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Livermore Rodeo Parade  2024
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 Parade Page


Contents

On This Page

Grand Marshall & Community Service Award
Entry Forms, Rules, Etc.
2024 Parade Results
Parade Lineup
Lineup by Category
Parade Entry Categories
Parade Sponsors
Parade Rules

On Other Pages

Parade Photos on photo site (full res downloads) (Uploaded after parade)
Parade Photos (on web pages with parade script) (Uploaded after parade)


Parade Video (when available)
On Youtube, filmed by Nile Runge
 

Parade Route (PDF)

Parade Home Page
(Viewer's guide, rodeo week calendar, etc.)


The 2024 Livermore Rodeo Parade will be held on
 
June 8
beginning at 10:00am
 


Grand Marshall & Community Service Award

The Grand Marshall for 2024 is

Read bio


 


Community Service Award Recipient

 
Read bio


 

 

The Theme of the parade is the Rodeo, as always.
 


Entry Forms & Contact

Parade entry forms were emailed on early April to last year's participants.
They are due May xx, 2024 (Payment and final script is due then).  The forms will be available at the following links:

Click Here for the Parade Entry Cover Letter (PDF)
Click here for the entry form (PDF)
Click here for the Parade Route (PDF)

Contact Info:
Paul Szmyd
Parade Chairman 2020
Address: PO Box 845    Livermore, Ca. 94551
E-mail; Livermoreparade@yahoo.com

 

2023 Parade Results

The results were announced and trophies presented at Carnegie Park at around 12:30pm on the day of the Rodeo Parade
 

General Sweepstakes Award

 

Equestrian Sweepstakes Award

 

Links go to photos

Equestrian Awards, Judged by the California State Horseman’s Association

Cat # Category 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
20 Matched Pair      
32 Silver Mounted (Open)      
34 Sheriff's Posse      
35 Fancy Parade Horse (Open)      
40 Dancing Horses      


General Entry Awards, Judged by Rotary Club of Livermore

Cat # Category 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
5 Majorette Corps/Drill Team (Junior)      
7 Amateur Float      
8 Commercial Floats      
9 Novelty Unit Senior      
10 Novelty Unit Junior      
11 Color Guard (Senior)      
13 Color Guard (Military)      
14 Antique Vehicles      
15 Classic & Custom Vehicles      
17 Commercial Entry      

 

2023 Parade Lineup

Click Here for a two page printable version in Acrobat format

Links go to the photo(s) of each entry.
(added after parade)

Entry
Position
Name of Entry & Website Photo Link Full Res
Photo Site
Page Link
Entry Class People Assemble
 Area
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Numbers 1 to 32 must be in line by 9:30am
Numbers 33 to 42 must be in line by 9:45am
Numbers 43 to 59 must be in line by 10:00am
Numbers 60 to 69 must be in line by 10:20am
Numbers 70 to 75 must be in line by 10:30am
Numbers 77 to 79 must be in line by 10:40am

Entries by Category

NC = Non-competitive (Categories 1, 2, 3, 18, 19)
Categories 4-17 and 20-38 are judged.

 
Entry Class
number
Category
Name
Entry
Position
Place Name of Entry
(Links go to photos)
People
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

Non-Competitive
Entry Class
number
Category
Name
Entry
Position
  Name of Entry
(Links go to photos)
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Parade Entry Categories

Not all categories have entries.
 

Class #

Category

1st 2nd 3rd Awarded in 2022
Bands
1

Civilian/Military Bands

NC NC NC  
2

Elementary, Jr. High Bands

NC NC NC  
3

High School Bands

NC NC NC
Marching Units
4

Majorette Corps/Drill Teams (Senior)

$165 $110   Yes
5

Majorette Corps/Drill Teams (Junior)

$140 $65   Yes
6

Solo Majorette

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
Floats
7

Amateur Float

$165 $110 $60 Yes
8

Commercial Floats

$165 $110 $60
Novelty Units
9

Novelty Unit (Senior)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

Yes

10

Novelty Unit (Junior)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

Yes
Color Guards
11

Color Guard (Senior)

$90 $60   Yes
12

Color Guard (Junior)

$90 $60    
13

Color Guard (Military)

Trophy

Trophy

 

Yes
Vehicles
14

Antique Vehicles

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

Yes
15

Classic & Custom Vehicles

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

Yes
Fire Engines
16

Antique Fire Engines

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
Miscellaneous
17

Commercial

Trophy Trophy Ribbon Yes
18

Political

NC NC NC  
19

Non-Competitive (open)

NC NC NC  
Horse Entries (CSHA Judged)
20

Matched Pair

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
21

Working Western (Senior)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
22

Working Western (Junior)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
23

Pony/Horse Drawn Vehicle

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
24

Mounted Group (Senior)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

Yes
25

Mounted Group (Junior)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

Yes
26

Color Guard

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
27

Plain Western

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
28

Novelty Horse, Costume (Open)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
29

Local Western (Senior)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
30

Local Western (Junior)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
31

Fancy Dress Western (Open)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
32

Silver Mounted (Open)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
33

Charro/Charra (Open)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
34

Sheriff's Posse

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

Yes
35

Parade Horse (Open)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
36

Future Horse Man/Woman

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
37

Miniature Horse (Open)

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 
38

Junior Equestrian

Trophy

Trophy

Ribbon

 

NC = Non-Competitive (not judged)

General Sweepstakes – Trophy
Equestrian Sweepstakes – Trophy

Parade Sponsors

2023 Sponsors listed currently

 

