2018 Homecoming Parade
Grand Sweepstakes - UM Housing
Mayor's Award - Girl Scouts of Montana
Governor's Award - Alumni Trolley
Best Theme - Ironworkers Local 14
1st – Missoula Urban Indian Health
2nd – Missoula Family YMCA
3rd – Fraternal Order of Eagles
1st – 3 Rivers Pediactric Dentistry
2nd – Roothead Studios
3rd – Lawn Works
1st – Missoula Taekwondo Center
2nd – Summit Cheering Athletics
3rd – Cub Scout Pack Alternate: Missoula County 4-H
1st – Hellgate Knights Booster Club
2nd – Sentinel High School Student Government
3rd – ENDVR & ASPIRE
1st – Forester’s Ball
2nd – Kyiyo Native America Student Association
3rd – UM Advocates
*No awards were given in the political category, given it is an election year
REQUIRED READING FOR ALL ENTRIES
PARADE COORDINATOR: UM Alumni Office – 243-5211
PARADE DATE: Saturday, October 6, 2018
LINE-UP TIME: 9 A.M. (Parade starts promptly @ 10 A.M.)
PARADE THEME: "MONTANA STRONG"
Office of Alumni Relations
University of Montana
107 Brantly Hall
Missoula, MT 59812
PARADE ROUTE: Begins at the intersection of Higgins Avenue and Broadway, proceeds across the Higgins Avenue Bridge south to University Avenue.
- First half of entries (University entries, bands, youth organizations, and school entries) will turn east on University Avenue and continue on University to Helen Avenue.
- Second half (all other entries) will turn west at Plymouth Street, then disperse.
THE PARADE LINEUP WILL BE ON PINE, SPRUCE, ALDER and RAILROAD STREETS.
***PLEASE NOTE: Most entries have music. Because of the number of entries featuring music,
entries with music will likely be next to each other. Please plan accordingly.***
YOUR OFFICIAL PARADE LINE-UP POSITION NUMBER WILL BE EMAILED OR MAILED TO THE “PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ENTRY” ON WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3. THE OFFICIAL PARADE LINE-UP POSITION NUMBERS WILL BE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE ON WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3, www.grizalum.com.
REMINDER: CITY ORDINANCE PROHIBITS THE THROWING OF CANDY OR OTHER MATERIALS DURING THE PARADE. No candy or any other materials will be allowed to be thrown or dropped from floats or other vehicles along the Parade route by Parade entries. Only a parade participant on foot may hand candy or other items to parade spectators on the sidewalk. To keep youngsters from surging into the street to retrieve candy, CANDY DISTRIBUTORS MUST WALK AT CURBSIDE TO HAND OUT CANDY. Please respect our concern for children’s safety.