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Register to Participate in the 2014 Homecoming Parade

Posted Jul. 21, 2014
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Members of the Homecoming Court
wave to the crowd during a Homecoming

Kent State University and the city of Kent invite you or your department to participate in the 2014 Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 18. The parade will step off at 11 a.m. from the Kent Campus and will proceed west on Main Street. The parade will conclude at approximately 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Franklin Avenue in downtown Kent.

This year’s parade theme is “Kent State Pride is Worldwide.”

Participation in the parade is limited to the first 100 entries. All entries must be received by Friday, Sept. 26 for consideration of acceptance into the Homecoming Parade. Your entry will be confirmed upon receipt of your registration form. Parade registration, staging and disbanding location, map and additional information will be sent to the entry’s contact person by Oct. 3.

Please email, mail or fax your completed form by Friday, Sept. 26, to:

Rebecca Kapler
Center for Student Involvement
226 Kent Student Center
Kent, OH 44242-0001
330-672-2052 Fax

Each entrant is responsible for securing their own parade mobility, whether by foot or vehicle. Signs and/or banners are also the responsibility of the entrant. Parade participants are welcome to pass out promotional items and/or candy to the parade spectators, both children and adults. All entries should be in good taste and not make any reference to alcohol, drugs or other distasteful or offensive behaviors.

If you have specific questions about the parade, contact Rebecca Kapler, in the Center for Student Involvement, at 330-672-5288 or