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MILITARY GROUP OR VETERAN ORGANIZATION
PARTICIPATION FORM

Please include the most accurate information possible
so that the appropriate amount of space in the
Assembly Area can be assigned to your unit in the parade.
Amendments must be made prior to the deadline date:
DECEMBER 3, 2012


***Submission of this application does not
guarantee a place in the parade.
All forms must be reviewed by our
Parade Committee. We will contact you
with our decision as soon as possible.*
**

GUIDELINES FOR PARTICIPATION:
ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED OR ARE STILL SERVING IN THE MILITARY AND THEIR FAMILIES WILL BE ALLOWED TO MARCH IN THE CWHH PARADE

We ask civilians, businesses, and politicians who want to show their support by participating in the Parade, to instead honor our Military by joining us as spectators to help us make this
one of the highest attended parades in history.
Our troops deserve nothing less!

*This parade is NOT a venue for
businesses or politicians to promote themselves 
*Be advised: Any Person, Banner, or Unit
that does not follow these guidelines
will be removed from this parade*

Name of Group or Organization: *
 Name of Contact Person: *  
Address Street 1: *
Address Street 2:
City: *
Zip Code: * (5 digits)
State: *
Phone: *
Fax:
Email: *
Please describe your Group/Organization and reason for wanting to participate in this parade: *
 GROUP CLASSIFICATION
(Check all that apply)

  Military Branch
  Marching Band
  Military Band
  WWII
  Korean War
  Vietnam War
  Desert Storm/Desert Shield
  Bosnia
  Kosovo
  Iraq
  Afghanistan
Other (Please Describe):
Are you a Veteran Service Organization?
If yes, are you an Active 501(c)3?
Will there be Vehicles in your Unit:
If yes, please check all that apply:
*Amount and description of each vehicle will be required below
FLOAT
  MILITARY VEHICLE
  TRUCK
  TROLLEY
   MOTORCYCLES
Other (Please Describe):


Please list the vehicles checked above and indicate the amount of each you would like in your unit. Followed by a brief description of each. Float 1
         Military Vehicle 4
        (3 Humvee, 1 Stryker)


I UNDERSTAND THAT ALL VEHICLES MUST BE APPROVED BY PARADE COMMITTEE AND THAT ALL DRIVERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VALID DRIVERS LICENSE AND PROOF OF INSURANCE:


 Number of Veterans,
Active-Service Members, and/or Family Members that will be participating in your unit:
If more than 100 participants, please explain here:

I UNDERSTAND THAT WE MUST PROVIDE OUR OWN BANNER OR SIGN FOR IDENTIFICATION:

I AGREE TO PROVIDE A BRIEF DESCRIPTION ABOUT OUR GROUP OR ORGANIZATION, INCLUDING A SHORT HISTORY, PURPOSE, AND NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS, WHICH CAN BE USED FOR MEDIA COMMENTARY:
Questions or Comments:
How did you hear about this?: *


BY SUBMITTING THIS FORM, I CERTIFY THAT, IF ACCEPTED, OUR UNIT WILL FOLLOW ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS ESTABLISHED BY THE CITY OF CHICAGO AND THAT UPON ANY INCIDENT, NO FAULT WILL BE FOUND WITH THE CITY OF CHICAGO OR THE PARADE ORGANIZERS: