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MSFA Parade

June 19 @ 13:00 - 15:00

MSFA Parade

Parade Route: between 16th and 30th Streets on Baltimore Avenue

 

Parade Monitors will be on the entire parade route. They are authorized to remove any company or unit that is not behaving in a proper manner with the approval of Parade Marshal. Parade Monitors have the authorization to advise and correct any immediate safety concern in a professional matter and advise the Parade Marshal. The Parade Marshal or his designee will be the only person that can remove or disqualify a unit from the parade. Listed below are examples of some of the conduct that:

 

The Following Items Will NOT Be Tolerated

  1. Public drinking
  2. Pulling of hose or other equipment from apparatus
  3. Blowing of sirens or air horns
  4. Backing of apparatus thru parade route
  5. Throwing of any type of material from apparatus
  6. Discharging of water or other agents from apparatus
  7. Drilling in front of the reviewing stands that does not maintain forward progress
  8. Stopping or not maintaining forward progress in line of parade other than for safety purposes
  9. Majorette groups stopping to perform during the parade route
  10. Individuals reviewing the parade, jumping into the line of parade march of a unit or interfering with bands, queens, majorette groups, etc.
  11. Operation of any vehicle in an unsafe or reckless manner

 

The Following Safety Warnings Are Being Highlighted by the Committee

  1. Personnel standing and/or riding in the jump seat or rear step areas shall be cautious and stay alert for quick stops or actions
  2. Driver’s should use caution and stay alert of their personnel and people along the parade route
  3. If seatbelt’s or other safety devices are provided by the manufacturer then they must be worn in their proper manner
  4. All “Jake Brakes” or like equipment shall be used in proper manner or turned off during parade, as “hot riding” is unsafe and will not be tolerated.
  5. Fire Prevention Queens and/or other representatives riding on the roof/top of apparatus and/or hose bed, shall be in a safe position sitting directly on the roof/top or hose bed, not on a chair or other device.

 

All decisions of the Convention Parade Committee are final and are not subject to negotiations.

 

Thank you for your participation and cooperation.

 

Line-up: Inlet parking lot
Parade line-up will be first come, first in line, unless your jurisdiction comes in a group after forming together before the Route 50 bridge.

 

Event end time: TBD

 

No advance registration required.

 

Trophies and Awards

Maryland Company Making Best Appearance – Chief Marvin Gibbons Memorial Award
Maryland Company Making Second Best Appearance

President’s Award (1)

Company Coming Longest Distance
Company Coming Second Longest Distance

Best Appearing Fire Department Marching Unit (10 or more personnel)
Second Best Appearing Fire Department Marching Unit (10 or more personnel)
Third Best Appearing Fire Department Marching Unit (10 or more personnel)

Company with Most Uniformed Emergency Service Personnel

Fire Engines – 1500 GPM and Over Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (5)

Fire Engines – 1250 GPM Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (5)

Fire Engines – 1000 GPM and Under Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Rescue Pumper Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Pumper Tanker Making Best Appearance (1500 gallon capacity tank and over)
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Tanker Making Best Appearance (1500 gallon capacity tank and over)
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Brush Unit – Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (3)

Aerial Truck Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Elevated Platform Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Squad Truck Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Ambulance Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (5)

Command Unit Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Marine Rescue Unit Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Emergency Service Special Unit Making Best Appearance (Canteen, Forestry, Hazmat, Jeep, Gator, Etc.)
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (5)

Best Appearing Company from Delaware
Second Best Appearing

Best Appearing Company from Pennsylvania

Antique Emergency Apparatus Making Best Appearance (Over 25 Years or Older In Service)
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (2)

Antique Emergency Apparatus Making Best Appearance (25 Years or Older Not in Service)
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (2)

Antique Automobile Making Best Appearance (25 Years or Older)
Second Best Appearance

Hand Drawn Antique Making Best Appearance

Best Appearing Maryland Fire Auxiliary In Uniform

Auxiliary In Uniform Coming The Longest Distance

Fire Service Color Guard Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance

Non Fire Service Color Guard Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance

Fire Prevention Entry Making Best Appearance – Governors Award
Fire Prevention Entry Making Second Best Appearance

Miss Fire Prevention Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Fourth Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (8)

Junior Miss Fire Prevention Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Fourth Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (8)

Little Miss Fire Prevention Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Fourth Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (8)

Junior Fire Chief Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance
Third Best Appearance
Fourth Best Appearance
Honorable Mention (8)

Best Appearing Junior or Cadet Company
Second Best Appearing

Marching Band Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearing

Best Drum and Bugle Corp

Best Musical Group Leading Majorettes

Majorettes Making Best Appearance
Second Best Appearance

Pom Pom Squad Making Best Appearance

Comic Entry Making Best Appearance

Mascot Making Best Appearance

Hard Luck Award

Judges Awards (10)

 

More Info: Parade Prizes and Awards Presentation

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
13:00 - 15:00
Event Category:
Event Tags:

Organizer

MSFA
Website:
http://www.msfa.org/

Venue

Baltimore Avenue, Downtown Ocean City
Baltimore Avenue
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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