MAIN PROCESSION

Times for judging for the main procession will be announced soon – Trophies and Certificates will be handed out by judges.

  • Vehicles must be in place (Castle Street & North Walk) for directions
  • Walking Characters to report to the Old Railway Station area of The Strand

Class 1. Junior Organisations – Including vehicle
Majority of participants under 16. Must be accompanied by a vehicle or float.

Class 2. Charitable Organisations – Including vehicle
Registered charities only. Must be accompanied by a vehicle or float.

Class 3. Floats, Vehicles, Other
Entrants welcome from groups and individuals, all you need is to be on (or carrying) your ‘vehicle’.

Class 4. Carnival Royalty
We welcome all of the neighbouring Carnival Royalty to join our procession.

Class 5. *Trade Entries
All businesses and commercial organisations are welcome to join in the fun!
There is a £30.00 entry fee for class 5 – Trade entries

Prizes for classes 1-5

1st. £100 cash prize, a Trophy that can be retained plus a certificate

2nd. £50 cash prize, plus a certificate

3rd. £25 cash prize, plus a certificate

4th. Certificate

Best Barnstaple float & Brend trophy – Sponsored by Brend Hotels Ltd.

Supreme champions – best float in carnival – Jo Thompson Memorial Cup

 

MAJORETTES & CHEERLEADERS

Class 6. Majorettes & Cheerleaders
Majorettes & Cheerleaders will be invited to complete a display prior to the carnival procession at approx 4.00pm.  Please let us know if you wish to participate.

WALKING CHARACTERS

Class 7. Walking Characters
1st . Trophy that can be retained plus a certificate.

Certificates will be awarded for Second, Third & Fourth place.

CHILDRENS CARNIVAL

Can children please present for judging by 2.45pm in the mosaic area outside the Heritage Centre. Judging for Children commence at 3.00pm prompt.

The form up area will be designated on The Strand, Barnstaple. The Carnival will move off at 3.30 pm from The Strand.

Class 1. Schools & Nurseries
Aged under 5 years, singles, pairs and groups welcome.

Class 2. Singles
Aged 5 – 11 years

Class 3. Pairs
Aged 5 – 11 years

Class 4. Groups
Aged 5 – 11 years, groups of 3 or more.

 

Prizes for Children’s Classes 1-4

First prize trophy retained by winner

All entrants will receive a participator’s medal

Certificates will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Highly Commended in each class

Children’s Carnival is supported by Trimstone Manor Hotel