Children’s Parade Registration

Click here to download the 2019 Children’s Parade Registration Letter

Click here to download the 2019 Children’s Parade Registration Form

Click here to download the 2019 Children’s Parade Rules & Regulations

  • DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2019.

    You will receive notification that your application has been received.

    Release: By signing this form, I release the Mountain State Forest Festival from any and all personal injury or property damage that I may incur as a result of my participation in the Mountain State Forest Festival.
  • Parade of Children Rules & Regulations

  • You must sign at the bottom and include with registration to participate

    1. Group or individuals may participate in the parade;

    2. Any potential participant not receiving an invitation through our regular mailing may request an application by calling the Mountain State Forest Festival office at 304-636-1824;

    3. Costumes will not be judged;

    4. Twirlettes will be exhibition only;

    5. No motorized vehicles will be allowed in the parade, including pick-up trucks, flatbed trucks, cars, four wheelers, mules, etc. The only exception will be one vehicle permitted for each twirlette or dance group for the purpose of music;

    6. Pre-registration is required for all organizations with a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle will be required to submit a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Without the information, you will not be permitted to participate. This information should be forwarded with application by September 20, 2019;

    7. It is suggested that costumes reflect the annual theme of the parade;

    8. No political, controversial or business advertisement may be represented in the Children’s Parade;

    9. All entrants must obey the instruction of the parade officials in order to provide event movement of the parade as a whole. These officials will be properly identified and have authority to disqualify or eject entrants from the parade;

    10. Businesses or organizations may enter their mascots in the parade if desire;

    11. Failure to comply with the rules and regulations may result in disqualification or ejection from the parade and removal from future participation;

    12. The Mountain State Forest Festival reserves the right to screen and reject or approve all entries. The entertainment and enjoyment of the parade viewers is of the utmost importance;

    13. Candy cannot be thrown along the parade route, however, it can be handed out;

    By signing below, I indicate that I have read the Rules & Regulations and understand each as they apply and have made a copy for myself/organization/business:
  • Mountain State Forest Festival General Rules & Regulations

  • 1) Mountain State Forest Festival reserves the right to adjust locations in the event of inclement weather, inclement ground conditions or as needed.

    2) All applications for specific events and entry fees must be received by the deadline set for specific event.

    3) All applications will be reviewed by the designated Mountain State Forest Festival committee. Each exhibitor or vendor will be notified by mail/email if the application is accepted by the committee by the deadline advertised for that event.

    4) All registration fees are non-refundable unless specified in the specific rules for that event.

    5) A royalty will be charged to any vendor selling wears bearing the Mountain State Forest Festival and/or the official logo of the Mountain State Forest Festival.

    6) Please note any special needs on your application. We will attempt to meet the special need, if any additional fees are required for your request we will notify you of the additional fee within two (2) weeks of receiving your application and fee.

    7) The Mountain State Forest Festival, or any agent acting on its behalf, will not be responsible for damages to exhibitor’s/vendor’s displays, units or property.

    8) The Mountain State Forest Festival reserves the right to advertise the presence of the exhibitor or vendor. The exhibitor agrees to hold the Mountain State Forest Festival and any agent acting on its behalf harmless from any advertising or other liability.

    9) Unless otherwise agreed upon all hardware (i.e. electrical cords, tables, tents/canopy, coverings, lighting, etc.) is the responsibility of the Exhibitor/Vendor.

    10) Alcohol is strictly prohibited at any Mountain State Forest Festival event without prior written permission from the Mountain State Forest Festival.

    11) No merchandise depicting drugs, alcohol or tobacco may be sold, displayed or promoted at any Mountain State Forest Festival event without prior written permission.

    12) No item used to consume drugs may be sold, displayed or promoted at any Mountain State Forest Festival event.

    13) Mountain State Forest Festival reserves the right to request a vendor to remove any merchandise or display that the event organizers determine is unacceptable or inconsistent with the Forest Festival rules or philosophy.

    14) Mountain State Forest Festival reserves the right to evict any person/organization/business for failure to follow the General Rules or the Specific Rules for each event.

    By signing below I indicate I have read the General Rules & Regulations and understand each as they apply and have made a copy for myself/organization/business: