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2017 Founders Day Community Parade Call for Entries

The City of Rancho Cucamonga is accepting applications for parade entries for the City’s Founders Day Community Parade themed - “40 Years of Hometown Heroes- Honoring Our Veterans and Local Heroes” - presented by Mark Christopher Auto Center. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. The parade route will begin on Day Creek Boulevard just south of Foothill Boulevard and continue south to Jack Benny Drive and conclude at the Rancho Cucamonga Epicenter.

The City encourages businesses, schools, youth groups and other organizations to submit parade entry applications to participate in the Founders Day Community Parade. There is no entrance fee, all participants must pre-register by completing an entry application available online at and submit by the deadline of October 1, 2017. Groups are encouraged to create small floats or incorporate themed props. All participants provide and carry a 6’ x 2 ½’ identification banner and should be uniformed, costumed or appropriately dressed to represent the parade theme.

Groups will be scored and awards will be handed out for categories like Best Representation of Theme, Most Spirited, Most Participation, and Best Overall Float. The competitive Founders Award will be presented to the group that best embodies the spirit of the day.

For more information regarding the Founders Day Community Parade or sponsorship opportunities, please contact the City of Rancho Cucamonga Community Services Department at (909) 477-2760 or visit

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