The theme for this year’s parade is “RICH IN TRADITION”
To participate in the parade please submit an entry form by Friday, July 31st 2020 at 5:00 p.m. For those entries wishing to be judged please mark the “Yes” box on the entry form and submit the $20 entry fee. Any entries received after the deadline will not be accepted.
Judging for entries will consider all entry types; commercial and non-commercial floats, antique cars and tractors, riding clubs, bands, and unpaid entertainment. Judged entries will be evaluated on creativity, exhibiting the theme, originality, appearance and use of music. We encourage all participants building floats to create unique and creative floats to help us represent the tradition of the XIT Rodeo and Reunion as well as this year’s parade theme “Rich in Tradition”.
Once entries are received you will be assigned an entry number. These numbers can be picked up from the Chamber of Commerce on or before Friday, August 7th before 2:00 p.m. If you are unable to pick up your number from the Chamber of Commerce, numbers will be available on Saturday morning during the parade lineup. Parade lineup will begin on Denver Ave. and will continue east on Texas Blvd. Numerous Past Directors will be donating their time to get you staged in your designated area so look for the white shirts. Staging will begin at 8:30 a.m.
As always awards will be given out at the announcers stand between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday during the barbeque.
1st place will be awarded $250
2nd place will be awarded $175
3rd place will be awarded $150.
Plaques will also be awarded for Best Antique Car and Tractor, Best Youth Rider as well as for the Riding Club that traveled the furthest to be a part of this historic event.
Please submit your entry form and return it to us as early as possible. The sooner you do the sooner we can start staging this exciting event. If you have any questions feel free to contact Wyatt Banks at 806-333-0262 or the Chamber of Commerce.