Marshal Duties

2019 not yet posted

LATE 2018 DROP OUTS 
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Philadelphia St. Patrickís Day Parade Marshalís Duties and Info

Marshalís 1st Meeting: Tues March 6, 2017  - 7:00 PM
Marshals Follow up Meeting: Tues  March 27, 2017 -  7:00 PM 

WE HAVE A NEW PARADE ROUTE ending at Front and Dock St

New vehicle check in point is 20th & Market Sts.

Update Mailing list and contact sheet, pass out current and make changes.

Hand out assignments, badges, and tickets, captainís reports

Explain Barricades on JFK. We put them up.

Buses to go Columbus Ave.

Explain staging and bus pick up.

Explain keep Middle of JFK open for Emergency Vehicles

Explain end of parade now at Front & Market Sts. Push end of Parade

Emphasize safety and explain duties

EMS is located at 16th & JFK and 6th & Market

Signs will be up on street corners.

Captainís reports due at end of parade.

Captain meeting at 16th&JFK  9:30 AM

All large vehicles parked on JFK 9:00 AM!

Cars or busses not in parade go to Columbus Avenue.

Need marshals to keep divisions close at reviewing stand.

Move dancer's parents forward to right

No Political, vehicle, and offensive signs

CAR SPONSOR in 2017 FORD with Fox 29 

Phila Firetrucks on 16th st. facing South
  

No throwing anything

Performing groups are dancers only.

All groups with bands must go through

Homeland Security needs registration prior or they are not allowing vehicles in the parade.

Insurance Certificates on windshields

Parade Badge info

I want forms at reviewing stand

All marshals must come by me and keep on going to Front St

Walkers at Stands do not stand in the way

AIRHORN  5 short blasts means 5 minutes to go, 1 long blast is GO!


4 BANNER HOLDERS BY ROMAN CATHOLIC - DRISCOLL -HENON 
 THEME
 SPDOA
 VIP's
 RING OF HONOR
AUTO Sponsor for Vehicles
EMS is at 16TH ST & 6TH ST
CAR SPONSOR 2017 Ford for FOX 29 # 55        
BEFORE each Division reaches reviewing stand, CAPTAIN must
see Michael or COLIN BRADLEY to go over changes for TV and Announcer.
Do not call me, you cannot hear at reviewing stand!
Marshals must push each group all the way up TO FRONT STREET.
Do not stop when you reach reviewing stand!!!
Insurance certificates on dashboards of all vehicles.
No throwing candy from vehicles, must hand out!
Block off front and rear of your divisions with police barricades.
Use Market and Arch Streets to drop off marchers.  
SECURITY, SAFETY AND COMMON SENSE:
Keep middle lane of JFK BLVD.  clear of all vehicles.  

FINAL MOST IMPORTANT ITEMS:

IF THERE IS CONFUSION AND NO CAPTAIN AROUND, SAFETY COMES FIRST!!!!!  NO ONE MOVES A TRUCK WITHOUT 3 MARSHALS, 1 FRONT, 1 IN REAR, 1 WITH DRIVER.  IF THERE IS ANY DANGER, LEAVE IT THERE, AND LET THEM WALK OR BE OUT OF ORDER.
SAFETY FIRST!

Say a Prayer for the safety of everyone involved.

 Parade Director

Michael Bradley

3/10/2018




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Marshal Duties

2019 not yet posted

LATE 2018 DROP OUTS 
# 125
# 189

Philadelphia St. Patrickís Day Parade Marshalís Duties and Info

Marshalís 1st Meeting: Tues March 6, 2017  - 7:00 PM
Marshals Follow up Meeting: Tues  March 27, 2017 -  7:00 PM 

WE HAVE A NEW PARADE ROUTE ending at Front and Dock St

New vehicle check in point is 20th & Market Sts.

Update Mailing list and contact sheet, pass out current and make changes.

Hand out assignments, badges, and tickets, captainís reports

Explain Barricades on JFK. We put them up.

Buses to go Columbus Ave.

Explain staging and bus pick up.

Explain keep Middle of JFK open for Emergency Vehicles

Explain end of parade now at Front & Market Sts. Push end of Parade

Emphasize safety and explain duties

EMS is located at 16th & JFK and 6th & Market

Signs will be up on street corners.

Captainís reports due at end of parade.

Captain meeting at 16th&JFK  9:30 AM

All large vehicles parked on JFK 9:00 AM!

Cars or busses not in parade go to Columbus Avenue.

Need marshals to keep divisions close at reviewing stand.

Move dancer's parents forward to right

No Political, vehicle, and offensive signs

CAR SPONSOR in 2017 FORD with Fox 29 

Phila Firetrucks on 16th st. facing South
  

No throwing anything

Performing groups are dancers only.

All groups with bands must go through

Homeland Security needs registration prior or they are not allowing vehicles in the parade.

Insurance Certificates on windshields

Parade Badge info

I want forms at reviewing stand

All marshals must come by me and keep on going to Front St

Walkers at Stands do not stand in the way

AIRHORN  5 short blasts means 5 minutes to go, 1 long blast is GO!


4 BANNER HOLDERS BY ROMAN CATHOLIC - DRISCOLL -HENON 
 THEME
 SPDOA
 VIP's
 RING OF HONOR
AUTO Sponsor for Vehicles
EMS is at 16TH ST & 6TH ST
CAR SPONSOR 2017 Ford for FOX 29 # 55        
BEFORE each Division reaches reviewing stand, CAPTAIN must
see Michael or COLIN BRADLEY to go over changes for TV and Announcer.
Do not call me, you cannot hear at reviewing stand!
Marshals must push each group all the way up TO FRONT STREET.
Do not stop when you reach reviewing stand!!!
Insurance certificates on dashboards of all vehicles.
No throwing candy from vehicles, must hand out!
Block off front and rear of your divisions with police barricades.
Use Market and Arch Streets to drop off marchers.  
SECURITY, SAFETY AND COMMON SENSE:
Keep middle lane of JFK BLVD.  clear of all vehicles.  

FINAL MOST IMPORTANT ITEMS:

IF THERE IS CONFUSION AND NO CAPTAIN AROUND, SAFETY COMES FIRST!!!!!  NO ONE MOVES A TRUCK WITHOUT 3 MARSHALS, 1 FRONT, 1 IN REAR, 1 WITH DRIVER.  IF THERE IS ANY DANGER, LEAVE IT THERE, AND LET THEM WALK OR BE OUT OF ORDER.
SAFETY FIRST!

Say a Prayer for the safety of everyone involved.

 Parade Director

Michael Bradley

3/10/2018




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St. Patrick's Day Observance Association
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Philadelphia, PA 19107



 

 
 
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