Corn Palace Stampede Inc.

P.O. Box 177  Mitchell, SD 57301

Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Parade Guidelines

2022 Theme:  TBD

July 16th, 2022

10:30 A.M. Start Time - Mitchell Main Street

Dear Parade Entrants:

Thank you for entering the Annual Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Parade.  Please read the following information.

  • Parade headquarters are located at the Performance Pet Products (formerly Campbell Supply) parking lot at 12th & Main.  Registration begins at 8:30 A.M. and concludes at 10:00 A.M.  EACH ENTRY NEEDS TO REGISTER AND PICK UP THEIR ENTRY NUMBER DURING THOSE TIMES.
  • All entries need to be in line ready to go by 10:00 A.M.
  • Buses and/or trailers can unload at the High School parking lot - east of the former MTI building.
  • Parade numbers need to be placed on both sides of the entry.  Please bring along necessary items to attach parade number to entry.  Ex:  tape, safety pins, etc.
  • Parade officials will be on hand to answer questions and help you line up.
  • Judges will be located near the Corn Palace balcony at 6th & Main.  While showing the judges your best, please do not hold up the parade behind you.
  • Following the parade, the results will be posted on the door of KORN radio and may be announced on our local radio stations.
  • Trophies will be available to be picked up at the rodeo performances on Sat. or Sun. nights.  Trophies not picked up at the rodeo can be picked up by contacting Mike Dittmer at 605.999.3787.
  • Shriner trophies will be awarded shortly following the parade.

ALONG THE ROUTE ...........

  • Try to maintain about 3 to 4 car lengths between your entry and the entry in front of you.
  • CANDY AND ALL OTHER ITEMS ARE TO BE HANDED OUT BY WALKERS
  • DO NOT THROW ITEMS FROM MOVING VEHICLES!
  • Use extreme caution in the use of props, Ex:  water etc. Do not spray water at people with cameras!
  • ABSOLUTELY NON ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED.

Thanks again for helping make this a great week for the community of Mitchell.

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