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Kids Ride-On Parade Registration


  • All contestants must be full-time residents of Jefferson County.

  • The parade will be on Friday, June 7 immediately following the Bed Race.

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Winners will be named in Best Overall and Best Watermelon Decorations.

  • Ride-ons must be kid-friendly - bicycles, wagons pulled by parents, scooters, tricycles, or low-voltage powered toys. NO GOLF CARTS PLEASE.

  • Watermelon themed decorations strongly encouraged but not required.

  • Parents of winners will be responsible for organizing their child riding for the Parade held Saturday, June 15, 2024.



  • All applications must be received no later than 12:00 PM, Friday,  May 31, 2024.

  • There is no entry fee.


I do hereby agree to abide by the rules, regulations, and guidelines of this contest. The contest director/staff/venue will not be held liable for any injury, loss, or damage before, during, or after meetings, rehearsals, competitions, any and all future events, etc. The judges’ decisions are final and nonnegotiable. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN (unless the contest is cancelled.) I attest to the truthfulness of the information provided. I agree that my family and I will show forth good conduct at all times.


I give permission to the Monticello Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, the Watermelon Festival Committee, and all event sponsors, to record the appearance, physical likeness and/or voice on videotape, on film, or digital video disk, and/or take photographs of the appearance of my child 

and to release these images to the news media, use for posting on the Intranet or Internet, use in internal or external publications, or use in any other manner deemed appropriate by the Chamber, Festival, or Sponsor.


I acknowledge that the Monticello Jefferson Chamber of Commerce is the sole owner of all rights in, and to, this visual, sound production, photograph(s), or print material, thereof, and that it has the right to use or reproduce the resulting property as often as it finds necessary. The property may be used indefinitely by television, radio, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, brochures, Internet, intranet, or in other media once released.


The Monticello Jefferson Chamber of Commerce has the right, among other things, to edit and/or otherwise alter the visual or sound recording, or photographs, as needed. I understand I will receive no compensation for the appearance of the above-named person or for participation in said productions. I agree to hold the Chamber, Watermelon Festival Committee and all Sponsors, their employees and other parties harmless against claim, liability, loss, or damage caused by, or arising from, my participation in this activity. Revocation of this release may be made in person to the Monticello Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce.

Thanks for your submission!

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