Congressman Denham Announces Opportunity to Participate in the 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade

Oct 19, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today announced the open application period to register for any schools, community groups or other constituent organizations interested in participating in the upcoming 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade in January 2013.

“As Americans, the Inauguration of the President of the United States is a time-honored tradition. I encourage any of you interested in participating in this historic event to apply,” said Denham. “It’s my privilege as your Representative to help our talented and deserving groups accomplish such rewarding goals, and I hope to see our Valley represented in our nation’s Capital at the 2013 Inaugural Parade.”

The Joint Task Force National Capital Region (JTF-NCR) is coordinating parade participation and is accepting applications from any organizations, including bands, marching and mounted units, floats, etc., wishing to apply to participate in the Inaugural Parade. All applications must be submitted online (, and may include organization photos, a group biography, video clips and copies of supporting correspondence from government and political leaders. Interested parties can also access additional information on the JTF-NCR website about the Inaugural Parade and view detailed instructions for completing and submitting their materials.

Applications will be collected and organized by JTF-NCR for review by the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC), appointed by the President-elect shortly after Election Day in November, and the selection process typically occurs in mid-December. For more information, please contact the JTF-NCR Parade Band Control office at (202) 685-8210, or via email at