Parade Permit Assembly Band Participant CAPITAL EX PARADE Forward Points

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					July 15, 2010

Dear Parade Band Participant,

Capital EX Parade 2010 Countdown Has Begun: Are You Ready?

Edmontonians are gearing up to line the downtown streets and cheer you on as you march
your way down the parade route on Thursday, July 22, 2010 starting at 10:00 a.m.

Please take a moment to review these final parade documents:

1. Parade Band Permit & Assembly Plan. This document contains your official parade permit, ‘Order of
March’ number, assembly area instructions, and other important information. Your permit number is
according to the ‘Order of March’ and will be given to you on Parade Day in the Assembly Area. We will have
hardware on hand to affix to your entry.

Should you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to contact me direct on my cell at
(780-919-8643) or Northlands Event Coordinator, Donna Chissell at (780) 471-7303 or at

Jason West
Jason West, Chair
Parade Marching Band Committee
2010 PARADE PERMIT #____                                               Please record your Order of March # here
Produced by Northlands

This permit confirms acceptance of your entry in the Capital EX Parade providing the following conditions are
complied with and the entry is as described on the Official Application Form:

Bands will stage on 101 A Avenue between 97 and 96 Streets. This area is restricted to Buses and
Equipment Trucks ONLY! There is no designated parking for private vehicles.

Buses and equipment trucks will be allowed to enter 101 A Avenue from 97 Street. An Assembly Area Official
will be there with your entry number identifying where to park your bus and equipment truck. You will need
your parade permit to gain access to this area.

Please advise your members traveling by private vehicle to be dropped off at the Shaw Conference Center
(9797 Jasper Avenue) or the South end of Canada Place (9700 Jasper Avenue). We encourage your members
to use the LRT and exit at the Churchill Station. Enter 101 A Avenue from 97 Street from the West. Turn north
on 97 Street off of Jasper Avenue. Turn east on 101 A Avenue between 97 and 96 Avenue. See maps attached
to this package.

ZONE 1 - BANDS ONLY - 101A Avenue between 96 and 97 Street
 ENTRY # / LENGTH (Meters)
 ENTRY NAME      EPS       ETS       RCMP        Sabers     Naden       RCAB        Royals
 ENTRY #          2        20         36           49        58          61           80
                                                                        TOTAL LENGTH (METERS)    230
                                                                                        Total Length (Meters)

   1. RULES & REGULATIONS. Your entry must conform to the description on your official application form,
      and to specifically adhere to all rules and regulations as published by the Parade Committee in the 2010 Parade

   2. COMPETITION AREA. The Capital EX Parade will take place on a 4 KM route through Edmonton’s
      downtown core. Signs will mark the Judging area and we will advise you of the judging location prior to the start
      of the parade. Judging will start when the first member of your unit enters the Judging Area and will continue
      until the last member of your unit has left the Judging Area.
     3. JUDGING STAFF. All members of the judging staff are highly qualified in their specific disciplines. The
        judging staff is responsible for the four specific categories noted above in the scoring section. Judging tapes will
        not be provided.

     4. PENALTIES. All units must report to Assembly Area by 9:15 AM. Failure to report on time, resulting in
     an out-of-order appearance, will result in a penalty at the discretion of the Parade Marshal.

PENALTY DETAILS                                                                                                            PENALTY
Once the Parade Marshall gives the unit the signal to precede the unit must employ a continual                             200 points or
forward motion throughout the entire Parade route. This forward motion must be maintained in                               disqualification
the judging area.

