Odessa Jaycees

*501(c) Non-Profit Organizations may have the entry fee waived by the Odessa Jaycees Parade Leadership 

Registration Form

The 68th Annual Independence Celebration Parade
Grand Old Flag

Saturday, July 1st


Odessa Jaycees Parade Rules

  • Please arrive and be ready on time.
  • Please have all members of your group together and ready before leaving the registration and prep area for the staging area as detailed on the parade route map.
  • Please follow onsite directions given by Odessa Jaycees members, volunteers, Odessa College Campus Police, and The Odessa Police Department.
  • The Odessa Jaycees are not liable for any injuries or property damage.  This covers anything directly or indirectly related to the 67th Annual Independence Day Parade.
  • City ordinances do not allow toys, candy, coupons, promotional material, etc. to be thrown or handed out during the parade. This creates a hazard for the children running into the street.   You will be ticketed, fined, and removed from the parade.
  • All animals must be ridden or on a leash or lead.
  • No live or loaded firearms will be allowed, cosplay or prop weapons are allowed but must be peace tied.
  • Please be respectful of the Odessa College campus, ECISD campus, and the City of Odessa's streets made available for the parade.
  • Be respectful of the parade volunteers and the other individuals/groups entered in the parade.
  • Please report any safety issues to the nearest Odessa Jaycees volunteer, OC Campus Officer, or Odessa Police Officer.