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Float Contest

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Float Contest


8:15 A.M.


JUDGING LOCATION: Hoisington Activity Center

Back Parking Lot


August 26th

  Click Here to Register

Float Judging Criteria

A panel of judges will determine the best float entries by the using the following criteria.

A maximum of 100 points may be earned from each of the judges.


To Be judged you must arrive promptly at 8:30 am at the Hoisington Activity Center (back parking lot).


Overall Appearance (0-20 points):  _______

  • Does the float look good?

  • Does the float adhere to the “MAGICAL” theme?

  • Does the float promote spirit of the Hoisington Labor Day Weekend?

  • Doe the float appropriately represent the contestant’s Organization?


Construction Quality (0-20 points):  _______

  • How well is the float put together?

  • Difficulty of construction?

  • Will the float last through the parade?

  • Does it look safe?

Originality (0-50 points):  _______

  • Is it something out of the ordinary?

  • Is the idea of the float projecting the theme of “MAGICAL” creatively?

Extra Points (0-10 points):  _______

  • Awarded for: Moveable parts, gimmicks, encompassing traits of the Hoisington Labor Day Weekend.


TOTAL Points (0-100 points):  _______


Prize awards will be based on the above criteria.


First Place the total points from judges will be the Highest. ($250)

Second Place the total points from judges will be the Second Highest ($100)

Third Place the total points from judges will be the Third Highest ($75)

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