February 29, 2024


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Spirit of Acadiana: Rio Mardi Gras sweepstakes

The contest marketing starts with, “You could gain rider spots for two in the 2022 Rio parade.”

Again on January 8th, the Krewe of Rio canceled its Mardi Gras parade, which was, properly, a bummer. But guess what: the Krewe of Rio has found a way to get you and your house—yes, your house—to effectively build its very own Mardi Gras parade.

There is a contest, and you can acquire!! What do you have to do? Let us return to the marketing copy. “…Decorate the outside of your home and ship a pic…” Now, with Rio currently being Rio, it was a person factor to cancel the parade. But the team refused to cancel the Mardi Gras spirit, and in performing so, Rio has determined to do something definitely neat for folks all through Acadiana.

“We’re asking you to decorate your houses, and be a aspect of the Mardi Gras spirit.,” suggests 2021 Rio King Gill Zaunbrecher.

Any advice for the folks who pick out to take part? Guidelines for people who want to adorn their residences in festive colours and it’s possible, just possibly, get entrance row, prime float seats in the 2020 Krewe of Rio parade? “Well. be as inventive as you can,” indicates Rio Queen Tanya Zaunbrecher. “I never believe we have a topic, so select a topic and make your property glimpse like that concept for their Mardi Gras floats aka houses.”

And there are normally naysayers, so what about people folks who say, ‘well, I never know…?” “It’ll get ‘em into their Mardi Gras spirit, it’ll assist everybody else out who’s bummed. Do it like Xmas decorations, and distribute some joy,” provides Gill Zaunbrecher.

And are there any principles? Nicely, cue the marketing copy one particular much more time. Ought to be 21 or more mature, Enter at official rules at katc.com/contests. One other fun fact: Given that the parade was canceled for 2021, Gill and Tanya Zaunbrecher get to be king and queen up coming 12 months the only two-term king and queen in Rio.

Enter the contest, you can earn, you can be suitable there on the parade route, and you trip in the parade, much too!

(Note: Enter the contest and mail your images at www.katc.com/contests).

There could possibly not be a parade this calendar year but Mardi Gras calls for you to go away a tiny sparkle wherever you go.

Down below is how to enter.

  1. Enhance your porch. Put the Griswold’s to disgrace and perhaps inspire an further movie, “Mardi Gras Vacation”
  2. Consider a picture.
  3. Make confident you are 21
  4. Head in excess of to www.KATC.com/group/contests and add the picture of your masterpiece to enter!

You could acquire the grand prize

2 Rider places in the Krewe of Rio 2022 Parade and throws!!
*full principles are offered on the contest page

The deadline to enter the contest is February 10, 2021.

The Krewe of Rio is also reminding revelers to register for the 2021 Krewe de Canaille’s Parade at Www.KreweDeCanailles.com. On Saturday Feb 6th (What would have been Rio parade day) you can down load the Cruise de Canailles map and get pleasure from the route even though listening to the Rio Parade Soundtrack on Massive102.

Those interested in turning out to be a member of the Krewe of Rio for 2022 can uncover far more details at www.RioLafayette.com

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