VOTE TODAY for the 2017 Jr. Captain! Meet our current nominees (submission are still being accepted turning the contest):

 

LINKS TO VOTE  – list is based on submission date:

Hope & Faith

Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida:

http://woobox.com/fbnez8/gallery/r4A4xhMgrJ0

 

Grayson

Deliver the Dream:

http://woobox.com/fbnez8/gallery/-CY1Kh8a5tU

Neviyah

Habitat for Humanity:

http://woobox.com/fbnez8/gallery/bxQfKEyLSvM

Carlos

Special Compass:

http://woobox.com/fbnez8/gallery/e3imgjF4esQ

 

Jacob

Pinion, Inc:

http://woobox.com/fbnez8/gallery/__24obWUvdo

Davi

A Prom to Remember:

http://woobox.com/fbnez8/gallery/RykeXAQYt7g

 

Naaima

Kids in Distress:

http://woobox.com/fbnez8/gallery/VlU38s21Lb4

Alejandro

Special Olympics Broward:

http://woobox.com/fbnez8/gallery/0uVXvb5AhpM

 

 

 

 

Jr. Captain Nomination Form 

Nominate a child between the ages of 7-16

that best represents the services your

Non-Profit organization provides

(One candidate per Broward County non-profit may be nominated with the exception of twins)

 

ALL SUBMISSIONS FOR NOMINATION MUST INCLUDE:

 

Non-Profit Organization:____________________________________________________________

Contact:  _____________________________________________Title: _________________________

Address:_____________________________________________________________________________

Phone: ________________________ Email: _______________________________________________

Website: _____________________________________________________________________________

Nominee Information:

NAME: _______________________________________ AGE:_________ (between the ages of 7-16)

Parent/Legal Guardian Name:  _________________________ Cell Phone: _______________

Address: _____________________________________________________________________________

Email: ________________________________________________________________________________

Attach to nomination submission:

  1. CHILD’S STORY (max. of 250 words)
  2. LETTER of CONSENT for nomination from the Parent/Legal Guardian
  3. PHOTO

EMAIL nomination to:

info@winterfestparade.com – Subject line: Jr. Captain (Non Profit Name)

 

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED

The Non-Profit Organization will be emailed once the Nominee has been accepted. This is a social media contest using multiple platforms such as Facebook and Twitter during the month of September.

 

PLEASE SUBMIT FORMS / PHOTO BY AUGUST 30th.

 

One lucky winner will be selected via the most votes on Social Media.

EXAMPLE OF A PARENT CONSENT FORM:

I do hereby consent that , ____________________________________ (child’s name) a minor, be allowed to participate in the 2016 Winterfest Jr. Captain Contest with his/her photo, name and association with (name of charity) to be used for voting/contest promotional purposes.

 

Signature of Parent or Legal Guardian Print Name

Date:


PAST JR. PARADE CAPTAINS:

2016: Daniel Moreno representing the Ann Storck Center

2015: Madison Smith representing Cure SMA – Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) type 2

2014: Alex Casamento representing the Arthritis Foundation, Florida Chapter, SE Region. He was diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) at the age of five and is one of 300,000 kids in the U.S. who suffers from this painful and incurable disease.

2013: Lauren Bendesky who was diagnosed with Stage IV Neuroblastoma. Her fight and optimistic attitude is the reason “A Prom to Remember” nominated as their representative in the Parade. Lauren was aboard the Jr. Captain Showboat powered by FPL

2012: Sydney Lister diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of bone cancer called Ewing’s Sarcoma (Facebook winner with 927 votes).

2011: Five year old Martina Bello diagnosed with Leukemia sponsored by the James Jr. Fund.

2010: Alison Marchessault – Born with the Recessive form of Polycystic Kidney Disease, Alison Marchessault has spent so much of her life in hospitals. She is an extremely bright, beautiful and happy young woman. Starlight Children’s Foundation has been one of Alison’s favorite organizations over the years and she participated in the parade on the Florida Marlin’s Boat highlighted this charity.

2009: TheWinterfest® Jr. Captain was created as a legacy of 15-year-old Amanda Blake who battled osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.