August 18, 2017
Dear ISU Homecoming Parade Enthusiast:
This year's ISU Homecoming theme is "Bengals for Life." I am excited to invite our Bengal supporters to
join us for the ISU Homecoming Parade! I know this year's parade will be fun and entertaining as you
help us cheer the Bengals on to victory over the Cal Poly Mustangs. The ISU Homecoming Parade is on
Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. followed by the game at 2:30 p.m.
PARADE ENTRY FEES:
- Commercial/Business/Political Entry: $75.00
- Non-Profit Organization Entry: $40.00 (Must provide 501(c)(3) document)
The entry deadline for the parade is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017. A late fee of $50.00 will
be assessed to all entries made after this date without exception. Entry applications will NOT be
accepted after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017.
General participants will enter at 2nd Ave. & Sutter and directed down 1st Ave.
Two lines will be formed along 1st Ave. between the cross streets of Whitman &
Sutter. Lineup is on a first come first placed basis. Entrance exceptions listed
Special entrances have been reserved for bands, cheer groups, drill teams, and dance groups.
These groups will enter the parade at a location assigned to them in the application follow-up letter.
Parade officials will space these groups so that spectators will be able to hear and see them
independently. There is no room to reserve space for multiple groups to follow bands. If a group wants
to follow a band, they must arrive with the band to ensure space.
The 2nd Ave. and Sutter entrance will open at 7:30 a.m. Officials will direct participants to 1st Ave. where
the lineup will be formed. The parade will begin at 9:30 a.m., from the corner of 1st Ave and Center St.
The parade will proceed east onto Center Street and continue until turning south onto 15th Ave. Floats
will proceed past Holt Arena to the official Parade end at the corner of 15th/MLK Jr. Way. Floats needing
to disband, may use the parking lot to the east of Reed Gym. Participants may be picked up at the Reed
I am looking forward to another incredible ISU Homecoming Parade, huge community turn out, and a
big Bengal victory!
ISU Homecoming Parade Chair
ISU Homecoming Parade
Saturday, September 30,2017
Parade begins at 9:30am
The parade will not end at
the Holt Arena.
The parade will end at 15th/Memorial and MLK Jr Way. Participants may turn left onto Terry St. and disband in the parking lot to the East of Reed Gym.