Thank you for registering for the 2018 MLK Day Parade. This year’s theme is : “50 Years Later the Dream Still Lives”. The paradewill take place on January 15, 2018 promptly at 11 am at the corner of MLKBlvd & John Hope Franklin. All vehicles are asked to be atthe parade site no later than 8:30 am that morning. A representativefrom each organization must check in at the Command Tent prior to 9:30 am. This year we will distribute entry numbers the morning of the parade at theCommand Tent. We will not be distributing numbers in advance as inprevious years. The Command Tent will be located on the corner of MLKand John Hope Franklin. We are finalizing the parade map and will send it out as soon as it's available. The route will be the same, but there will be changes in the staging areas from last year.
If your group intends to be judged, they should be in place nolater than 8:00 am. Judging will begin promptly at8:30 am. The awards ceremony take place at 10:15 am in the BamaHospitality Tent located in the field between MLK Blvd and Boston Avenue.
Over the next week, we will send out emails toeach participating group with any additional information needed or confirmingthat we have received everything. If you don’t receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org by January 6, please send us an email or call our hotlinenumber at 918-492-9495 to ensure we have you registered.
The MLK Parade meeting will be held at 9 am on Saturday, January6 in the Auditorium at OSU-Tulsa (700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106). Attendance at this meeting is strongly encouraged for new paradeparticipants. The meeting will review the parade route, rules andregulations and provide an opportunity for you to ask questions.
Volunteer opportunities are still available. Go to thesignup genius link to see a list of positions and times at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b48ada92ea7f94-2018.
Find attached the 39th Annual MLK Day parade rules and regulations. Please distribute the rulesand regulations to all participants in your group so they understand what is tobe expected.
For more information, call our MLK Hotline at 918.492.9495,leave your name, phone number, and a brief message and your call will bereturned as soon as possible.
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