"BILOXI MARDI GRAS CHILDREN'S WALKING PARADE APPLICATION"
•The City of Biloxi, The Mardi Gras Museum, Gulf Coast Carnival Association, Beau Rivage Casino Resort and Main Street Biloxi are sponsoring a children’s walking parade on Saturday, January29, at 10:00 a.m. The parade will begin on Howard Ave. under the I110 overpass. It will proceed through the Vieux Marchè Mall, turn south on Lameuse St. and conclude at the Town Green. •Participation is open to all children 12 years old and under (children under the age of 9 years old must have an adult walking with them in the parade). Children may walk, ride bicycles, scooters, wagons, skateboards or roller-skates/roller-blades. No motorized vehicles will be allowed. Everyone is encouraged to wear a mask and/or a costume. Bicycles and wagons can also be decorated as floats. There will be a costume and float contest for individuals immediately following the parade on the Town Green. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners. All children will be given throws to use during the parade (quantity will be limited). Check in will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning at the parade starting point (Howard Ave. at I110). •To participate, please complete the attached registration form and return to the child's school or bring to the Town Green or the Parks and Recreation Office (Hiller Park) on or before Friday, January 14, 2005. For more information call the City of Biloxi, Special Events Office at 435-6370 or Hiller Park at 435-6281. BILOXI MARDI GRAS CHILDREN’S WALKING PARADE APPLICATION One application per child. Please fill out completely or we can not accept! Child’s Name__________________________________Grade____________Age_________ Parent/Guardian________________________Phone(H)_____________(W)_____________ Address______________________________City________________Zip______________ School/Group____________________________________________ My Child will (check one)___walk, ____ride a bicycle,____ wagon, _____roller-skates/blades, ____scooter or a_____ skate board. (No motorized vehicles allowed) PARENTS CONSENT FORM My child _______________________________has my permission to participate in the “Mardi Gras Children’s Walking Parade” on Saturday, January 29, 2005. I understand that all children must be checked in at the parade forming area by an adult and picked up by that same adult on the Town Green immediately after the parade and children under the age of 9 years old must have an adult walking with them. I recognize that there are certain risks to participation in the parade and that the parade sponsors are responsible only for reasonable supervision. I understand that the parade sponsors do not assume liability extending beyond that point. Date_________________________Signature___________________________________