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Krewe of Wrecks -2019 Parade Safety Rules

Any infringement of these rules can result in your float being completely excluded from parade participation. The Krewe member signing this sheet will be the contact person for the Krewe and the responsible party for the Krewe on parade day. These rules are for your safety as well as the visiting public coming to enjoy the parade.

1) PARADE

The turnaround point for the parade line up is at Avenida 18, past the fire station. Floats will then line up along the northern curb of the westbound lanes of Via de Luna. Floats can begin lining up at I Oam and are required to line up in the order of arrival. No gaps or saving spots will be permitted. Violators may be taken from lineup and placed at the end.
The staging area is a residential area, floats must keep music at a decent level. If a complaint is received, the Krewe's responsible party will be subject to citation and/or ejection from the parade. This is a family friendly event. No loud or vulgar music.
Do not block driveways or streets along the staging area.
Sheriffs deputies will be patrolling the lineup/staging area and along the entire route providing spectator control, ensuring public safety and compliance with these safety rules.
Throwing items to any spectator is prohibited while floats are en route to lineup/staging.

Once the parade starts, floats may start throws upon reaching the ban-icades at Avenida 10.

NO BARRICADES, NO THROWS!! NO BARRICADES, NO THROWS!!

Parade rolls PROMPTLY at 2:00PM. Throw moon pies, trinkets, beads etc. . . far into the crowd to help children stay out of the road. Be careful not to allow throws to fall between floats or tow vehicles.

NO BARRICADES, NO THROWS!! NO BARRICADES, NO THROWS!!


The parade route starts at Avenida 10, proceeding west on Via de Luna to the entrance of Casino Beach parking lot and ends near the Pavilion (GSP). Floats do not stop at the reviewing stand. You may pass slowly and throw beads and similar items to the judges. While parking the floats drivers must follow directions of deputies.

2) KREWE / FLOAT

Parade participants and Krewe members are advised to use good judgment during the parade by not drinking to excess. Do not display alcohol containers, use paper or plastic cups. Riders may not get off the floats carrying alcoholic beverages. Your float should be self-contained, no littering.
No oversized tow trucks, motorcycles, pickup trucks, allowed unless pulling a float. The float maximum length 72 feet, including tow vehicle.

3) DRIVERS

a) Drivers must be sober. Deputies will be posted at the beginning of the parade, with a Portable Breath Tester. By rule, , the designated float driver must blow .000 or the float will be eliminated from participating. Per Florida statute, no open containers are allowed in the tow vehicles.
DRIVERS WILL NOT TOSS/HAND THROWS FOR ANY REASON

Revised 1/11/2019 KPachucki

 

Staging area for the floats

FOR ANY QUESTIONS IN REGARDS TO THE SAFETY PARADE RULES PLEASE E-MAIL;

LT. Kevin Pachucki   with Escambia Sheriff department  kpachucki@escambiaso.com ​

Typb) Maintain a safe distance between floats. If your vehicle breaks down, do what you can to allow the following floats to safely pass to continue the route. Drive safely and keep up with the float in front of you.

4)    SAFETY OBSERVERS/WALKERS

Each float is required to have safety walkers for each wheel of the float and one on each side of the tow vehicle. Safety walkers must be at least 18 years old, sober, and wear a traffic safety vest. Ex. 2 safety walkers for the tow vehicle (one on each side) if the float has 4 wheels, (2 axles) then the float will have 4 safety walkers for a total of 6 walkers.
SAFETY WALKERS/OBSERVERS WILL NOT TOSS/HAND THROWS FOR ANY REASON.
No one under the age of 18 will be allowed to walk in the parade.
No animals will be allowed to parade.

5)   PARKING - ARRIVAL / DEPARTURE

a) Arrival

Floats brought to the reserved parking lot on the Saturday night before the parade, must check in with sheriffs personnel, they will be instructed where and how to park. Failure to check in will result in the float being removed at the owner's expense. No security will be provided, floats left overnight will be at their own risk. No floats allowed prior to 3 p.m. on 3/2/19 and no other floats will be allowed after 8 p.m.
All floats must vacate the parking lot by 1 1 am parade day. No 'non-tow' vehicles will be permitted in the reserved parking lot.

b) Departure

Once floats have entered the parking lot, parade participants will be required to quickly exit the float.

(1)   Persons with alcoholic beverages are prohibited to remain in county parking lots. Violators are subject to citation and/or arrest. (Co. Ord. #6-63)

(2)   Drivers must stay with floats that remain parked. Parked floats will be allowed to exit the parking lot only when directed by LEO. All floats are required to leave the parking lot by 7 p.m.

Before leaving the parking lot, make sure all trash is picked up, and placed in the provided dumpsters. Please have an assigned person to coordinate policing around the float.
If your float is immediately leaving the beach at the conclusion of the parade, you will pass the judges stand and exit Casino parking lot. Any unloading you want to do will be done in the sandy parking area near the boat ramp, south of Morgan Park.
Do not stop to unload anyone/anything in the exit lanes of Casino Beach parking lot. The driver can be cited for impeding traffic.
The Florida State Highway Patrol investigates any accidents.


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