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 2020 Royalty
Congratulations to Nina Gabianelli & Mark Patterson!

                         


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Past Wintersköl Royalty Honorees:

2019= Lissa Ballinger & Mike Monroney
2018= Kathy & Warren Klug
2017= Pat Callahan & Julie Lampton
2016= Tom & Jody Cardamone
2015= Duncan Clauss & Darcy Conover
2014 = Tom Anderson & Georgia Herrick Hanson
2013 = Travis McLain & Susan Cross
2012 = Ted & Christy Mahon 
2011 = Sam Ferguson & Marie Munday 
2010 = Kurt Bresnitz & Jackie Kasabach
2009 = Marian & Ralph Melville  
2008 = Eve Homeyer & Mead Metcalf 
2007 = Helen Klanderud & David Walbert
2006 = Tom & Carolyn Moore 
2005 = Leonard & Bamby Patterson 
2004 = Gretchen Bleiler & Steele Spence
2003 = Casey Puckett & Alberta Moore
2002 = Lenny Weinglass & Jayne Poss 
2001 (50th Anniversary) = Jack Depagter (Founder of Wintersköl) & Ellie Spence (1st Wintersköl Queen) 
2000 = Neil Bidelman & Gretl Uhl 
1999 = Amanda Boxtell & Chris Klug 
1998 = Klaus Obermeyer & Allison Scott
1997 = Miggs & Dick Durrance
1990 = George & Mary Gleason
1987 = Monica Lange
1986 = Susan Frailey
1985 = Linda Zarek
1982 = Valerie Stevens
1981 = Annie Olson 
1971 = Gail Ramsey
1970 = Sue Smedstad crowned by King James MacArthur star of Hawaii 5-O
1968 = Erika Brunar
1966 = Skeeter Werner of Steamboat Springs
1964 = Bridget Bagley now Mrs. Robert Kerr
1963 = Marge Holohan
1961 = Merle Garner
1959 = Bente Larssen now Mrs. Eric Lawrence
1958 = Nancy Jankovsky of Denver’s Schussbaumer Ski Club
1957 = Nancy Armory of New York nominated by the Aspen Ski Club
1956 = Caroline Peet​
1955 = Mary Hansen from University of Wyoming
1954 = Kristin Vogt of Oslo Norway
1953 = Claire Hennig of Wasau Wisconsin Sponsored by Wasau Ski Club
1952 = Gwen Van Derbur
1951 = Ellie Whitten (Spence)
 

4th of July Parade Waiver

IMPORTANT PARADE INFORMATION

PARADE STARTING/STAGING: The parade will begin at 11:00am. Parade positioning is “first come, first serve” and line up begins no earlier than 10:00am. There is no entry fee and the parade is open to the public. All 5 lanes of Main Street, from Aspen Street to 2nd Street, will be closed to all traffic & designated for parade staging only. Power is not provided in staging area and remember generators do need gas.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade will start East on Main Street. It will turn South onto Hunter Street, then West onto Cooper Avenue. The parade will continue West on Cooper Avenue to Galena Street. At Galena it heads North for 2 blocks before turning West onto Hopkins Avenue. The parade will continue South on Mill then West on Hyman Avenue. Parade participants will be directed to disperse at Hyman and Monarch Street.  PARADE JUDGING: Parade judging will take place in front of the Hotel Jerome. Participants will be limited to 1 minute or less for any performances in front of the judges. Security will be onsite monitoring all entries to help prevent gaps in the parade route. Recognition will be awarded to the best entries in the following categories: 

Most Patriotic | Most Humorous | Best Animal | Best Music | Most Outrageous | Best Children’s  

PARADE REMINDERS:  

  • Consumption of alcohol is prohibited during the parade.
  • Candy, favors, etc. should not be thrown from your float/vehicle during the parade. This is for the safety of the spectators and to prevent children from running out into the street. 
  • Water balloons will not be permitted. According to city ordinances, those caught throwing balloons will be removed from the parade and could face citations and/or arrests. 
  • All parade entries must be in “good taste” and will be allowed in the parade per the director’s discretion. 
  • Maximum height restriction for any float entry is 13’5”.

 

The undersigned organization has elected to participate in the Fourth of July parade sponsored by the City of Aspen and Aspen Chamber Resort Association (“ACRA”). In consideration for City of Aspen and ACRA allowing the undersigned to participate in the festivities, the undersigned has read, understood, and willingly agreed to the terms of this INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (collectively referred to herein as “RELEASE”).

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT

                                    Participants are required to carry insurance adequate to cover any liability for damage, injury, economic loss, or other liability that may be incurred by individuals and/or organizations during the Fourth of July parade. All participants agree to carry such insurance, and also agree not to submit any claim against the insurance of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, or anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade.

WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

                                         The undersigned understands the potential dangers that could be encountered in participating in the Fourth of July parade. The dangers include, among other things, dangers relating to vehicular and pedestrian traffic; crowds of persons in close proximity to such traffic; animals that may react unpredictably in a parade environment; celebration and recreational activities; loud and unexpected noise; items that may be thrown to and from the crowd in connection with the parade; and other dangers traditionally associated with parades.  Understanding those risks, the undersigned for itself and for all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade with the undersigned, does hereby agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and release City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, or rights of action (including attorneys’ fees and costs) that are related to or are in any way connected with the undersigned’s participation in the parade. By signing this RELEASE, the undersigned intends to extinguish any and all liability and to indemnify against any loss on the part of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade for any injury or damage of any nature (without regard to negligence or fault) to the undersigned and to all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

                                      The undersigned warrants and represents that it will not invite or allow any person to participate in the parade unless such person is bound to the terms of this RELEASE. To that end, the undersigned agrees that it shall take any steps necessary to secure agreement of such persons to the terms of this RELEASE, and that it shall be deemed a responsible person within the meaning of C.R.S. § 13-22-107 and § 19-1103(94) for all children who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

   I am the official representative of the undersigned organization. On behalf of the organization, I acknowledge our responsibilities as set forth above. I also accept on behalf of the organization all of the terms and conditions of this

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT.

 

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