Overall Float

Local government trophy plus $200!
The overall winner is not eligible for prizes in its category.

Other Units

13 and Under 14 and Over
Junior Senior
1st – $150 1st – $150
2nd – $75 2nd – $75
3rd – $50 3rd – $50

High School Marching Bands 1st Place – $1000

All other HS bands receive $500 just for attending.