Units may not stage any member of their band in the judging area.                                                          100 points

Units are prohibited from distributing souvenirs or give-aways along the Parade route.                                     72 points

All units that carry a banner with their name and point of origin clearly marked will receive bonus
points. They must also display the entry card number supplied to them by the Parade committee.                             50 points

The use of animals, pyrotechnics of any type (including fireworks, fire batons and discharge of arms)
or any hazardous material shall not be permitted.                                                                          50 points

The use of mechanized vehicles on the Parade route shall not be allowed.                                                   Disqualification

5. SCORING. The Capital EX Parade scoring system for all bands consists of the following:
     Musical Effect ....................................................................................... 300 points
     Musical Performance ........................................................................... 300 points
     Visual Effect ......................................................................................... 300 points
     Visual Performance .............................................................................. 100 points


CATEGORY                                                                                       1st Place                   2nd Place
Sig Hansen Musical Award. Best marching band, drum
crops, cadet or pipes and drums entry.                                                         $2,500                        ---
Drum Corps & Marching Award                                                                    $ 600                       $ 300
Military & Cadet Award                                                                         $ 600                       $ 300
Pipes & Drums Award                                                                            $ 600                       $ 300

7. AWARD PRESENTATIONS. A grand prize of $2,500 will be awarded to the best overall musical showmanship
entry. Award cheques will be mailed out the week following the parade.
    OOM Company
    0 Golf Cart People, Funky Cart                      OOM Company
    1 Northlands Colour Guard                           37 Royal Canadian Mounted Police
    2 Pipes & Drums of the Edmonton Police Service      38 Heart & Stroke Foundation & Legal Aid
    3 Edmonton Police Service Guard of Honour           39 Al Shamal Shriners
    4 Northlands Grand Marshall - Kevin Martin,         40 Alberta Outlaw Modifieds Racing Association
       Marc Kennedy, Ben Hebert and John Morris         41 Rotary Club of Edmonton
    5 VIPS - Government - MPs                           42 Chiu Lau Kung Fu College
    6 VIP - The Honourable Donald S. Ethell             43 Strathcona Legion #150 - We Will Remember
    8 VIP - The Honourable Dave Hancock                 44 Dogspaw Ltd
    9 VIP - David Swann                                 45 Edmonton & District Lions Club
    10 VIP - Brian Mason                                46 Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department
    11 VIPS Government - MLAs                           47 Edmonton Eskimos Football Club
    12 VIP - His Worship Mayor, Stephen Mandel          48 ENMAX
    13 VIPS City of Edmonton - Councillors              49 Edmonton Sabers Marching Band
    14 VIP - Muriel Stanley Venne, President Metis      50 Laughing Cool Bike Rider
       Nation of Alberta                                51 Kinsmen Club of Edmonton
    15 VIP - Ernest Gadwa, Treaty 6 Grand Chief         52 Falun Dafa Group
    16 VIP - Charles Weaselhead, Treaty 7 Grand Chief   53 Edmonton International Raceway
    17 VIP - Allan Adam, Treaty 8 Grand Chief           54 Edmonton RUSH Lacrosse Club
    18 VIP - Chief Cam Alexis, Alexis Nakota Sioux      55 Western RV Country
                                                        56 Emergency Medical Services
    19 Edmonton Salutes
                                                        57 Edmonton Transit System
    20 The Pipes and Drums of Edmonton Transit
                                                        58 Canadian Forces - Naden Band of Maritime
    21 Children's Wish Foundation of Canada                Forces Pacific
    22 Northlands Capital EX Float                      58 Canadian Forces - Navy Marching Band
    23 Northlands Stagecoach                            59 Canadian Forces - RHIB
    24 Canadian Derby - Northlands Racetrack            59 Canadian Forces - LFWA Marching Contingent
    25 Budweiser Clydesdales                            59 Canadian Forces - Ceremonial Jeep
    26 Honda Indy Edmonton                              59 Canadian Forces - 2 Ferrets
    27 Honda Canada                                     59 Canadian Forces - C2 Leopard
    28 ATB Financial                                    59 Canadian Forces - ARV
    29 The War Amps of Canada                           59 Canadian Forces - LAV lll
    30 Excel Society                                    59 Canadian Forces - HLVW
    31 Animethon                                        59 Canadian Forces - MSVS
    32 Edmonton International Airport                   60 Canadian Forces - Rangers Marching Contingent
    33 Edmonton Sheriffs Posse                          60 Canadian Forces - Rangers Float
    34 Camrose Chamber of Commerce & Visitor            61 Canadian Forces - RCAB Band
       Information Centre
                                                        62 Canadian Forces - Mounted Troop
    35 Easter Seals Alberta - Drop Zone
                                                        63 E-Ville Roller Derby
    36 RCMP Regimental Pipes & Drums
 OOM Company
64 Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo             OOM Company
65 Red Robin Restaurants                             91 Tien Lung Taekwon-Do Club
66 Academy of Learning - Digital School              92 Deco Windshield Repair
67 Oil City Derby Girls                              93 City of Leduc
68 City of St. Albert                                94 West Jet
69 Mini Mountie                                      95 Clyde Haunted House
70 Ken Hrycun and Family                             96 Work Safe for Life Float
71 Knights of Columbus                               97 Mr. Appliance, Mr. Electric & Mr. Rooter
72 Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series   98 Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants
73 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede                       Association
74 Sourdough Raft Race Assocation                    99 STARS Air Ambulance
75 Chinese Benevolent Association of Edmonton        100 dEdmonton: Canada's Halloween Festival
76 Scouts Canada- Northern Lights Council            101 Leduc County
77 CFWE Radio                                        102 The English Language Training College
78 St. John Ambulance                                103 Marmot Basin
79 Superior Propane in Support of the CBCF           104 The Salvation Army
80 Red Deer Royals Marching Show Band                105 PSAC
81 Town of Devon                                     106 Service Canada Centre for Youth
82 Building Trades of Alberta                        107 Edmonton Strutters Drum Corps
83 WPCA Chuckwagons                                  108 Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club
84 The Co-operators Insurance                        109 University of Alberta Faculty of Extension
85 Girl Guides of Edmonton - 100 Years of Girl       110 Air Canada
   Greatness                                         111 Youth Initiatives & Education in Lifestyles &
86 Servus Credit Union                                   Driving Association
87 Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home                    112 YWCA
88 Enoch Cree Nation                                 113 City of Edmonton - Community Standards
89 Sangudo Speedway                                      Branch
90 The Rainbow Society of Alberta                    114 Edmonton Police Service
                                                     115 City of Edmonton, Fire Rescue Services
ALL BAND entries should arrive in the Assembly Area on Thursday
morning between 7:00 AM and 8:30 AM at 101A Avenue between 96 and 97 Street

