: South on Andrews Highway from 23rd Street, West on 3rd Street to Medical Center Hospital (MCH) parking lot for de-staging. All riders will de-stage there and be bused back to the Odessa College parking lot. NO PICK UP AT MCH ALLOWED.
TIME: Line-up begins at 3 p.m. in the Odessa College parking lot beside the Sports Center off University.
The parade begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. All entries must be in the parade line-up by 6 p.m.
AWARDS: Award announcements will be sent to the Odessa American and will be formally presented at a January City Council Meeting
• All entries will be given a number to be placed on the passenger’s door of the float or lead vehicle at the time of line-up on the Odessa College parking lot.
• All entries MUST:
− be able to keep up with parade speed
− be DECORATED IN WORKING CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
− NOT STOP to perform which causes gaps in parade. Failure to follow this rule will result in removal from the parade and will prohibit you from entry in 2019.
− NOT exceed 13’ 6” tall
− NOT CONTAIN SANTAS! There is only one official Santa who will make his appearance at the end of the parade. Any entry with a live or stuffed Santa will be asked to withdraw.