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Effingham Co. Fair Parade

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Sunday, August 04, 2013by millie.lange

The Effingham County Fair Twilight Parade will be held Sunday, August 4 with the theme A Blue Ribbon Affair. There will be plaques provided along with cash prizes awarded for chosen parade categories with ribbons to all participants. Pre-registerion is required for judged entries and must be received by August 3. Non-judged entries may register the day of the parade but pre-registration is highly recommended. The parade will take off from the parking lot or other designated staging areas near Altamont High School at 4:45 p.m. and arrive at the grandstand by 5 p.m. Participants are to arrive between 3:15 and 3:45 p.m. to facilitate judging and parade lineup.

Online registration is encouraged at the link or use the entry form found on page 77 of the 2013 fair premium book on the fair's website at A short description of the parade entry of 35 words or less should be furnished with the entry form. Phone Terry Cristi or Deb at 618-483-6584 if there are any questions. This year's Master of Ceremonies will be Greg Sapp. The fair will run August 2 through August 10.