Major Sponsors
 

 

Topcon
 

Rotary Club of Livermore

Livermore Stockmen's Rodeo Association

Enterprise

Livermore Sanitation

     
Wente Vineyards

Baughman's Western Outfitters

The Independent Newspaper


Past Major Corporate Sponsors

Topcon Positioning Systems
Baughman's Western Outfitters
City of Livermore


Wente Vineyards
Livermore Sanitation
Livermore Stockmen's Rodeo Association

Independent Newspaper
Enterprise Car Rental
LARPD


Past Corporate Sponsors

Alden Lane Nursery
Big White House Winery
Crown Trophy
Fantasy Sound
Gene Morgan Insurance Agency


Ising’s Culligan Water Service
Law Office of Jennifer Thaete PC
Livermore Stockmen’s Rodeo Association, Livermore/Concord Feed and Livestock
Oral Surgery Office of Dr. Jack Mills

Pedrozzi Foundation, Tri-Valley Auto Body
DBA Capital Insight Financial Group
Lori Souza
Kathlene Tabet
Visiting Angels

Past Parade Sponsors

Bent Creek Winery
Tim Berry
In Memory of Jerry Bireley- Kathleen Bireley
Kelly & Rob Bowers
Camino Press
Robert & Karen Cowan
The Coyle Family
Jay Davis
East Valley Termite Company


eLivermore
TJ Gilmartin
Charles & Khabira Hartwig
Kemper Group, CPA-Tim Weaver
Pat McMenamin
Securities America-Christian Chukwuma
Special Events Bay Area
Irv & Patty Stowers
The Singing Winemaker, Steve Powell
Paul Thompson
Don & Shari Wentz
LindaTinney
Mary Ann Rozsa-Real Estate Agent
Glenn Kubiak
Dale Chorney
Hoge, Fenton, Jones, & Appel
Norm's Towing

 

Livermore Rodeo Parade Rules for 2024

2023 Rules are currently listed here

  PARADE CLASSIFICATION must be entered on parade entry form. If you fail to do so, you will be classified as #19, Non-Competitive.
  NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEES: Commercial/Political Entries $125. All others $45. Checks should be made out to Rotary Club of Livermore, and mailed to Livermore Rodeo Parade, PO Box 845, Livermore, CA 94551.  Applications will not be processed prior to receipt of the fee.
  ENTRY NUMBERS and instructions will be mailed one week prior to the parade. The main judging stand is at 2nd and "K" Street on the right side of the parade route. All identification numbers must be placed or worn on the right front of the entry in plain view of the judging team.

If you are ASSOCIATED WITH ANOTHER ENTRY where you need adjacent entry numbers and we did not provide you with consecutive Entry Numbers, YOU MUST NOTIFY the Parade Chairman IMMEDIATELY. NO Entry Numbers will be Changed less than 7 days prior to the Day of the Parade.

  All Horse entries in a judged category must be present and ready for judging at 8:30 am at 3rd and “J” Streets. This rule is made by the CSHA, not the Rodeo Parade, and may affect awards given. Riding on the parade route before lineup is not allowed.
  FLOAT ENTRIES must have flame retardant materials or chemically treated decorations.
NON-HORSE ENTRIES are judged by the Rotary Club of Livermore.
NO SMOKING WHILE ON ROUTE! Motorized units must have fire extinguishers. No open flames on or around floats. No loud noisemakers to scare horses.
  CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES by parade participants is not allowed by City Ordinance. This includes parade lineup area as well as the parade route.
  PARADE ASSEMBLY TIME: Your entry packet (mailed a week prior to the parade), will contain - entry time, line-up location, and parking information.
  ENTRY LINEUP Parade officials will be there to assist you with lining up. Parade starts promptly at 10:00am.
a. THIS MEANS "3rd & J Assembly Area" STARTS AT 9:30 SHARP MOVING DOWN 3rd STREET TO THE BEGINNING OF THE PARADE AT 3rd AND "O" STREET.
b. Multiple horses, vehicles, or persons with the same entry number must proceed as one group (no spacing).
c. Maintain your spacing between entries and, PLEASE, not more than 50 feet at any time.
  Participants must MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THEIR VEHICLES AND ANIMALS at all times. No one under the age of six (6) years may be in control of these without an adult, 18 years or older supervising.
  ENTRIES CAN BE DISQUALIFIED FOR:
a. Failing to maintain a maximum of no more than 50 feet or a minimum of no less than 25 feet from the preceding entry.
b. Not completing the entire parade route.
c. Throwing objects or squirting liquids from your unit
d. Shooting firearms or fireworks.
e. Refusing to obey parade marshals or police.
  Allowable time for performing before the ANNOUNCING STANDS:
a. A ROUTINE of NO MORE THAN 60 SECONDS by any Entrant.  Equestrian Units are limited to One Complete Circle
b. A PENALTY of 5 POINTS WILL BE ASSESSED FOR EACH VIOLATION for EXCESSIVE TIME. In addition, other sanctions may be imposed (See map for announcing stand locations).
c. All other units must maintain FORWARD MOTION at each of the four announcing stands.
  Decisions of the judges will be final.
  PARADE AWARDS will be announced and presented at Carnegie Park (see map) aapproximately 30 minutes following the parade. Trophies, plaques, and ribbons must be picked up at the awards ceremony whereas cash award will be mailed to the address on the Entry Form.
Parade Committee reserves the right to refuse any entrant’s parade participation.

 

Grand Marshall Bio
 

 


 

 

 

Community Service Award Bio
 

   

 

 


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