No balloons, inflatables or helium tanks will be allowed on float. Anyone in violation will be fined at least $500.
Bond Floats, 111 Clifton Blvd, Clifton, NJ 07012 Phone: (973) 778-3333 Fax: (973) 778 -6950 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
CONTACTS AT BOND FLOATS:
Owners: Bob Devito C: 973 851 6644 & Robbie Devito C: 973 851 4933)
Forman: Kirk Mackinson C: 973 851 6646)
Bond Floats has been FIA’s vendor for over 25 years and it has the necessary permits to bring the floats into Manhattan through the Lincoln Tunnel. All floats are prepared, decorated and stored at its facility in Clifton, NJ prior to being brought to Manhattan on the day of the parade.
FLOAT SELECTION & DECORATION:
One can choose one of the several float designs ( see Bond Floats website) that are available readymade .
Maximum Width of a float is 8’ and the height of a decorated float should not exceed 11’ for travel from NJ location to Madison Avenue, New York .
For an on board use of a generator and sound system, the sponsor will have to make the arrangements for it .
Decorations are generally done at the Bond Floats premises and any required modifications or final touches may be made on site as per New York City rules and regulations.
Any other private float or motorized vehicle is not allowed to participate in the parade unless approved by FIA in writing. An advance written notice of 2 weeks must be given to FIA .
FLOAT DECORATION CHARGES:
Bond Floats will charge additional fees for anything requested more than customary regular decorations. The Sponsor/Organization is solely responsible to confirm with Bond Floats of any additional charges imposed by it and shall be paid directly by the party.
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN BE ON A FLOAT?
The City of New York does not allow more than 20 people on a float. Floats with more than 20 people will be asked to leave the parade immediately unless the extra people disembark the float.
DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD & GIVEAWAYS FROM THE FLOAT:
No free food/product distribution allowed including distribution of any collaterals or flyers from the float or near its vicinity. If any vendor is found breaching this provision, they would be asked to leave the parade immediately with termination of the float. No refund will be given.
All participants on the float/parade shall be in family-friendly costumes suitable for our Indian culture, traditions, occasion and its values. FIA Committee reserves the rights to disqualify individuals/groups with any inappropriate clothing.
Personnel comments or slogans against any cast, religion, race, color, gender, country, etc. are prohibited in any form.
FLOAT FORMATION & DISPERSE LOCATIONS:
Float formation Time: 11.00am Kick-off Time: 12:30 PM End Time About: 3:00 PM.
Floats formation Location: on 37th & 38th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue and the floats shall disperse on 27th Street between Madison and 5th Avenues.
Parade to start from 38th Street marching down South on Madison Avenue to 27th Street.
FIA CHARGES FOR FLOAT RENTAL:
$10,000 to be in the lineup in first 15 floats
$6,000 to be in the lineup after 15th float
TERMS OF PAYMENT:
FULL payment payable to FIA must be made at the time of signing of this agreement.
No refund will be given, if cancelled within 45 days of the Parade or non-compliance of the above-mentioned conditions.
Bank Wire Transfer Information:
Organization Name: Federation of Indian Associations
Federal Tax ID: 13-2961275
Bank Name: CHASE-JP Morgan Chase Bank
Account number: 290671319
SWIFT Code: CHASUS33
Or please make check or cashier’s check payable to “ Federation of Indian Associations” and mail it to FIA c/o United Business Solutions,1152 St. Georges Avenue, Suite#10, Avenel, NJ 07001, USA
FIA reserves the right to accept or deny any application without specifying the reasons. Floats line-up will be based on the type of sponsorship.
ACCEPTANCE OF FIA TERMS & AGREEMENT:
We understand and agree that FIA is not responsible for any loss, theft or damage to our property. We have read the above terms and conditions and will also abide by the rules and regulations of the City of New York.
We also agree to abide by any rules as determined by the Executive Committee or the Parade Committee of the Federation of Indian Associations.