Procession Registration / Classes

Par Community Carnival Route


also refer to Procession Traffic Management and Street Collecting pages.

Registration Details

Our Carnival Procession is always the 3rd Saturday in July.
Anyone wishing to enter the procession should be at the Par Beach Carpark before 5.15pm (4.45pm – 5.15pm ) for registration.
Judging then takes place at 5.30pm before the Procession which sets off at 6.30pm, Anyone attending/registering after 5.15pm will not be judged.

Route: 1.97 Miles

Self Propelled Motor Vehicles, Towed Float, Cyclists And Walkers Guidelines.

mot test cerficate, vehicle road tax, public liability insurance, or a suitable indemnity cerficate (if required) must be valid and in force covering the use of the vehicle and or float in the carnival.
The tyres, lights and brakes must conform to legal requirements.
No passengers may be carried on a carnival float unless that float is proceeding in the carnival procession, except on large floats where an attendant may be carried to assist the driver. No one so carried shall climb off a float unless it is stationary and there is contact with the driver. At the end of the procession choose a safe location to stop and unload the passengers.
Any such procession may only proceed at walking pace when passengers are carried on the float.

Each float must be under the supervision of a suitable person(s) who will walk alongside the float. As a guide provide two supervisors for every 30 feet of float. No water, flour or other missiles should be thrown from the float. Adverting material and samples must be handed out by walkers and not by people on the float. Collections must not be operated from floats. Only walkers may collect using approved collections and authorised by the carnival committee.

A means of communication, either verbal or radio, must be available between the driver and passengers on the float to halt the vehicle immediately should the need arise. No one will climb on or off a vehicle or trailer whilst in the procession, unless the vehicle is stationary and one of the float supervisors is in contact with the driver who will be told when it is safe to proceed.
Under no circumstances will the consumption of alcohol be allowed immediately before or during the procession by any driver or other person carried in or on the carnival float or anyone supervising the float on foot.
In train vehicles, the tow bar will be supervised to ensure that no-one crosses between the vehicles or rides on the tow bar.
Children must be seated securely or if standing provided with restraints and adults should be provided with hand holds if standing. All persons under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an Adult (over 18 years).

Carnival Procession Classes

  1. Walking under 12 years
    2. Walking over 12 years
    3. Walking mixed groups
    4. Best Decorated, skateboard, scooter etc
    5. Youth Organisation walking
    6. Adult Organisation walking
    7. Visiting Fairy Queen
    8. Visiting Fairy Queen Group
    9. Visiting Carnival Queen
    10. Visiting Carnival Queen Group
    11. Decorated “Royalty” vehicle
    12. Decorated Animal
    13. Decorated Lorry or Commercial Vehicle
    14. Decorated Vehicle/Trailer
    15. Classic Vehicle

Best Entry Overall
Best Home-made costume
Best vehicle

classes subject to change, depending on number of entries