This event is open to the public!! Everyone is invited and encouraged to participate!
Date: Monday, January 18th
Time: 1 p.m. (Registration and Check start at 11 a.m.)
Location: Chappapeela, Hammond Area Recreation District No. 1.,, 19325 Hipark Blvd., Hammond, LA 70403, (985) 543-6767
Proceeds to benefit the Janice M. Brown Memorial 4-H Scholarship Fund (which gives a scholarship to a graduating 4-H senior in Tangipahoa Parish and sponsors a 4-H member to attend 4-H camp, Challenge Camp, and 4-H University) and Hammond Regional CASA.
Pet Parade Entry information:
$15.00 per pet which includes t-shirt (pre-registered by January 4th) $20.00 per pet registering after January 4, 2015 (T-Shirt extra) PLUS pet food/supplies to donate to a Local Animal Shelter. Those who do not bring a food/supply donation are encouraged to make a monetary donation of at least $5.00 upon check-in at the parade.
*All 4-H members in one household will get participation / award credit for their pet(s).
(Example. Two 4-H members in a family with only one pet – both will get credit.)
Optional Pet Contests (CONTESTS BEGIN AT 2:30 P.M.) ($1.00 fee per optional contest): Best "Superhero" Themed Float, Best "Other Themed" Float, Best Original Costume, Friendliest, and Pet / Owner Look-a-like. If NOT entering the pet parade, you may still enter the optional pet contests for an additional $5.00 per pet if pre-registered by January 4th, $10.00 per pet if after the deadline.
Only Dogs and Cats allowed. Must be non-aggressive and on leashes or in pet carriers or in "floats" AT ALL TIMES. Non-motorized "Floats" (wagons, etc.) are welcome.
TOP DOG & TOP CAT: The one dog and one cat who has entered 3 or more competitions and is deemed by the judges as the best overall.
Categories: All Cats, Small dogs (those classified as "miniature", "teacup", or small enough to hold in one adult hand), Medium dogs (can easily be held in arms by owner) Large dogs (the big ones!)
Most Adorable K-9/Feline Superhero Contest – Get the most "votes" for your pet through monetary donations. Take your pet or a photo of your pet to friends, neighbors, relatives, sports team members, etc. and ask them to make donations to 4-H as votes for your pet. The pet raising the most money will be named, our Superhero winner for 2016. The pet owner will receive FREE TSHIRT and a trophy! Due date for Tritan donations is January 11th.
Run Entry information:
$25.00 per participant for the 5K run which includes t-shirt before January 4th, $30.00 per participant after the deadline (t-shirt extra). $15.00 per participant for the 1 mile fun run which includes t-shirt before January 4th, $20.00 per participant after the deadline (t-shirt extra).
5K without pets begins at 1:15 p.m.
1 Mile without pets begins at 1:30 p.m.
Pet parade begins at 1:45 p.m.
*Make ALL Checks Payable to: Tangipahoa Parish 4-H*
Sponsor checks should also be made payable to Tangipahoa Parish 4-H.