Unit Applications Available for 40th Annual Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade



SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Applications for pre-parade entertainment, specialty and equestrian units for the 40th Annual Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation are now available online at www.fiestabowl.org. Those interested in participating must submit an application through the Parade section of the website by Tuesday, August 31, 2010.

The 40th Annual Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade is scheduled for Friday, December 31, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Valley residents and visitors alike annually line the streets of central Phoenix to witness this beloved Arizona tradition featuring a fantastic display of beautiful floats, high-flying helium balloons, VIP guests, incredible marching bands, and specialty and equestrian units.

Groups applying for this year's event are encouraged to submit entries that reflect Arizona's unique cultural heritage and breathtaking desert landscapes. Those applying as specialty units should be non-equestrian entries that will perform as the Parade continuously moves along the route. Pre-parade entertainment entries are expected to provide stationary performances on the route before the Parade begins at 11:00 a.m.

Those applying to participate in the Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade are not guaranteed approval for participation; all applications will be reviewed by the selection committee and notifications will be sent out on or before Thursday, September 30, 2010.

To apply, please visit www.fiestabowl.org or contact Fiesta Bowl Parade Coordinator Veronica Brana at (480) 517-6275 or vbrana@fiestabowl.org.