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PARADE

Sunday  1:00 p.m.
Quimby School Grounds
Maple Street

Chairman: Jeff O’Neil

(603) 284-6669

Early registration is encouraged, send registration form to the fair office (POB 161, Sandwich, NH 03227),
e-mail (sandwichfair@cyberpine.net )  or fax 603-284-7062
All entries MUST check-in (pre-registered included) or register at the Parade Booth by 11:45 AM on the day of the Parade

Parade Theme: “Four Seasons of Sandwich”

  • Minors MUST BE accompanied/supervised by an adult
  • For safety reasons, no candy or other items may be thrown during the Parade.
  • Entries presenting a statement on controversial issues may be excluded from the Parade. 
  • No political entries accepted - this includes advertising of any nature
  • Fire equipment may not use sirens during the Parade
  • No stallions accepted for the Parade
  • There shall be no walking feature in the Parade with children under six years of age
  • There is a limit of one commercial entry by any one person or organization
  • Prizes are awarded at the discretion of the judges.
  • Categories will be added/modified, as necessary
  • Height limitation is 12 feet
  • Entry form  is on this web site under “Download Entry Forms” .
  • Entries which have been judged and received an award, will forfeit their premium if they do not participate in the Parade
  • Antique cars: Only Winning vehicles from the Antique Car Show on Saturday are eligible to participate.
  • Sandwich Fair President’s Grand Prize for Best Decorated Float  ~  $100
    Doris L. Benz Award for the Best Agriculture Related Entry ~  $100
    Best in Theme (Float)  ~  $100
    Best in Theme (Non-Float)  ~  $100
    Tish O’Neil Award (Sandwich History) - Sponsored by The O’Neil Family ~  $100
    The Jack Burghart Award for Best Decorated Non-Motorized Vehicle  ~  $100

Float Premiums
1st:  $60            2nd:  $50           3rd:  $40

1.

Grade School Floats

5.

Other Community, Organization or Clubs

2.

High School Floats

6.

4 - H Clubs

3.

Musical Floats

7.

Brownie, Girl Scout Floats

4.

Pre-school and Daycare Floats

8.

Cub, Boy Scout Floats

6. Other Community Organization or Clubs

Walking Features Premiums
1st:  $25               2nd: $20                3rd: $15

9.

Adults
A.  Less than 10                  B.  More than 10

11.

Brownie and Girl Scouts

10.

Youth – 18 and under
A.  Less than 10                 B.  More than 10

12.

Cub and Boy Scouts

Animal  Premiums
1st: $25               2nd: $20               3rd: $15

(Other than Horses)

13.

Oxen - Best Pair  ( in following categories) 

A.

1600 lbs. and under

F.

3501 lbs. and over 

B.

1900 lbs. and under

G.

Four Ox Hitch 

C.

2500 lbs. and under

H.

Best Pair With Cart 

D.

2900 lbs. and under

I.

Best Decorated Pair 

E.

3500 lbs. and under

J.

Cleanest Couple

 

 

K.

Single Steer

14.

Cattle

 

A. Beef Cattle   

B. Dairy Cattle

15.

A. Sheep

C. Donkeys

16.

Others

 

B. Goats

D. Llamas

 

 

Horses  Premiums      
1st: $20   2nd: $ 15   3rd: $ 10

17.

Horses

A.

Saddle Horses – English

E.

Saddle Ponies – English

B.

Saddle Horses – Western

F.

Saddle Ponies - Western

C.

Saddle Horses - Rider in costume

G.

Saddle Ponies - Rider in costume

D.

Parade Horses

H.

Miniature Horse

 

 

I.

Side Saddle

 Horse & Carriage/Hitch  Premiums  
1st: $35   2nd: $25   3rd: $15

J.

Single Horse and Carriage

N.

Pony and Carriage

K.

Draft Horse’s in Hitch

O.

Draft Pony/ies in Hitch

L.

Horse and Carriage - Decorated

P.

Pony and Carriage - Decorate

M.

Pair and Carriage - Decorated

Q.

Horse-drawn Antique Vehicle

Vehicles   Premiums
1st: $25   2nd: $ 20   3rd: $15

18.

Antique Car  (A. 1948 & Older) (B. 1949 & Newer)

21.

Antique Truck

19.

Antique Tractor - Adult

22.

Antique Tractor - Junior

20.

Antique Fire Vehicles

23.

Motorcycles

Other  Categories  Premiums
1st: $15   2nd: $ 10   3rd: $ 5

24.

Antique Bicycle

 25.

  Parade features not listed will be awarded prizes according to merit.

Other

 

Commercial Entries

Ribbons only

 

Modern Fire Equipment

Ribbons only

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