Float Building & Contingent Coordination Workshop
San Francisco Pride will hold a FREE float building workshop on Saturday, May 25th, from 11:00 AM until 12 Noon, at the Float Barn (Pier 54 Annex), 569 Terry A. Francois Boulevard, San Francisco.
This is a nuts and bolts introductory session about the planning and execution of floats. RSVP by the Thursday before the workshop with the names and emails of your attending representatives to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pending availability, Float Barn Captain Dave Thomas may be able to answer your specific and more advanced questions, or he will set up a separate consultation with you.
Float Resource Program Design Competition
The SF Pride Float Resource Program will relaunch in 2014. If you wish to inquire about the program, please contact us at email@example.com after the 2013 event.
Organizations that wish to participate must submit a design proposal to SF Pride, who will look at all proposals and select organizations on the basis of originality, artistic merit, relevance to the LGBT community, diversity, and other criteria as determined by SF Pride.
To be eligible to enter the competition, the applicant must be a nonprofit organization whose mission involves service to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender communities, people living with HIV/AIDS or breast cancer, or positive outreach to the general public about these issues. These services or outreach and education programs must occur substantially within the nine counties of the Bay Area.
In addition, organizations wishing to participate in the Float Resource Program must commit a minimum of five volunteers to work on the construction of the float and train a minimum of six contingent monitors for the parade route. Contingent monitors must attend one the Pride Celebration Committees contingent monitor trainings in June.
Trailers are limited and not all who apply will be accepted. All applying contingents must attend the free Float Building Workshop held on May 25 (see info above).