Please ensure ALL your members are ready to go for 9:00 AM.

Road Closures PARADE DAY – Thursday, July 22, 2010
       Assembly Area – closed 6:30 AM until 12:30 PM. Located north of Jasper Avenue to 104 Avenue, from west
        of 95 Street to east of 97 Street.
       Parade Route – closed from 8:30 AM until approximately 12:30 PM.

Curb Lane Closures – Starting 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 21 to Thursday, July 22 until 3 p.m.
       Westbound: 103 Avenue, 106 Street - Lane East of 106 Street [Wheelchair Bleachers]
       Eastbound: 102 Avenue, 104 Street - Lane west of 104 Street [Band Judges Stands]
       Total Closure: 99 Street, 102 Avenue - Shoctor Alley [Television]

Parade Route
The parade route covers 4.0 kilometres from its starting point at on 99 Street and 102 Avenue heading
westbound to 108 Street, turns north to 103 Avenue, turns right heading eastbound and finishes at 97
Street. Estimated travel time is 45 minutes.

There is NO PARKING in the Assembly Area, so make other arrangements for support vehicles.
Overnight parking and trailer parking is available on Northlands grounds Please email your reservation to .

Be prepared for Parade weather!
Heat causes the most serious problems – if the day is warm and sunny, ensure that water is available for
everyone with your entry. Your section coordinator will make sure your entry is in the right spot in the
Assembly Area. Assembly and dispersal personnel will direct you on to the route.

Parade Movement
Our route marshals, have complete control of the parade movement. They may ask you to speed up or
slow down – their instructions must be followed.

Parade Breakfast
On Parade day, all participants are encouraged to enjoy the Safeway Family Pancake Breakfast at Sir
Winston Churchill Square starting at 7:00 a.m. (2 pancakes, 2 bacon, 2 sausages, 1 coffee, 1 juice = $3).
Most importantly HAVE FUN! Everybody Loves a Parade!
Thank you for your participation.

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