Cooktown & Cape York Expo 2021 - Regional Street Parade

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Charlotte Street

Charlotte Street

Cooktown, QLD 4895


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Cooktown & Cape York Expo 2021 - The Rising Tide - Regional Street Parade Registration

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Regional Street Parade

Hoist the sails, batten down the hatches and take the wheel by joining in on The Rising Tide Regional Street Parade at the Cooktown and Cape York Expo 2021 on the 19th of June!

Saturday 19th June 2021, 12pm

Parade Theme - The Rising Tide

Great cash prizes in the following categories:

- Best in Parade (overall best entry that matches the theme) $1,000

- Best School $500

- Most Creative Individual $250

- Best Community Group $500

- Best use of Recycled Materials $250

- Most Entertaining $250

- Best Family $250

You will be required to meet at the corner of Hogg Street and Charlotte Street (old bakery site) by 11.15am for a 12pm departure.

For more information, contact the Cooktown & Cape York Expo team on or phone 07 4082 0500.

*Please note, as a Reef Guardian Council, and to help protect the Great Barrier Reef, Cook Shire Council requests that no balloons be used on any street parade entries*

Parade Terms and Conditions

This Registration Form must be received by June 4th , 2021.

Entry in the Parade is voluntary, no entry fee is charged and no payment for entry is given.

The Parade is a festive occasion to celebrate the Rising Tide - Cooktown & Cape York Expo and not to be used to promote religious or political purposes.

The Parade is a fun family event and no inappropriate behaviour will be tolerated from participants.

Participants must at all times promptly comply with instructions given by the Parade Manager, by Parade Marshals appointed by Cook Shire Council and by members of the Queensland Police Service.

Vehicles and\or floats participating in the Parade must be listed on the Registration Form and approved by the Parade Manager.

All vehicles in the Parade must be ‘special’ or ‘decorated’ vehicles of high standard.

Vehicles must be registered or have a permit and must be driven by a current driver’s licence holder. Holders of Learners Permits will not be permitted.

Vehicles participate in the parade at their own risk.

Participants must take care when travelling as passengers on any vehicle or float to avoid all risk of falling and acknowledge that they travel on that vehicle or float at their own risk.

All signage, decorations, furniture and other items on a vehicle or float must be securely attached to that vehicle or float.

Participants consent to the use by the Cooktown & Cape York Expo management for promotional purposes of images taken of the Parade and its participants.

Participants acknowledge that any failure on their part to comply with the Parade Rules may result in their exclusion from participation in the Parade, immediately and in the future.

Participants acknowledge that they participate in the Parade at their own risk and must take all reasonable steps to preserve their own personal safety.

Participants agree to release and discharge and to indemnify Cook Shire Council and stake holders from any cost borne of harm resulting from their participation in the Parade.

It is the responsibility of the person lodging the Parade Registration to ensure that they, and all participants for that group, are aware of the Parade Rules and are willing to comply with those Rules.

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Charlotte Street

Charlotte Street

Cooktown, QLD 4895


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Organizer Cook Shire Council

Organizer of Cooktown & Cape York Expo 2021 - Regional Street Parade

Cook Shire is the largest Shire in terms of land area in Queensland covering over 100,000 square kilometres. The shire's major township is Cooktown with smaller population centres at Marton, Laura, Lakeland, Coen, Ayton, Rossville and Portland Roads.



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