The Highland County Fair Parade Committee extends
an invitation to individuals and organizations to
participate in the 65th Annual Highland County Fair
Parade.  

This year’s parade theme is:
“Banjo Picking, Truck Pulling, Pig Squealing Fun!”

The parade will form at the Highland Center Grounds at
4:30 p.m. (Motorized vehicles include: fire trucks,
rescue squads, logging vehicles, tractors, antique
vehicles and other large trucks will meet at the
Monterey Livestock Market parking lot at 4:30 p.m.  
Highland County Fair Parade
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 @ 6 p.m.
•        The parade will form at the Highland Center Grounds at 4:30 p.m. (Motorized vehicles include: fire
trucks, rescue squads, logging vehicles, tractors, antique vehicles and other large trucks will meet at the
Monterey Livestock Market parking lot at 4:30 p.m.)
•        All entries should arrive by 5:30 pm.  Late entries (after 5:30) may not be judged.
•        No dirt bikes or ATVs, please.
•        This will be a “silent” parade—no sirens or startling noises.
•        A licensed operator must drive motorized vehicles (including tractors).  Child-sized toy vehicles
driven by minors must be parent/guardian supervised.
•        For safety concerns, any horse/pony that gets frightened and/or hard to control must be led from the
parade route immediately.  Riders 12 years old and under must have adult supervision.   
•        All horses must have a valid coggins to be presented at registration- NO EXEPTIONS!
•        Hold Harmless Agreements/Waivers will be required for ALL entries.  
•        The Highland Center Drive will be closed to traffic 4:30-7 p.m. for parade line-up.
•        Participants are responsible for obtaining entry number from registration table between 4:30-5:30 p.
m.   For information, call (540) 468-2225 or 468-2593.
•        A Cruise-In will be held immediately following the parade on the fairgrounds for all antique vehicles
entered in the parade and others.  Participants drive to front of school ticket booth for entry.  No entry fee.
Drivers will get free admission.  Passengers will be charged daily admission.  Driver/owner is encouraged
to stay with vehicle.  The Highland County Fair Association is not responsible for vehicles (damages, theft
or loss).  Judging of antique vehicles will be held on the fairgrounds at the Cruise-In (not during parade).
First place awards sponsored by Beverage Construction. Pre-registration is encouraged (not required) so
space can be planned (call Dean & Kathy at 540-468-2593 or Fred at 396-4850).  Written
registration/waiver required…given at parade line-up or at front of school ticket booth.
•        All winners will be announced along with prizes by 8:30 pm at the old Fair Office.


DECORATED FLOATS
1st ........................................................ $50
2nd ......................................................  $35  
3rd ....................................................... $25  

THEME FLOATS
“Banjo Picking, Trucking Pulling, Pig Squealing Fun!”
1st ........................................................ $50
2nd ....................................................... $35
3rd ....................................................... $25  

BEST APPEARING FIRE TRUCK
1st ........................................................ $50
2nd ....................................................... $35
3rd ....................................................... $25  

BEST APPEARING RESCUE SQUAD
1st ........................................................ $50
2nd ....................................................... $35
3rd ....................................................... $25

MARCHING BANDS
1st ........................................................ $50
2nd ......................................................  $35  
3rd ....................................................... $25  

BEST APPEARING 4X4 VEHICLE
(First place trophy sponsored by Varner Logging)
1st ........................................................ $20
2nd ....................................................... $15
3rd ....................................................... $10

BEST APPEARING WALKING GROUP/PERFORMERS
1st ........................................................ $20
2nd ....................................................... $15
3rd ........................................................ $10

BEST APPEARING PAGEANT WINNER (non float)
1st ........................................................ $15
2nd ....................................................... $10
3rd ........................................................ $5

ANTIQUE VEHICLES
(25 years and older)
(First place trophies sponsored by Varner Logging)

a.        1940 and older models
b.        1950 – 1960 models
c.        1970 – 1990 models
d.        Muscle
e.        Tractors
f.        Miscellaneous

1st………………………………………………..Trophy
2nd…………………………………………………….$15
3rd…………………………………………………….$10

EQUINE AND YOUNG RIDER (mounted)
(Rider 12 years old and under)
1st ........................................................ $15
2nd ....................................................... $10
3rd ......................................................... $5

EQUINE AND RIDER (mounted)
(Rider over 12 years old)
1st ........................................................ $15
2nd ....................................................... $10
3rd ......................................................... $5

EQUINE DRAWN ENTRY  
1st ........................................................ $15
2nd ....................................................... $10
3rd ......................................................... $5

BEST APPEARING BUSINESS PROMOTION
1st ........................................................ $15
2nd ....................................................... $10
3rd .......................................................... $5

JUDGES’ CHOICE
1st ........................................................ $15
2nd ....................................................... $10
3rd .......................................................... $5

MISCELLANEOUS  
1st ........................................................ $15
2nd ....................................................... $10
3rd .......................................................... $5
Photo Credit: Kathy Cobb Photography
Reminder: On Wednesday, the school will be closed until after the parade.