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“Battle of Flowers® Association & San Antonio Fiesta Flambeau® 

Parade Association, Inc. present a Citywide Porch Parade 

Taking it to your street!”

A VIRTUAL CONTEST

 

The Battle of Flowers & Fiesta Flambeau Parades’ City-Wide Porch Parade is open to all persons who are legal residents of the city of San Antonio and Bexar County, who are at least 18 years old at time of entry (school administrators or teachers may enter for school student groups).The contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to enter.

 

In lieu of the annual Fiesta parades, the two largest street parades that will return to Fiesta San Antonio in 2022, The Battle of Flowers® and Fiesta Flambeau®, are collaborating on a safe, virtual event designed to encourage and support the spirit of Fiesta by holding a city-wide decorating competition for households, schools and businesses.

 

To enter the contest, decorate your front porch, apartment balcony or entire front yard depicting what the Battle of Flowers and Fiesta Flambeau Parades mean to you and your family. Turn where you live into a virtual parade float. Businesses may enter, decorating your store front, lobby or showroom with your concept of a parade float. And schools may enter, too. Show parade pride at your school’s entry, main hall or anywhere the spirit moves you. 

 

Take a maximum of three photos or short (one minute or less) video of your entry and submit it to www.KSAT.com/Fiesta. Selected contest entries in each category will appear of KSAT TV’s promotional spots and entertainment shows leading up to a television special that will air on KSAT TV on Friday, June 18, 2021. Your residence, business or school may be featured on the special showcasing the winners of the first City-Wide Porch Parade sponsored by The Battle of Flowers and Fiesta Flambeau Parades, the oldest and largest street parades highlighting San Antonio’s Fiesta celebration. All winners in each of the seven categories will be announced on Friday, June 18 during the Fiesta special.

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsorship

The City-Wide Porch Parade is sponsored by The Battle of Flowers Association and The Fiesta Flambeau Parade Association, Inc. in partnership with KSAT TV. Sponsors and its members, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the City-Wide Porch Parade, including without limitation, the immediate family members of such individuals, are not eligible to participate. Sponsors will conduct the contest substantially as described in these Official Rules.

 

Entry Period

This City-Wide Porch Parade Contest begins on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 12:01 AM and ends on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

 

How to Enter

Beginning Saturday, April 24, visit the City-Wide Porch Parade registration page located on KSAT TV website at  for an entry form. You will be asked to provide basic contact information, including your name, street address, phone number, email address and entry category.  (NOTE: You must complete all required fields of the entry form with information that is valid on the date of the drawing to be eligible.) Enter in one of three categories: household, school or business. All entries become the property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned.

 

Limitations on Entries 

Limit one person per household, school or business. 

No third party entry or entry through any contest service is permitted.  Any person who attempts or otherwise encourages the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage multiple or false entries, as determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified.  

 

Prizes And Categories

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

Residential – will be judged in each of the following categories:

         1.  Best use of lights.

         2.  Best use of color.

         3.  Best memory of a San Antonio street parade.

         4.  Most Puro San Antonio

Four (4) individual winners, only one chosen from each category will receive:

  • Overnight stay for two at the new Estancia Del Norte, Tapestry Collection by Hilton Hotel opening in the spring of 2021. Originally constructed as the La Mansión del Norte in 1978, this hotel was known for drawing visitors from around the world who sought an authentic experience with San Antonio’s true character. 
  • Dinner for two in the first-ever restaurant by famed caterer Don Strange Of Texas located in the new Estancia Del Norte.
  • Fifty dollar ($50) gift certificate from AMOLS’ Party & Fiesta Favors, providing everything you need for parties and Fiesta since 1949.
  • Gift bag of Battle of Flowers Parade and Fiesta Flambeau Parade souvenirs including Fiesta Medals. 

Grand Prize Winner – Best residential entry depicting the spirit of Fiesta’s Street Parades will receive:

  • Two nights stay for two at the new Estancia Del Norte, Tapestry Collection by Hilton Hotel opening in the spring of 2021. Originally constructed as the La Mansión del Norte in 1978, this hotel was known for drawing visitors from around the world who sought an authentic experience with San Antonios true character. 
  • One breakfast for two, one lunch for two and one dinner for two in the first-ever restaurant by famed caterer Don Strange Of Texas located in the new Estancia Del Norte.
  • One-hundred dollar ($100) gift certificate from AMOLS’ Party & Fiesta Favors, providing everything you need for parties and Fiesta since 1949.
  • Four tickets to attend the 2022 Fiesta Flambeau Parade as special guests of the Fiesta Flambeau Parade Association, Inc.
  • Four tickets to the 2022 Battle of Flowers Parade as special guests of the Battle of Flowers Association.
  • Gift bag of Battle of Flowers Parade and Fiesta Flambeau Parade souvenirs including Fiesta Medals.

