IECRM Parade Float Build Team

IECRM members, partners, students, and alumni have built the first new float in 20 years for the 9NEWS Parade of Lights in downtown Denver! The volunteer Build Team wrapped up in early November and now it’s time to shine the light on skilled trades and celebrate the hard working men and women in our industry in a fun a creative way with a float that represents and displays the magic of electricity with innovative lighting technologies!

The IECRM Ice Castle of the Future float, designed and built by IECRM students and members, is the newest long-standing addition to the annual 9NEWS Parade of Lights, making its debut Friday, December 1st & Saturday December 2nd.  

We are calling for enthusiastic energetic volunteers to accompany this stunning float to light up the streets and faces of Denver!
ALL IECRM members, students, industry partners (and 1 guest) are invited to sign up to walk in the parade with our float.
Ever wanted to be in a parade? Sign up now for one or both nights! The walkers will be dressed in lighted electricians’ safety vests, hard hats, and other accessories and will hand out goodies to parade spectators along the 2.2 mile route in downtown Denver.

Participants minimum age: 14. The parade route is 2.2 miles from step off to disband.
Timing: Typical time commitment is 3-4 hours (1 hour for staging, 2.5 hours of walking 2.2 miles). Staging info, waiver, uniform info, and arrival times will be emailed. Friday night, walkers must report to the “staging area” at 6:30 pm. Saturday night, walkers must report to the staging area at 4:30 pm.


Sponsorship opporunities:

Each company/individual that donates resources or participates in the float build will receive recognition in the marketing materials for IECRM’s Annual Holiday Party and on the website. The Parade will air on LIVE TV as a one-hour prime time special on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. by 9NEWS (KUSA); and will rebroadcast three additional times later in the month. The parade dates are Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Please fill out the form below if you are interested in being a volunteer or would like to donate resources for the float build.

Volunteer form for the IECRM Float for the 9NEWS Parade of Lights

  • If you are not working for a company, please write "SELF"
  • More hands-on-deck are needed for the final stages of the Float build!!! The deadline for the completed float is November 6th. Volunteers are needed to assist with painting, decorating, hanging lights, and with other tasks as they arrise such as picking up and delivering materials etc.
    Please choose your days from the list below. If you are unsure of your availability please feel free to just show up on any of the dates and times listed below. There is plenty of work left to do!
  • Please list any questions or comments:
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