PARADES FOR TEAMS
Competitive Team Championships
Non Competitive Team – Parade for FUN
dream of a lifetime comes true as your group
PARADES DOWN MAIN STREET, U.S.A.® in the Magic
BE SURE TO SEND IN YOUR VIDEO AUDITION EARLY along with your
parade team roster!
November 15, 2016
Space is limited
FIRST RECEIVED….FIRST RESERVED
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Reserve a position.
Participants must be
(10 ) ten years
and able to march two miles for
this is a Disney rule. Birth certificates may be required. Groups
not abiding by Disney rules will be removed from parade lineup.
For those members under the age of
10, we now have the PEE WEE Pre-Show at the Awards
Extravaganza! For complete information please look at the Solo
Parade & Showcase Link for Music and Video.
Teams may participate in one of
High School or Collegiate Teams. Senior C's (Saturday Night)
just for FUN ! Juveniles may only perform in Saturday Parade, all others Day or Night
CHOOSE YOUR PARADE (s)
SATURDAY DAY: Juvenile Parade Championships
or Teams Non Competitive, just for FUN
Saturday Night: Junior, Senior, High School, & Collegiate
& Senior "C's" Parade Championships or Teams Non
Competitive, just for FUN, Day or Night.
Park ~ Splash Mountain Gate
Night: TBD Magic Kingdom®
Park ~ Splash Mountain Gate
3:15PM Pirates Gate, Splash Gate, or Sunshine Tree Terrace
TBDPM Pirates Gate, Sunshine Tree Terrace, or Adventurland
will be designated to the coach prior to the championships.
will choreograph their team routine for parade (s) following the
· FORWARD MOTION
must be maintained at all times. NO BACK STEPS / SIDE STEPS / DRILLS
/ HESITATIONS or MARCHING IN PLACE.
There are to be
NO TOSSES or RELEASES due to liability of the Disney
spectators & guests.
Teams will be disqualified and removed from parade
· LINE UP
please no more than 3 across. Coach will march with sign in front
of team between groups to maintain proper spacing.
This is a very fast moving parade so it must be a
Difficulty is NOT a factor in the judging of the parade
competition. You may also choose to use the Solo routines online as
an example or use for the parades.
will be ADJUDICATED on
PERFORMANCE, APPEARANCE, SHOWMANSHIP, UNISON,
MARCHING, POSTURE & POISE, &
Difficulty is not a factor, it's the
We suggest that your routine be a maximum of 32 counts and repeated
throughout the entire parade route with 8 counts of marching before repeating
routine. You never know where the judges are positioned
so choreograph movements to look to the left and right.
attire should all be in the same (costume, shoes, socks, or
Banner Carriers, Drummers, Color Guard
members should also be in matching uniforms or black dress pants, black top, and closed toe black shoes.
Black dress pants, black top, black closed toe shoes or full Team Warm-up to match group colors.
Please no leggings, or tight fitting workout pants or tank tops !
No jeans, tank tops, flip-flops/sandals or inappropriate attire
T Teams will be disqualified and removed from parade line-up.
WHAT SHOULD BE WORN IN THE PARK?
Please come to the Park dressed
in costumes and ready to perform.
A warm‑up covering the costume is
mandatory and batons should be carried in a case.
items/clothing/cameras, cell phones
can be taken back stage, please leave with parents or group
representative not going to the parade staging area.
Any teams identified will be disqualified and
removed from the parade lineup. In the event of cold weather, warm-up suits may be worn back stage and stored in the TM truck in Group bag provided by coach.
WE MUST OBEY THE DISNEY RULES & REGULATIONS.
Everyone will be marching to the same music. Please download parade
Teams with musical instruments (drums, cymbals, bells, etc are
welcome to march…but cannot
play) due to Disney music and announcements
throughout the park during the parades. Call for alternative
performance opportunity in one of the many Disney parks or venues.
NIGHT PARADE…lighted batons, glow sticks, glow jewelry, hair
accessories, etc. add to your GE (depending on step-off time of
Please make sure that every member has an
"UNUSED" day on
their Disney ticket
for the day of the parade!
SHOULD ASSEMBLE AT PARADE LOCATION
Each coach or director will be given a commemorative sign with your
teams name upon arrival. Please assemble your team as quickly as
possible in single file behind you and your sign at designated
position by TM outside the gate.
The TM staff will then escort all the Teams in single file to the
staging area in the back lot. Only those with parade credentials
formulated from the Parade Roster submitted by the coach will be
permitted. Please make sure your group reports on time!
No performers or coach will be permitted through the gate once the
last Twirl Mania staff person has reported to the casting area. If
possible, the Disney cast member will contact a Twirl Mania staff
member to see if there is still room for positioning and time to
rehearse for the parade.
Only the participants
and director/coach who have received their parade credentials
should report to parade area as listed on team roster.
Parents/Guardian should make plans to drop athletes off to
their coach at a location prior to the coach taking them to the
parade entrance gate and then proceed to
Participants must be
( 9 ) nine years
DAY parade and
( 10 ) years of age for the NIGHT parade.
Upon conclusion of the parade, all coaches will line-up their team
single file once again behind them and their sign. All teams will
be escorted to the designated drop off gate immediately after the parade. Each
coach will remain with their team members until everyone is picked
up by their parent/guardian.
Van will be located at the Front Parking Lot of
ESPN Wide World of Sports® Complex.
Banners, poles, tall flags, flag
batons, hoops, poms (i.e. equipment to be used in the parade)
along with a Coach/Director tote bag containing light sticks,
first aid, safety pins, halos, small items of possible need can
be transported in the TM truck. They will go directly from the
parking drop off area of ESPN Wide World of Sports
Complex to the back stage area so you do not have to carry them
through the park.
All equipment placed on the truck needs to be labeled with Team /
Coach Information along with the cell phone of the coach.
After the parade, all equipment should be placed back on the truck
transport back to the parking drop off circle of the ESPN Wide
World of Sports
There are also rental lockers at the front gate of the
for personal belongings for your use before and after the parade.
DROP OFF (Tentative)
Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00pm (Saturday Day
5:00pm - 5:30pm (Saturday
5:00pm - 5:30pm (Saturday
Sunday: 7:00am - 8:00am (Saturday
subject to change pending parade times)
Unclaimed equipment will be left
at the front door of the ESPN Wide World of Sports
Complex at noon; neither Twirl Mania nor Disney will be held
responsible for the equipment.
NOTES TO COACH / DIRECTOR
All coaches / directors
...please supply a cell phone number on their
registration form in case there are any changes in parade schedules,
times or any other important information.
Only Coach / Director can take a cell phone into the casting area.
It may be carried in your pocket
in the off position
and to be used in emergency situations only. To operate, it must
first be cleared by the Disney staff. Failure to comply will result
in confiscating said item and returning it the next day at
· No cameras are permitted back stage in the casting
/ backstage area.
Coaches, Parents…PLEASE note that the
AGE LIMIT and DRESS CODE will be