 

Business – will be judged on best depiction of The Battle of Flowers Parade or Fiesta Flambeau Parade. One grand prize will be awarded to the winning entry and they will receive: 

  • A four-hour, private conference room for up to 20 business associates provided by the new Estancia Del Norte, Tapestry Collection by Hilton Hotel opening in the spring of 2021. Originally constructed as the La Mansión del Norte in 1978, this hotel was known for drawing visitors from around the world who sought an authentic experience with San Antonio’s true character
  • Continental breakfast for up to 20 business associates provided by the first-ever restaurant by famed caterer Don Strange Of Texas located in the new Estancia Del Norte.
  • One-hundred dollar ($100) gift certificate from AMOLS’ Party & Fiesta Favors, providing everything you need for parties and Fiesta since 1949.
  • Ten tickets to the 2022 Fiesta Flambeau Parade as special guests of the Fiesta Flambeau Parade Association, Inc.
  • Ten tickets to the 2022 Battle of Flowers Parade as special guests of the Battle of Flowers Association.
  • Gift bag of Battle of Flowers Parade and Fiesta Flambeau Parade souvenirs including Fiesta Medals.

 

Schools – will be judged on best depiction of The Battle of Flowers Parade or Fiesta Flambeau Parade. One grand prize will be awarded to the winning entry and they will receive: 

  • Five thousand dollar ($5,000) City-Wide Porch Parade Education Award presented by the Battle of Flowers Association and the Fiesta Flambeau Parade Association, Inc., for the purpose of continued arts initiatives and arts education of students in San Antonio and Bexar County.
  • Five-hundred ($500) gift certificate from AMOLS’ Fiesta & Party Favors providing everything you need for parties and Fiesta since 1949.
  • Famed San Antonio artist (name of artist to be provided by Estancia Del Norte) will conduct a one-hour ceramics demonstration at your school with a group of 24 students to be selected by the administration. Each student will design a 12” by 12” tile depicting their imaginative interpretation of the Battle of Flowers and Fiesta Flambeau Parades. The tiles will be fired by the artist and installed in a location of your choice to be enjoyed by your school for years to come.  

 

Conditions

Parades – Parade tickets in a particular section along the parade routes are not guaranteed, but all seats will be in consecutive order.  All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are solely the winners responsibility.  

Hotel Accommodations – Winners will be required to provide a valid credit card to hotel to cover incidentals which are not included in the prize packages.  All stays are subject to availability and restrictions. Winner and guest must have all necessary identification and/or travel documents (i.e., valid US drivers license) required for stay. All hotel prizes must take place before December 31, 2021 or the prizes will be forfeited.  Winner is solely responsible for any federal, state, and local taxes.  

Additional Prizes – Winners agree to accept all prizes “as is” and entrants hereby acknowledge that neither Sponsor nor Administrator is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee relative to the prize packages, including warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier. Additional terms and conditions may apply to hotel, or event suppliers for which Sponsor and Administrator shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any cancellations, losses or damages. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is permitted.  Winner is responsible for federal, state, and local taxes, if applicable.

 

Drawing 

Winners will be selected from among all eligible entries collected during at the ending period of May 24, 2021. The winners will be selected by an independent panel of judges, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the City-Wide Porch Parade and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or winner and may refuse to award a prize to a person who is not eligible or has violated a rule, gained unfair advantage in the contest, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means.  If winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with contest rules, winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be awarded the prize. Winners will be notified by telephone, email or text message no later than May 29, 2021. If winner does not respond within three days of contact period, it may result in disqualification of winner and an alternate winner may be selected. Prize will be sent to winner by registered US mail within fourteen (14) days after winner has been notified and accepted the prize.  If prize is returned as undeliverable, then prize will be forfeited and another winner will be selected. 

 

Odds 

The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received, according to the eligibility requirements in the contest.

WARNING:  ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE ANY SPONSOR-OWNED WEBSITE OR MOBILE APPLICATION OR RELATED SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE, THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE INTERFERE WITH OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

General Terms

By entering this City-Wide Porch parade Contest, you promise to abide by the Official Rules and decisions of Sponsors, which will be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsors reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse, disqualify or withdraw any entry at any time. Sponsor will not be responsible for any injury, damage or loss of any kind arising out of your participation in the contest. 

YOU AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSORs, THEIR AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS AND ASSIGNS FROM AND AGAINST ANY OR ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, INJURIES OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST.

Except where prohibited by law, by accepting prize, winner grants SponsorS a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use winners name, photograph, voice, and/or likeness without further authorization, compensation, or remuneration of any kind for advertising, promotion and other publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world. 

 

Winner’s

The winning entries will be posted on the Battle of Flowers Parade and Fiesta Flambeau Parade websites.”

TICKETS

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PARADE ROUTE

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FIESTA

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THANK YOU TO ALL Flambeau Friends

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